Emmas Hope

Never Without Hope

SHERRILL, NY   |  https://emmashopeinc.org

Mission

At Emma's Hope, we provide financial support to approved families for travel and food expenses as well as unexpected or miscellaneous bills. The heartbreaking loss of a child is enough of a weight on a family in and of itself. Because of that, we help cover bereavement expenses to lighten some of the financial burdens for families who have recently lost a child. Emma's Hope, Inc. exists to be an aide and liaison for the families of children who have been diagnosed with severe illnesses and cancers living in the state of New York. Emma's Hope, Inc. will provide services, support, and activities throughout the year for the benefit, encouragement, and assistance of the aforementioned families.

Ruling year info

2017

President

Alexander Wright

Main address

PO Box 105

SHERRILL, NY 13461 USA

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EIN

82-2472806

NTEE code info

Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (W99)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (P12)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Through Emma’s Hope, we are able to use what our family went through to directly help other families going through similar circumstances. We know that when your child is going through treatment for a life-threatening illness or cancer, they are your only focus. The treatment plan for a child often demands constant travel and extended hospital stays. Parents often go weeks and months without working - some even losing their jobs - in order to care for their child. The heartbreaking loss of a child is enough of a weight on a family in and of itself.

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?

Gifts of Hope

In partnership with Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital in Syracuse, NY, our Gifts of Hope campaign is an annual Christmas initiative that provides $100 gift cards to families whose children are currently undergoing treatment for cancer or other life-threatening illnesses.

Population(s) Served

Our Mom Boxes consist of makeup items, skin care products, a devotional, and a food gift card. The purpose of these boxes is to provide moms in particular with products that will help them feel more like themselves as they take care of their children.

Population(s) Served

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 overall donors

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Totals By Year
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Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Context Notes

It's important for us to see the quantity of donors in addition to the total amount of donations raised. We segment the amounts from each platform to compare and identify which is the most successful.

Dollars donated to support advocacy efforts

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Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Decreasing

Context Notes

This metric helps us see how effective our fundraising is across multiple platforms, at a glance.

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.

Our goal at Emma's Hope is to tangibly share the love, hope, and peace that we have received from Jesus with families who are currently experiencing or who have experienced the difficult challenges that come with having a child diagnosed with a life-threatening illness.

At Emma's Hope, we provide financial support to approved families for travel and food expenses as well as unexpected or miscellaneous bills. We also help cover bereavement expenses to lighten some of the financial burdens for families who have recently lost a child. We also deliver Mom Boxes, which consist of makeup items, skin care products, a devotional, and a food gift card. The purpose of these boxes is to provide moms in particular with products that will help them feel more like themselves as they take care of their children. We fundraise throughout the year, and we have a Christmas campaign that is fully driven by donations via individuals and businesses, that gives $100 VISA gift cards to the families of children who are currently undergoing treatment for cancer and other life-threatening illnesses at Golisano Children's Hospital at Upstate in Syracuse, NY. We have a golf event in the summer to further raise awareness and funds for our projects throughout the year.

Our unique knowledge of the needs of parents as they are caring for their children who are battling cancer and other life-threatening illnesses gives us insight into existing needs and gaps that need to be filled. Additionally, we have developed strong connections with hospital administration and caregivers at our target location to provide us with access, updates, and connecting us with families. We also have the privilege of partnering with several national brands who provide us with some products for our mom boxes: IT Cosmetics, Lay'n'Go, MyPillow, Philosophy, and Jesus Calling.

We have successfully given 72, $100 VISA gift cards to 72 different families during Christmas, 2017. We have delivered over 15 mom boxes to mothers at the hospital. We have held our first golf event in 2018, where we raised $15,000 for our programs. We have given two families bereavement assistance. In 2019, we were able to deliver 75, $200 gift cards to families at Christmas time.

Financials

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Operations

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Emmas Hope

Board of directors
as of 02/25/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Alex Wright

Jane Wright

Board leadership practices

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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 ? Not applicable
  • 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? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 10/31/2020

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

Disability