Charity ReviewIssued: June 2016 Expires: May 2018
Houston Humane Society
Standards for Charity Accountability
Houston Humane Society meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
The Houston Humane Society is dedicated to, and working towards, ending cruelty, abuse and the overpopulation of animals while providing the highest quality of life to those in our care.
Incorporated: 1958 in TX
The Houston Human Society maintains and operates the following programs:
Animal Adoptions, Education, Animal cruelty investigations, Low-cost
wellness clinic with $30 spay/neuter surgeries, a Public pet cemetery,
and accepts all animals to its animal shelter. The Houston Humane
Society cares for more than 47,000 dogs, cats, birds, small mammals, and
livestock each year.
In 2013, the Houston Humane Society provided 11,228 spay and neuter
surgeries, 16,912 rabies vaccines and served 36,394 patients.
CEO: Ms. Sherry Ferguson, Executive Director Compensation:* $167,597
Board Chair: Ms. Connie Cook, Author and Philanthropist
Board Size: 10
Staff: 50* Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts and other allowances.
% of Related Contributions on Fundraising: 30.39%
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.
The following information is based on Houston Humane Society Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ending Wednesday, December 31, 2014.
This organization is a Charity Member of the Better Business Bureau of Houston and South Texas.
The BBB has processed no complaints about this organization in the past 36 months, our standard reporting period.
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