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Daystar Life Center

Providing the basic necessities of life to our neighbors in need

three stars

83.84

226 Sixth Street South St. Petersburg, FL 33701
tel: (727) 825-0442   Web Site
EIN: 65-0523539

Board Leadership
Kathlyn Mackovjak
President

CEO
Jane Trocheck Walker
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.84 three stars
  Financial 77.50 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Daystar Life Center provides the basic necessities of life on an emergency basis to our neighbors in need in order to stabilize their lives, to prevent hunger and hopelessness. Most of our clients live below the federal poverty level. They are the working poor or unemployed. We help individuals and families who are food-insecure; struggling to stay in their home, in transitional housing, or homeless. They may be elderly, veterans, or recently released from incarceration. We provide hope to those who have nowhere else to turn. At Daystar, our clients often leave with more help than they came in seeking.

Daystar Life Center provides the basic necessities of life on an emergency basis to our neighbors in need in order to stabilize their lives, to prevent hunger and hopelessness. Most of our clients live below the federal poverty level. They are the working poor or unemployed. We help individuals and families who are food-insecure; struggling to stay in their home, in transitional housing, or homeless. They may be elderly, veterans, or recently released from incarceration. We provide hope to those who have nowhere else to turn. At Daystar, our clients often leave with more help than they came in seeking.

Financial

two stars

77.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
96.3%
  Administrative Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.43
  Program Expenses Growth -3.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 40.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Daystar Life Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Daystar Life Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Daystar Life Center (FL) 83.84 three stars
Ministry of Caring (DE) 95.94 four stars
Service Over Self (TN) 86.56 three stars
Arm In Arm (NJ) 98.23 four stars
Daughters of Charity Services of San Antonio (TX) 96.61 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $802,461
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $85,500
Total Contributions $887,961
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $887,961
   Other Revenue $221,009
TOTAL REVENUE $1,108,970
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,043,552
   Administrative Expenses $21,816
   Fundraising Expenses $19,098
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,084,466
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $24,504
   
Net Assets $519,235

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 Food Provisions $638,688 61.2%
Safety Net $270,618 25.9%
Travelers Aid Program $134,246 12.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-08 12/01/2016 83.84 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 65-0523539
Name in IRS Master File DAYSTAR LIFE CENTER INC
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
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
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 February, 1995
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
  • August, 2012
  • August, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$52,130 4.80% Jane Trocheck Walker Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Daystar Life Center (FL) 83.84 three stars
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Neighbors (MN) 91.45 four stars
Rising Tide Capital (NJ) 92.44 four stars
My Brother's Keeper (MA) 92.02 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Daystar Life Center
226 Sixth Street South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
tel: (727) 825-0442
EIN: 65-0523539

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Board Leadership

Kathlyn Mackovjak
President

CEO

Jane Trocheck Walker
Executive Director

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