Hurricane Sandy Relief Information

Convoy of Hope

12/11/12, Submitted by Mark A. Metzger, CPA - Chief Financial Officer

Q 1:   What is the approximate dollar amount of donations and pledges that
          your organization has received to date in response to Hurricane Sandy?

A 1:    For the period starting October 22, 2012 and ending December 5, 2012, COH has received
          approximately:
 
          $1.4M of cash donations
          $2.2M of gift in kind (GIK) donations
 
          Donations were received following both general disaster response appeals and Hurricane
          Sandy specific appeals during the reporting period.

Q 2:   Will these funds be used solely for Hurricane Sandy relief? If not,
          approximately what portion will be used for Hurricane Sandy relief and
          what other purposes will funds be used for?

A 2:    COHs Board may apply up to a ten percent overhead rate assessment to restricted
          contributions at the time of donation to cover fundraising and administrative costs.
          Remaining cash donations with a donor-imposed purpose restriction will be tracked as
          temporarily restricted contributions and used to fund COHs on-going Hurricane Sandy
          disaster relief initiatives and GDR personnel costs.

Q 3:   Approximately how much has your organization spent to date on Hurricane
          Sandy relief?

A 3:    For the period starting October 22, 2012 and ending December 5, 2012, COH has released
          approximately $492,000 and $1.9M of cash donations and GIK donations, respectively, to
          support the Hurricane Sandy response.

Q 4:   What services has your organization provided to those affected by Hurricane
          Sandy? What populations or geographical areas are being served by your
          organization in response to Hurricane Sandy? What services does it expect to
          provide in the future?

A 4:    As of the December 5, 2012, reporting cut-off date, COH transported 54 semi-trailer
          loads of relief supplies to the Hurricane Sandy impacted region. The supplies sent,
          warehoused, and being distributed as part of COHs bulk and mobile distribution
          initiatives include: canned goods, blankets, cleaning supplies, water, sports drinks,
          hygiene kits, diapers, formula, wipes, buckets, mops, brooms, pet food, batteries,
          flashlights, Rubbermaid bins, laundry bags, coolers, cots, and assorted MRE's.
          The geographic areas served include:
 
          New York: - Bronx, NY - Coney Island, NY - Deer Park, NY - Far Rockaway, NY -
          Hicksville, NY - Island Park, NY - Jamica, NY - Mastic Beach, NY - Medford, NY -
          Shirley, NY - Staten Island, NY - Valley Stream, NY - Wading River, NY - West
          Hempstead, NY - Long Beach, NY - Howard Beach, NY - Freeport, NY
 
          New Jersey: - Bayonne, NJ - Elizabeth, NJ - Jersey City (& Hoboken) - Newark, NJ -
          Teteboro, NJ - West Creek, NJ - Toms River, NJ - Point Pleasant, NJ - Lakewood
          Township, NJ
 
          Pennsylvania: - Harrisburg, PA - Newport, PA - Lebanon, PA - Camp Hill, PA -
          Thompsontown, PA
 
          Convoy of Hope continues to actively assess the needs within the impacted communities
          and, at the time of this report, has not set a specific project end date.

Q 5:   Has your organization provided funding to other organizations for Hurricane
          Sandy relief efforts? If so, which organizations have received those funds
          and what is the approximate dollar amount provided to them? How does
          your organization determine the need for funding?

A 5:    As of December 5, 2012, COH has not funded other organizations; however, based on
          similar responses, COH does anticipate funding partnering churches and civic
          organizations in the impacted areas based on community need and the organizations
          ability to effectively and efficiently use these funds in furthering our response
          efforts.

Q 6:   Has your organization provided, or does it intend to provide, direct financial
          assistance to individuals, families or businesses for Hurricane Sandy relief?
          If so, what is the approximate dollar amount that your organization
          has provided to date and approximately how much direct financial assistance
          does it expect to provide in the future? How does your organization
          determine the need for assistance?

A 6:    As of December 5, 2012, COH has not provided direct financial assistance to
          individuals or families. COH does anticipate assisting approximately 100 families with
          building supplies, such as insulation and sheet rock. Historically, COH has worked
          through local churches and in partnership with civic organizations to best determine
          community needs and forecast maximum outcomes.

Q 7:   Does your organization have a plan in place on how to use any surplus funds
          not spent for Hurricane Sandy relief? If so, please describe that plan.

A 7:    COHs Board authorizes management to use surplus funds, if applicable, to fulfill
          similar GDR projects in keeping with the organizations mission.

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