The Salvation Army (Greater Valley Corps)
The Salvation Army
26 Lester Street
Ansonia CT 06401-1735
Contact Information
Address The Salvation Army
26 Lester Street
Ansonia, CT 06401-1735
Telephone (203) 736-0707 x
Fax 203-736-6017
E-mail Wilder.Garcia@use.salvationarmy.org
Web and Social Media
Our food pantry is stocked and ready to serve those in need!
Mission

The Salvation Army's mission is to meet basic human needs without discrimination and its ministry is motivated by the love of God. The Salvation Army's goal is to help individuals and families deal with the many challenges they face in their daily lives through social, educational, emotional, and spiritual development. Every program and service is designed to support and develop self-sufficiency and hope.

In tandem with The Salvation Army's global mission, locally, the Greater Valley Corps' goal is to help those in need. As a result, individuals and families benefit from the Comprehensive Emergency Assistance Program, including its Client Choice Food Pantry, Bread and Pastry Program, and service programs, such as Thanksgiving food basket distribution, and Back-to-School backpack distribution. Clothing and furniture vouchers along with rental and utility assistance are also provided through the Comprehensive Emergency Assistance Program.

At A Glance
Year of Incorporation 1899
Organization's type of tax exempt status Public Supported Charity
Organization received a competitive grant from the community foundation in the past five years Yes
Leadership
CEO/Executive Director Commissioner William A. Bamford III
Board Chair Mr. Robert C. VanEgghen
Board Chair Company Affiliation Senior Quality Assurance Engineer, Perkin-Elmer
Financial Summary
Revenue vs Expenses Bar Graph - All Years
Statements
Mission

The Salvation Army's mission is to meet basic human needs without discrimination and its ministry is motivated by the love of God. The Salvation Army's goal is to help individuals and families deal with the many challenges they face in their daily lives through social, educational, emotional, and spiritual development. Every program and service is designed to support and develop self-sufficiency and hope.

In tandem with The Salvation Army's global mission, locally, the Greater Valley Corps' goal is to help those in need. As a result, individuals and families benefit from the Comprehensive Emergency Assistance Program, including its Client Choice Food Pantry, Bread and Pastry Program, and service programs, such as Thanksgiving food basket distribution, and Back-to-School backpack distribution. Clothing and furniture vouchers along with rental and utility assistance are also provided through the Comprehensive Emergency Assistance Program.

Background William Booth founded The Salvation Army in 1865. Booth, a Methodist minister, began a crusade of helping the hungry and homeless who wandered the streets of London, England. Booth recognized that people could not consider or address their spiritual wellbeing if their basic needs of food, clothing, and shelter were not met. Today, over 150 years later, Booth's mission lives on through the work of The Salvation Army.

The Salvation Army serves people in 127 countries throughout the world.  Booth instituted a program that continues today as a practical expression of the dominating spiritual motivation of The Salvation Army.  Aid is given wherever and whenever the need is apparent, without distinction to race or creed.

The Salvation Army is in the business of meeting needs and changing lives, one life at a time. Therefore, The Salvation Army doesn’t just suddenly appear during the holidays; instead, its programs and social services are available in local communities 365 days a year and include: providing food and shelter for the homeless; emergency food pantry assistance; utilities assistance; after school programs; seniors programs; life skills education; employment skills training and placement; and emergency disaster relief.
Impact

The Greater Valley Corps has continued to coordinate and provide services to impoverished and vulnerable populations in the Greater Valley Area, moving at-risk people and families toward self-sufficiency.  For example, From October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017, the Emergency Assistance Program's Client Choice Food Pantry provided food for approximately 46,935 meals to 566 unduplicated households, encompassing 1,337 unduplicated individuals. Additionally, approximately 9,486 foodstuffs, ranging from breads and pastries to milk, vegetables, and other perishable goods were distributed through our Bread and Pastry program during this time period. We provided rent and utility assistance to an additional 56 households, and clothing and furniture vouchers were provided to .94 households. We also provided 189 referrals to other agencies for additional assistance. Meanwhile, during the 2016 holidays, we provided 406 families with holiday food baskets, distributed 236 articles of clothing, 127 toys, and 200 gifts.

