Short Form

Fo;m 990-EZ Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax

Under section 501(c), 527, or 4947(a)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code (except black lung benefit trust or private foundation)

~ Sponsoring organizations. and controlling organizations as defined In section 512(b)(13) must file Form 990 All other

Department of the Treasury organizations with gross receipts less than $100.000 and total assels less than $250.000 at the end of the year may use this form

Internal Revenue Service ~ The organization may have to use a copy of this return to satisfy state reportmg requirements

2007

OMS No 1545·1150

Open to Public Inspection

A F h 2007

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ort e ca en ar year, or tax year eglnmng ,2007, and ending ,
~ Check If applicable C 0 Employer IdentIficatIon number
Please
1= Address change use IRS Houston Fire Fighters Burned and 76-0370173
Name change label or Crippled Children's Fund E
F ~nntor Telephone number
1= Initial return pe 1907 Freeman Street 713-223-9166
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F= Termination SpecIfic Houston, TX 77009
Amended return lnstrue- F Group Exemption
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Application pending Number ..
• Section 507(cX3) organizations and 4947(a)(7) nonexempt charitrfle trusts G Accounting method U Cash ~ Accrual
must attach a completed Schedule A (Form 990 or 990-£Z. Other (specify) ~
H Check ~ .W. If the organization IS not
I Website: ~ www.firefiqhterscalendar.orq re~Ulred to attach Schedule B (Form 990,
J Organization type (check only one) - IX J 501(c) ( 3 ) ... (Insert no) I I 4947(a)(1 ) or I I 527 99 -EZ, or 990-PF).
K Check ~ He" the organization IS not a section 509(a)(3) supporting organization and ItS gross receipts are normally not more than
$25 000 return IS not re urred but If the or arnzatron chooses to file a return be sure to file a com lete return q

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L Add hnes 5b, 6b, and 7b, to line 9 to determine gross receipts, If $100,000 or more, file Form 990

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Instead of Form 990-EZ "$ 72 529.
[Part I I Revenue, Expenses, and Changes in Net Assets or Fund Balances (See the mstructrons.)
1 Contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts received 1 21,497.
2 Program service revenue Including government fees and contracts 2
3 Membership dues and assessments 3 ,
4 Investment Income 4 57.
5a Gross amount from sale of assets other than Inventory .1 5al
b Less' cost or other baSIS and sales expenses .. I 5bl
R C Gain or (loss) from sale of assets other than Inventory Subtract In 5b from In 5a (attach schd) 5c
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v 6 Special events and activities (attach schedule) If any amount IS from gaming, check here "0
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N a Gross revenue (not including $ of contributions
u reported on hne 1) I 6al
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b Less. direct expenses other than tundrarsmq expenses I 6bl
c Net Income or (loss) from special events and acnvines. Subtract line 6b from line 6a I . 7~1 6c
7 a Gross sales of Inventory, less returns and allowances 50,975.
b Less cost of goods sold I 7bl 22,18l.
c Gross profit or (loss) from sales of Inventory Subtract line 7b from line 7a 7c 28 794.
8 Other revenue (descnbe ~ ) 8
9 Total revenue (add hnes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5c, 6c, 7c, and 8) .. 9 50 348.
10 Grants and Similar amounts paid (attach schedule) (' .".. ~+-"'+-"'m. nt 1 10 16 179.
E 11 Benefits paid to or for members. RECElVED 11
x 12 Salaries, other compensation, and employee benefits U 12 19,606.
P 13 ~ fJ') 818.
E Professional fees and other payments to Independent cant rSMAY 1 4 2008 <',1 13
N 14 Occupancy, rent, utilities, and maintenance 14
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E 15 Printing, publications, postage, and shipping 15 132.
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16 Other expenses (descnbe ~ "~r\[::~Ele I~~:em ent 2} 16 9,202.
17 Total expenses (add hnes 10 through 16) _..., ..... , 'II '-' .. 17 45,937.
18 Excess or (deficit) for the year. Subtract line 17 from line 9 ... 18 4,41l.
A 19
N S Net assets or fund balances at beginning of year (from line 27, column (A» (must agree with end-of-year --
E S figure reported on prior year's return} 19 20,353.
T E 20 Other changes In net assets or fund balances (attach explanation) 20
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S 21 Net assets or fund balances at end of year Combine lines 18 through 20 .. 21 24,764.
IPart II I Balance Sheets - If Total assets on hne 25, column (B) are $250,000 or more, file Form 990 Instead of Form 990-EZ
(See lnstructions) (A' Beglnn!'lg of "ear I (8\ End of "ear
22 Cash, savings, and Investments. 15 29l. 22 24,848.
23 Land and buildings ... . . 23
24 Other assets (descnbe ~ See Statement 3 ) 6,183. 24 4,746.
25 Total assets . . .. . ... 21,474. 25 29,594.
26 Total liabilities (describe ~ See Statement 4 ) 1,121. 26 4,830.
27 Net assets or fund balances (line 27 of column (B) must agree with line 21) 20,353. 27 24,764. c.._ c :z:

