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Name: Humane Society of Monroe County
Phone: (734) 240-0562
Fax: (734) 240-0563
Address: 833 North Telegraph Road
Monroe, MI 48161
Website: www.monroehumane.com
Report Issued Date: February 4, 2016
Report Expiration Date: February 4, 2019
Principal: Ms. Wendy Graber, Executive Director
Customer Contact: Ms. Wendy Graber, Executive Director
Employees: 15 full or parttime
File Open Date: August 2002
Type of Business: Charity - Local

Stated Purpose

Our Mission:

The mission of the Humane Society of Monroe County is to provide safe and healthy temporary homes for lost, surrendered, and stray animals in Monroe County, and to seek permanent homes ensuring their long term welfare.

Through education and advocacy, the Humane Society of Monroe County will promote the humane treatment of companion animals and will work toward reducing the pet overpopulation problem in Monroe County.


Evaluation Conclusions

This organization has been evaluated according to the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. Donors must decide for themselves the relative importance of the Standards in question.

BBB was not able to verify the following 1 Standards for Charity Accountability.

16:Have an annual report available to all, on request, that includes: (a) the organization's mission statement, (b) a summary of the past year's program service accomplishments, (c) a roster of the officers and members of the board of directors, (d) financial information that includes (i) total income in the past fiscal year, (ii) expenses in the same program, fund raising and administrative categories as in the financial statements, and (iii) ending net assets.

Information obtained from Form 990 for the year ending 12/31/2013, states the organization makes its governing documents, conflict of interest policy and financial statements available to the public upon request.

Humane Society of Monroe County meets the remaining 19 Standards for Charity Accountability.


Programs

Total Program Expenses:$251,531

Governance

Board Size:4
Paid Staff Size:15 full or parttime

Tax Status

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.


Financial

According to Humane Society of Monroe County's Form 990 obtained from Guidestar for the year ended December 31, 2013:

Income
 Total Income:$312,137
 
Expenses  % of total
Expenses
% of total
Income
 Programs:$251,531 70.64%80.58%
 Fund Raising:$23,348 6.56%7.48%
 Administrative:$81,217 22.81%26.02%
 Total Expenses:$356,096
 
Excess of Income over Expenses$-43,959
Beginning Net Assets$834,804
Ending Net Assets:$830,703
Total Liabilities$4,101

Notes and Comments

Financial information included in this report has been obtained through www.guidestar.org, a non-profit, public resource that collects IRS tax returns (IRS Form 990s) from all non-profit organizations throughout the United States.

Additional information included in this report may have been obtained through one or more of the following government agencies: Internal Revenue Service, Ohio Secretary of State, Michigan Secretary of State, Ohio Attorney General's Office, and Michigan Attorney General's Office.

The HSMC Thrift Store and Foodbank is located at 15649 South Telegraph Rd. Monroe, MI.


Additional Contact Information

Additional Addresses
PO Box 1457
Monroe, MI  48161

Additional Phone Numbers
Tel: (734) 243-3669


Report as of February 24, 2017 08:41
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