Health—General & Rehabilitative

LOVE A CHILD INC

  • Fort Myers, FL
  • www.loveachild.com

Mission Statement

Love A Child provides humanitarian assistance for children and needy families in Haiti, and encourages the public to assist those who are in great physical or spiritual need.

Main Programs

  1. Program 1
  2. Child Sponsorship
  3. Development and Sustainability

service areas

International

Self-reported by organization

ruling year

1986

chief executive

Sandra Smith

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Keywords

Relief, Haiti, Medical, Poverty, Love, Child

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EIN

59-2672303

Physical Address

12411 Commerce Lake Drive

Fort Myers, FL 33913

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Public Health Program (E70)

Public Health Program (R70)

Disaster Preparedness and Relief Services (M20)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Impact statement

Love A Child assists needy people in breaking the cycle of poverty by helping them develop their full potential in education, housing, health and nutrition and spiritually.

Programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

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Program 1

Love A Child provides remote medical clinics, feeding programs, churches, schools, missionary training and an orphanage in the country of Haiti.

Category

Budget

Population Served

Program 2

Child Sponsorship

Child Sponsors provide tuition to a Love A Child accredited school, uniforms, books, hot daily meal and access to medical care, vitamins and deworming.

Category

Education

Budget

$356,000.00

Population Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Program 3

Development and Sustainability

focuses on teaching best sustainable agricultural practices, job creation, reforestation,soil improvement, fruit tree propagation, etc all to empower the Haitians to break their cycle of poverty and develop self-sustainability, increasing food security, health and safety.

Category

Community, Business & Industry

Budget

$1,400,000.00

Population Served

Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General

service areas

International

Self-reported by organization

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Financials

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LOVE A CHILD INC
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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LOVE A CHILD INC

Leadership

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CHIEF EXECUTIVE FOR FISCAL YEAR

Sandra Smith

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Sherry Burnette

Love a Child, Inc.

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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