World Emergency Relief / Children's Food Fund

The information on this page was last updated 2/21/2024. If you see errors or omissions, please email: [email protected]


Summary

Incorporated in 1985, World Emergency Relief (WER) is a Non-Profit Public Benefit organization. WER has ongoing projects both nationally and internationally. Our vision is to address children's critical needs of water, food, healthcare, education, and child safety, as well as the requirements of their families and surrounding communities.. "giving children a living chance".


Contact information

Mailing address:
World Emergency Relief
P.O. Box 218
San Dimas, CA 91773-9998

Website: www.wer-us.org

Phone: 909-593-7140

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 954014743

CEO/President: Kristy Scott

Chairman: Gary Becks

Board size: 5

Founder: Joel MacCollam

Ruling year: 1986

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


Purpose

To give children a living chance through emergency relief, food, medical care, schools, orphanages, and micro-economic assistance including Native Americans in the USA.


Mission statement

World Emergency Relief is dedicated to providing humanitarian assistance to people harmed by natural disaster, armed conflict, physical or mental abuse and exploitation, or poverty.


Statement of faith

Donor confidence score

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Transparency grade

C

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Relief and Development

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating8 of 11043 of 88
Fund acquisition rating98 of 110512 of 88
Resource allocation rating50 of 11055 of 88
Asset utilization rating6 of 11042 of 88

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
6%1%1%2%3%5%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
6%1%1%2%3%5%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
99%100%100%100%100%99%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
6%1%1%2%2%5%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
1%0%0%0%0%1%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
86%99%98%97%96%93%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
97%100%97%99%101%101%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
82%99%95%95%97%94%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
3%0%3%1%-1%-1%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
6%-8%57%37%-24%-23%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
6%0%1%1%1%3%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.5140.9715.3125.6233.4214.33
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.231.041.041.021.011.01
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.8942.6315.9326.1333.8214.49
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
17.0114.556.098.376.825.56
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.060.070.160.120.150.18
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.820.260.630.400.300.68
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
8%7%16%12%14%18%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
60%2%6%3%3%6%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20222021202020192018
Cash$819,896$997,754$301,201$199,864$273,502
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$9,603$12,538$87,918$45,443$67,957
Short-term investments$63,918$69,808$59,153$56,932$42,010
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$893,417$1,080,100$448,272$302,239$383,469
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$33,721$41,400$6,898$1,438$2,335
Other long-term assets$2,408$2,206$2,142$2,142$2,040
Total long-term assets$36,129$43,606$9,040$3,580$4,375
Total assets$929,546$1,123,706$457,312$305,819$387,844
 
Liabilities20222021202020192018
Payables and accrued expenses$61,411$177,217$53,564$44,333$68,975
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$61,411$177,217$53,564$44,333$68,975
Debt$0$0$0$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$61,411$177,217$53,564$44,333$68,975
 
Net assets20222021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$410,665$513,445$346,659$232,515$318,869
With donor restrictions$457,470$433,044$57,089$28,971$0
Net assets$868,135$946,489$403,748$261,486$318,869
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20222021202020192018
Total contributions$38,016,289$17,738,952$11,846,465$10,122,844$5,434,129
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$1,377$1,192$1,179$1,359$1,326
Other revenue$0$0$15,618$33,000$49,500
Total other revenue$1,377$1,192$16,797$34,359$50,826
Total revenue$38,017,666$17,740,144$11,863,262$10,157,203$5,484,955
 
Expenses20222021202020192018
Program services$37,596,646$16,784,501$11,328,530$9,817,271$5,145,077
Management and general$185,250$160,021$146,549$147,636$143,447
Fundraising$303,762$257,600$240,439$255,454$268,406
Total expenses$38,085,658$17,202,122$11,715,518$10,220,361$5,556,930
 
Change in net assets20222021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)($67,992)$538,022$147,744($63,158)($71,975)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($67,992)$538,022$147,744($63,158)($71,975)

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Kristy ScottCEO/President$130,023

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2022


Response from ministry

No response has been provided by this ministry.


The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 2/21/2024. To update the information below, please email: [email protected]


History

WER started in 1974 as an informal outreach by an American religious broadcaster wishing to deliver emergency aid to drought- stricken Africa and flood victims in Bangladesh.

In 1985, WER incorporated and elected Reverend Joel MacCollam, an Episcopal minister, as its first president. Current efforts are focused on five continents, plus long-term relief to Native Americans.


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