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Name: Salvation Army; Northwest Ohio Area Services
Phone: (419) 241-1138
Fax: (419) 241-1130
Address: 620 N. Erie St.
Toledo, OH 43604
Website: www.salvationarmynwohio.org
Report Issued Date: November 28, 2016
Report Expiration Date: November 28, 2019
Original Business Start Date: January 1865
Local Start Date: May 1899
Principal: Ms. Beth Schwandt, Operations Manager
Customer Contact: Ms. Beth Schwandt, Operations Manager
Incorporated: January 1865, OH
Employees: 26
Type of Business: Charity - Local

Affiliates

This report evaluates only the local chapter of the Salvation Army. A separate report for the national office of the Salvation Army is available from the Wise Giving Alliance online at www.give.org or by calling (703) 276-0100.


Stated Purpose

The Salvation Army provides a variety of programming throughout the year to people in need. Assistance can vary from a food bag, to help with utility disconnection, or even clothing and furniture. We may help a young child struggling with school, a person trying to overcome challenges associated with substance abuse addiction, or a senior unable to get out of their home. Whatever crisis the family is experiencing, The Salvation Army is there to listen and provide comfort and support. The Annual Appeal at Christmas helps us help others, not only during the holiday season, but also throughout the year.


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.


Programs

The Salvation Army provides the follow programs:

Emergency Assistance - provides temporary crisis needs for food, utility assistance and other services, including crisis counseling, advocacy and referrals.

Casework Services - provides short-term crisis counseling to individuals and families, including family management, delinquency and budgeting.

Disaster Relief - provides emergency food and clothing to victims of natural or man-made disasters and the rescue workers that respond to the emergency.

Additional programming includes: Social Development, Mobile Social Service Unit, Summer Enrichment Program, Overnight Camp, The Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC), and Share a Day.

Total Program Expenses:$2,422,764

Governance

Chief Executive Officer:Major Scott Kelly
Board Size:20

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:Fundraising methods include direct mail appeals/fundraising letters, grant proposals, and planned giving.


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 Salvation Army; Northwest Ohio Area Services's Form 990 for the year ended September 30, 2015:

Income
 Total Income:$3,244,645
 
Expenses  % of total
Expenses
% of total
Income
 Programs:$2,422,764 79.14%74.67%
 Fund Raising:$260,215 8.50%8.02%
 Administrative:$378,260 12.36%11.66%
 Total Expenses:$3,061,239
 
Excess of Income over Expenses$183,406
Beginning Net Assets$7,671,550
Ending Net Assets:$7,641,019
Total Liabilities$30,531

Report as of February 26, 2017 16:49
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