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Sisters of the Road

In here there are no strangers, just friends we've never met

two stars

76.49

133 Northwest Sixth Ave Portland, OR 97209
tel: (503) 222-5694   Web Site
EIN: 93-0748169

Board Leadership
Linda Senn
President

CEO
Danielle Klock
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 76.49 two stars
  Financial 79.29 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 74.00 two stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1979, Sisters Of The Road has been an essential part of the Old Town/Chinatown neighborhood. Sisters offers a space to build community, empower ourselves, learn from one another, dine with dignity and organize for justice and human rights for all. Sisters Of The Road exists to build authentic relationships and alleviate the hunger of isolation in an atmosphere of nonviolence and gentle personalism that nurtures the whole individual, while seeking systemic solutions that reach the roots of homelessness and poverty to end them forever.

Since 1979, Sisters Of The Road has been an essential part of the Old Town/Chinatown neighborhood. Sisters offers a space to build community, empower ourselves, learn from one another, dine with dignity and organize for justice and human rights for all. Sisters Of The Road exists to build authentic relationships and alleviate the hunger of isolation in an atmosphere of nonviolence and gentle personalism that nurtures the whole individual, while seeking systemic solutions that reach the roots of homelessness and poverty to end them forever.

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Financial

two stars

79.29

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

74.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
77.9%
  Administrative Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.54
  Program Expenses Growth 3.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sisters of the Road on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sisters of the Road on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sisters of the Road (OR) 76.49 two stars
Friendship Trays (NC) 93.24 four stars
Second Helpings (IN) 92.61 four stars
Open Hand (GA) 89.79 three stars
Loaves & Fishes, Charlotte (NC) 96.26 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,181,927
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $12,973
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,194,900
   Program Service Revenue $3,825
Total Primary Revenue $1,198,725
   Other Revenue $2,149
TOTAL REVENUE $1,200,874
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $892,779
   Administrative Expenses $91,385
   Fundraising Expenses $157,218
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,141,382
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $59,492
   
Net Assets $622,694

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
Café Hot Meals/Barter Program $753,473 83.0%
Systemic Change Programming $154,501 17.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 02/01/2020 76.49 two stars
2017-06 02/01/2019 81.83 three stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 82.62 three stars
2015-06 02/01/2017 84.28 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 82.46 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 81.88 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 76.53 two stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 77.06 two stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 70.51 two stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 87.09 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 93-0748169
Name in IRS Master File SISTERS OF THE ROAD
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
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 February, 1981
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sisters of the Road (OR) 76.49 two stars
Second Helpings (IN) 92.61 four stars
Community Cooperative (FL) 93.89 four stars
Kids' Food Basket (MI) 89.75 three stars
Project Angel Food (CA) 93.81 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Sisters of the Road
133 Northwest Sixth Ave
Portland, OR 97209
tel: (503) 222-5694
fax: (503) 222-3028
EIN: 93-0748169

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Board Leadership

Linda Senn
President

CEO

Danielle Klock
Executive Director

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