Human Services : Homeless Services

Samaritan Ministries

Providing food, shelter and hope through Christian love.

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three stars

89.84

414 East Northwest Boulevard Winston-Salem, NC 27105
tel: (336) 748-1962   Web Site
EIN: 56-1490019

Board Leadership
Clyde Cash
Board President

CEO
Sonjia Kurosky
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.84 three stars
  Financial 87.46 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Samaritan Ministries is an interdenominational, volunteer-based Christian ministry that serves Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. Samaritan Ministries is open 365 days and nights a year to serve people in need.

Our four major programs include:
- Samaritan Soup Kitchen, Winston-Salem's only soup kitchen, serving 300-400 guests daily.
- Samaritan Inn, an 70-bed homeless shelter for men.
- Project Cornerstone, a 10-bed residential substance abuse recovery program for homeless men.
- The Empowerment Project, a street outreach program that connects homeless adults and families experiencing mental health struggles or substance use disorders to resources enabling them to work on goals like permanent housing, health and income.

Our mission is: Providing food, shelter and hope through Christian love.

For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat. . . I was a stranger and you invited me in. Matthew 25:35

Samaritan Ministries is an interdenominational, volunteer-based Christian ministry that serves Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. Samaritan Ministries is open 365 days and nights a year to serve people in need.

Our four major programs include:
- Samaritan Soup Kitchen, Winston-Salem's only soup kitchen, serving 300-400 guests daily.
- Samaritan Inn, an 70-bed homeless shelter for men.
- Project Cornerstone, a 10-bed residential substance abuse recovery program for homeless men.
- The Empowerment Project, a street outreach program that connects homeless adults and families experiencing mental health struggles or substance use disorders to resources enabling them to work on goals like permanent housing, health and income.

Our mission is: Providing food, shelter and hope through Christian love.

For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat. . . I was a stranger and you invited me in. Matthew 25:35

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of meals served or provided
144,889
Nights of shelter provided to homeless men
26,242
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

87.46

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
85.3%
  Administrative Expenses 3.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.19
  Program Expenses Growth 4.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Samaritan Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Samaritan Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,082,727
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $241,264
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $117,632
Total Contributions $1,441,623
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,441,623
   Other Revenue $62,864
TOTAL REVENUE $1,504,487
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,237,851
   Administrative Expenses $49,072
   Fundraising Expenses $154,899
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,441,822
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $62,665
   
Net Assets $4,448,216

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$77,328 5.36% Sonjia Kurosky Executive Director

Mission

Samaritan Ministries is an interdenominational, volunteer-based Christian ministry that serves Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. Samaritan Ministries is open 365 days and nights a year to serve people in need.

Our four major programs include:
- Samaritan Soup Kitchen, Winston-Salem's only soup kitchen, serving 300-400 guests daily.
- Samaritan Inn, an 70-bed homeless shelter for men.
- Project Cornerstone, a 10-bed residential substance abuse recovery program for homeless men.
- The Empowerment Project, a street outreach program that connects homeless adults and families experiencing mental health struggles or substance use disorders to resources enabling them to work on goals like permanent housing, health and income.

Our mission is: Providing food, shelter and hope through Christian love.

For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat. . . I was a stranger and you invited me in. Matthew 25:35

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Samaritan Ministries (NC) 89.84 three stars
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St. John Center (KY) 89.59 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Samaritan Ministries
414 East Northwest Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC 27105
tel: (336) 748-1962
fax: (336) 748-8207
EIN: 56-1490019

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Board Leadership

Clyde Cash
Board President

CEO

Sonjia Kurosky
Executive Director