OPERATION SHOESTRING INC

Address
PO BOX 11223
JACKSON, MS 392831223
Contact
Website: http://www.operationshoestring.org
Phone: +1 (601) 353-6336
Nonprofit
NTEE: P20 - Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
EIN: 64-0471554

Mission

OPERATION SHOESTRING EXISTS TO INVEST IN THE HEARTS AND MINDS OF OUR CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES, TO PROMOTE HEALTH AND SELF-SUFFICIENCY, AND FAITHFULLY EXTEND THE HAND OF HOPE AND OPPORTUNITY TO EMPOWER THE NEEDY, UPLIFT OUR TARGET NEIGHBORHOODS AND THE LARGER COMMUNITY, AND BRIGHTEN THE FUTURE FOR US ALL.
 201720162015
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1968
Subsection501(c)(3)
Organization typeCorporation
Metropolitan statistical area3560
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$86,939.00$84,763.00$91,411.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$86,939.00$82,210.00$83,139.00
Number of employees717768
Number of people compensated >$100k000
Number of volunteers510459163
Number of highly compensated contractors000
Personnel
Aldridge, Ben
TitleTREASURERTREASURERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personBEN ALDRIDGEBEN ALDRIDGEBEN ALDRIDGE
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Bell, Deidra
TitlePRESIDENTPRESIDENTTREASURER
Name of key/compensated personDEIDRA BELLDEIDRA BELLDEIDRA BELL
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Boone, Doug
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personDOUG BOONEDOUG BOONEDOUG BOONE
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Brunson, Claude
Title SECRETARYBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person CLAUDE BRUNSONCLAUDE BRUNSON
Average hours per week working for org 2.002.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Bynum, Hope
Title  SECRETARY
Name of key/compensated person  HOPE BYNUM
Average hours per week working for org  2.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00
Position  Individual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Carter, Jocelyn
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personJOCELYN CARTERJOCELYN CARTERJOCELYN CARTER
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Drinkwater, Wayne
TitleVICE-PRESIDENTVICE-PRESIDENTVICE-PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personWAYNE DRINKWATERWAYNE DRINKWATERWAYNE DRINKWATER
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Edwards, Evelyn
TitleSECRETARYBOARD MEMBERPRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personEVELYN EDWARDSEVELYN EDWARDSEVELYN EDWARDS
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Fitzgerald, Oleta
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personOLETA FITZGERALDOLETA FITZGERALDOLETA FITZGERALD
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Gentry, Gretchen
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personGRETCHEN GENTRYGRETCHEN GENTRYGRETCHEN GENTRY
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Getachew, Daniel
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personDANIEL GETACHEWDANIEL GETACHEW 
Average hours per week working for org2.002.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Gordon, von
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personVON GORDONVON GORDON 
Average hours per week working for org2.002.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Holder, Mike
TitleBOARD MEMBER  
Name of key/compensated personMIKE HOLDER  
Average hours per week working for org2.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Hopkins, Stephanie
Title  BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person  STEPHANIE HOPKINS
Average hours per week working for org  2.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00
Position  Individual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Jacobs, Kristine
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person KRISTINE JACOBSKRISTINE JACOBS
Average hours per week working for org 2.002.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Langford, Robert
TitleEXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personROBERT LANGFORDROBERT LANGFORDROBERT LANGFORD
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$86,939.00$82,210.00$83,139.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$2,700.00$2,554.00$4,975.00
PositionOfficerOfficerOfficer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Molpus, Sally
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personSALLY MOLPUSSALLY MOLPUSSALLY MOLPUS
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Scrivner, Kelly
Title  BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person  KELLY SCRIVNER
Average hours per week working for org  2.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00
Position  Individual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Sivak, Ed
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person ED SIVAKED SIVAK
Average hours per week working for org 2.002.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Stancill, Jeff
TitleBOARD MEMBER  
Name of key/compensated personJEFF STANCILL  
Average hours per week working for org2.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Tonkel, Keith
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personKEITH TONKELKEITH TONKELKEITH TONKEL
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Walker, Michael
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personMICHAEL WALKERMICHAEL WALKER 
Average hours per week working for org2.002.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Purpose: mission, activities & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesOPERATION SHOESTRING EXISTS TO INVEST IN THE HEARTS AND MINDS OF OUR CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES, TO PROMOTE HEALTH AND SELF-SUFFICIENCY, AND FAITHFULLY EXTEND THE HAND OF HOPE AND OPPORTUNITY TO EMPOWER THE NEEDY, UPLIFT OUR TARGET NEIGHBORHOODS AND THE LARGER COMMUNITY, AND BRIGHTEN THE FUTURE FOR US ALL.OPERATION SHOESTRING EXISTS TO INVEST IN THE HEARTS AND MINDS OF OUR CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES, TO PROMOTE HEALTH AND SELF-SUFFICIENCY, AND FAITHFULLY EXTEND THE HAND OF HOPE AND OPPORTUNITY TO EMPOWER THE NEEDY, UPLIFT OUR TARGET NEIGHBORHOODS AND THE LARGER COMMUNITY, AND BRIGHTEN THE FUTURE FOR US ALL.OPERATION SHOESTRING EXISTS TO INVEST IN THE HEARTS AND MINDS OF OUR CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES, TO PROMOTE HEALTH AND SELF-SUFFICIENCY, AND FAITHFULLY EXTEND THE HAND OF HOPE AND OPPORTUNITY TO EMPOWER THE NEEDY, UPLIFT OUR TARGET NEIGHBORHOODS AND THE LARGER COMMUNITY, AND BRIGHTEN THE FUTURE FOR US ALL.
