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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Mission of Hope

To deliver hope to the families of rural Appalachia

three stars

85.07

P.O. Box 51824 Knoxville, TN 37950
tel: (865) 584-7571   Web Site
EIN: 62-1794508

Board Leadership
Jean Greer
President

CEO
Emmette Thompson
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.07 three stars
  Financial 88.99 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Mission of Hope exists to provide Christian ministries during appropriate seasons of the year, including Christmas and Easter, through a system of delivering clothes, food, toys, and school supplies to impoverished families of the rural Appalachian region. In addition, the Mission of Hope assists in repairing existing homes or relocating to other homes, provides scholarships for qualifying children, assists in developing skills or expertise for the creation of new or expanded jobs in the area, and assists in locating jobs for persons who are willing to relocate outside the area.

The Mission of Hope exists to provide Christian ministries during appropriate seasons of the year, including Christmas and Easter, through a system of delivering clothes, food, toys, and school supplies to impoverished families of the rural Appalachian region. In addition, the Mission of Hope assists in repairing existing homes or relocating to other homes, provides scholarships for qualifying children, assists in developing skills or expertise for the creation of new or expanded jobs in the area, and assists in locating jobs for persons who are willing to relocate outside the area.

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Financial

three stars

88.99

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

82.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
90.1%
  Administrative Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.75
  Program Expenses Growth 1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mission of Hope on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mission of Hope on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mission of Hope (TN) 85.07 three stars
COA Youth & Family Centers (WI) 98.69 four stars
Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Health Service (NY) 86.04 three stars
Relief Nursery, Inc. (OR) 95.04 four stars
Wellspring Family Services (WA) 85.12 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,829,688
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,829,688
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,829,688
   Other Revenue $173,580
TOTAL REVENUE $3,003,268
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,652,948
   Administrative Expenses $166,693
   Fundraising Expenses $138,593
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,958,234
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $45,034
   
Net Assets $2,102,242

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 03/01/2019 85.07 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 84.50 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 84.50 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.96 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 79.77 two stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 88.66 three stars
2012-12 08/01/2014 84.78 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 62-1794508
Name in IRS Master File MISSION OF HOPE INC
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 December, 1999
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$106,774 3.60% Emmette Thompson Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mission of Hope (TN) 85.07 three stars
Sister Carmen Community Center (CO) 90.64 four stars
Nurses for Newborns (MO) 86.06 three stars
Open Door Community House, Inc. (GA) 92.17 four stars
Emergency Family Assistance Association (CO) 92.44 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Mission of Hope
P.O. Box 51824
Knoxville, TN 37950
tel: (865) 584-7571
EIN: 62-1794508

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Board Leadership

Jean Greer
President

CEO

Emmette Thompson
Executive Director

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