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Human Services : Homeless Services

New York City Relief/The Relief Bus

These things we do, that others may live.

three stars

85.05

295 Walnut Street Elizabeth, NJ 07201
tel: (800) 736-2773   Web Site
EIN: 11-2974154

Board Leadership
Ed Herr
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Juan Galloway
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.05 three stars
  Financial 78.87 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

New York City Relief is BOOTS ON THE GROUND in the poverty stricken area of New York City and New Jersey. We lead an army of volunteers, 7,000 strong. We take poverty, addiction and despair head on. We go to the front lines of critical need, bringing relief and compassion to those falling through the cracks of society. The help we bring is many times the difference between life and death for these most vulnerable people groups. We don't just give a hand out, we also give a hand up by connecting the suffering to vital resources that can turn their lives around. Shelter, medical care, addiction recovery and job training are lifelines to many who are sinking. Our strategy is compassion and our mission is life transformation.

New York City Relief is BOOTS ON THE GROUND in the poverty stricken area of New York City and New Jersey. We lead an army of volunteers, 7,000 strong. We take poverty, addiction and despair head on. We go to the front lines of critical need, bringing relief and compassion to those falling through the cracks of society. The help we bring is many times the difference between life and death for these most vulnerable people groups. We don't just give a hand out, we also give a hand up by connecting the suffering to vital resources that can turn their lives around. Shelter, medical care, addiction recovery and job training are lifelines to many who are sinking. Our strategy is compassion and our mission is life transformation.

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Financial

two stars

78.87

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
72.3%
  Administrative Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.15
  Program Expenses Growth 13.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 37.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New York City Relief/The Relief Bus on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New York City Relief/The Relief Bus on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New York City Relief/The Relief Bus (NJ) 85.05 three stars
Gateway180 :: Homelessness Reversed (MO) 85.79 three stars
N Street Village (DC) 98.04 four stars
Transitions Homeless Recovery Center (SC) 92.98 four stars
Men's Shelter of Charlotte (NC) 87.57 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,352,387
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $261,872
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,614,259
   Program Service Revenue $124,863
Total Primary Revenue $3,739,122
   Other Revenue $176
TOTAL REVENUE $3,739,298
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,776,062
   Administrative Expenses $555,251
   Fundraising Expenses $577,373
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,908,686
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-169,388
   
Net Assets $488,496

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
Feed, Clothe and Minister to the Homeless $2,776,062 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 85.05 three stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 82.12 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 90.74 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 89.50 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 92.85 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 87.21 three stars
2015-12 12/21/2016 84.78 three stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 74.92 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.18 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 92.41 four stars
2014-12 11/01/2015 89.50 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 85.67 three stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 85.59 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 11-2974154
Name in IRS Master File NEW YORK CITY RELIEF INC
NTEE Code P85
NTEE Classification Homeless Persons Centers, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (6) Missionary 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 June, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$98,542 2.52% Juan Galloway President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New York City Relief/The Relief Bus (NJ) 85.05 three stars
United Methodist Open Door (KS) 91.31 four stars
Downtown Women's Center (CA) 89.75 three stars
Volunteer Ministry Center (TN) 93.67 four stars
The INN (NY) 89.66 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

New York City Relief/The Relief Bus
295 Walnut Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
tel: (800) 736-2773
fax: (908) 352-6446
EIN: 11-2974154

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Board Leadership

Ed Herr
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Juan Galloway
President and CEO

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