Needs

Nonperishable food, along with toiletries are needed for distribution through our Client Choice Food Pantry. Additionally, donations of winter apparel, including coats, hats, gloves, and mittens are needed.  These will be distributed to youth and adults in need from the Greater Valley.

CEO Statement

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church.  Its message is based on the Bible.  Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.  Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

This is what The Salvation Army does around the world and certainly it is what we are doing here in the Connecticut Greater Valley area. 
Board Chair Statement

The Greater Valley Corps has been meeting the needs of the less fortunate for many years. This assistance comes in a number of forms, such as providing food, rent/utility assistance, clothing vouchers, and personal care items. Such needs are often the result of unemployment or underemployment. The Salvation Army also provides help to those who are impacted by disasters including fires, and storms.

The Corps also provides Back-to-School assistance, an overnight camp experience at Camp CONNRI, and a Holiday Assistance program.   It is my pleasure to serve on the board of this organization.

Service Categories
Primary Organization Category Human Services / Salvation Army
Secondary Organization Category Food, Agriculture & Nutrition / Food Programs
Tertiary Organization Category Human Services / Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash)
Areas Served
Ansonia
Derby
Oxford
Seymour
Shelton
We serve Ansonia, Derby, Oxford, Seymour and Shelton. Geographically, the majority are from Ansonia, with many coming from the surrounding neighborhood.  Our clients can be described as impoverished, underemployed, vulnerable blue collar workers, and former welfare recipients with low-wage jobs. Additionally, we serve senior citizens, those on disability, and individuals receiving unemployment, who have been recently laid-off and are now unable to meet basic needs.
CEO/Executive Director/Board Comments

The work and ministry of The Salvation Army's Greater Valley Corps aims to provide programs and services to assist individuals and families from the Greater Valley area in meeting their basic needs. Unfortunately, the difficult economy continues to impact individuals and families who have already been hit hard by the increasing cost of basic living expenses, resulting in many having to make difficult sacrifices in order to just get by. As a result, The Greater Valley Corps is requesting funds to support its Comprehensive Emergency Assistance Program, which encompasses its Client Choice Food Pantry, utility and rental assistance, and seasonal assistance.

Programs
Description
The Salvation Army's Greater Valley Corps strives to assist those in need. As a result, individuals and families continue to benefit from the comprehensive emergency assistance offered through its Client Choice Food Pantry, in which each month clients may select food sufficient for three meals for three days for each member of the household. Visits to the Food Pantry are possible on Tuesdays and Thursdays, on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Pantry is enhanced by donations from generous individuals within the community, along with Massaro Community Farm in Woodbridge and four corporations, BJ's, Big Y, Stop & Shop, and ShopRite, enabling it to offer fresh vegetables, frozen foods, processed and frozen meats, dairy, eggs, refrigerated foods, nonperishable goods, and toiletries.  Also, a Bread and Pastry distribution component is made possible each week with the support of donations from BJ’s and Big Y. Clients may come in to access these additional offerings as needed, without an appointment. This makes a significant difference in clients' lives, helping them to stretch their funds and make ends meet during difficult times. 
Population Served At-Risk Populations / Families / Adults
Program is linked to organization’s mission and strategy Yes
Program is frequently assessed based on predetermined program goals Yes
Short Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe near term achievement(s) or improvement(s) that will result from this program. This may represent immediate outcomes occurring as a result of the end of a session or service.

The short-term indicator for success is that individuals and families have their immediate basic needs met. Instead of having to choose whether to buy food or pay for other critical expenses such as utilities, these families will be able to apply the money saved through receiving food assistance to meet other basic needs.

Long Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe the ultimate change(s) that will result from this program. This may be far into the future and represent an ideal state.

As individuals and families achieve greater financial stability, they will need less frequent assistance.  The ultimate goal for these individuals and families is that they are connected to and utilize the services that non-profits provide as they work to resolve their crisis situations and become self-sufficient.