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TEEA0803L 08106107 Form 990-EZ (2007)

Form 99(}"EZ (2007) Houston Fire Fiqhters Burned and 76-0370173 Paae 2
[Part III I Statement of Program Service Accomplishments See the instructrons.) Expenses
What IS the organization's pnmary exempt purpose? Aid burned & crippled children (Required for 501 (c) (3)
Descnbe what was achieved In carrying out the organization's exempt gurposes. In a clear and concise manner, and (4) organizations and
describe the services provided, the number of persons benefited, or ot er relevant Information for each 4947(a)(1) trusts, optional
program title for others.)
28 See Statement 5
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(Grants $ 16, 179. ) If this amount Includes foreign grants, check here .. 28a 37,922.
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(Grants $ ) If this amount Includes foreign grants, check here .. 29a
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(Grants $ ) If this amount Includes foreign grants, check here .. 30a
31 Other program services (attach schedule)
(Grants $ ) If this amount Includes torerqn orants, check here ..n 31 a
32 Total program service expenses Add lines 28a through 31 a .. 32 37,922.
IPart IV I List of Officers Directors, Trustees, and Key Employees (List each one even If not compensated See Instructions)
(B) Title and average hours (C) Cornpensatron (If (0) Contnbuuons to (E) Expense account
(A) Name and address per week devoted not paid, enter -0-.) employee benefit plans and and other allowances
to position deferred compensation
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See Statement 6 18,000. O. O.
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IPart V I Other Information (Note the statement requirement In the instructions) See Statement 7 Yes No
33 Did the organization make a change In ItS activities or methods of conducting activities? If 'Yes,' attach a detailed
statement of each change 33 X
34 Were any changes made to the organizing or governing documents but not reported to the IRS? If 'Yes,' attach a conformed copy of the changes 34 X
35 If the organizatIOn had mcome from busmess actIVIties, such as those reported on tmes 2, 6, and 7 (among others), but not reported on Form 990· T, attach _j
a statement explammg your reason for not reportmg the tncome on Form 990· T. See Statement 8 -- --
a Did the organization have unrelated business gross Income of $1,000 or more or 6033(e) notice, reporting, and 35a X
proxy tax requirements? ..
b If 'Yes,' has It filed a tax return on Form 990-T for this year? 35b N A
36 Was there a liquidation, dissolution, termination, or substantial contraction dunng the year?
If 'Yes,' attach a statement . . .. 36 X
37 a Enter amount of political expenditures, direct or indirect, as described In the instructions ... "I 37al O. I
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b Did the organization file Form 1120-POL for this year? .. 37b X
38a Did the organization borrow from, or make any loans to, any officer, director, trustee, or key employee or were -- -- __j
any such loans made In a prior year and stili unpaid at the start of the penod covered by this return? 38a X
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b If 'Yes,' attach the schedule specified In the line 38 Instructions N/A I
and enter the amount involved i
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39 507 (c)(7) organizations. Enter' -- I
a Initiation fees and capital contnbutions Included on line 9. 39a N/A
b Gross receipts, Included on line 9, for public use of club facrhtres 39b N/A I BAA

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Form 990-EZ (2007)

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40 a 501 (e)(3) organizations Enter amount of tax Imposed on the organization during the year under

section 4911 • O. , section 4912 • O. , section 4955 •

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b 501 (c)(3) and (4) orqeruzetions Did the organization engage In any section 4958 excess benefit tr year or did It become aware of an excess benefit transaction from a prior year? If 'Yes:

attach an explanation

c Enter amount of tax Imposed on organization managers or disqualified persons dunnq the year under sections 4912, 4955, and 4958

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d Enter amount of tax on line 40c reimbursed by the organization

ansaction dunnq the Yes No
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40e X e All organizations At any time dunnq the tax year, was the organization a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction?

