Human Services : Rescue Missions

Bethesda Mission

God's Work, Our Hands

four stars

95.47

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

Board Leadership
James Tatnall
Chairman

CEO
Scott Dunwoody
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.47 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

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Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
87.1%
  Administrative Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.71
  Program Expenses Growth 13.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.9%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,673,058
   Federated Campaigns $64,797
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $134,831
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,872,686
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,872,686
   Other Revenue $252,119
TOTAL REVENUE $8,124,805
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,643,756
   Administrative Expenses $405,130
   Fundraising Expenses $565,943
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,614,829
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,490,024
   
Net Assets $10,253,508

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$61,663 0.64% Scott Dunwoody Executive Director

Mission

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bethesda Mission (PA) 95.47 four stars
Winston-Salem Rescue Mission (NC) 91.80 four stars
Haven of Rest Ministries, Inc. (SC) 87.00 three stars
Rescue Mission of Middle Georgia (GA) 96.07 four stars
City Rescue Mission, Oklahoma City (OK) 88.52 three 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

James Tatnall
Chairman

CEO

Scott Dunwoody
Executive Director