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MorningStar Mission Ministries

Caring and sharing the love of Christ

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three stars

89.50

350 East Washington Street Joliet, IL 60433
tel: (815) 722-5780   Web Site
EIN: 36-2422510

Board Leadership
Dave O'Dell
President

CEO
Sandi Perzee
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.50 three stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

MorningStar Mission Ministries is a non-denominational organization dedicated to relieving the spiritual and physical hunger of the poor. We do this by providing food for the hungry, clothing for the needy, shelter for the homeless and the Gospel of Jesus Christ for all. Ministering to men, women, children and entire families, MorningStar Mission has served the less fortunate of Joliet and the surrounding Will County area since 1909. Whether it's through a one-time meal or a long-term recovery program, we're committed to offering hope for the hurting.

MorningStar Mission Ministries is a non-denominational organization dedicated to relieving the spiritual and physical hunger of the poor. We do this by providing food for the hungry, clothing for the needy, shelter for the homeless and the Gospel of Jesus Christ for all. Ministering to men, women, children and entire families, MorningStar Mission has served the less fortunate of Joliet and the surrounding Will County area since 1909. Whether it's through a one-time meal or a long-term recovery program, we're committed to offering hope for the hurting.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of people using homeless shelters per week
675
Number of meals served or provided
150,376
This impact information is current as of July 2019, 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

three stars

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
87.5%
  Administrative Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.63
  Program Expenses Growth 17.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 47.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by MorningStar Mission Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by MorningStar Mission Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
MorningStar Mission Ministries (IL) 89.50 three stars
Central Union Mission (DC) 89.86 three stars
Grace Centers of Hope (MI) 93.60 four stars
Carriage Town Ministries (MI) 92.72 four stars
Tri-City Union Gospel Mission (WA) 97.17 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,536,758
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,536,758
   Program Service Revenue $35,712
Total Primary Revenue $5,572,470
   Other Revenue $926,887
TOTAL REVENUE $6,499,357
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,765,482
   Administrative Expenses $335,195
   Fundraising Expenses $622,686
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,723,363
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-224,006
   
Net Assets $4,278,907

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
East Side Cafe $1,595,358 27.7%
Treasure Chest Resale Shop $545,964 9.5%
Community Outreach Program $477,750 8.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 02/01/2019 89.50 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 89.23 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 81.98 three stars
2014-12 09/01/2016 77.25 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 76.38 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 75.19 two stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 74.41 two stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 76.26 two stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 81.34 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 81.35 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 73.37 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 92.99 four stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 90.30 four stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 85.23 three stars
2006-12 12/15/2007 90.25 four stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 85.26 three stars
2004-12 07/01/2006 85.34 three 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 36-2422510
Name in IRS Master File MORNING STAR MISSION MINISTRIES
NTEE Code P85
NTEE Classification Homeless Persons Centers, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 April, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$67,740 1.00% Sandra Perzee Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$113,144 1.68% Marilyn Farmer Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
MorningStar Mission Ministries (IL) 89.50 three stars
Community Enrichment Center (TX) 93.47 four stars
Orlando Union Rescue Mission (FL) 85.62 three stars
The Bowery Mission (NY) 87.74 three stars
Broad Street Ministry (PA) 89.86 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

MorningStar Mission Ministries
350 East Washington Street
Joliet, IL 60433
tel: (815) 722-5780
fax: (815) 726-9450
EIN: 36-2422510

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Board Leadership

Dave O'Dell
President

CEO

Sandi Perzee
Executive Director

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