41 List the states with which a copy of thrs return IS frled > None

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42 aThe books are In care of • _J_2gy_ y!..z_eE~ Telephone no • _7.!I-J~I-_9'!§.~ _

Located at > 1907 Freeman St Houston TX ZIP+4· 77009

See the instructions for exceptions and filing requirements for Form TO F 90-22.1.

cAt any time dunnq the calendar year, did the organization maintain an office outside of the US?

If 'Yes: enter the name of the foreign country. ~ _

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Yes No
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42c X bAt any time dunnq the calendar year, did the organization have an Interest In or a signature or other authority over a financial account In a foreign country (such as a bank account, secunties account, or other financial account)?

If 'Yes,' enter the name of the foreign country. ~ _

43 Section 4947(a)(1) nonexempt charitable trusts fIImg Form 990·EZ tn lieu of Form 1041 - Check here and enter the amount of tax-exem t Interest received or accrued durrnq the tax ear

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• ON/A N/A

Please Sign Here

Under penatties of perjury, I declare Ihat I have examined thrs return, Including accompanying schedules and statements, and 10 the best of my knowledge and belief, It IS Irue. correct, and complete Oectaranon of preparer (olher Ihan officer) IS based on all Information of which preparer has any knowledge

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Type or print name and title <

Date

Preparer's ~

signature

Check If self employed

Pre parer's SSN or PTIN (See General lnstruction X)

• X N/A

Paid Preparer's Use Only

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Form 990-EZ (2007)

SCHEDULE A (Form 990 or 990-EZ)

Organization Exempt Under Section 501 (c)(3)

(Except Private Foundation) and Section 501(e), 501(f), 501 (k), 501(n), or 4947(a)(1) Nonexempt Charitable Trust

Supplementary Information - (See separate instructions.)

.. MUST be completed by the above organizations and attached to their Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Department of the Treasury I nternal Revenue Service

OMS No 1545·0047

2007

Name of the organization Houston Fire Fighters Burned and Employerldentllicatlon number

Cri led Children's Fund 76-0370173

Part I Compensation of the Five Highest Paid Employees Other Than Officers, Directors, and Trustees (See Instructions. List each one. If there are none, enter 'None. ')

(a) Name and address of each (b) Title and average (c) Compensation (d) Contributions (e) Expense
employee ~ald more hours per week to employee benefit account and other
than $ 0,000 devoted to position plans and deferred allowances
compensation
None
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Total number of other employees paid I
over $50,000 ~ 0 I
I Part II - A I Compensation of the Five Highest Paid Independent Contractors for Professional Services (See Instructions. List each one (whether Individuals or firms). If there are none, enter 'None.')

(a) Name and address of each Independent contractor paid more than $50,000 (b) Type of service (c) Compensation
None
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Total number of others receiving over 0 I
$50,000 for professional services
I Part II - B I Compensation of the Five Highest Paid Independent Contractors for Other Services (List each contractor who performed services other than professional services, whether Individuals or firms. If there are none, enter 'None.' See mstructions.)

(a) Name and address of each Independent contractor paid more than $50,000

(b) Type of service

(c) Compensation

None

Total number of other contractors receiving I

over $50,000 for other services ~I 0

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Schedule A (Form 990 or 990·EZ) 2007

Schedule-A (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2007 Houston Fire Fiqhters Burned and

76-0370173

Yes No

I Part III I Statements About Activities (See rnstructrons.)

