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Lazarus House

Opening Doors Out of Poverty

94.32

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

Board Leadership
Greg Smith
President

CEO
H. Bridget Shaheen
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.32
  Financial 93.05
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
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

93.05

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

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)
81.7%
  Administrative Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.83
  Program Expenses Growth 9.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.1%
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) 94.32
Rescue Mission of Trenton (NJ) 94.69
Boulder Shelter for the Homeless (CO) 85.67
Open Doors Kalamazoo (MI) 99.81
Middleton Outreach Ministry (WI) 93.91

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,551,355
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $369,581
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $8,201
Total Contributions $6,929,137
   Program Service Revenue $233,217
Total Primary Revenue $7,162,354
   Other Revenue $634,094
TOTAL REVENUE $7,796,448
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,136,886
   Administrative Expenses $710,435
   Fundraising Expenses $777,641
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,624,962
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-828,514
   
Net Assets $6,904,103

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 $6,356,308 89.1%
Workforce Training $457,877 6.4%
Operation of Three Thrift Stores $322,701 4.5%

Ratings History
Lazarus House has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-03 06/01/2016 94.32
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 03/01/2016 92.44
2014-03 10/01/2015 91.74
2013-03 03/01/2014 92.52
2012-03 02/01/2014 83.47
2012-03 06/01/2013 81.37

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
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  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013
  • March, 2012
  • March, 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
$100,000 1.15% H. Bridget Shaheen Executive Director

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lazarus House (MA) 94.32
Sulzbacher Center (FL) 91.75
ForKids (VA) 94.74
CHUM (MN) 93.91
Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless (MA) 90.76

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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

Greg Smith
President

CEO

H. Bridget Shaheen
Executive Director

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