BBB Charity Review for
Assistance League of Hawaii

A BBB Accredited Charity since 4/8/2011


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Charity Contact & Profile

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Business Name:
Business Address: 1505 Young St
Honolulu, HI 96826

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Original Business Start Date: 3/23/1970
Local Business Start Date: 3/23/1970
Type of Entity: Charity/NonProfit
Incorporated: 1970 in HI
Phone Number:
(808) 946-1505
Type of Business:
Charity - Local
Primary Email:
Website Address:

Evaluation Conclusions

This organization has been evaluated in relation to the 20 Better Business Bureau Standards for Charitable Accountability. This organization meets all those standards.


Assistance League of Hawaii is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization putting caring and commitment into action through philanthropic programs and education for the people of Hawaii with an emphasis on children.


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Board Size:10
Paid Staff:0

Financial Summary

According to the Audited Financials for the Fiscal Year ended 5/31/2014:

Total Income $318,423.00
Total Expenses $280,280.00
Gain/Loss for the Year $38,143.00

Expense Breakdown
Item Amount % of Expenses
Programs $189,773.00 67.71%
Fund Raising $69,824.00 24.91%
Administrative $14,869.00 5.31%
Miscellaneous $5,814.00 2.07%

Income Breakdown
Item Amount % of Income
Contributions $308,721.00 96.95%
Other Investments $1,787.00 0.56%
Other $7,915.00 2.49%

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Products & Services

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This company offers thrift shop services.

Service Area

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All the Hawaiian Islands


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This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

BBB records show a license number of W40504540-01 for this business issued by State of Hawaii Department of Taxation (808) 587-4242

Customer Complaint History

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BBB has processed no customer complaints on this charity in its three year reporting period.

Government Action(s)

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BBB has no information regarding government actions at this time.

Advertising Review

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BBB has no information regarding advertising review at this time.

Additional Information

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In addition to the aforementioned 20 BBB Standards for Charitable Accountibility, Hawaii's BBB has adopted two additional Standards for Charitable Accountability:

Each organization shall disclose the percentage of locally raised donations that remain in Hawaii;

Each organization shall comply with Hawaii Revised Statutes Chapter 467B Solicitation of Funds from the Public.

Evaluation Conclusions: The organization meets both of Hawaii's BBB's two additional Standards for Charitable Accountibility.

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Report as of: 10/9/2015
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