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, DUring the year, has the organization attempted to Influence national, state, or local legislation, Including any attempt to Influence public opinion on a legislative matter or referendum? If 'Yes,' enter the total expenses paid

or Incurred In connection with the lobbymq activities ~ $ __ -----___:N.:.,:/_;A:..;:_---------

(Must equal amounts on line 38, Part VI-A, or line i of Part VI-8 )

Orqaruzatrons that made an election under section 501 (h) by filing Form 5768 must complete Part VI-A Other organizations checking 'Yes' must complete Part VI-8 AND attach a statement giVing a detailed descnptron of the lobbyinq activities

2 During the year, has the orqaruzatron. either directly or Indirectly, engaged In any of the following acts with any substantial contributors, trustees, directors, officers, creators, key employees, or members of their families, or with any taxable organization with which any such person IS affiliated as an officer, director, trustee, majority owner, or principal beneficiary? (If the answer to any question IS 'Yes,' attach a detsiled statement explammg the trensecitons )

a Sale, exchange, or leasrnq of property?

b Lending of money or other extension of credit?

c Furnishing of goods, services. or facilities?

See Form 990-EZ, Part IV

d Payment of compensation (or payment or reimbursement of expenses If more than $1 ,OOO)?

e Transfer of any part of ItS Income or assets?

3a Did the organization make grants for scholarships, fellowships, student loans, etc? (If 'Yes,' attach an explanation of how the organization determines that recrpients qualify to receive payments.)

b Did the organization have a section 403(b) annuity plan for ItS employees?

c Did the organization receive or hold an easement for conservation purposes, including easements to preserve open space, the environment, hrstonc land areas or histone structures? If

'Yes,' attach a detailed statement

d Did the organization provide credit counseling, debt management, credit repair, or debt neqotiatron services?

4a Did the organization maintain any donor advised funds? If 'Yes,' complete lines 4b through 4g If 'No,' complete lines

4f and 4g .. .. . .

b Did the organization make any taxable distributions under section 4966?

c

Did the organization make a distribution to a donor, donor advisor. or related person?

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2a X
2b X
2c X
2d X
2e X
3a X
3b X
3c X
3d X
4a X
4b N A
4c N A
N/A
N/A
0
O. d Enter the total number of donor advised funds owned at the end of the tax year ~ __;;--'-''-'-

e Enter the aggregate value of assets held In all donor advised funds owned at the end of the tax year ~ ___:.:..:....::.=.

f Enter the total number of separate funds or accounts owned at the end of the tax year (excluding donor advised funds Included on line 4d) where donors have the right to provide advice on the distribution or Investment of

amounts In such funds or accounts ~

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9 Enter the aggregate value of assets held In all funds or accounts Included on line 4f at the end of the tax year ~ .....;;.....;;_

Schedule A (Form 990 or Form 990-EZ) 2007

Schedule-A (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2007 Houston Fire Fighters Burned and

76-0370173

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I Part IV I Reason for Non-Private Foundation Status (See mstructions.)

I certify that the organization IS not a pnvate foundation because It IS' (Please check only ONE applicable box)

5 D A church, convention of churches, or association of churches Section 170(b)(1 )(A)(I)

6 D A school Section 170(b)(1 )(A)(II). (Also complete Part V )

7 D A hospital or a cooperative hospital service organization Section 170(b)(1 )(A)(III).

8 D A federal, state, or local government or governmental unit. Section 170(b)(1 )(A)(v)

9 D A medical research organization operated In conjunction with a hospital. Section 170(b)(1 )(A)(III). Enter the hospital's name, city, and state ~

10 D An organization operated for the benefit of a college or university owned or operated by a governmental unit Section 170(b)(1)(A)(lv) (Also complete the Support Schedule In Part IV-A.)

11 a [R] An organization that normally receives a substantial part of ItS support from a governmental unit or from the general public.

