Disaster Response Financial Reports

Donor Accountability and Transparency for LCMS Disaster Response Donations


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Breakdown of Gifts Received for Disaster Relief Work


Total: $1,594,235.19

July 1, 2018 through Oct. 31, 2018 (Unaudited)




Hurricane Response - Where Needed Most — 48.581% ($774,502.53)

Disaster Response - Where Needed Most — 36.856% ($587,571.85)

Fire/Wildfires Response Only — 1.162% ($18,519.63)

Hurricane Harvey (TX, LA) Only — 0.738% ($11,769.01)

Flood Response Only — 0.428% ($6,823.20)

Hurricane Maria (Puerto Rico) Only — 0.101% ($1,605.74)

Hurricane Irma (FL) Only — 0.079% ($1,260.15)

Earthquake Response Only — 0.036% ($566.86)

Tornado Relief Only — 0.019% ($308.00)

Disaster-related fund raising and donor care (per BOD policy) — 12.000% ($1,594,235.19)

 


LCMS Disaster Response Financial Reports


 Full Fiscal Year Financial Report — FY2018

 Financial Report — Aug. 21, 2017, through June 30, 2018

 Financial Report — April 1, 2017, through Aug. 20, 2017

 Financial Report — Oct. 1, 2016, through March 31, 2017

 Financial Report — Aug. 15, 2016, through Sept. 30, 2016

 Financial Report — Jan. 1, 2016, through Aug. 14, 2016

 


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