Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group
 of the
DC Metro Area

No Cure
No "Race for a Cure"
But Hope, Advice, Info
      Mutual Support &
      Being Heard?
Yeah, We got that.

DC Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group

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Money - Grubby Details        Op Stuff->Money

Last update: 9/18/2017 
We have been operating an informal organization. It is clear to all that Steve Klitzman has been putting huge amounts of time and money into our group. So far, so good. So nobody is about to be picky about the small amounts of Pass-the-Hat money involved. Clearly the amounts involved have swamped by the costs incurred by those who bring food and drink for refreshments.

However our little group currently only serves the needs of a few hundred out of the hundreds-of-thousands of neuropathy patients in the DC area.

To help more people we would need to have more groups, each probably smaller and geographically closer to folks. To do better we may have to collect and spend some money. To get bigger, we will need to get a 501c3 status. To do that, money handling processes need to be good.

We have a checking account in the name of Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group of Northern Virginia (our old name).  It's controlled by Steve  Eventually, Steve will bring in a bank statement and show it to suitable members (like Potential Treasurer Bob, Robert or Margaret), I will post a redacted copy and us nit-pickers will figure out why our calculated balance is off by a few bucks.
Meanwhile, in the following table I have taken a stab at financial transparency.  At least we can cover some of the recent cash stuff.
Not listed:
- Miscellaneous purchases made by Steve, Lou and Mike, such as printing expenses
- Travel expenses by members and their caregivers
- Refreshment costs by many
- Un-reimbursed time and travel costs incurred by our speakers
- Charitable contributions by our members to related organizations, such as the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy
When
 What
 Comment
 Change
 
Mike
Owes
Bank

 Bank Balance
 Accrual
Balance
Before July 2017
 Opening balance
 This is what was in the checking account then.
     Note:original estimated balance was $300.
 + 397.83
 0
  397.83
  397.83
  Aug 2017
Upgrade WEBS = - 88.83
Mike Foxworth sent Steve a receipt for $88.83 from WEBS to expand our web site to "paid". This is an annual fee and includes the fee we pay to "own" our web address (dcpnsupport.org)
  - 88.83
 -88.83
  397.83
  309.00
 Sept 2017
Mtg. Pass-the-Hat (PTH)= $23.00
 Mike collected, but did not give to Steve
  + 23.00
- 65.83
  397.83
  332.00
 Oct 2017
Mtg, forgot to PTH
And we had a big crowd. Oh the shame of it!
 0
- 65.83
  397.83
  332.00
 Nov 2017
Mtg, PTH = $110
PTH handled by Bob McCabb, handed to Mike Foxworth
 + 110.00
+44.17
  397.83
  442.00
 Nov 2017
check sent
Mike sent 44.17 check to Steve
0
 0
  442.00
  442.00
 Dec 2017
Mtg. PTH = $110
PTH handled by Bob McCabb, handed to Mike Foxworth
 + 110.00
 +110
  442.00
  552.00
Jan 1,2018
ICANN "hide fee" = -$12.99
$12.99 fee paid by Mike to WEBS to increase privacy of ownership details for the website. This is an annual fee.
  - 12.99
+97.01

  442.00
  539.01
 Feb 3,2018
Mtg. PTH = $56
 PTH handled by Bob McCabb & Steve took cash
 + 56.00
+97.01
  498.00
  595.01
 Mar 3,2018
Mtg. PTH = $67
Video Projector Rental = - $50
                      Net: + $17
 PTH handled by Jane & lindy. Mike kept $50 for projector rental & Steve deposited $17
 + 17.00
+97.01
  515.00
 614.18
Apr 7, 2018
Mtg. PTH = + $52
Tai Chi instructor = - $150
                       Net: -$98
PTH handled by Steve and Steve gave check to instructor.
(Note: Food: Steve spent ~ $20)
- 98.00
+97.01
 417.00
 516.18
Apr 19, 2018
Name Tents = - $30.30
Purchased by Mike, offsets portion of 97.01 he owes to Steve.
- 30.30 
+66.71
  417.00
  485.88
May 5, 2018
Mtg. PTH = + $65
PTH handled by Steve.
(Food: Someone brought Brownies. Really good Brownies.)
+65.00 
+66.71
  492.00
  550.88
May10 2018
  check sent
Reimbursement Check from Mike to Steve = $68.00
  0
 0
  550.88
  550.88
Jun 2, 2018
Mtg PTH = +$39
Postage = -   $5
PTH handled by Mike. Check for $34 sent to Steve.  $5 retained for postage for letters to Post editors.
+34.00
 0
 584.88
 584.88
Jul 27, 2018
Summer Picnic
Summer picnic. Lots of people brought lots of food, including Steves's shrimp and cold cut plater.
 0
 0
 584.88
 584.88
Aug 4, 2018
Mtg PTH = + $71
Video projector rental = - $40
WEBS site annual fee = -$39
PTH handled by Mike 
Projector normally $55, but discounted to $40
Several people brought goodies.
- 8
-8.00
 584.88
 54.88
Sep 8, 2018
Mtg PTH = + $204
video projector rent = -$55
PTH handled by Steve. Mike.paid rent
+ 149
-63.00
 788.88
 733.88
  Future
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Note: as of 9/12, actual bank balance was $926.27. April's Tai chi check had not cleared, so bank balance on that date did not reflect that check. We need to ask the instructor if she is going to deposit the check. If check had cleared, balance should have been about $776.27 (instead of our calculated 788.88), so our math is still off by about $13. More Sighs.