Charity ReviewIssued: January 2016 Expires: January 2018
CaringKind - The Heart of Alzheimer’s Caregiving
Standards for Charity Accountability
CaringKind - The Heart of Alzheimer’s Caregiving meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
The mission of CaringKind is to create, deliver, and promote comprehensive and compassionate care and support services for individuals and families affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, and to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research. We achieve our mission by providing programs and services for individuals with dementia, their family and professional caregivers; increasing public awareness; collaborating with research centers; and informing public policy through advocacy.
Incorporated: 1985 in NY
CaringKind provides free information, confidential assistance and support for those with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, as well as for their family members, caregivers and professionals. Our core programs include a 24-hour Helpline, Social Work Services, Education and Training, Support Groups, Early Stage Center and Wanderer’s Safety Program. The organization actively advocates at the city, state and federal level to support related legislation and heighten public awareness. In addition, the organization sponsors an African-American, Chinese, and Latino Outreach Program, and a Physician Outreach Program.
CEO: Ms. Lou-Ellen Barkan, President & CEO Compensation:* $295,000
Board Chair: Mr. Benjamin Jenkins, Co-Chair
Board Chair: Mr. Stephen Casper, Co-Chair
Board Chair: Mr. John Latham, Co-Chair
Board Size: 28
Staff: 53* Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts and other allowances.
% of Related Contributions on Fundraising: 15.87%
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 CaringKind - The Heart of Alzheimer’s Caregiving Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ending Tuesday, June 30, 2015.
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