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Human Services : Homeless Services

Home Sweet Home Ministries

Serving the homeless and hungry with Christ's love since 1917

three stars

83.56

303 East Oakland Avenue Bloomington, IL 61701
tel: (309) 828-7356   Web Site
EIN: 37-0692350

Board Leadership
Mitch Stebel
President

CEO
Mary Ann Pullin
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.56 three stars
  Financial 79.52 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1917, Home Sweet Home Ministries serves Christ by providing food, shelter and hope to the hungry, homeless and hurting. We provide case management and other supportive services to the homeless such as shelter, hot meals, clothing and toiletries, addiction recovery, and children's programming. We also offer educational and vocational training, counseling and weekly worship services. Our goal is to help people find independence, restore their hope and share the love of Jesus Christ with them.

Founded in 1917, Home Sweet Home Ministries serves Christ by providing food, shelter and hope to the hungry, homeless and hurting. We provide case management and other supportive services to the homeless such as shelter, hot meals, clothing and toiletries, addiction recovery, and children's programming. We also offer educational and vocational training, counseling and weekly worship services. Our goal is to help people find independence, restore their hope and share the love of Jesus Christ with them.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Total weight of materials recycled
1,309,910
Number of bed nights (nights spent in shelter)
15,187
Number of meals served or provided
92,443
Average length of stay (in days)
83
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

79.52

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
74.6%
  Administrative Expenses 15.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.98
  Program Expenses Growth -2.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Home Sweet Home Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Home Sweet Home Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Home Sweet Home Ministries (IL) 83.56 three stars
Sulzbacher Center (FL) 91.45 four stars
The Lord's Place (FL) 94.74 four stars
Sarah's Circle (IL) 98.23 four stars
Tender Mercies (OH) 93.83 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,838,186
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $67,028
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $178,803
Total Contributions $6,084,017
   Program Service Revenue $784,555
Total Primary Revenue $6,868,572
   Other Revenue $80,538
TOTAL REVENUE $6,949,110
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,301,308
   Administrative Expenses $553,551
   Fundraising Expenses $343,394
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,198,253
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,750,857
   
Net Assets $6,563,937

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Retail Operations $1,000,853 43.5%
Shelter Care $602,963 26.2%
Providing Meals $545,495 23.7%
Community Services $151,997 6.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 05/01/2019 83.56 three stars
2017-06 06/01/2018 83.90 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 88.87 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 89.50 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.52 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 85.49 three stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 92.07 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 37-0692350
Name in IRS Master File HOME SWEET HOME MINISTRIES INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (916) Cafeteria, restaurant, snack bar, food services, etc.
(600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
(902) Emergency or disaster aid fund
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date September, 1924
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$95,659 2.99% Mary Ann Pullin Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$100,934 3.15% Steven D. Darst Chief Financial Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Home Sweet Home Ministries (IL) 83.56 three stars
The Bridge Fund of New York (NY) 88.29 three stars
Upper Valley Haven (VT) 90.86 four stars
Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida (FL) 91.00 four stars
JOIN (OR) 97.17 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Home Sweet Home Ministries
303 East Oakland Avenue
Bloomington, IL 61701
tel: (309) 828-7356
EIN: 37-0692350

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Board Leadership

Mitch Stebel
President

CEO

Mary Ann Pullin
CEO

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