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Transparency of Operations

We believe that transparency is the key to building trust and fostering meaningful connections with our community. That's why we're thrilled to announce that we're embracing a new management model—one that prioritizes transparency in everything we do.

From our financials to our decision-making processes, we're committed to keeping you informed every step of the way. We want you to know exactly how your support is making a difference in the lives of the boys we serve.

Revenue                    Month

                                                APRIL 2024      May 2024

Cash Donations                        $  6,204.04         5,500.00  

Transfers or Deposits             $207,957.02     110,702.51 

Car Wash &

Bazar Fundraisers                     $41,040.60      22,623.00

                                 Total      $255,201.62     138,825.51

Expenses
  • Accounting Services           9,000.00*            -

  • Legal Services                         -                      -

  • Office Supplies                     292.03              -

  • IMSS, Infonavitt, 2%               0                     -

  • Taxes                                      97.54               16.00  

  • Bank Charges                    2,335.97           1826.33

  • Salaries of Employees   157,700.00*       61,800.00

  • " Parttime Employees       1,350.00          1,200.00

  • Utilities: Simapa, Telephone,                                      Internet                             2,381.00         1,790.00   

  • Tithe for the use of the church parking lot                     (Car Wash)                    3,077.00         1,466.00 

  • Laundry                             2,759.00         2,520.00

  • Purified Water (Drinking and                                        Cooking)                          760.00         1,260.00

  • Propane - cooking               373.72         1,136.88

  • Maintenance - Materials and                                        Labour                             1.804.23        1,167.00

  • Gasoline and Oil for                                                    Vehicles                           7,440.00        6,150.00

  • Groceries                          9,046.24         9,549.99

  • Medical and Pharmacy                                              expenses                              286.89           825.00

  • Sporting Fees                    5,638.00*            -

  • Excursions                       11,385.64           155.00

  • School Expenses               4,205.00         3,558.40

  • Vehicle Maintenance and                                                 Repairs                             0.00              70.00

  • Vehicle Insurance                     0.00                 -

  • Clothes and shoes                    0.00                 -

  • Furniture repair and                                                   acquisition                              0.00                 -

  • Car Wash Expenses          2,111.40            450.00   

  • Municipal Fees                 1,250.00            500.00

  • Project and Construction                                         Expenses      $                        0.00       32,500.00  

                                                                   Septic Tank

  • Chicken Feed                    $530.00         1,086.00

  • Other Items not in the                                              above categories                    0.00         1,086.00

                               Total  214,613.86      129,893.83

* A large donation from the Scrimgeour Foundation to back pay salaries and Work, Play, Love paid for outstanding accounting and sports fees.

Comments

As we continue our mission to provide a safe and loving home for the boys at Mama Cleo's Boys Home, we face a significant challenge: securing enough monthly donations to cover our operational expenses.

Operating a residential facility comes with numerous costs, from providing nutritious meals and educational programs to maintaining a safe and nurturing environment for the boys.  While we are incredibly grateful for the generous support we receive, ensuring consistent funding for these essential expenses remains a constant challenge.

Here are some of the challenges we face in securing monthly donations for operational expenses:

  1. Sustainability: Monthly donations provide us with the stability and predictability we need to sustain our programs and services year-round. However, convincing donors to commit to a monthly donation can be difficult, especially when competing demands for their charitable dollars exist.

  2. Awareness: Many potential donors may not fully understand the importance of operational expenses or how their contributions directly support the day-to-day operations of our organization. Without this awareness, it can be challenging to inspire regular giving.

  3. Competition: In today's crowded philanthropic landscape, countless worthy causes are vying for donors' attention and support. Standing out among the competition and convincing donors to prioritize our operational needs can be daunting.

 

Despite these challenges, we remain steadfast in our commitment to providing the highest quality care for the boys in our program. With your support, we can overcome these obstacles and ensure that Mama Cleo's Boys Home continues to be a place of love, healing, and hope for those who need it most.

If you're able to make a monthly donation to support our operational expenses, please consider joining our Monthly Giving Circle. Your ongoing support will make a world of difference in the lives of these deserving boys.

 

Thank you for your compassion, generosity, and unwavering support.

With heartfelt gratitude,

Thomas James, Treasurer,  Mama Cleo's Boys Home 🏡

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