Better Business Bureau Report for
Love in the Name of Christ of Cuyahoga County

Better Business Bureau Report issued June 2017
Better Business Bureau Report expires June 2018

This BBB Accredited charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder. Find out more...

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Love in the Name of Christ of Cuyahoga County
Address: P.O. Box 31775
  Independence, OH 44131
Phone: 216-459-0302
Web Address:
Also known as:Love INC of Cuyahoga County
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1997, Ohio
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: "to mobilize the local church to transform lives and communities In the Name of Christ."

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Evaluation Conclusions


Love in the Name of Christ of Cuyahoga County (Love INC) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Love In the Name of Christ (INC) is a ministry outreach that partners with local churches, volunteers, community organizations and agencies to help people in need. Through Love INC churches and individual Christians come together crossing denominational lines to provide help for those in need.

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2015, Love INC's program expenses were:

Programs 131,522
Total Program Expenses: $131,522
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Chief Executive : Janice Cepulo, Director

Chair of the Board: Diane Artman
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Division Technology Innovation Manager, Parker Hannifin

Board Size: 9

Paid Staff Size: 3

*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.
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Fund Raising


Method(s) Used:

invitations to fund raising events, internet, dinner
Fund raising costs were 11% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $163,085, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)
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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.
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The following information is based on Love INC's IRS Form 990-EZ for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2015.

Source of Funds  
Contributions 163,085
Investment Income 13
Total Income $163,098


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 78%  Fund Raising: 11%  Administrative: 11% 

Total income $163,098
Program expenses $131,522
Fund raising expenses 18,723
Administrative expenses 18,723
Total expenses $168,968
Expenses in Excess of Income (5,870)
Beginning net assets 118,005
Ending net assets 112,135
Total liabilities 602
Total assets $112,737

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