Houston Pregnancy Help Center

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Summary

Houston Pregnancy Help Centers provide practical and compassionate support to women in unplanned pregnancy situations. We present life-affirming alternatives to the tragedy of abortion, while respecting a woman's decision without ridicule or rejection. We share the Gospel of Jesus Christ in both word and deed, as the Holy Spirit presents the opportunity.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Houston Pregnancy Help Center
P.O. Box 2323
Houston, TX 77252

Website: www.houstonpregnancyhelpcenter.org

Phone:

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 412110179

CEO/President: Sylvia B. Johnson

Chairman:

Board size: 5

Founder: Sylvia Johnson

Ruling year: 2004

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2011


Purpose

Our vision at Houston Pregnancy Help Center is to equip and encourage Christian volunteers to bring the message of life, hope, compassion, and love to women residing in Houston's urban communities who may be experiencing a crisis or unplanned pregnancy.


Mission statement

Houston Pregnancy Help Centers provide practical and compassionate support to women in unplanned pregnancy situations. We present life-affirming alternatives to the tragedy of abortion, while respecting a woman's decision without ridicule or rejection. We share the Gospel of Jesus Christ, in both word and deed, as the Holy Spirit presents the opportunity.


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Transparency grade

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Pro-Life

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating535 of 111014 of 31
Fund acquisition rating248 of 11116 of 31
Resource allocation rating681 of 111118 of 31
Asset utilization rating710 of 111020 of 31

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
10%5%3%2%3%3%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
8%5%3%2%3%3%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
95%101%101%93%104%108%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
10%7%4%3%4%3%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
5%-1%-1%7%-4%-8%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
80%78%84%86%75%76%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
94%66%75%71%88%97%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
75%51%63%61%66%74%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
6%34%25%29%12%3%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
8%34%25%37%16%3%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
9%15%12%11%22%20%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.960.630.730.851.091.04
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.581.291.541.893.454.42
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.640.811.121.603.754.60
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
14.8398.5580.7256.0014.1621.46
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.060.010.010.020.070.05
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
6.2414.6910.547.352.972.49
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
18%2%3%5%8%9%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%1%3%4%6%8%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
93%155%132%112%85%88%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20222021202020192018
Cash$3,635,352$1,997,568$1,229,833$434,834$284,663
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$0$0$0$0$0
Short-term investments$21,940$20,555$9,602$8,912$8,371
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$3,657,292$2,018,123$1,239,435$443,746$293,034
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$1,041,624$1,076,076$1,099,364$1,006,480$1,002,580
Other long-term assets$4,254$4,286$4,286$82,208$20
Total long-term assets$1,045,878$1,080,362$1,103,650$1,088,688$1,002,600
Total assets$4,703,170$3,098,485$2,343,085$1,532,434$1,295,634
 
Liabilities20222021202020192018
Payables and accrued expenses$37,110$25,002$22,133$31,345$13,654
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$37,110$25,002$22,133$31,345$13,654
Debt$70,434$78,842$86,827$94,595$101,037
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$70,434$78,842$86,827$94,595$101,037
Total liabilities$107,544$103,844$108,960$125,940$114,691
 
Net assets20222021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$4,595,626$2,994,641$2,234,125$1,406,494$1,180,943
With donor restrictions$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$4,595,626$2,994,641$2,234,125$1,406,494$1,180,943
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20222021202020192018
Total contributions$4,560,057$3,061,494$2,618,589$1,972,590$1,498,014
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$2,050$2,527$18,568$541$414
Other revenue($56,877)($34,957)$177,800($83,138)($115,528)
Total other revenue($54,827)($32,430)$196,368($82,597)($115,114)
Total revenue$4,505,230$3,029,064$2,814,957$1,889,993$1,382,900
 
Expenses20222021202020192018
Program services$2,299,728$1,895,519$1,717,819$1,243,256$1,027,933
Management and general$445,463$276,349$214,956$358,950$273,604
Fundraising$211,530$96,680$54,551$62,236$45,240
Total expenses$2,956,721$2,268,548$1,987,326$1,664,442$1,346,777
 
Change in net assets20222021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)$1,548,509$760,516$827,631$225,551$36,123
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$1,548,509$760,516$827,631$225,551$36,123

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Sylvia B JohnsonExecutive Director$219,891

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2022


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History

A group of Christian men in Houston agreed with Sylvia Johnson's vision to open a crisis pregnancy center in Houston's Fifth Ward. The Fifth Ward had historically been under-served when it came to life-affirming alternative efforts and services. With an abortion clinic located only a mile away from our center, most Crisis Pregnancy Centers were near suburban areas and the closest urban center was located in Houston's central business district. Women from the Fifth Ward relied on public transportation to get to these locations and sometimes had to take at least 3 bus transfers to reach the nearest pregnancy center. The Fifth Ward Pregnancy Help Center opened in December 2004.

In September 2007, the Board of the Central Pregnancy Care Center (CPCC) collectively decided to entrust the re-opening, operation, and ownership of the Downtown Pregnancy Help Center to the Fifth Ward Pregnancy Help Center. The building, now located 3.5 miles from the largest abortion provider in the nation, underwent significant remodeling so that it could best serve the needs of women in Central Houston. The downtown location opened its doors in August 2008. Before then, the only choice for women in a pregnancy crisis was to seek help at the abortion clinic once located only steps away. The board, staff, and volunteers of the Fifth Ward accepted the call to stand in the gap for women in crisis, and to be a lighthouse that draws them all to Christ. Once again, women were offered hope. In 2016, HPHC took on a new venture to offer services women in a critical community by unveiling their Medical Mobile Van.


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