Section 170(b)(1 )(A)(vl) (Also complete the Support Schedule In Part IV -A )

11 b D A community trust. Section 170(b)(1 )(A)(vl). (Also complete the Support Schedule In Part IV -A)

12 D An organization that normally receives: (1) more than 33·1/3% of ItS support from contnbutrons, membership fees, and gross receipts from activities related to ItS chantable, etc, functions - subject to certain exceptions, and (2) no more than 33·1/3% of ItS support from gross Investment Income and unrelated business taxable Income (less section 511 tax) from businesses acquired by the organization after June 30, 1975 See section 509(a)(2). (Also complete the Support Schedule In Part IV -A )

13 D

An orqamzanon that IS not controlled by any disqualified persons (other than foundation managers) and otherwise meets the requirements of section 509(a)(3) Check the box that descnbes the type of supporting organization ~

DType I DType II DType III-Functionally Integrated DType III-Other

Provide the following information about the supported organizations, (See instructions)

(a) (b) (c) (d) (e)
Name(s) of supported Employer identification Type of Is the supported Amount of
organization(s) number (EIN) organization (described organization listed in support
in lines 5 through 12 the supporting
above or IRe section) orqanization's
governing
documents?
Yes No






Total ~ 0_ 14 0 An organization organized and operated to test for public safety Section 509(a)(4). (See Instructions)

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o e: ou may use e wor s ee m ems rue Ions or conve mg rom e accrua 0 e cas me 0 0 accoun ma
Calendar year (or fiscal year (a) (b) (c) (d) (e)
beginning in) ~ 2006 2005 2004 2003 Total
15 Gifts. grants, and contnbutrons
received (Do not Include 18,661. 16,996. 10,963. 7,795. 54,415.
unusual grants. See line 28 )
16 Membership fees received 0.
17 Gross receipts from admissions,
merchandise sold or services performed,
or furnishing of taerhnes In any activity
that IS related to the orqamzation's 45,142. 43,552. 55,864. 71,374. 215,932.
charitable, etc, purpose
18 Gross Income from Interest, diVidends,
amts rec'd from payments on secunnes
loans (sec 512(a)(5», rents, royalties,
Income from Similar sources, and
unrelated business taxable Income (less
sec 511 taxes) from businesses acquired 0.
by the orqanzanon after June 30, 1975.
19 Net Income from unrelated business
activities not Included In line 18 ° .
20 Tax revenues levied for the
organization's benefit and
either paid to It or expended ° .
on ItS behalf
21 The value of services or
facrhtres furnished to the
organization by a governmental
unit Without charge Do not
Include the value of services or
tacrhtres generally furnished to ° .
the public Without charge
22 Other Income Attach a
schedule Do not Include
gain or (loss) from sale of ° .
capital assets.
23 Total of lines 15 through 22 63,803. 60,548. 66,827. 79,169. 270,347.
24 Line 23 minus line 17 18,661. 16,996. 10,963. 7,795. 54,415.
25 Enter 1 % of line 23 638. 605. 668. 792. I
26 Organizations described on lines 10 or 11: a Enter 2% of amount In column (e), line 24 ~ 26a 1,088.
b Prepare a list for your records to show the name of and amount contributed by each person (other than a governmental Unit or publicly I
supported orqaruzatron) whose total gifts for 2003 through 2006 exceeded the amount shown In line 26a. Do not file this list With your 23,080.
return. Enter the total of all these excess amounts ~ 26b
c Total support for section 509(a)(1) test: Enter line 24, column (e) ~ 26c 54,415.
d Add Amounts from column (e) for lines 18 19 I
22 26b 23,080. 26d 23,080.
e Public support (line 26c minus line 26d total) ~ 26e 31,335.
f Public support percentage (line 26e (numerator) divided by line 26c (denominator» ~ 26f 57.59 % 27 Organizations described on line 12: N/A

a For amounts Included In lines 15,16, and 17 that were received from a 'disqualified person,' prepare a list for your records to show the name of, and total amounts received In each year from, each 'disqualified person' Do not file this list with your return. Enter the sum of such amounts for each year

(2006) (2005) (2004) (2003) _

bFor any amount Included In line 17 that was received from each person (other than 'disqualified persons'), prepare a list for your records to show the name of, and amount received for each year, that was more than the larger of (1) the amount on line 25 for the year or (2) $5,000 (Include In the list organizations descnbed In lines 5 through 11 b, as well as Individuals) Do not file this list with your return. After computing the difference between the amount received and the larger amount descnbed In (1) or (2), enter the sum of these differences (the excess amounts) for each year