Program expenses (total)$936,496.00$838,565.00$623,654.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
CHILDREN AND YOUTH DEVELOPMENT - SERVICES THAT NURTURE THE COGNITIVE, SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH THROUGH PROGRAMS WITH MEASURABLE OUTCOMES. E.G. AFTERSCHOOL AND SUMMER PROGRAMS, ARTS/CULTURAL ENRICHMENT, ADVOCACY, PHYSICAL EDUCATION, HEALTH AND WELLNESS, COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS, ETC. # SERVED: 7,615
Program expenses$751,965.00$711,544.00$484,764.00
Grants and allocations made$0.00$0.00$0.00
Program revenue$8,537.00$12,709.00$7,605.00
Program descriptionCHILDREN AND YOUTH DEVELOPMENT - SERVICES THAT NURTURE THE COGNITIVE, SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH THROUGH PROGRAMS WITH MEASURABLE OUTCOMES. E.G. AFTERSCHOOL AND SUMMER PROGRAMS, ARTS/CULTURAL ENRICHMENT, ADVOCACY, PHYSICAL EDUCATION, HEALTH AND WELLNESS, COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS, ETC. # SERVED: 7,615CHILDREN AND YOUTH DEVELOPMENT - SERVICES THAT NURTURE THE COGNITIVE, SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH THROUGH PROGRAMS WITH MEASURABLE OUTCOMES. E.G. AFTERSCHOOL AND SUMMER PROGRAMS, ARTS/CULTURAL ENRICHMENT, ADVOCACY, PHYSICAL EDUCATION, HEALTH AND WELLNESS, COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS, ETC. # SERVED: 10,295CHILDREN AND YOUTH DEVELOPMENT - SERVICES THAT NURTURE THE COGNITIVE, SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH THROUGH PROGRAMS WITH MEASURABLE OUTCOMES. E.G. AFTERSCHOOL AND SUMMER PROGRAMS, ARTS/CULTURAL ENRICHMENT, ADVOCACY, PHYSICAL EDUCATION, HEALTH AND WELLNESS, COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS, ETC. # SERVED: 5,764
FAMILY DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH - PROVIDES GENERAL FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES TO THE FAMILIES OF THE CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVED, INCLUDING PARENT ENGAGEMENT TRAINING AND CONNECTING FAMILIES TO NEEDED HEALTH, FINANCIAL OR OTHER SERVICES AND RESOURCES. INCLUDES EFFORTS AIMED AT LEVERAGING COMMUNITY-WIDE PARTNERSHIPS AND RESOURCES TO DIRECTLY SUPPORT OUR SERVICE COMMUNITY, AND THAT INDIRECTLY BENEFIT THE LARGER METROPOLITAN AREA AND BEYOND. # SERVED: 247
Program expenses$184,531.00$127,021.00$138,890.00
Grants and allocations made$0.00$0.00$0.00
Program revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00
Program descriptionFAMILY DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH - PROVIDES GENERAL FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES TO THE FAMILIES OF THE CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVED, INCLUDING PARENT ENGAGEMENT TRAINING AND CONNECTING FAMILIES TO NEEDED HEALTH, FINANCIAL OR OTHER SERVICES AND RESOURCES. INCLUDES EFFORTS AIMED AT LEVERAGING COMMUNITY-WIDE PARTNERSHIPS AND RESOURCES TO DIRECTLY SUPPORT OUR SERVICE COMMUNITY, AND THAT INDIRECTLY BENEFIT THE LARGER METROPOLITAN AREA AND BEYOND. # SERVED: 247FAMILY DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH - PROVIDES GENERAL FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES TO THE FAMILIES OF THE CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVED, INCLUDING PARENT ENGAGEMENT TRAINING AND CONNECTING FAMILIES TO NEEDED HEALTH, FINANCIAL OR OTHER SERVICES AND RESOURCES. INCLUDES EFFORTS AIMED AT LEVERAGING COMMUNITY-WIDE PARTNERSHIPS AND RESOURCES TO DIRECTLY SUPPORT OUR SERVICE COMMUNITY, AND THAT INDIRECTLY BENEFIT THE LARGER METROPOLITAN AREA AND BEYOND. # SERVED: 184FAMILY DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH - PROVIDES GENERAL FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES TO THE FAMILIES OF THE CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVED, INCLUDING PARENT ENGAGEMENT TRAINING AND CONNECTING FAMILIES TO NEEDED HEALTH, FINANCIAL OR OTHER SERVICES AND RESOURCES. INCLUDES EFFORTS AIMED AT LEVERAGING COMMUNITY-WIDE PARTNERSHIPS AND RESOURCES TO DIRECTLY SUPPORT OUR SERVICE COMMUNITY, AND THAT INDIRECTLY BENEFIT THE LARGER METROPOLITAN AREA AND BEYOND. # SERVED: 689
