SWEET POTATO SOCIETY INC

Sisters Working ,Educating,and Evolving together

NIANTIC, CT   |  https://www.homecareagency-ct.com/

Mission

MISSION Statement Of S.W.E.E.T Potato Society Our mission is to encourage and help women in our community to strive for independence and success through the help of caring women with the strength of a sisterhood striving for equal opportunities to demonstrate their abilities to continually grow as women.

Ruling year info

2008

CEO/Founder

Mrs. Floresia Allen

Main address

55 Pennsylvania Ave 0

NIANTIC, CT 06357-3224 USA

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EIN

26-2138575

NTEE code info

(Humanities Organizations) (A70)

IRS filing requirement

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

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our programs

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

Helping Hands Pantry

Helping Hands Pantry

Together with the help of many sponsors and hard work of the community involvement our organization will build up a stronger and healthier environment for individuals and families to succeed, educationally and financially.
We help families put healthy meals on the table, obtain personal care items, baby food, diapers and household cleaning supplies, and take home fresh items like meat, cheese, eggs and produce. ... Other pantry staples help families prepare warm, healthy meals during the winter and throughout the year.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Economically disadvantaged people

Where we work

Affiliations & memberships

United Way Gemma Moran food Bank 2020

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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How we listen

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Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We demonstrated a willingness to learn more by reviewing resources about feedback practice.
done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Case management notes, Suggestion box/email,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve,

  • What significant change resulted from feedback?

    Our New west addition to our organization and program is our " And Justice for All " Civil rights training. for Board Members and volunteers.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback,

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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SWEET POTATO SOCIETY INC

Board of directors
as of 09/12/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Gregory Allen

Allens Abatement Services

Term: 2018 - 2022

Ertha Johnson

Retired

Kyra Johnson-Allen

Sweet Homemaker and Companion Agency

Debbie Basnight

General Dynamic

Laurie Mack

Meriden Inn

Denise Ellswick- Gagne

Culinary

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and 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? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No