Program Success Monitored ByHelpOrganizations describe the tools used to measure or track program impact.

Statistics are compiled on a monthly basis and tracked through The Salvation Army's internal databases. Staff observations are also conducted, in combination with informal conversations, to determine programmatic success and that needed food is made available to the community.

Examples of Program SuccessHelpOrganization's site specific examples of changes in clients' behaviors or testimonies of client's changes to demonstrate program success.

Nikki, a single mom of five year old son, Bailey, from Ansonia came to The Salvation Army's Greater Valley Corps to sign up for assistance through our Food Pantry. She was devastated and feeling helpless when her food stamps were cut off due to federal cuts to the program. We gave her a supply of non-perishable food items, such as cereal, juice, tuna, beef stew, pasta, rice, peanut butter and jelly, spaghetti sauce, canned fruits and vegetables. In addition, she received breads, pastries, fresh fruits and vegetables, dairy products, and frozen packages of chicken, beef, pork and fish. “I never expected to get so much food,” she exclaimed with tears in her eyes.  “I can’t thank you enough.” The team at The Salvation Army's Greater Valley Corps has been able to bless Nikki, and others in similar situations, who have unfortunately come into desperate times, through various circumstances. 

Brenda, a middle-aged, long-time client of the Greater Valley Corps has not only been able to feed herself and her disabled husband through the Client Choice Food Pantry, but has also been able to share her food by cooking an occasional meal for an elderly disabled neighbor. She has developed a heart for volunteer work and helping others in her community and now receives valuable tutoring in reading and mathematics; she also volunteers here at The Salvation Army. Brenda continues to encourage and give hope to others who are coming to the Food Pantry, so that they too may pay it forward.

The relief that we see from those seeking help, when we are able to assist them in their time of need, is echoed in the faces of so many who come to The Salvation Army.  We are grateful to the Valley Community Foundation, the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the corporations, and the individual donors who make this work possible.

Description Each summer, The Salvation Army’s Greater Valley Corps offers local youth the opportunity to attend a week-long camp opportunity at The Salvation Army’s Camp CONNRI through camperships. Camp CONNRI consists of 272 acres, offering a lake for fishing, swimming, boating, and water safety, cabins with indoor facilities, athletic fields, a nature building, a fine arts facility, music, a low ropes course, a cafeteria, an assembly hall, and a pavilion.

Youth are able to attend either Music & Arts Camp or Kids Camp. Music & Arts Camp enables youth to participate in educational classes, where they find themselves performing music, participating in a choir, acting,  and singing, along with many other activities.  The Kids Camp also offers many opportunities, including swimming, kayaking, a low ropes course, climbing wall, geocaching, and much more.
Population Served At-Risk Populations / Children Only (5 - 14 years) / Families
Program is linked to organization’s mission and strategy Yes
Program is frequently assessed based on predetermined program goals Yes
Short Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe near term achievement(s) or improvement(s) that will result from this program. This may represent immediate outcomes occurring as a result of the end of a session or service. Camperships allow low-income youth to participate in athletics, swimming, arts, music, crafts, and more. Experiencing camp will encourage youth to develop teamwork, problem solving, attain new skills, and allow them to realize the importance of physical activity and eating healthy.

Youth will learn to interact with others from diverse backgrounds, see themselves as unique, develop friendships, and communicate in a healthy, non-threatening manner. Additionally, youth will strengthen their social skills and learn how to nonviolently resolve conflicts. An introduction to healthy habits and attitudes will help them to eliminate prejudices and see the errors in participating in harmful activities early in their lives.
Long Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe the ultimate change(s) that will result from this program. This may be far into the future and represent an ideal state. Camp impacts the lives of the youth who participate and the Greater Valley area indirectly, as these youth continue to grow and develop the skills they learned while at camp. Furthermore, the youth and their families are more likely to participate in other programs and services operated through the Corps year round. Children who attend are also likely to come back with an increased interest in The Salvation Army, advising friends to participate in its weekly programs, thus, building opportunities for enriched educational programming and community building out of a safe and encouraging environment. Low-income families who are satisfied with their children’s camp experience are also more inclined to seek other forms of emergency assistance when needed, where they may have previously been more hesitant to ask for help in the past.
Program Success Monitored ByHelpOrganizations describe the tools used to measure or track program impact. Staff observations are made daily, recording notes of interest, such as how each youth is adjusting or points of concern, through logs on each camper.

