The HOW Place Inc

Address
6268 Bells Ferry Rd
Acworth, GA 30102
Contact
Phone: +1 (678) 903-1761
Nonprofit
NTEE: F20 - Alcohol, Drug and Substance Abuse, Dependency Prevention and
EIN: 30-0279691

Mission

THE HOW PLACE, INC. IS DEDICATED TO HELPING RECOVERING ALCHOLICS, ADDICTS, AND OTHERS SEEKING RECOVERY BY PROVIDING A FACILITY TO BE USED PRIMARILY FOR MEETINGS OF ALCHOLICS ANONYMOUS, NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, AL-ANON FAMILY GROUPS AND OTHERS.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1994
Subsection code03
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Metropolitan statistical area0520
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel $0.00   
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation $1,800.00$720.00$2,160.00 
Number of employees 000 
Number of people compensated >$100k 0   
Number of volunteers 151515 
Number of highly compensated contractors 0   
Personnel
Arcus, Jane
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personJane Arcus    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Bains, Charlie
Title  SECRETARYSECRETARYSECRETARY
Name of key/compensated person  CHARLIE BAINSCHARLIE BAINSCHARLIE BAINS
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Champagne, Ray
TitleDirectorDirector   
Name of key/compensated personRay ChampagneRay Champagne   
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Davies, Clint
TitleDirector DIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personClint Davies CLINT DAVIESCLINT DAVIES 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 $0.00$720.00 
Dixon, Drew
Title  DIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person  DREW DIXONDREW DIXON 
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00 
Gibson, Lisa
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personLisa Gibson    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Grady, Mary
Title Director   
Name of key/compensated person Mary Grady   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Hall, Dick
Title  DIRECTORDIRECTORPRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person  DICK HALLDICK HALLDICK HALL
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Higgins, Jim
Title  VICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENTDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  JIM HIGGINSJIM HIGGINSJIM HIGGINS
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Hixon, Stuart
TitleTreasurer    
Name of key/compensated personStuart Hixon    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Johns, Ed
Title  DIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  ED JOHNSED JOHNSED JOHNS
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Reportable compensation from org  $720.00$720.00$0.00
Johns, Edwards
TitleDirectorDirector   
Name of key/compensated personEdwards JohnsEdwards Johns   
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$720.00   
Jolley, John
TitleVice PresidentVice PresidentDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personJohn JolleyJohn JolleyJOHN JOLLEYJOHN JOLLEYJOHN JOLLEY
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue   True
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Kelley, Brooke
Title    DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person    BROOKE KELLEY
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Lachance, Don
Title  PRESIDENTPRESIDENTVICE PRESIDE
Name of key/compensated person  DON LACHANCEDON LACHANCEDON LACHANCE
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Matthews, Vincent
Title    DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person    VINCENT MATTHEWS
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
McCoy, Charles
Title    TREASURER
Name of key/compensated person    CHARLES MCCOY
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
McCoy, Charlie
TitleDirectorTreasurerTREASURERTREASURER 
Name of key/compensated personCharlie McCoyCharlie McCoyCHARLIE MCCOYCHARLIE MCCOY 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
McNally, Tom
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personTom McNally    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Norton, Jay
TitlePresidentPresident   
Name of key/compensated personJay NortonJay Norton   
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Orr, Larry
Title  DIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person  LARRY ORRLARRY ORR 
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00 
Pingree, John
Title  DIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  JOHN PINGREEJOHN PINGREEJOHN PINGREE
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$720.00$0.00
Ridgeway, Warren
TitleDirectorDirector   
Name of key/compensated personWarren RidgewayWarren Ridgeway   
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Shriver, Raleigh
Title Director   
Name of key/compensated person Raleigh Shriver   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Taylor, Sheri
Title Director  DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person Sheri Taylor  SHERI TAYLOR
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee    True
Reportable compensation from org $360.00  $0.00
Timmons, Sharron
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personSharron Timmons    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Wartes, Greg
TitleSecretarySecretary   
Name of key/compensated personGreg WartesGreg Wartes   
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Wildt, Tom
TitleDirectorDirectorDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personTom WildtTom WildtTOM WILDTTOM WILDT 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$720.00$0.00$0.00 