(2006) (2005) (2004) (2003) _

c Add Amounts from column (e) for lines

15

16

17 20 21 127c
d Add. Line 27a total and line 27b total. ........ 27d
e Pubhc support (line 27c total minus line 27d total) ~ 27e
f Total support for section 509(a)(2) test: Enter amount from line 23, column (e) ~127f I i
g Public support percentage (line 27e (numerator) divided by line 27f (denominator» .. ~ 27g %
h Investment income percentage (line 18 column (e) (numerator) divided by line 27f (denominator» ~ 27h % 28 Unusual Grants: For an organization descnbed In line 10, 11, or 12 that received any unusual grants dunng 2003 through 2006, prepare a list for your records to show, for each year, the name of the contnbutor, the date and amount of the grant, and a bnef descnptron of the nature of the grant Do not file this list with your return. Do not Include these grants In line 15

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Schedule-A (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2007 Houston Fire Fi hters Burned and 76-0370173

Part V Private School Questionnaire (See mstructions.)

(To be completed ONLY by schools that checked the box on line 6 in Part IV) N/A

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Yes No
29 Does the organization have a racially nondiscriminatory policy toward students by statement In ItS charter, bylaws,
other governing Instrument, or In a resolution of ItS governing body? 29
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30 Does the organization Include a statement of Its racially nondiscriminatory policy toward students In all ItS brochures, _j
catalogues, and other wntten communications with the public dealing with student admissions, programs, -- --
and scholarships? 30
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31 Has the organization publicized ItS racially nondiscnrmnatory policy through newspaper or broadcast media dunn~ I
the penod of solicitation for students, or dunng the registration penod If It has no solicitation program, In a way t at -- -- ____J
makes the policy known to all parts of the general community It serves? 31
If 'Yes,' please describe, If 'No,' please explain (If you need more space, attach a separate statement) I
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32 Does the organization maintain the followmq: -- -- _j
a Records indicating the racial composition of the student body, faculty, and administrative staff? - - 32a
b Records documenting that scholarships and other financial assistance are awarded on a racially
nondrscnrrunatory basis? 32b
c Copies of all catalogues, brochures, announcements, and other wntten communications to the public dealing 32c
with student admissions, programs, and scholarships?
d Copies of all matenal used by the organization or on ItS behalf to solicit contnbutions? 32d
If you answered 'No' to any of the above, please explarn. (If you need more space, attach a separate statement) !
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33 Does the organization discnmmate by race In any way with respect to _j
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a Students' nghts or pnvrleqes? _. 33a
b Admissions policies? 33b
c Employment of faculty or administrative staff? 33c
d Scholarships or other financial assistance? 33d

e Educational policies? 33e

f Use of facihtres? 33f
9 Athletic programs? 33g

h Other extracurricular activities? .. . . 33h
If you answered 'Yes' to any of the above, please explain (If you need more space, attach a separate statement)
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34a Does the organization receive any financial aid or assistance from a governmental agency? 34a

b Has the organization's nght to such aid ever been revoked or suspended? 34b
If you answered 'Yes' to either 34a or b, please explain usmq an attached statement I
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Does the organization certify that It has compiled with the a~Phcable requirements of -- -- __j
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sections 4 01 through 4 05 of Rev Proc 75-50, 1975-2 C B. 87, covenng racial 35
nondiscrimination? If 'No,' attach an explanatron. BAA

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Check ~ a I Ilf the organization belongs to an affiliated group Check ~ b I Ilf you checked 'a' and 'limited control' provisions apply
Limits on Lobbying Expenditures (a) (b)
Affiliated group To be completed
(The term 'expenditures' means amounts paid or Incurred) totals for all electing
organizations
36 Total lobbyrnq expenditures to Influence public opinion (grassroots lobbymq) 36
37 Total lobbyrnq expenditures to Influence a legislative body (direct lobbyrnq) 37
38 Total lobbyrnq expenditures (add lines 36 and 37) 38
39 Other exempt purpose expenditures. 39
40 Total exempt purpose expenditures (add lines 38 and 39) 40
41 l.obbymq nontaxable amount Enter the amount from the following table -
If the amount on line 40 is - The lobbying nontaxable amount is -
Not over $500,000 . 20% of the amount on hne 40 ~
Over $500,000 but not over $1,000,000 $100,000 plus 15% of the excess over $500,000
Over $1,000,000 but not over $1,500,000 $175,000 plus 10% of the excess over $1,000,000 41
Over $1,500,000 but not over $17,000,000 $225,000 plus 5% of the excess over $1,500,000 I
Over $17,000,000 $1,000,000
42 Grassroots nontaxable amount (enter 25% of line 41) 42
43 Subtract line 42 from line 36. Enter ·0· If line 42 IS more than line 36 43
44 Subtract line 41 from line 38. Enter -0- If line 41 IS more than line 38 44
Caution: If there IS an amount on either ltne 43 or tine 44, you must file Form 4720. I 4 -Year Averaging Period Under Section S01(h)

