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Best Friends Together Inc

Keeping Best Friends Together

Birmingham, AL   |  www.bestfriendstogether.org
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Best Friends Together Inc

EIN: 88-3768005


Mission

The mission of Best Friends Together is to keep best friends together by providing resources to pet owners in financial distress when their pet is diagnosed with a treatable illness or emergency. Because nobody should have to choose between their best friend and money.

Ruling year info

2022

Principal Officer

Jessica Kirkpatrick

Co Principal Officer

Michael Kirkpatrick

Main address

5003 Chesapeake W

Birmingham, AL 35242 USA

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EIN

88-3768005

Subject area info

Animal welfare

Population served info

Seniors

Families

Low-income people

NTEE code info

Animal Protection and Welfare (includes Humane Societies and SPCAs) (D20)

IRS subsection

501(c)(3) Public Charity

IRS filing requirement

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

Tax forms

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Communication

Blog

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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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?

The Pet Fund

The pet fund aims to bridge the gap between what pet parents can afford and the cost required to treat the pet.

Population(s) Served
Low-income people
Seniors
Families

Where we work

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 demonstrated a willingness to learn more by reviewing resources about feedback practice.
done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve

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

    We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, 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 identify actionable feedback

Financials

Best Friends Together Inc

Financial data

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Best Friends Together Inc

Revenue & expenses

Fiscal Year: 2022

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Revenue
Contributions, Grants, Gifts $2,334
Program Services $0
Membership Dues $0
Special Events $543
Other Revenue $0
Total Revenue $2,877
Expenses
Program Services $0
Administration $810
Fundraising $283
Payments to Affiliates $0
Other Expenses $0
Total Expenses $1,083

Best Friends Together Inc

Balance sheet

Fiscal Year: 2022

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Assets
Total Assets $1,888
Liabilities
Total Liabilities $0
Fund balance (EOY)
Net Assets $1,888

Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

Documents
Form 1023/1024 is not available for this organization

Principal Officer

Jessica Kirkpatrick

Co Principal Officer

Michael Kirkpatrick

There are no officers, directors or key employees recorded for this organization

There are no highest paid employees recorded for this organization.

Best Friends Together Inc

Board of directors
as of 03/11/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board of directors data
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Board co-chair

Jessica Kirkpatrick


Board co-chair

Michael Kirkpatrick

Cindy Hickerson

Milea Hanner

Ashley Mackey

Alison Fairweather

Tiffany Trejo

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 3/11/2023

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person with a disability

The organization's co-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

No data

Disability