While at Camp CONNRI, each camper is assigned to a youth counselor. Outside of the daily logs kept as discussed, the counselors, following each camp session, also complete a summary survey on each youth to identify any specific behavioral, social, developmental, or emotional needs. This information is then shared with respective Corps and Service Unit staff and caregivers as appropriate. In the case of the Greater Valley Corps, based on the unique needs of each family served, program information and referrals are made to various community programs within the Greater Valley, including those offered through The Salvation Army.
Examples of Program SuccessHelpOrganization's site specific examples of changes in clients' behaviors or testimonies of client's changes to demonstrate program success.

Ten year old “Robbie” was going through a very tough time.  His family had been split up while his mom dealt with some legal issues and he was now living with relatives.  The last thing he wanted to do was go to camp for 5 days out in the countryside somewhere; he preferred to stay home and play video games.  Added to that, his guardian was struggling financially and unable to shoulder any costs associated with camp.  However, his mom had signed him up months earlier and had shared with us how important it was to her that Robbie go to camp; she felt it would be a very valuable experience. 

As a result of the support of our donors, we were able to cover all costs for camp and provide transportation.  And what an experience it was for him!  He came home so excited, telling everyone about the experiences he’d had.  His family was amazed at the positive changes they saw in him.  Robbie told us recently, “I’m going to be first in line to get on the bus to go back to camp next summer!”
Description

To assist low income residents to overcome the added expenses related to the holidays and the start of the school year, the Greater Valley Corps distributes Holiday Food Baskets, Toys, Coats/Winter apparel, and Back to School supplies.  It also coordinates a Christmas Adopt-a-Family program. 

Back-to-School Program: backpacks and school supplies, such as pencils, crayons, pens, markers, notebooks, paper, and rulers are distributed to families for school-age children in August each year.

Holiday Food Baskets:  fresh produce, meat, and nonperishable goods to prepare a Thanksgiving and Christmas meal at home are distributed to families prior to each holiday.

Christmas Distribution: toys and winter apparel, such as gloves, hats, scarves, coats, and boots are distributed to those in need.   

Population Served At-Risk Populations / Families / Children Only (5 - 14 years)
Program is linked to organization’s mission and strategy Yes
Program is frequently assessed based on predetermined program goals Yes
Short Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe near term achievement(s) or improvement(s) that will result from this program. This may represent immediate outcomes occurring as a result of the end of a session or service.

These programs often serve as a "gateway", where people learn, perhaps for the first time, about programs and services available to them should they be in need of such assistance. This can help to reduce the severity of any crisis a family may be experiencing before the crisis becomes unmanageable.

Long Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe the ultimate change(s) that will result from this program. This may be far into the future and represent an ideal state.
Funds saved through the provision of food for holiday meals, winter apparel, and school supplies will assist families in meeting other basic needs, such as rent and utilities.
Program Success Monitored ByHelpOrganizations describe the tools used to measure or track program impact.

Monthly statistics are compiled for review and reporting purposes.  This allows the Greater Valley Corps to reflect on how effective it is in reaching out to those in need in comparison with previous years.