(Some organizations that made a section 501 (h) election do not have to complete all of the five columns below See the Instructions for lines 45 through 50.)

Lobbying Expenditures During 4 -Year Averaging Period
Calendar year (a) (b) (c) (d) (e)
(or fiscal year 2007 2006 2005 2004 Total
beginning in) ~
45 l.obbymq nontaxable
amount
46 LobbYing ceiling amount
(150% of line 45(e»
47 Total lobbymq
expenditures
48 Grassroots non-
taxable amount
49 Grassroots ceiling amount
(150% of line 48(e»
50 Grassroots lobbyinq
expenditures
IPart VI·B I Lobbying Activity by Nonelectin Public Charities (For reporting only by organizations that ~Id not complete Part VI-A) (See instructrons.)

Dunng the year, did the organization attempt to Influence national, state or local legislation, including any Yes No Amount
attempt to Influence public oprruon on a legislative matter or referendum, through the use of'
a Volunteers . . .. X I
b Paid staff or management (Include compensation In expenses reported on lines c through h.) . . . X _j
c Media advertisements .. X
d Mailings to members, legislators, or the public ... X
o D'lhl'I"''':),+lnnC' rvr nllht.C"hori r.r hrl"\"3r1,.. .. a e .. + r."".o.,.,~n.C'" V ... I '-"10,111 ......... "'''''. '-', VI t-'UUII,.)II'-U VI ""'1 Vu, ... H ... U~~ .,)U ... ~""'III\,;,.oII .. ~

f Grants to other orqaruzatrons for lobbymq purposes

g Direct contact With legislators, their staffs, government offrcrals. or a legislative body

h Rallies, demonstrations, seminars, conventions, speeches, lectures, or any other means i Total lobbymq expenditures (add lines c through h.)

o.

If 'Yes' to any of the above, also attach a statement giving a detailed deSCription of the lobbymq activities.

BAA Schedule A (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2007

TEEA040SL 12127107

L:......::~.:....:..:..._Ilnformation Regarding Transfers To and Transactions and Relationships With Noncharitable Exempt Organizations (See Instructions)

Schedule-A (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2007 Houston Fire Fi hters Burned and 76-0370173

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51 Did the reporling orqamzatron directly or indirectly engage In any of the following with any other organization descnbed In section 501 (c) of the Code (other than section 501 (c)(3) organizations) or In section 527, relating to political organizations?

a Transfers from the reporting organization to a nonchantable exempt organization of (i) Cash (ii) Other assets

b Other transactions: (i) Sales or exchanges of assets with a nonchantable exempt organization (ii)Purchases of assets from a nonchantable exempt organization (iii)Rental of facilities, equipment, or other assets (iv) Reimbursement arrangements (v)Loans or loan guarantees (vi)Performance of services or membership or fund raising solicitations.

c Shanng of facilities, equipment. mailing lists, other assets, or paid employees d If the answer to any of the above IS 'Yes,' complete the following schedule. Column (b) should always show the fair market value of the ~oods, other assets, or services given by the re~ortln~ or~anlzatlon. If the or~anlzatlon received less than fair market value In

Yes No
51 a (i) X
a (ii) X
b (i) X
b (ii) X
b (iii' X
b (iv' X
b(v) X
b (vi' X
c X any ransactron or shanng arrangement, show In co umn d) t e value of the goo s, other assets, or services received'
(a) (b) (c) (d)
Line no Amount Involved Name of nonchantable exempt organization Descnpnon of transfers, transactions. and sharing arrangements
N/A 52a Is the organization directly or Indirectly affiliated with, or related to, one or more tax-exempt organizations

described In section 501 (c) of the Code (other than section 501 (c)(3» or In section 527? .. ..

