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Human Services : Homeless Services

Bethesda Mission

God's Work, Our Hands

four stars

90.71

PO Box 3041 Harrisburg, PA 17105
tel: (717) 257-4442   Web Site
EIN: 23-1389397

Board Leadership
Don Schin
Chairman

CEO
Scott Dunwoody
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.71 four stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1914, Bethesda Mission has been a missionary arm of the local church, reaching out to men, women and children of all races, nationalities and creeds, providing the poor and homeless with shelter, food, clothing, sharing the good news of Jesus Christ and disciplining them in the Christian life. Our sevenfold ministries include a Men's Shelter; Women & Children's Shelter; Youth Center; Mobile Mission; Medical/Dental Clinics; Transitional Living; and Rural Outreach. Each fall into two overall categories; first, Samaritan services that offer necessities and encouragement for basic survival; and second, long term rehabilitation and mentoring programs, for men and women struggling with addiction and abuse, providing the opportunity for a new life of stability and fulfillment, and, for positive influence and development of our children and youth.

Since 1914, Bethesda Mission has been a missionary arm of the local church, reaching out to men, women and children of all races, nationalities and creeds, providing the poor and homeless with shelter, food, clothing, sharing the good news of Jesus Christ and disciplining them in the Christian life. Our sevenfold ministries include a Men's Shelter; Women & Children's Shelter; Youth Center; Mobile Mission; Medical/Dental Clinics; Transitional Living; and Rural Outreach. Each fall into two overall categories; first, Samaritan services that offer necessities and encouragement for basic survival; and second, long term rehabilitation and mentoring programs, for men and women struggling with addiction and abuse, providing the opportunity for a new life of stability and fulfillment, and, for positive influence and development of our children and youth.

Financial

three stars

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 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)
85.1%
  Administrative Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.00
  Program Expenses Growth -2.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bethesda Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bethesda Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bethesda Mission (PA) 90.71 four stars
Water Street Ministries (PA) 87.22 three stars
The Rescue Mission, Tacoma (WA) 89.88 three stars
Cityteam (CA) 87.76 three stars
Charlotte Rescue Mission (NC) 87.26 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,597,180
   Federated Campaigns $42,377
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $95,488
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,735,045
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,735,045
   Other Revenue $407,315
TOTAL REVENUE $8,142,360
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,369,813
   Administrative Expenses $429,513
   Fundraising Expenses $649,982
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,449,308
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $693,052
   
Net Assets $11,717,575

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
Outreach Ministry $3,031,094 47.6%
Men's Center $1,919,945 30.1%
Women's and Children's Center $671,687 10.5%
Youth Center $433,985 6.8%
Medical/Dental Clinic $313,102 4.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 07/01/2018 90.71 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 89.29 three stars
2015-06 12/21/2016 89.02 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 87.97 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.27 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 84.54 three stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 88.03 three stars
2012-06 12/20/2013 73.87 two stars
2011-06 04/01/2013 89.31 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 23-1389397
Name in IRS Master File BETHESDA MISSION OF HARRISBURG
NTEE Code P28
NTEE Classification Neighborhood Centers, Settlement Houses
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (916) Cafeteria, restaurant, snack bar, food services, etc.
(382) Housing for the aged (see also 153)
(399) Other housing 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 October, 1943
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$53,013 0.71% Scott Dunwoody Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$62,802 0.84% Charles Wingate Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bethesda Mission (PA) 90.71 four stars
City Rescue Mission of Lansing (MI) 93.40 four stars
Greensboro Urban Ministry (NC) 92.74 four stars
Eugene Mission (OR) 86.44 three stars
Miracle Hill Ministries (SC) 94.08 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Bethesda Mission
PO Box 3041
Harrisburg, PA 17105
tel: (717) 257-4442
fax: (717) 257-5486
EIN: 23-1389397

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Board Leadership

Don Schin
Chairman

CEO

Scott Dunwoody
Executive Director

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