Care Net

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Summary

Care Net reaches women and men considering abortion with the life-saving, life-changing, and future-securing Gospel of Jesus Christ. Care Net puts its Pro Abundant Life mission and vision into practice by:

- Supporting one of the largest networks of pregnancy centers in North America. With more than 1,100 affiliates and 30,000 volunteers, Care Net provides immediate support to women and men considering abortion so they can choose life. Each year, Care Net's pregnancy centers provide clients with more than $50 million in free services.

- Operating the Pregnancy Decision Line, America's only real-time call center providing pregnancy decision coaching to parents considering abortion.

- Bringing more churches into vibrant Pro Abundant Life ministry. Care Net trains churches to provide the long-term discipleship and support that pregnancy center clients need, building effective bridges between local pregnancy centers and churches so that women and men don't face another crisis pregnancy in the future.

- Equipping pro-life people to save babies from abortion. With more than a dozen free resources including three free online courses, a 40-day devotional, eBooks, and cutting-edge research, Care Net has equipped more than 50,000 pro-life people to better intercede for babies at risk.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Care Net
44180 Riverside Parkway, Suite 200
Lansdowne, VA 20176

Website: www.care-net.org

Phone: (703) 554-8734

Email: info@care-net.org


Organization details

EIN: 541382723

CEO/President: Mr. Roland Warren

Chairman: Mr. Tom Mason

Board size: 12

Founder: Dr. Harold O.J. Brown

Ruling year: 1975

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1998


Purpose

Care Net envisions a culture where women and men faced with pregnancy decisions are transformed by the Gospel of Jesus Christ and empowered to choose life for their unborn children and abundant life for their families.


Mission statement

Acknowledging that every human life begins at conception and is worthy of protection, Care Net offers compassion, hope, and help to anyone considering abortion by presenting them with realistic alternatives and Christ-centered support through our life-affirming network of pregnancy centers, churches, organizations, and individuals.


Statement of faith

Care Net uses the following to express its Statement of Faith (adopted from the National Association of Evangelicals):

  1. We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative Word of God.
  2. We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons; Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
  3. We believe in the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory.
  4. We believe that for the salvation of lost and sinful man, regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential, and that this salvation is received through faith in Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord and not as a result of good works.
  5. We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a godly life and to perform good works.
  6. We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; they that are saved unto the resurrection of life and they that are lost unto the resurrection of damnation.
  7. We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ.

Transparency grade

A

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Advocacy

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating750 of 99925 of 41
Fund acquisition rating810 of 100134 of 41
Resource allocation rating467 of 100119 of 41
Asset utilization rating625 of 99920 of 41

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
9%16%13%12%9%9%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
7%13%10%10%7%8%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
98%84%80%82%79%83%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
8%13%10%10%8%8%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
2%16%20%18%21%17%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
81%83%85%85%86%82%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
94%99%100%100%98%98%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
77%82%85%85%84%80%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
6%1%0%0%2%2%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
6%1%0%0%4%2%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
11%4%4%5%7%10%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.321.331.471.441.331.33
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.131.001.001.011.011.01
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
2.291.331.471.451.341.34
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
10.745.104.305.055.985.97
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.090.200.230.200.170.17
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
4.737.266.256.627.467.44
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
16%31%23%20%17%17%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%11%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
54%52%52%56%63%63%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20202019201820172016
Cash$3,235,807$2,977,269$2,646,835$2,264,540$2,620,134
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$671,097$683,285$833,065$1,088,485$599,134
Short-term investments$239,421$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$4,146,325$3,660,554$3,479,900$3,353,025$3,219,268
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets($49,749)($40,073)($26,517)($28,928)($16,568)
Other long-term assets$53,460$53,460$53,460$49,710$45,960
Total long-term assets$3,711$13,387$26,943$20,782$29,392
Total assets$4,150,036$3,673,941$3,506,843$3,373,807$3,248,660
 
Liabilities20202019201820172016
Payables and accrued expenses$508,079$483,302$340,484$200,964$244,419
Other current liabilities$305,364$367,708$348,366$359,899$295,259
Total current liabilities$813,443$851,010$688,850$560,863$539,678
Debt$472,015$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$472,015$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$1,285,458$851,010$688,850$560,863$539,678
 
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$2,764,578$2,587,931$2,679,699$2,664,124$2,598,458
With donor restrictions$100,000$235,000$138,294$148,820$110,524
Net assets$2,864,578$2,822,931$2,817,993$2,812,944$2,708,982
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20202019201820172016
Total contributions$4,658,260$4,339,131$4,130,268$3,632,565$3,645,299
Program service revenue$775,409$949,493$840,798$872,312$692,711
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$35,281$0$0$0$0
Other revenue$82,217$113,653$92,597$89,629$52,020
Total other revenue$892,907$1,063,146$933,395$961,941$744,731
Total revenue$5,551,167$5,402,277$5,063,663$4,594,506$4,390,030
 
