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Read For Literacy, Inc.


A BBB Accredited Charity since 07/21/2014.


This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder.
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Name: Read For Literacy, Inc.
Phone: (419) 242-7323
Fax: (419) 242-7039
Address: 325 N Michigan St
Toledo, OH 43604-6614
Website: www.readforliteracy.org
Report Issued Date: December 5, 2016
Report Expiration Date: December 5, 2019
Original Business Start Date: January 1986
Principal: Ms Jeanette M. Hrovatich, Executive Director
Customer Contact: Ms Jeanette M. Hrovatich, Executive Director - (419) 242-7323 or
Email Address:
Entity: Corporation
Incorporated: March 1986, OH
Employees: 11 full or parttime
Type of Business: Charity - Local, Charity - Education & Literacy, Educational Consultants, Reading Instruction, Social Service Organizations, Tutoring
BBB Accreditation: Read For Literacy, Inc. is a BBB Accredited Charity.

Stated Purpose

Read for Literacy's mission is to provide a range of literacy services that will enable children and adults to achieve the high levels of literacy needed to succeed in an increasingly information-dependent world.

Read for Literacy serves the literacy needs of children, adults and families in Lucas, Wood and Seneca Counties.


Evaluation Conclusions

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

Charities that meet the Standards for Charity Accountability are eligible to participate in BBB Wise Giving Alliance Charity Seal program. The seal, which can be displayed on the charity's web site and in printed materials, helps inform the public that the charity meets these standards. This organization participates in this program.


Programs

Total Program Expenses:$351,378

Governance

Chief Executive Officer:Jeanette Hrovatich, Executive Director
Chair of the Board:Adele Jasion
Board Size:19
Paid Staff Size:11 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 Read For Literacy, Inc.'s IRS Form 990 obtained from Guidestar for the year ended August 31, 2015:

Income
 Total Income:$479,445
 
Expenses  % of total
Expenses
% of total
Income
 Programs:$351,378 74.97%73.29%
 Fund Raising:$47,790 10.20%9.97%
 Administrative:$69,508 14.83%14.50%
 Total Expenses:$468,676
 
Excess of Income over Expenses$10,769

Report as of January 16, 2017 12:15
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