BBB Reliability Report for
IHS, The Institute for Human Services, Inc.
|Name:||IHS, The Institute for Human Services, Inc.|
|Address:||546 Ka'aahi Street |
|Honolulu, HI 96817|
|Report Creation Date:||January 3, 2014|
|Report Expiration Date:||January 3, 2015|
|Original Business Start Date:||July 1978|
|Principal:||Ms. Connie Mitchell, Executive Director|
|Customer Contact:||Ms. Connie Mitchell, Executive Director|
|Incorporated:||March 1980, HI|
|Type of Business:||Charity - Local|
|BBB Accreditation:||This organization is a BBB Accredited Charity.|
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Mission Statement: To provide respite for those who are unsheltered and solutions that transform the lives of homeless and at-risk people.
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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IHS offers emergency shelter and provides a full range of services free of charge to men, women & families with children who are homeless. IHS operates two facilities in Honolulu, one for men at 350 Sumner Street, capable of serving up to 240 men each night and the other, for women and families, at 546 Ka'aahi Street, serving up to 60 single women and 23 families, with as many as 60 children daily.
Direct mail, TV or radio appeals, print advertisements, and grant proposal.
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 IHS, The Institute for Human Services, Inc.'s 2011-2012 Audited Financial Statements and 2011-2012 IRS form 990 for the year ended June 30, 2012:
* 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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