.. DYes IKI No

b If 'Yes,' complete the following schedule:
(a) (b) (c)
Name of organization Type of organization Descriptron of relationship
N/A BAA

Schedule A (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2007

TEEA0406L 12127/07

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Statement 1

Form 990-EZ, Part I, Line 10 Grants and Similar Amounts Paid

Cash Grants and Allocations

Class of Activity:

Donee's Name:

Donee's Address:

General Support Camp Janus

P.O. Box 301123 Houston, TX 77230

Amount Given:

$

Class of Activity:

Donee's Name:

Donee's Address:

General Support Shriner's Burn Institute 902 Post Office St Galveston, TX 77550

Amount Given:

$

1,976.

Total Cash Grants and Allocations $

2,937.

Specific Assistance to Individuals

Prosthetics $ 13,242.

Total Specific Assistance to Individuals T$----~1~3~,~2~4~2~.

Total Grants and Similar Amounts Paid $ 16,179.

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Statement 2

Form 990-EZ, Part I, Line 16 Other Expenses

Advertising Office expenses Other expenses Supplies Telephone Travel

$ 3,568.
. . 318 .
446.
... . . . 2,955 .
. . .. . . 691.
$ 1,224.
Total 9,202. Statement 3

Form 990-EZ, Part II, Line 24 Other Assets

Inventories

Beginning Ending

$ 6, 183. .:r-$ __ ....;.4.L.,' 7 .. 4i-36;..:....

Total $ 6,183. =$======4=,=7:4:6=.

961.

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Statement 4

Form 990-EZ, Part II, Line 26 Total Liabilities

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Accounts payable and accrued expenses

Beginning Ending

$ 1 , 121. -J:-$ __ -74.L..' ~8 3~0;-:-.

Total $ 1,121. $ 4,830.

====:::::::::::::=:::::::::

Title and Contri- Expense
Average Hours Compen- bution to Account/
Per Week Devoted sgtion EBP & DC Other
Chairman $ 18,000. $ O. $ O.
5.00 Statement 5

Form 990-EZ, Part III, Line 28

Statement of Program Service Accomplishments

Description

The Fund sponsored school and community programs to promote fire safety. Crutches, burn garments,and toys were donated to children treated for burns at Memorial Children's Hermann Hospital as well as Shriners Burn Center.

Includes Foreign Grants: No

The Fund sponsored Camp Janus- a camp for severely burned children.

Includes Foreign Grants: No

Statement 6

Form 990-EZ, Part IV

List of Officers, Directors, Trustees, and Key Employees

Name and Address

Manuel Chavez

1907 Freeman Street Houston, TX 77009

Taska Fields

1907 Freeman Street Houston, TX 77009

Director 1. 00

C.A. Beasley

1907 Freeman Street Houston, TX 77009

Director 1. 00

Judson Robinson III 1907 Freeman Street Houston, TX 77009

Director 1. 00

Grants and Allocations

Program Service Expenses

15,218.

36,961.

961.

$

16, 179. =$ ======3:::7=, 9=2=2=.

o.

o.

o.

o.

o.

o.

961.

o.

o.

o.

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Statement 6 (continued) Form 990-EZ, Part IV

List of Officers, Directors, Trustees, and Key Employees

Title and Contri- Expense
Average Hours Compen- bution to Account!
Name and Address Per Week Devoted sation EBP & DC Other
Rick Mumey Director $ o. $ o. $ o.
1907 Freeman Street 1. 00
Houston, TX 77009
Total $ 18,000. $ o. $ o. Statement 7

Form 990-EZ, Part V

Regarding Transfers Associated with Personal Benefit Contracts

(a) Did the organization, during the year, receive any funds, directly or

indirectly, to pay premiums on a personal benefit contract? . . No

(b) Did the organization, during the year, pay premiums, directly or

indirectly, on a personal benefit contract? No

Statement 8

Form 990-EZ , Part V, Line 35

Reason for Income Not Reported on Form 990-T

The Fund sells educational calendars that provide information about fire safety.