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Good Samaritan Ministries

Provide aid to the poor, sick, and destitute.

three stars

86.41

100 N. Roan St. Johnson City, TN 37605
tel: (423) 928-0288   Web Site
EIN: 62-1233320

Board Leadership
Russ Nelson
Chair

CEO
Aaron T. Murphy
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.41 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

88.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
96.5%
  Administrative Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.10
  Program Expenses Growth 14.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 41.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Good Samaritan Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Good Samaritan Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Good Samaritan Ministries (TN) 86.41 three stars
Rescue Mission of Middle Georgia (GA) 92.38 four stars
Interfaith Works (MD) 89.02 three stars
Star of Hope Mission (TX) 88.70 three stars
Olympia Union Gospel Mission (WA) 90.16 four stars

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Good Samaritan Ministries is a faith-based ministry that provides for those in need through education, mentoring, and social services. We serve the poor, the needy, the destitute. We seek to serve the homeless and to reach out to prevent homelessness in the six counties of east Tennessee. We do this by providing essential goods and services to those experiencing both temporary and long-term financial hardship. Yes, we meet the basic needs of food, shelter, and clothing, but also seek to empower the escape from poverty. We recognize the God given dignity of each individual and participate in a ministry of restoration: one that enables wholeness as people realize their full potential in Christ. We do not work in isolation from the community. We work within a continuum of care alongside churches, individuals, agencies, as well as local, state, and federal government as we provide a combination of relief and long-term solutions to poverty and homelessness in our region.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,009,402
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $27,552
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $126,745
Total Contributions $5,163,699
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,163,699
   Other Revenue $224,767
TOTAL REVENUE $5,388,466
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,402,325
   Administrative Expenses $130,462
   Fundraising Expenses $38,370
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,571,157
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-182,691
   
Net Assets $536,059

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.

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Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 06/01/2016 86.41 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 02/01/2016 78.07 two stars
2014-06 08/01/2015 85.45 three stars
2013-06 02/01/2014 85.46 three stars
2012-06 04/01/2013 78.04 two 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 62-1233320
Name in IRS Master File GOOD SAMARITAN MINISTRIES INC
NTEE Code L41
NTEE Classification Homeless, Temporary Shelter For
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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]
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$48,190 0.86% Sarah Wells Executive Director

Good Samaritan Ministries is a faith-based ministry that provides for those in need through education, mentoring, and social services. We serve the poor, the needy, the destitute. We seek to serve the homeless and to reach out to prevent homelessness in the six counties of east Tennessee. We do this by providing essential goods and services to those experiencing both temporary and long-term financial hardship. Yes, we meet the basic needs of food, shelter, and clothing, but also seek to empower the escape from poverty. We recognize the God given dignity of each individual and participate in a ministry of restoration: one that enables wholeness as people realize their full potential in Christ. We do not work in isolation from the community. We work within a continuum of care alongside churches, individuals, agencies, as well as local, state, and federal government as we provide a combination of relief and long-term solutions to poverty and homelessness in our region.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Good Samaritan Ministries (TN) 86.41 three stars
Raleigh Rescue Mission (NC) 86.05 three stars
Interfaith Works (MD) 89.02 three stars
Durham Rescue Mission (NC) 99.44 four stars
Backstreet Missions (IN) 87.22 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Good Samaritan Ministries
100 N. Roan St.
Johnson City, TN 37605
tel: (423) 928-0288
fax: (423) 928-6685
EIN: 62-1233320

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 2441
Johnson City, TN 37605

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Board Leadership

Russ Nelson
Chair

CEO

Aaron T. Murphy
Director

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