Financial data
Expense categories (totals)
Sum (total functional expenses)$1,215,347.00$1,206,090.00$905,565.00
Program services (total functional expenses)$936,496.00$838,565.00$623,654.00
Management & general (total functional expenses)$163,667.00$196,101.00$125,473.00
Fundraising (total functional expenses)$115,184.00$171,424.00$156,438.00
Revenue
Total revenue$2,223,712.00$1,300,003.00$1,052,598.00
Program service revenue (total)$8,950.00$12,709.00$7,605.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$2,063,068.00$1,302,404.00$1,068,963.00
Investment income$5,109.00$3,949.00$340.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$146,585.00-$19,059.00-$24,310.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$2,063,068.00$1,302,404.00$1,068,963.00
Gross receipts$2,241,080.00$1,400,944.00$1,084,604.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from federated campaigns$52,460.00$1,589.00$52,423.00
Revenue from fundraising events $11,675.00$84,227.00
Revenue from gov't grants $330,068.00$128,057.00
Revenue from all other contributions$2,010,608.00$959,072.00$804,256.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$154,200.00$150.00 
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$5,522.00$2,683.00$214.00
Net rental income  $0.00
Net income from fundraising events-$7,615.00-$19,209.00-$24,310.00
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Accounting service fees (total)$38,425.00$50,580.00$46,000.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$1,923,992.00$748,027.00$682,694.00
Total assets, beginning of year$748,027.00$682,694.00$546,952.00
Total liabilities$219,694.00$52,094.00$80,674.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$52,094.00$80,674.00$91,965.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net $0.00$93,605.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$976,625.00$181,124.00$176,469.00
Net assets$1,704,298.00$695,933.00$602,020.00
Net assets, beginning of year$695,933.00$602,020.00$454,987.00
Other assets$382.00$382.00$382.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$62.00$1,914.00$561.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$1,914.00$561.00$89.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$1,008,365.00$93,913.00$147,033.00
Savings & temp cash investment$1,166,128.00$443,620.00$247,671.00
Accounts receivable, net$328,262.00$920.00$4,631.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$6,712.00$5,220.00$13,179.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$47,518.00$46,826.00$23,985.00
Deferred revenue $0.00$26,594.00
Unsecured notes & loans to unrelated parties $0.00$20,000.00
Secured mortgages and notes payable$172,176.00$5,268.00$10,095.00
Total net assets or fund balances$1,704,298.00$695,933.00$602,020.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$41,769.00$26,696.00$27,648.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members151616
Number of independent voting members151616
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-10-012015-10-012014-10-01
Tax year end date2017-09-302016-09-302015-09-30
Accounting methodAccrualAccrualAccrual
Metadata about the filing
E-return type990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-10-252017-10-122016-07-21
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v3.02014v6.0
Filing identifier201832269349300903201732279349301228201610729349300021
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