Examples of Program SuccessHelpOrganization's site specific examples of changes in clients' behaviors or testimonies of client's changes to demonstrate program success. In looking back on our successful Back to School Distribution and Fun Fest, one story  comes to mind. One mother, who had just had her fifth child, would be having three of her children in first through fifth grade this academic year. When visiting the Greater Valley Corps prior to the event, after havingthe children try on some of the clothing available, it was disclosed that the children would not be attending the first day of school. Concerned, after further discussion, it was revealed this was due to the children not having new sneakers to wear and the mother’s fear of resulting ridicule. Fortunately, staff was able to go to a nearby store and purchase a pair for each of the three children. In the end, by also obtaining a new backpack with supplies, along with clothes and sneakers, the children could not have been more excited about going back to school. Staff was informed shortly thereafter that the children not only stepped off the bus on the first day of the new school year, but did so proudly and with confidence.
Description
The Salvation Army's Greater Valley Corps provides financial assistance to individuals and families residing in the Greater Valley.  This assistance includes clothing vouchers, furniture vouchers, energy assistance, and rental assistance.
Population Served At-Risk Populations / Families / Adults
Program is linked to organization’s mission and strategy Yes
Program is frequently assessed based on predetermined program goals Yes
Short Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe near term achievement(s) or improvement(s) that will result from this program. This may represent immediate outcomes occurring as a result of the end of a session or service. The short-term indicator for success is that individuals and families have their immediate basic needs met. Instead of having to worry about whether to sacrifice one basic need for another for their families, these families will not have to choose, being able to apply the money saved through financial assistance to meet other basic needs.
Long Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe the ultimate change(s) that will result from this program. This may be far into the future and represent an ideal state. As individuals and families stabilize their lives, they will become less reliant on The Salvation Army and other channels that provide financial and basic needs assistance. The ultimate goal for these individuals and families is that they are connected to and utilize the services that non-profits provide as they work to resolve their crisis situations and become self-sufficient.
Program Success Monitored ByHelpOrganizations describe the tools used to measure or track program impact. Across The Salvation Army, monthly statistics are compiled for review and reporting purposes. This allows the Greater Valley Corps to reflect on how it is reaching out to those it serves and chart progress compared to previous years' outreach to the Greater Valley.
Examples of Program SuccessHelpOrganization's site specific examples of changes in clients' behaviors or testimonies of client's changes to demonstrate program success.  

“Joanna,” an elderly woman living on Supplemental Security Income (SSI), first came to visit us this past summer.  Distraught, she explained that she had received an eviction letter from her landlord because she had not been able to keep up with her rent payments and as a result owed more than $1,000 in back rent.  During intake, we learned that she was already receiving energy assistance and food stamps, but, due to being unaware of our Client Choice Food Pantry, she had not been utilizing it.  We encouraged her to do so as this would help her to stretch her limited income further and help her to keep up on her rent payments.  We also provided her with $500 towards back rent, and referred her to 211 to see if there were any other resources that could help her with her rent. 

 

Joanna was so relieved when she learned that we could help, and so grateful for the assistance.  She began using the food pantry to help supplement her income and continues to reside in her apartment.  
 
Program Comments
CEO Comments

Programs at the The Salvation Army Greater Valley  Corps are developed based on the needs of the community.  We are always looking for ways to understand and respond to local needs, along with agencies and organizations that serve in the area, avoiding duplication and or competition.

Today's economic times are still negatively impacting those already in need and many are seeking assistance in meeting their daily living necessities. 
 
Here at the Greater Valley Corps we realize how hard it has become for low income families to cope with every day demands, so we offer them hope and resources to encourage them to continue looking forward to a brighter tomorrow. 
CEO/Executive Director
Commissioner William A. Bamford III
Term Start Feb 2014
Email William.Bamford@use.salvationarmy.org
Experience Commissioner Bamford functions in a role akin to the CEO for The Salvation Army as a corporate entity. Mr. Richard D. Allen and Mr. Michael J. Southwick are both authorized by the Board of Trustees to execute documents on behalf of the Board of Trustees and The Salvation Army.
Staff
Number of Full Time Staff 2
Number of Part Time Staff 1
Number of Volunteers 7
Number of Contract Staff 2
Staff Retention Rate 100%
Staff Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 0
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 1
Hispanic/Latino 2
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0 0
Staff Demographics - Gender
Male 2
Female 1
Unspecified 0
Senior Staff
Title Corps Officer
Experience/Biography
As Corps Officer, Major Wilder Garcia is responsible for all major program and service operations with the help of his wife, Major Dora Garcia, a full-time staff member and a crew of volunteers. Major Wilder Garcia has served as the officer in charge of the Greater Valley (Ansonia) Corps since the Fall of 2014.
Formal Evaluations
CEO Formal Evaluation Yes
CEO/Executive Formal Evaluation Frequency Annually
Senior Management Formal Evaluation Yes
Senior Management Formal Evaluation Frequency Annually
Non Management Formal Evaluation Yes
Non Management Formal Evaluation Frequency Annually
Collaborations

