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National Giving Alliance (NGA)

New Clothes for New Tomorrows

aka NGA or National Giving Alliance - Headquarters   |   Warminster, PA   |  www.nga-inc.org

Mission

NGA improves the quality of life of homeless and low-income children, families, women and men in the United States by collecting and distributing to them gifts of new clothes, linens and personal care items.

Ruling year info

1957

Executive Director

Lisa Tordo

Main address

822 Veterans Way

Warminster, PA 18974 USA

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Formerly known as

NGA-Needlework Guild of America

EIN

23-1352241

NTEE code info

Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash) (P60)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Poverty is on the rise. NGA has been working to alleviate the suffering of economically disadvantaged individuals since 1885 by providing new clothing, linens, and toiletries.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

Providing New Clothes, Linens, and Toiletries to those in need

NGA provides new clothes, new toiletries and new basic household linens to homeless and low-income children, families, women and men. Partnering with approved 501(C)(3) agencies and school districts, NGA has 17 branches in 7 states.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Children and youth

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of children who receive new clothing

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Providing New Clothes, Linens, and Toiletries to those in need

Type of Metric

Context - describing the issue we work on

Direction of Success

Decreasing

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

National Giving Alliance (NGA) provides infants, children, adolescents, and adults with NEW basic necessities including coats, clothes, toiletries and basic household linens, which not covered by government safety net programs.

NGA distribute NEW items through our network of branches across the United States and through school districts.

NGA has branches throughout the United States serving the most vulnerable in each branches communities. NGA branches work in partnership with other 501(C)(3) agencies and school districts to ensure that those receiving the new clothing, new toiletries and new basic household linens qualify under the federal government criteria as being homeless or low-income.

Since 1885, NGA Needlework Guild of America has provided basic necessities in the form of new clothing, linens, and toiletries to those in need.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals

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

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.), We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive

  • 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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National Giving Alliance (NGA)

Board of directors
as of 03/06/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Chris Rosenbaum


Board co-chair

Marcia Ransom

Eileen Sleutaris

Marge Steenhoff

Ryan King

Steve Ruane

Gail Acosta

Sam Agarwal

Brianna Hizel

Katie Creighton

Tiffany Olford

Alfred Otura

Justin Poggioli

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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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? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • 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? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 2/7/2023

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data