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Human Services : Social Services

Love in the Name of Christ

Serving Hudsonville, Jenison And Grandville, MI

two stars

78.97

3300 Van Buren Street Hudsonville, MI 49426
tel: (616) 662-3300   Web Site
EIN: 38-2578829

Board Leadership
Chad VanHill
President

CEO
Lisa Mathews
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.97 two stars
  Financial 85.58 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 74.00 two stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

For over 30 years, Love in the Name of Christ of SE Ottawa County serving the Hudsonville, Jenison and Grandville area has been mobilizing area churches with the intent of supporting the church in its Biblical mandate to care for the poor in our midst. Through our partnership with local churches and their dedicated volunteers, we are able to provide many of the basic necessities to those coming to us for assistance. We coordinate over 50 different ministries and offer a Life Skills Program that empowers individuals toward authentic life transformation.

For over 30 years, Love in the Name of Christ of SE Ottawa County serving the Hudsonville, Jenison and Grandville area has been mobilizing area churches with the intent of supporting the church in its Biblical mandate to care for the poor in our midst. Through our partnership with local churches and their dedicated volunteers, we are able to provide many of the basic necessities to those coming to us for assistance. We coordinate over 50 different ministries and offer a Life Skills Program that empowers individuals toward authentic life transformation.

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Financial

three stars

85.58

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

74.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
78.3%
  Administrative Expenses 18.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.67
  Program Expenses Growth -0.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Love in the Name of Christ on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Love in the Name of Christ on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Love in the Name of Christ (MI) 78.97 two stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,287,004
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,287,004
   Program Service Revenue $803,965
Total Primary Revenue $2,090,969
   Other Revenue $19,912
TOTAL REVENUE $2,110,881
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,589,201
   Administrative Expenses $383,224
   Fundraising Expenses $88,727
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,061,152
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $49,729
   
Net Assets $3,308,456

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
Clearinghouse $1,358,141 85.5%
Distribution of Donated Goods $231,060 14.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 78.97 two stars
2017-12 10/01/2019 80.02 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 81.60 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 81.61 three stars
2014-12 12/21/2016 75.93 two 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 38-2578829
Name in IRS Master File LOVE IN THE NAME OF CHRIST
NTEE Code Z99
NTEE Classification Unknown
NTEE Type Unknown
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (29) Other religious activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 February, 1988
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
$85,928 4.16% Lisa Mathews Executive Director

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Love in the Name of Christ (MI) 78.97 two stars
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Charity Contact Info

Love in the Name of Christ
3300 Van Buren Street
Hudsonville, MI 49426
tel: (616) 662-3300
EIN: 38-2578829

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Board Leadership

Chad VanHill
President

CEO

Lisa Mathews
Executive Director

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