Human Services

Beccas Closet, Inc.

  • Plantation, FL
  • www.beccascloset.org

Mission Statement

Becca's Closet was created as a legacy to Rebecca Kirtman and the project she started. Becca's Closet provides formal attire to high school students who otherwise would not be able to attend their prom/homecoming. Our mission is to continue her vision and dream of helping others. In Becca's memory, scholarships are awarded to deserving high school students to advance their education.

Main Programs

  1. Program 1
  2. Becca's Angels

ruling year

2004

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Jay and Pam Kirtman

Keywords

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free prom dresses,prom,homecoming,donate,bridesmaid's dresses,volunteer,scholarship,financial need,military ball,formal wear,Rebecca Kirtman,collect dresses,dress drive,dress bank,get involved,mtv,help,can't afford,

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EIN

20-0180226

 Number

4831556270

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash) (P60)

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

Student Services and Organizations (B80)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Over 30 active volunteer-driven chapters throughout the U.S. distribute formal attire to young people with financial need who would be unable to attend their high school formal activities without our helin memory of Rebecca Kirtman, to deserving high school seniors who demonstrate a spirit of generosity with the potential to continue volunteer service throughout their lives. Yearround assitance with special occasion clothing is provided to ill, foster and special needs children.

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Program 2

Becca's Angels

Donates prom tickets to needy students at partner high schools

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

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BECCA'S CLOSET INC
Fiscal year: Aug 01-Jul 31

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Operations

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Beccas Closet, Inc.

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Jay and Pam Kirtman

BIO

Jay and Pam Kirtman are Rebecca's parents. They are commited to continuing their daughter's legacy through Becca's Closet. Rebecca starting a dress bank at her high school when she was 14. By the end of prom season 2003, she had collected and given away nearly 250 gowns to financially needy high school girls. On August 20, 2003, Rebecca tragically passed away. Her family and friends created Becca's Closet in her memory to continue her project, as she would have wanted it.

Jay recieved his BA in Sociology from The University of South Florida. After a career in professional medical sales, he created his own diagnostic ultrasound business in 1990. In 2014 he became a Federal Express contractor.

Pam works as a post secondary advisor at a high school, helping students find scholarships and financial aid to help them achieve their educational goals after high school. She received a BA in Communications from The University of South Florida.

Jay and Pam are committed to continuing Rebecca's legacy through Becca's Closet and to encourage generosity through a lifetime of volunteerism.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Jay Kirtman

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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Yes

BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Yes

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

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Yes

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?