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|Name:||Community Women Against Hardship|
|Address:||3963 West Belle Place |
|Saint Louis, MO 63108|
|Report Expiration Date:||April 7, 2015|
|Original Business Start Date:||January 2004|
|Principal:||Gloria Taylor, Executive Director|
|Type of Business:||Charity - Human Services (i.e. assistance to individuals & families)|
|BBB Accreditation:||This organization is a BBB Accredited Charity.|
"To provide evidence based programs and services to enable low income families struggling with poverty to become more self sufficient."
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Community Women Against Hardship offers the following programs for low to moderate income families struggling with poverty issues. Improvement in their living environment that includes selections from its warehouse of furniture/appliances and household items. It offers a clothing boutique to provide new and slightly used apparel to all family members. The food pantry is also available once a month. Parents have an opportunity to enroll in at least 3 classes to improve their status: "Let's Talk About Us," with a family therapist; computer training, job readiness, ending with a job fair; nutrition and fitness training; jewelry making with youth at least 12 years of age, and GED preparation. Social engagement opportunities, e.g., tickets to the theatre, baseball games etc. Youth Development programs are offered in music education, Fine Arts and Theatrical Arts with the Black Repertory Theatre. The Show-Me-Series offers a travel opportunity for students enrolled in its summer youth development classes. The organization has visited Chicago, IL, Memphis, TN, Hennings, TN, Atlanta, GA, Kansas City, MO and Springfield, IL to enrich their lives with history, visit college campuses and involvement with cultural activities.
For the year ended December 31, 2012, Community Women Against Hardship's program expenses were:
Fund raising costs were 11% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $358,526 are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)
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 Community Women Against Hardship's audited financial statements, IRS Form 990 for the year ended December 31, 2012:
Report as of September 15, 2014 02:08
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