Expenses20202019201820172016
Program services$4,553,098$4,614,430$4,280,287$3,857,738$3,526,058
Management and general$233,381$219,144$265,489$293,002$452,973
Fundraising$723,041$563,765$512,838$339,804$344,215
Total expenses$5,509,520$5,397,339$5,058,614$4,490,544$4,323,246
 
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$41,647$4,938$5,049$103,962$66,784
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$41,647$4,938$5,049$103,962$66,784

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Roland WarrenPresident & CEO$262,152
Vincent DicaroChief Outreach Officer$141,830
Cynthia HopkinsVP of Center Services$117,055

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2020


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 8/4/2021. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


History

Care Net was founded in 1975 as the Christian Action Council by the renowned Dr. Harold O. J. Brown. Care Net's beginnings were influenced by former U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. C. Everett Koop and Christian scholar, Dr. Francis Schaeffer.

From its earliest days, Care Net has sought to engage faithful men and women in promoting life-affirming decisions. That engagement has taken many forms.

In the 1980s, the organization's mission crystallized into establishing pregnancy centers and equipping them to empower women to make life-affirming decisions in response to an unplanned pregnancy. The organization subsequently adopted the name "Care Net".

Today, Care Net is an expansive network, advocating for 1,100 independent, affiliated pregnancy centers across North America, as well as operating Pregnancy Decision Line to reach women and men at their point of need.

Care Net works to end abortion, not primarily through political action but by building a culture where woman and men receive all the support they need to welcome their children and create their own success stories. We call this approach to abortion the Pro Abundant Life Movement. As pro abundant life people, we embrace Christ, marriage, fatherhood, and work to overturn Roe v Wade in hearts, not just the courts. By empowering women and men to make courageous, life-affirming choices, Care Net and our affiliate pregnancy centers save lives every single day. During the last eight years, Care Net has saved more than 531,977 unborn lives through this life-affirming work.

In 2015, Care Net conducted groundbreaking research into abortion and the church that discovered four out of ten women who had an abortion were actively attending church at the time of their abortion. This means the church funds the abortion industry to the tune of more than $180 million a year. In response to this crisis, Care Net created the first ever curriculum designed to provide churches with a ministry on-ramp for the abortion vulnerable women and men in their congregations as well as post-abortion ministry and healing. Making Life Disciples helps churches overturn Roe v Wade in their pews so that they can successfully overturn it in their communities.

Even if the legal status of abortion changes, there will always be a need for faithful men and women to support those facing pregnancy decisions. No court can outlaw unplanned pregnancy. You can be part of the long-term solution to abortion, starting now, by supporting Care Net.


Program accomplishments

Since 2008, Care Net has put our mission and vision into practice and saved more than 823,000 babies from abortion by:

Supporting one of the largest networks of pregnancy centers in North America. With more than 1,100 affiliates and 30,000 volunteers, we provide immediate support to women and men considering abortion so they can choose life. Last year alone, our pregnancy centers provided clients with more than $62 million in free services.

Operating the Pregnancy Decision Line, America's only real-time call center providing pregnancy decision coaching to parents considering abortion. Many callers are only days away from an abortion.

Bringing more churches into vibrant Pro Abundant Life ministry. We train churches to provide the long-term discipleship and support that pregnancy center clients need, building effective bridges between local pregnancy centers and churches so that these women and men don't face another crisis pregnancy in the future.

Equipping pro-life people to save babies from abortion. With more than a dozen free resources including three free online courses, a 40-day devotional, eBooks, and cutting-edge research, we've equipped more than 50,000 pro-life people to better intercede for the babies at risk.


Needs

There are many ways that you can partner with the mission and vision of Care Net. We ask you to take the time to explore our work and discover the many opportunities that exist for you to support our efforts.

PRAY

Care Net firmly believes that prayer is the life-blood of our ministry. Please lift our work and the work of our local centers up in prayer. Learn more about our prayer needs by visiting our website.

DONATE

As a non-profit organization, Care Net relies on the generosity of individual supporters and private foundations to carry out our mission. If you are interested in partnering with us by becoming a Care Net donor, visit Donate Today on our website.

VOLUNTEER

Care Net centers are reliant on volunteers to carry out their important work and provide needed services to their local communities. Learn more about becoming a volunteer in your community by visiting our website.