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activities THE HOW PLACE, INC. IS DEDICATED TO HELPING RECOVERING ALCHOLICS, ADDICTS, AND OTHERS SEEKING RECOVERY BY PROVIDING A FACILITY TO BE USED PRIMARILY FOR MEETINGS OF ALCHOLICS ANONYMOUS, NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, AL-ANON FAMILY GROUPS AND OTHERS.THE HOW PLACE, INC. IS DEDICATED TO HELPING RECOVERING ALCOHOLIC, ADDICT AND OTHERS SEEKING RECOVERY BY PROVIDING A FACILITY TO BE USED PRIMARILY FOR MEETINGS OF ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, AL-ANON FAMILY GROUPS AND OTHERTHE HOW PLACE, INC. IS DEDICATED TO HELPING RECOVERING ALCOHOLIC, ADDICT AND OTHERS SEEKING RECOVERY BY PROVIDING A FACILITY TO BE USED PRIMARILY FOR MEETINGS OF ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, AL-ANON FAMILY GROUPS AND OTHER 
Primary exempt purposeTHE HOW PLACE, INC. IS DEDICATED TO HELPING RECOVERING ALCOHOLICS, ADDICTS, AND OTHERS SEEKING RECOVERY BY PROVIDING A FACILITY TO BE USED PRIMARILY FOR MEETINGS OF ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, AL-ANON FAMILY GROUPS AND OTHERS.   THE HOW PLACE, INC. IS DEDICATED TO HELPING THE RECOVERING ALCOHOLIC, ADDICT, AND OTHERS SEEKING RECOVERY BY PROVIDING A FACILITY TO BE USED PRIMARILY FOR MEETINGS OF ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, AL-ANON FAMILY GROUPS AND OTHER 12-STEP BASED SELF-HELP GROUPS AND TO PROMOTE FELLOWSHIP AMONG ALCOHOLICS AND OTHERS SEEKING RECOVERY. TO THAT END, THE HOW PLACE, INC. ACTS AS THE HOLDING AND MANAGING AGENCY OF THE PROPERTY AND FACILITIES USED.
Program service expenses, total$77,890.00$83,945.00$83,262.00$95,450.00$102,448.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
PROVIDING FACILITIES FOR MEETINGS CONDUCTED IN THE 12-STEP PROGRAMS BY ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS AND LIKE GROUPS
Program expenses $83,945.00$83,262.00$95,450.00 
Grants and allocations made $83,945.00$83,262.00$95,450.00 
Program description PROVIDING FACILITIES FOR MEETINGS CONDUCTED IN THE 12-STEP PROGRAMS BY ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS AND LIKE GROUPSPROVIDING FACILITIES FOR MEETINGS CONDUCTED IN THE 12-STEP PROGRAMS BY ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS AND LIKE GROUPS.PROVIDING FACILITIES FOR MEETINGS CONDUCTED IN THE 12-STEP PROGRAMS BY ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS AND LIKE GROUPS. 
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$99,194.00$289,779.00$104,598.00$102,321.00$97,264.00
Revenue from contributions (total) $95,269.00$104,179.00$101,837.00$442.00
Investment income, current yr$296.00$576.00$419.00$484.00$557.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr $95,269.00$104,179.00$101,837.00 
Other revenue, current yr $193,934.00$0.00$0.00 
Program service revenue (total) $0.00  $96,265.00
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues $5,590.00$5,120.00$4,415.00 
Revenue from fundraising events $633.00   
Revenue from all other contributions $89,046.00$99,059.00$97,422.00 
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total) $0.00   
Miscellaneous revenue (total) $193,934.00   
Net revenue from gaming (total) $0.00   
Investment income $576.00$419.00$484.00 
Net rental income $0.00   
Net income from fundraising events $0.00   
Net inventory sales (total) $0.00   
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all $92,608.00$95,894.00$100,015.00 
Total functional expenses: program service  $83,945.00$83,262.00$95,450.00 
Total functional expenses: management and general $8,663.00$12,632.00$4,565.00 
Total functional expenses: fundraising $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total) $0.00   
Legal fees (total) $4,375.00$12,088.00  
Fundraising service fees (total) $0.00$0.00$0.00 
General management fees (total) $0.00   
Investment management fees (total) $0.00   
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$495,905.00$604,120.00$491,019.00$536,872.00$255,751.00
Total assets, beginning of year$604,120.00$491,019.00$536,872.00$255,751.00$260,935.00
Total liabilities$16,169.00$140,189.00$224,259.00$278,815.00$0.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$140,189.00$224,259.00$278,815.00  
Pledges & accounts receivable, net $0.00   
Loans & receivables from key persons $0.00   
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr $463,931.00$266,760.00$258,057.00 
Net assets$479,736.00$463,931.00$266,760.00$258,057.00$255,751.00
Net assets, beginning of year $266,760.00$258,057.00$255,751.00 
Intangible assets $0.00   
Other assets $0.00   
Investments: other securities $0.00   
Investments: publicly traded securities $0.00   
Cash: non-interest bearing $234,394.00$112,892.00$173,348.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year $112,892.00$173,348.00$195,751.00 
Investments -- program-related $0.00   
Inventories for sale or use $0.00   
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses $197,171.00$8,704.00$2,306.00 
Advertising (total) $0.00   
Savings & temp cash investment $0.00   
Accounts receivable, net $0.00   
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges $0.00   
Secured mortgages and notes payable $140,189.00$224,259.00$278,815.00 
Total net assets or fund balances $463,931.00$266,760.00$258,057.00 
Depreciation, depletion, amortization $8,401.00$7,897.00$1,630.00 
Payment to affiliates $0.00   
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members 111212 
Number of independent voting members 111212 
Cash accountingTrue   True
Accrual accounting TrueTrueTrue 
Tax year start date2017-01-012016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-01
Tax year end date2017-12-012016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990EZ990990990990EZ
IRS schema version2017v2.22016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.1
Filing identifier201821429349200812201701049349300615201643209349302154201541819349300509201410489349200416
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