The Greater Valley Corps is supported by a team of volunteers, corporations, and a local farm, without whom the services it provides would not be possible. Corporate partners include BJ's Wholesale Club, Stop & Shop, ShopRite, BJ’s, and Big Y. Through these corporate partnerships, the Greater Valley Corps receives grocery and specialty items, such as organic and healthy food choices, toiletries, bread and pastries, and fresh produce. Its services are complemented by Massaro Community Farm in Woodbridge, which donates fresh, organic, locally grown produce beginning in the Spring and ending in the Fall.

Awards
Award/RecognitionOrganizationYear
Agency of the Year AwardValley Council for Health and Human Services2011
2012 & 2013 Community Award. Awarded an unsolicited grant, the Ansonia Corps was voted for this award by members / account holders of the bank.Naugatuck Savings Bank Foundation2013
LILLIAN CHROSTOWSKI AWARD - Major Burkholder was honored "in recognition of a social service professional whose outstanding work has had a profound and positive effect on the community."TEAM, Inc.2012
Comments
CEO Comments
Major Dora (my wife) and myself are confident that the steps we are taking to consolidate the work of The Salvation Army's Greater Valley Corps will provide continuity and stability to the programs and resources we offer to the Greater Valley residents.
 
The challenges are significant:
*Financially we are struggling to maintain the staff needed to run programs, due to less and lower private donations.
*Our clients' needs are great, as well as complex. 
Board Chair
Mr. Robert C. VanEgghen
Company Affiliation Senior Quality Assurance Engineer, Perkin-Elmer
Term Oct 2013 to Sept 2017
Board of Directors
NameAffiliation
Major Wilder A Garcia Corps Officer
Major Dora C Garcia Corps Officer
Mr. Robert Rose Manager, ION Bank
Mr. Bob VanEgghen
Ms. Patricia Villers Writer, The Valley-Voice CT E-publications
Mr. Ralph Villers Writer, The Valley-Voice CT E-publications
Board Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 0
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 5
Hispanic/Latino 2
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0 0
Board Demographics - Gender
Male 5
Female 2
Risk Management Provisions
Accident and Injury Coverage
Automobile Insurance
Commercial General Insurance
Disability Insurance
Employee Benefits Liability
Employee Dishonesty
Employment Practices Liability
General Property Coverage
Workers Compensation and Employers' Liability
Additional Board/s Members and Affiliations
NameAffiliation
Mr. Richard D. Allen Assistant Secretary - Legal
Commissioner William A. Bamford IIIPresident, Trustee
Commissioner G. Lorraine Bamford Trustee
Major Jorge E. Diaz Assistant Secretary - Property
Major Michelle Dressler Assistant Secretary - Finance
Major D. Sue Foley First Assistant Treasurer, Trustee
Mr. Thomas O. Henson Second Assistant Treasurer
Commissioner David E. Hudson Chairman of the Board, Trustee/Self-employed Minister
Colonel Paula S. Johnson Trustee
Colonel Kenneth O. Johnson Vice President, Trustee
Lt. Colonel James P. LaBossiere Trustee
Lt. Colonel Donald W. Lance Treasurer, Trustee
Colonel Richard J. Munn Trustee
Mr. Adolph Orlando Second Assistant Secretary - Property
Mr. Michael J. Southwick Secretary
Lt. Colonel Ruth Stoneburner Trustee
CEO Comments

Our programs and services are assessed informally by local staff and volunteers, as well as formally by the Divisional Social Services Director to ensure program quality and identify potential areas of improvement. Additionally, our Advisory Board provides ongoing support, insulating the programs from any potential negative effects of staff or officer transitions by providing consistent, committed involvement from its members. 

