We believe in, and practice, transparency, ethical accounting, and donor stewardship. Below you will find our annual fiscal reporting including our Audited Financial Statements, IRS Form 990, and our Annual Report information.  The Purple Door is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and we hold an excellent rating from Charity Navigator.

When you donate to The Purple Door you become part of one of the most respected organizations in our community. We are recognized within the community as knowledgeable experts who collaborate with leading institutions, municipalities, and partner agencies to help solve the crisis of domestic violence and sexual assault in the Coastal Bend region.

2017 Audited Financial Report

2017 Form 990


Annual Report Stats and Facts

The following outcomes are monitored on a continuous basis by the agency in order to determine the most effective ways in which to assist victims in achieving and maintaining safe, healthy, and violence-free lives. Evaluation of Services forms are provided to clients who complete the surveys on a voluntary and confidential basis. The agency’s leadership team reviews survey results at least quarterly to identify best practices, identify any issues that need to be addressed, and provide for continuous improvement to the programs and services conducted by the agency.

In 2017:

  • 96% of clients reported increased feelings of safety due to services received
  • 88% of clients reported that their children’s sense of safety increased due to services received
  • 95% of clients reported that counseling services assisted them
  • 84% of clients reported decreased feelings of isolation due to services received
  • 94% of clients reported increased awareness of community resources and options
  • 91% of clients reported that legal advocacy services assisted them
  • 88% of clients reported an increase in awareness of the dynamics of domestic and sexual violence
  • 88% of clients reported an increase in their children’s awareness of the dynamics of domestic and sexual violence

Quotes from clients served in 2017:

  • “I feel like I’m taking steps in the right direction.” 
  • “I was so lost until now.” 
  • “I am a better person after staying here.” 
  • “I feel like a worthy and productive person in my community.” 
  • “Thank you for being there for me.  The services you provide saved my life.”

Total clients served: 2,164

Adults served: 1,397

Children served: 767

Gender of clients served:

  • female: 1,739
  • male: 425

Total residential clients served at shelter facility: 870

Total non-residential clients served:  1,294

Total number of services provided: 99,441

Total number of hours of services provided: 37,693

Total number of calls received on 24/7 crisis hotline: 13,182

Average length of stay per client: 20 days

Demographic Information:

  • Hispanic: 1,470
  • White: 415
  • African American: 161
  • Asian: 11
  • Native American: 21
  • Pacific Islander: 8
  • Multi-Racial: 47
  • Other: 31