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Human Services : Rescue Missions

Providence Rescue Mission

Serving Christ, the homeless and the poor of our community since 1999.

two stars

74.20

627 Cranston Street Providence, RI 02907
tel: (401) 274-8861   Web Site
EIN: 05-0503326

Board Leadership
Robert Kalander
Board President

CEO
Sean Carew
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 74.20 two stars
  Financial 84.44 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 67.00 one star
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Providence Rescue Mission works to reach the homeless and needy of Rhode Island's urban centers with the Gospel of Jesus Christ while providing physical, emotional, educational and rehabilitative services at no expense to those in need. We conduct chapel service followed by an evening meal seven nights a week, provide overnight shelter for homeless men and women, a food pantry, clothing room, education and career center, and a one-year discipleship program for homeless men. Each of these services provides for specific needs of the community we serve.

The Providence Rescue Mission works to reach the homeless and needy of Rhode Island's urban centers with the Gospel of Jesus Christ while providing physical, emotional, educational and rehabilitative services at no expense to those in need. We conduct chapel service followed by an evening meal seven nights a week, provide overnight shelter for homeless men and women, a food pantry, clothing room, education and career center, and a one-year discipleship program for homeless men. Each of these services provides for specific needs of the community we serve.

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Financial

three stars

84.44

Accountability & Transparency

one star

67.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
86.4%
  Administrative Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.15
  Program Expenses Growth 7.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 49.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Providence Rescue Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Providence Rescue Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Providence Rescue Mission (RI) 74.20 two stars
The Gospel Mission (IA) 90.59 four stars
Evansville Rescue Mission (IN) 86.19 three stars
Miami Rescue Mission (FL) 94.41 four stars
Union Gospel Mission of Tarrant County (TX) 91.07 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,828,414
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,828,414
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,828,414
   Other Revenue $20,229
TOTAL REVENUE $2,848,643
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,541,126
   Administrative Expenses $208,520
   Fundraising Expenses $175,587
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,925,233
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-76,590
   
Net Assets $371,049

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
Providing Meals and Supplies $2,391,126 94.1%
Counseling, Medical & Dental Assistance $150,000 5.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 07/01/2020 74.20 two stars
2018-06 11/01/2019 72.43 two stars
2017-06 06/01/2018 75.44 two stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 72.79 two stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 74.92 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 74.71 two stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 77.16 two stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 79.12 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 05-0503326
Name in IRS Master File RHODE ISLAND RESCUE MINISTRIES
NTEE Code P60
NTEE Classification Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash)
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 July, 1999
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$92,000 3.14% Sean Carew Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Providence Rescue Mission (RI) 74.20 two stars
Rescue Mission of Middle Georgia (GA) 93.67 four stars
Whosoever Gospel Mission (PA) 91.38 four stars
Rescue Mission of Trenton (NJ) 96.46 four stars
Eugene Mission (OR) 86.04 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Providence Rescue Mission
627 Cranston Street
Providence, RI 02907
tel: (401) 274-8861
fax: (401) 751-7592
EIN: 05-0503326

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Board Leadership

Robert Kalander
Board President

CEO

Sean Carew
Executive Director

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