BBB Reliability Report for
Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii,Inc.
|Name:||Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii,Inc.|
|Address:||418 Kuwili St, #106 |
|Honolulu, HI 96817-5364|
|Report Creation Date:||April 30, 2013|
|Report Expiration Date:||April 30, 2014|
|Original Business Start Date:||March 1963|
|Principal:||Mr. Dennis Brown, President/CEO|
|Customer Contact:||Ms. Kristina Rau, Marketing and PR - (808) 695-4567|
|Type of Business:||Charity - Local, Youth Organizations & Centers|
|BBB Accreditation:||This organization is a BBB Accredited Charity.|
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Honolulu, Inc. is a mentoring organization serving youth, their families, and the community. Their mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of youth by assisting them to achieve their highest potential through professionally supported relationships, primarily one-on-one, with responsible, dedicated volunteers as their role models.
This organization has been evaluated according to the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. This organization meets all those Standards and is a BBB Accredited Charity.
BBB Charity Seal Participation
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Through the Community Based-Program and the School & Site-Based program, adult volunteers are recruited, screened, trained, and supported by agency staff to work with children (primarily from single-parent homes) for a few hours each month. The percentage of youth served breaks down to approximately 60% school-based, 33% community-based and 7% site-based.
Special events, print advertisements, television and radio appeals, on-line auction, direct mail, and grant proposals.
This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
According to Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii,Inc.'s 2011 Audited Financial Statements and 2011 IRS form 990 for the year ended December 31, 2011:
* Excess for the year indicates the portion of income remaining after expenses.
Notes and Comments
In addition to the aforementioned 20 BBB Standards for Charitable Accountibility, Hawaii's BBB has adopted two additional Standards for Charitable Accountability:
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