Giving Children Hope

The information on this page was last updated 5/1/2023. If you see errors or omissions, please email: [email protected]


Summary

Giving Children Hope is a community driven nonprofit that equips front line partners with resources to serve vulnerable children and families.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Giving Children Hope
8332 Commonwealth Ave
Buena Park, CA 90621

Website: givingchildrenhope.org

Phone: 714-523-4454

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 953464287

CEO/President: Pete Bowen

Chairman: James Wilcox

Board size: 14

Founder: John Ditty and Juliana Reasor

Ruling year: 1982

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


Purpose

Vision: Wellness for Vulnerable Children and Families.


Mission statement

Giving Children Hope is a faith-based partner providing sustainable hope through wellness programs and disaster response in collaboration with local and global communities.


Statement of faith

Donor confidence score

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Transparency grade

C

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Advocacy

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating11 of 11101 of 42
Fund acquisition rating129 of 11111 of 42
Resource allocation rating15 of 11111 of 42
Asset utilization rating30 of 11101 of 42

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
9%2%1%1%1%0%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
7%2%1%1%1%0%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
96%96%96%98%100%100%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
7%2%1%1%1%0%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
4%4%4%2%0%0%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
81%97%97%98%97%97%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
95%103%112%103%99%131%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
76%100%108%101%96%127%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
5%-3%-12%-3%1%-31%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
6%-45%-93%-19%5%-99%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
10%1%2%1%2%3%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.966.684.443.913.443.04
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.361.851.641.371.291.30
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.8712.347.285.354.433.95
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
13.1317.6424.5266.7213.7549.04
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.080.060.040.010.070.02
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.300.921.582.212.512.98
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
16%59%50%34%32%28%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%51%44%31%23%26%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
80%6%11%17%20%24%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20232022202120202019
Cash$234,947$357,988$505,530$649,479$102,049
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$2,261,105$2,994,865$5,391,013$6,581,786$6,288,654
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$2,496,052$3,352,853$5,896,543$7,231,265$6,390,703
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$2,084,581$2,141,570$2,167,670$2,089,491$1,920,474
Other long-term assets$32,715$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$2,117,296$2,141,570$2,167,670$2,089,491$1,920,474
Total assets$4,613,348$5,494,423$8,064,213$9,320,756$8,311,177
 
Liabilities20232022202120202019
Payables and accrued expenses$141,538$136,721$88,378$125,789$130,317
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$400,000$0
Total current liabilities$141,538$136,721$88,378$525,789$130,317
Debt$2,375,492$2,433,947$2,490,443$2,112,739$2,162,217
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$191,391$164,382$167,951$340,702$0
Total long-term liabilities$2,566,883$2,598,329$2,658,394$2,453,441$2,162,217
Total liabilities$2,708,421$2,735,050$2,746,772$2,979,230$2,292,534
 
Net assets20232022202120202019
Without donor restrictions$1,820,726$2,759,373$5,317,441$6,341,526$6,018,643
With donor restrictions$84,201$0$0$0$0
Net assets$1,904,927$2,759,373$5,317,441$6,341,526$6,018,643
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20232022202120202019
Total contributions$28,835,070$20,998,589$29,863,630$32,273,555$19,238,307
Program service revenue$1,028,305$784,241$558,618$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$2,535$11,527$646$12,072$2,081
Other revenue$83,428$55,479$89,255$85,168$52,482
Total other revenue$1,114,268$851,247$648,519$97,240$54,563
Total revenue$29,949,338$21,849,836$30,512,149$32,370,795$19,292,870
 
Expenses20232022202120202019
Program services$29,931,802$23,681,743$30,806,605$31,217,168$24,505,845
Management and general$407,892$432,409$456,082$540,662$663,891
Fundraising$464,090$293,752$273,547$290,082$65,836
Total expenses$30,803,784$24,407,904$31,536,234$32,047,912$25,235,572
 
Change in net assets20232022202120202019
Surplus (deficit)($854,446)($2,558,068)($1,024,085)$322,883($5,942,702)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($854,446)($2,558,068)($1,024,085)$322,883($5,942,702)

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Peter BowenCEO$161,564
Marius MarzaDirector of Operations$87,801

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2023


Response from ministry

No response has been provided by this ministry.


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History

Giving Children Hope was founded in 1993 by John Ditty and Juliana Reasor, who committed their lives to helping the world's most disadvantaged children after being exposed to extreme poverty while adopting their son in Russia. At that time Russia was experiencing a devastating famine and many people were struggling to survive. In addition to the famine, these people were lacking basic medical necessities to treat minor injuries or illnesses that might only need a simple medicine to cure. John and Juliana were touched by the great needs of these children and began helping by delivering donated medicines, medical supplies and equipment to some of the most economically impacted parts of the world. Today, 26 years later, thanks to our family of donors, Giving Children Hope is still sending supplies to some of the worlds most poverty-stricken nations and will continue to do so.

However, with a closer look at children living in low-income communities in the United States, it became obvious that serving families was a necessary part of serving children. Giving Children Hope's vision grew to include local families and now provides them with immediate assistance in basic needs and health care.


Program accomplishments

45,000lbs of food distributed to 3,500 children in 1,300 families, through our We've Got Your Back program, on a weekly basis

20+ tons of household goods distributed to 70,000+ families, through our network of partners, annually

30+ parents have been provided leadership development so they can grow and achieve success through our family development pilot program


Needs