East End Pregnancy Test & Help Center
4705 Nine Mile Road
Richmond VA 23223
Mission Statement The mission of the Center is to enable every woman to choose life for the child in her womb. We do this by encouraging our clients to love themselves and their children, educating our clients to live productive lives, and empower our clients to choose life with the confidence that they are not alone and that their lives and their children’s lives have intrinsic value. We offer wrap-around pregnancy support including free pregnancy tests, parenting and adoption counseling, client advocacy, community referrals, material support, and post-abortion ministry.  We hope to offer ultrasounds in the near future. All of these services are offered free of charge and send a message of love and compassion that stands in the face of the culture of death that is prevalent in the community we serve.
Leadership
CEO/Executive Director Evette Hicks
Board Chair Gilbert Wilkerson
Board Chair Company Affiliation Businessman
Contact Information
Address 4705 Nine Mile Road
Richmond, VA 23223
Telephone 804 200-9141
Fax 804 564-5852
E-mail eastendpregnancy@gmail.com
History and Background
Year of Incorporation 2011
Financial Summary
 
 
Projected Revenue $100,000.00
Projected Expenses $88,000.00
Statements
Mission The mission of the Center is to enable every woman to choose life for the child in her womb. We do this by encouraging our clients to love themselves and their children, educating our clients to live productive lives, and empower our clients to choose life with the confidence that they are not alone and that their lives and their children’s lives have intrinsic value. We offer wrap-around pregnancy support including free pregnancy tests, parenting and adoption counseling, client advocacy, community referrals, material support, and post-abortion ministry.  We hope to offer ultrasounds in the near future. All of these services are offered free of charge and send a message of love and compassion that stands in the face of the culture of death that is prevalent in the community we serve.
Impact
Accomplishments for the year:
  1. Increased Staff and Center walk-in hours: We have been able to expand the open hours of the Center and pay two part-time staff members, including a Center Director.  The Center is now open 20 hours a week for walk-in hours (not including appointment hours based on client requests).  As a result, as of May of this year, the Center provided services for 306 clients (compared to 239 at the same time last year). 
  2. Volunteers: We hold monthly training sessions for our volunteers, and have built up enough of a volunteer base that we now have at least one volunteer present for each 2-hour volunteer shift during the Center's walk-in hours.
  3. Successful Toast to Life:  This past year, our third annual Toast to Life--the Center's main fundraising event--brought in over $50,000 in donations for the Center from over 220 people who attended, setting a new record for both attendance and funds raised.  The event included a silent auction featuring dozens of products and services donated from businesses and organizations from across the city, state, and country.
Needs
  1. Ultrasound Services:  The Center would like to offer free ultrasound services to clients in our geographic area by the end of 2016.  In order to do this, we need both ultrasound equipment and trained medical professionals to operate it. 
  2. Temporary Housing and Childcare:  Many of of our clients who are pregnant or post partum are in need of temporary safe housing for themselves and affordable childcare for their families.  
  3. Babyclothing boutique:  The Center includes a babyclothing boutique where our clients can find free baby clothes, diapers, bottles, and other items (mostly donated by volunteers). The boutique needs to be constantly replenished due to the number of clients who rely on it for their babies' needs.
  4. Printing costs of outreach materials to reach our clients where they are. For example, we leave flyers in payday loan facilities and pawn shops because girls get usurious loans or sell jewelry to pay for abortions. We also have a strong presence in high school and college women’s health centers, government housing resource centers, etc.
  5. Material Helps. We partner with our clients to make sure that their practical needs are met and the child is in a safe environment with the basic needs a newborn should have.  This includes bottles, formula, diapers, baby clothes, toys, etc. 
 

 

 
Background

In 2010 a steering committee was formed to see how to address the high abortion rate in the east end of Richmond and meet the needs of the east end families with life-affirming services. Currently, more than half of all pregnancies in the East End of Richmond end in abortion.  In 2011 a board of directors was established and after funds were raised from our first Toast to Life (our celebration of life run primarily by St. Bridget Parishioners) our doors opened. We are located in a highly visible strip mall on Nine Mile Road by a barbershop and nail salon. Every day, our staff and volunteers interact with women and their families who are struggling with a new pregnancy and considering their options.  We seek to come along side each woman and affirm her value and the value of the child she is carrying.  Our desire is to see every woman choose life for her baby, and to provide the material, emotional, and spiritual support she desperately needs. We are open for walk-ins and appointments 20 hours a week.

CEO Statement
We offer services tailored to each clients individual needs and work relationally with each client in walking them through services that already exist so that their needs are met. For example, a client may come in concerned she is pregnant, but upon intake we may discern other needs such as relationship counseling, parenting classes, safe housing, job opportunities, education opportunities, or even as simple a need as a good meal. We assess and meet the needs of the whole person because our goal is to affirm each client as a unique and God-ordained life with potential, a future and a hope.
 
- Evette Hicks, Center Director
Areas of Service
Areas Served
Area
Metro Richmond
Board Chair
Board Chair Gilbert Wilkerson
Company Affiliation Businessman
Term Jan 2011 to Dec 2016
Email wilk2gw@gmail.com
Board of Directors
Board Members
NameAffiliation
Sheldon Bates Bates Orthodontics
George Davis McGuireWoods LLP
Jen Hanrahan Community Volunteer
Miles Morin Capital Partners
Hillary Wayland Unboxed Corp.
Gilbert Wilkerson Businessman
Board Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 1
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 5
Hispanic/Latino 0
Native American/American Indian 0
Board Demographics - Gender
Male 4
Female 2
Governance
Board Term Lengths 3
Board Meeting Attendance % 80
Written Board Selection Criteria? Yes
Written Conflict of Interest Policy? Under Development
Percentage Making Monetary Contributions 100
Percentage Making In-Kind Contributions 50
Number of Full Board Meetings Annually 12
Other Boards
The tables below contain information about other groups that advise this nonprofit on operations and projects.
Executive Director
Executive Director Evette Hicks
Senior Staff
NameTitle
Michelle Hataway Client Services Director
Staff
Part Time Staff 2
Volunteers 15
Plans
Organization has a Fundraising Plan? Under Development
Organization has a Strategic Plan? Under Development
Management Succession Plan? Under Development
Organization Policy and Procedures Yes
Nondiscrimination Policy Under Development
Whistleblower Policy No
Document Destruction Policy No
Directors and Officers Insurance Policy Yes
Programs
Description
Fiscal Year
Projected Revenue $100,000.00
Projected Expenses $88,000.00
Spending Policy N/A
IRS Letter of Exemption
Detailed Financials
Expense Allocation
Fiscal Year201420132012
Program Expense$61,753$31,508$23,289
Administration Expense$10,706$57,623$70,384
Fundraising Expense$1,201$1,345$24,819
Payments to Affiliates------
Total Revenue/Total Expenses1.560.940.81
Program Expense/Total Expenses84%35%20%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue1%2%26%
Assets and Liabilities
Fiscal Year201420132012
Total Assets$38,017$12$4,438
Current Assets$38,017$12$4,438
Long-Term Liabilities------
Current Liabilities$793$3,965--
Total Net Assets$37,224($3,953)$4,438
Short Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201420132012
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities47.940.00--
Long Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201420132012
Long-Term Liabilities/Total Assets0%0%0%
Capital Campaign
Currently in a Capital Campaign? No
Capital Campaign Anticipated in Next 5 Years? No
State Charitable Solicitaions Permit
Solicitations Permit
Solicitations Permit 11/2014View