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Lazarus House

Opening Doors Out of Poverty

three stars

88.94

412 Hampshire Street Lawrence, MA 01841
tel: (978) 689-8575   Web Site
EIN: 04-2755382

Board Leadership
Doug Cook
President

CEO
H. Bridget Shaheen
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.94 three stars
  Financial 84.36 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Lazarus House Ministries is spiritually based and welcomes all in the name of God. We provide a continuum of care encompassing, but not limited to: shelter, food, clothing, advocacy, education, work preparation, health services, a listening ear, a welcoming heart, and the restoration of dignity and self-respect to people who are poor and in dire need. Although we are a faith-based ministry, we are not affiliated with any church. We serve to empower our guests to move beyond poverty and crisis and to become productive members of their community.

Lazarus House Ministries is spiritually based and welcomes all in the name of God. We provide a continuum of care encompassing, but not limited to: shelter, food, clothing, advocacy, education, work preparation, health services, a listening ear, a welcoming heart, and the restoration of dignity and self-respect to people who are poor and in dire need. Although we are a faith-based ministry, we are not affiliated with any church. We serve to empower our guests to move beyond poverty and crisis and to become productive members of their community.

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Financial

three stars

84.36

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 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)
82.0%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.58
  Program Expenses Growth 1.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lazarus House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lazarus House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lazarus House (MA) 88.94 three stars
Preble Street (ME) 93.78 four stars
Sunnyvale Community Services (CA) 95.10 four stars
The Bridge Fund of New York (NY) 88.29 three stars
Cross Roads House (NH) 90.76 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,764,193
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $561,297
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $31,450
Total Contributions $7,356,940
   Program Service Revenue $264,458
Total Primary Revenue $7,621,398
   Other Revenue $597,856
TOTAL REVENUE $8,219,254
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,149,318
   Administrative Expenses $543,451
   Fundraising Expenses $1,040,000
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,732,769
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-513,515
   
Net Assets $4,928,694

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
Food, Clothing, and Shelter $6,332,364 88.6%
Workforce Training $412,326 5.8%
Operation of Three Thrift Stores $404,628 5.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-03 05/01/2019 88.94 three stars
2017-03 03/01/2018 89.54 three stars
2016-03 06/01/2017 90.32 four stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 94.32 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 03/01/2016 92.44 four stars
2014-03 10/01/2015 91.74 four stars
2013-03 03/01/2014 92.52 four stars
2012-03 02/01/2014 83.47 three stars
2012-03 06/01/2013 81.37 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 04-2755382
Name in IRS Master File LAZARUS HOUSE INCORPORATED
NTEE Code L41
NTEE Classification Homeless, Temporary Shelter For
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable 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]
Ruling Date June, 1986
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$110,000 1.25% H. Bridget Shaheen Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lazarus House (MA) 88.94 three stars
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Women's Lunch Place (MA) 88.22 three stars
Adopt-A-Family (FL) 95.55 four stars
CHUM (MN) 94.83 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Lazarus House
412 Hampshire Street
Lawrence, MA 01841
tel: (978) 689-8575
fax: (978) 682-7004
EIN: 04-2755382

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 408
Lawrence, MA 01842

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Board Leadership

Doug Cook
President

CEO

H. Bridget Shaheen
Executive Director

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