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Human Services : Homeless Services

Together Omaha

Collaborating to End Homelessness

four stars

92.22

812 South 24th Street Omaha, NE 68108
tel: (402) 345-8047   Web Site
EIN: 47-0589290

Board Leadership
Wesley Woodward
Board President

CEO
Mike Hornacek
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.22 four stars
  Financial 99.97 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Together is a local, independent non-profit that was initially conceived in response to the tornado disaster in 1975 that struck the metropolitan area in 1975 and left hundreds of families homeless, hungry and in great need. The leaders of Countryside Community Church, Dundee Presbyterian, Temple Israel, Kountze Memorial Lutheran, Trinity Cathedral, First United Methodist, St. Cecilia's Cathedral, and many others organized the “Together” cooperative effort to meet the immediate needs of the hundreds of families that were struggling with the basic necessities of life: food, clothing, and shelter. However, our founders soon realized that thousands of families in Omaha need relief every day and opened the FREE services of Together to the community year round. This effort provided for ongoing human needs, primarily, the basic necessities of life: food and shelter.

Together is a local, independent non-profit that was initially conceived in response to the tornado disaster in 1975 that struck the metropolitan area in 1975 and left hundreds of families homeless, hungry and in great need. The leaders of Countryside Community Church, Dundee Presbyterian, Temple Israel, Kountze Memorial Lutheran, Trinity Cathedral, First United Methodist, St. Cecilia's Cathedral, and many others organized the “Together” cooperative effort to meet the immediate needs of the hundreds of families that were struggling with the basic necessities of life: food, clothing, and shelter. However, our founders soon realized that thousands of families in Omaha need relief every day and opened the FREE services of Together to the community year round. This effort provided for ongoing human needs, primarily, the basic necessities of life: food and shelter.

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Financial

four stars

99.97

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
84.9%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.70
  Program Expenses Growth 30.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Together Omaha on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Together Omaha on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Together Omaha (NE) 92.22 four stars
Our House, Arkansas (AR) 95.05 four stars
Bridging (MN) 92.48 four stars
Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless (MA) 91.02 four stars
Metropolitan Ministries (FL) 85.34 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,064,724
   Federated Campaigns $94,400
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $29,442
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $390,475
Total Contributions $2,579,041
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,579,041
   Other Revenue $8,831
TOTAL REVENUE $2,587,872
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,999,172
   Administrative Expenses $165,753
   Fundraising Expenses $178,875
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,343,800
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $244,072
   
Net Assets $3,351,241

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
Emergency Assistance to Individuals $1,111,556 55.6%
First Stop $586,039 29.3%
Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) $301,577 15.1%

Ratings History
Together Omaha has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 02/01/2018 92.22 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 92.38 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.25 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 82.46 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 47-0589290
Name in IRS Master File TOGETHER INC OF METROPOLITIAN OMAHA
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 (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
(569) Referral service (social agencies)
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 March, 1978
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$91,816 3.91% Mike Hornacek Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Together Omaha (NE) 92.22 four stars
My Friend's Place (CA) 94.34 four stars
Healthcare for the Homeless, Houston (TX) 95.83 four stars
Marian House (MD) 90.13 four stars
Interfaith Family Services (TX) 90.75 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Together Omaha
812 South 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68108
tel: (402) 345-8047
EIN: 47-0589290

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Board Leadership

Wesley Woodward
Board President

CEO

Mike Hornacek
Executive Director

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