Charity Review

Issued: March 2016 Expires: March 2018

Charity Seal Holder

People in Need, Inc., of Delaware County, Ohio

Meets Standards
(740) 363-6284 138 Johnson Dr, Delaware OH 43015-8699
  1. Conclusions
  2. Purpose
  3. Programs
  4. Governance & Staff
  5. Fund Raising
  6. Tax Status
  7. Financial
  8. BBB Comment

People in Need, Inc., of Delaware County, Ohio meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.



To assist families and individuals of Delaware County in a collaborative effort by providing personal emergency assistance with dignity and respect in their time of need.

Incorporated: 1981 in OH



Located in Delaware, OH, People In Need, Inc. exists to help Delaware County residents with immediate emergency needs through the following primary programs:

Emergency Assistance -  Housing vouchers are provided to individuals and families unable to maintain their present location. Limited assistance is available for unusual or unexpected utility bills and other miscellaneous expenses for those who are experiencing hard times. Assistance for certain medical needs is provided on a limited basis. Dental treatment is available to adults and school-age children through financial allocations. 

Food Pantry - Needy families and individuals are provided with emergency food orders and nutritional guidance.

Holiday Clearing House - New toys and clothing are distributed to needy childre, food baskets to their families and senior/disabled shut-ins for the holidays. Remaining donation of food and monies are Board-allocated to the direct services of the Food Pantry and Emergency Assistance Programs.

Governance & Staff

CEO: Mr. Kevin J. Crowley , Executive Director

Board Chair: Mr. Gary R. Francis, Board President Business Affiliation: American Dream Realty

Board Size: 9

Staff: 6

Fund Raising
Method(s) used: Direct Mail Appeals Print Advertisements (Newspapers, Magazines, etc.) Radio Appeals Grant Proposals Planned Giving Arrangements Cause-Related Marketing Appeals via Social Media (Facebook, etc.)

% of Related Contributions on Fundraising: 4.92%

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.


The following information is based on People in Need, Inc., of Delaware County, Ohio Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ending Tuesday, June 30, 2015.

Source of Funds
Monetary Contributions to Programs $506,907
Goods Contributed to Programs $608,500
Other Contributions $11,209
Government Grants $10,000
Other Grants $17,650
Investment Income $6,143
Unrealized Gain(Loss) on Investments ($4,551)
Total Income: $1,155,858
Fusion Chart
Program Expenses: $1,036,068
Fundraising Expenses: $56,772
Administrative Expenses: $76,008
Total Expenses: $1,168,848
Income in Excess of Expenses: ($12,990)
Beginning Net Assets: $1,075,589
Ending Net Assets: $1,049,349
Total Liabilities: $9,402
Total Assets: $1,058,751

BBB Comment

A BBB Accredited Charity since March 2016. BBB accreditation does not mean this charity's programs or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB or that BBB has made a determination as to this charity's competency in performing services.

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