Our biggest challenge is meeting the needs to those seeking assistance from us with our limited staff.  As a result, we are seeking funds to support a case worker to provide continuous, ongoing support and meet this need. 

 Please note that the Board Demographics, Terms and Attendance data provided above is for our local Advisory Board.  Our corporate Board of Trustees, headquartered in West Nyack, New York has 9 Trustees with an average attendance of 77.5%, with a total of 47 meetings during the 2015-2016 fiscal year. 
 
 
Financials
Fiscal Year Start Oct 01 2016
Fiscal Year End Sept 30 2017
Projected Revenue $532,565.00
Projected Expenses $539,480.00
Spending Policy N/A
Credit Line No
Reserve Fund Yes
Documents
IRS Letter of Exemption
IRS letter
Detailed Financials
Prior Three Years Revenue Sources ChartHelpThe financial analysis involves a comparison of the IRS Form 990 and the audit report (when available) and revenue sources may not sum to total based on reconciliation differences. Revenue from foundations and corporations may include individual contributions when not itemized separately.
Fiscal Year201320122011
Foundation and
Corporation Contributions
$70,904$54,261$55,200
Government Contributions$3,420$4,238$1,389
Federal$3,420$4,238$1,389
State------
Local------
Unspecified------
Individual Contributions$145,865$158,393$139,518
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$2,071----
Investment Income, Net of Losses$4,546$4,419$3,278
Membership Dues$360----
Special Events$324$1,820$1,800
Revenue In-Kind$366,757$419,573$321,129
Other$10,000$10,000$22,688
Prior Three Years Expense Allocations Chart
Fiscal Year201320122011
Program Expense$459,717$505,121$431,434
Administration Expense$89,557$162,639$115,158
Fundraising Expense$49,004----
Payments to Affiliates$22,607----
Total Revenue/Total Expenses0.970.981.00
Program Expense/Total Expenses74%76%79%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue22%0%0%
Prior Three Years Assets and Liabilities Chart
Fiscal Year201320122011
Total Assets------
Current Assets------
Long-Term Liabilities------
Current Liabilities------
Total Net Assets------
Prior Three Years Top Three Funding Sources
Fiscal Year201320122011
Top Funding Source & Dollar AmountThe Community Foundation for Greater New Haven $25,000Individual Donations $158,393Individual Donations $141,318
Second Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountMathies Foundation $20,000Foundation Grants $54,261Foundations/Grants $55,200
Third Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountThe Valley Community Foundation $20,000Appropriations from Dividional Headquarters $10,000Appropriations from Divisional Headquarters-Hartford $22,688
Solvency
Short Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201320122011
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities------
Long Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201320122011
Long-Term Liabilities/Total Assets------
Capitial Campaign
Currently in a Capital Campaign? No
Capital Campaign Anticipated in Next 5 Years? No
Comments
CEO Comments Due to not exceeding required financial thresholds, The Salvation Army’s Greater Valley Corps does not have an external audit.
Foundation Staff Comments This organization is exempt from completing the Form 990. 

This profile, including the financial summaries prepared and submitted by the organization based on its own independent and/or internal audit processes and regulatory submissions, has been read by the Foundation.  The Community Foundation is continuing to receive information submitted by the organization and may periodically update the organization’s profile to reflect the most current financial and other information available. The organization has completed the fields required by The Community Foundation and updated their profile in the last year. To see if the organization has received a competitive grant from The Community Foundation in the last five years, please go to the General Information Tab of the profile.
Address The Salvation Army
26 Lester Street
Ansonia, CT 064011735
Primary Phone 203 736-0707
CEO/Executive Director Commissioner William A. Bamford III
Board Chair Mr. Robert C. VanEgghen
Board Chair Company Affiliation Senior Quality Assurance Engineer, Perkin-Elmer

 

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