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Wags & Whiskers

Innsbrook, MO   |  https://wags-whiskers.org
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Wags & Whiskers

EIN: 86-3404469


Mission

Our mission is to work to end pet homelessness in Warren County. To this end we will: - Provide community programs that educate for healthy and responsible pet care to keep pets and their people together - Spay/neuter/microchip for pet population control and safety - Help lost/found pets find their homes and provide shelter and care for dogs and cats until they find a home - Partner with other shelters and rescues when in need and collaborate on community programs

Notes from the nonprofit

Our building is framed and we are working on the interior and still need a lot of help to open our doors to begin serving the dogs and cats of Warren County!

Ruling year info

2021

Principal Officer

Katie Joyce

Main address

13620 State Highway M

Innsbrook, MO 63390 USA

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EIN

86-3404469

Subject area info

Animal welfare

Human-animal interactions

Population served info

Children and youth

Adults

Economically disadvantaged people

Unemployed people

Veterans

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.

Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

End pet homelessness in Warren County, MO. Provide programs and community outreach to help our residents in need.

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?

Shelter Build

We have started our build of Wags & Whiskers on two acres near Innsbrook, MO to serve the community of Warren County, MO and partner with groups in our surrounding areas. Phase 1 exterior is almost complete and then we begin the interior Phase 2 fundraising to complete the build and prepare operations.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Children and youth
Extremely poor people
Low-income people

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 animal clinics/shelters improved as a direct result of the nonprofit's efforts

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

Shelter Build

Type of Metric

Context - describing the issue we work on

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Wags & Whiskers is under roof and phase 2 interior construction to begin soon

Number of pets microchipped

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

Shelter Build

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

At our annual Woofstock event 50 dogs received free microchips

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.

We are building Wags & Whiskers, a private, no-kill shelter, to serve our area.

Once operational we can begin caring for the animals in need while providing community resources to our residents.

We have received grants to provide programs while our shelter build is ongoing and our capital campaign to finish and begin operational continues.

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 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 act on the feedback we receive

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

Financials

Wags & Whiskers

Operations

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

Documents
Letter of Determination is not available for this organization
Form 1023/1024 is not available for this organization

Principal Officer

Katie Joyce

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

There are no highest paid employees recorded for this organization.

Wags & Whiskers

Board of directors
as of 01/18/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board of directors data
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Board chair

Katie Joyce

Tracy Sator

Penny McClain

Kathy Caton

Taylor Erb

Michael Bohm

Katie Knapp

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

GuideStar worked with BoardSource, the national leader in nonprofit board leadership and governance, to create this section.

  • 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? Not applicable
  • 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? Not applicable
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Not applicable
  • 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 1/18/2024

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
Decline to state
Sexual orientation
Decline to state
Disability status
Decline to state

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

No data

Transgender Identity

No data

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data