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Volunteers Of America Northwest Ohio, Inc.


A BBB Accredited Charity since 07/01/1972.


This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder.
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Name: Volunteers Of America Northwest Ohio, Inc.
Phone: (419) 248-3733
Fax: (419) 248-1571
Address: 1401 N. Summit St.
Toledo, OH 43604
Website: www.voa.org
Report Issued Date: October 4, 2011
Report Expiration Date: February 18, 2017
Original Business Start Date: January 1901
Principal: Ms. Sue Reamsnyder, President / CEO
Customer Contact: Ms. Sue Reamsnyder, President / CEO - (419) 248-3733
Type of Business: Charity - Local
BBB Accreditation: Volunteers Of America Northwest Ohio, Inc. is a BBB Accredited Charity.

Affiliates

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


Stated Purpose

Volunteers of America is a movement organized to reach and uplift all people bringing them to the knowledge and active service of God. Volunteers of America, illustrating the presence of God through all we do, serves people and communities in need and creates opportunities for people to experience the joy of serving others. Volunteers of America measures its success in positive change in the lives of individuals and communities we serve.


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

Volunteers of America is a national, nonprofit, faith-based organization dedicated to helping those in need rebuild their lives and reach their full potential. At the local level, Volunteers of America Northwest Ohio provides more than 18 human service programs, including housing, corrections, and community enhancement. Volunteers of America Northwest Ohio served 25,000 people in Lucas, Wood, Erie, Ottawa, Sandusky, and Senace Counties. Their ministry of service supported and empowered the most vulnerable groups, including the elderly, men returning from prison, homeless individuals and families, people with disabilities, and those recovereing from addiction.

For the year ended June 30, 2010, Volunteers Of America Northwest Ohio, Inc.'s program expenses were:

Encouraging Positive Development:$15,125
Fostering Independence:$703,530
Promoting Self-Sufficiency:$2,978,947
 
Total Program Expenses:$3,697,602

Governance

Chief Executive Officer:Sue Reamsnyder
Chair of the Board:Scott Brown
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:Morgan Stanley
Board Size:12
Paid Staff Size:60 Full Time. 40 Part Time.

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:Fundraising methods include direct mail appeals, invitations to special events, print advertisements, television or radio appeals, grant proposals, planned giving, and car donations.

For the year ending June 30, 2010, fundraising expenses ($84,077) were 2% of related contributions ($4,108,252), meeting BBB standards for fundraising expenses.


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 Volunteers Of America Northwest Ohio, Inc.'s Audited Financial Statements for the year ended June 30, 2010:

Income
 Total Income:$4,468,643
 
Expenses  % of total
Expenses
% of total
Income
 Programs:$3,697,602 83.03%82.75%
 Fund Raising:$84,077 1.89%1.88%
 Administrative:$565,560 12.70%12.66%
 Other:$106,043 2.38%2.37%
 Total Expenses:$4,453,282
 
Excess of Income over Expenses$15,361
Ending Net Assets:$2,855,712

Additional Contact Information

Additional Addresses
1843 Superior St
Sandusky, OH  44870-1825


Report as of February 28, 2015 07:10
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