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Daystar Life Center

Providing the basic necessities of life to our neighbors in need

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four stars

91.36

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

Board Leadership
Linda Lerner
President

CEO
Jane Trocheck Walker
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.36 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of food bags provided.
25,441
Number of low-income households who have received utilities assistance to keep the lights, heat and/or water on in their homes as well as rental assistance.
2,223
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This impact information is current as of November 2018, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. Impact information published on this organization's rating page has no effect on its rating at this time.

Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 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)
96.0%
  Administrative Expenses 2.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.00
  Program Expenses Growth -1.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.8%
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) 91.36 four stars
The Prince of Wales Foundation (DC) 86.21 three stars
United Ministries (SC) 93.02 four stars
Philanthropy Ohio (OH) 86.20 three stars
Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Portland Council (OR) 86.84 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,172,740
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $107,320
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $276,543
Total Contributions $1,556,603
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,556,603
   Other Revenue $37,446
TOTAL REVENUE $1,594,049
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,063,835
   Administrative Expenses $24,611
   Fundraising Expenses $27,122
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,115,568
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $478,481
   
Net Assets $1,130,433

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 $484,004 45.5%
Safety Net $278,722 26.2%
Clothing Distribution $301,109 28.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-08 07/01/2018 91.36 four stars
2016-08 02/01/2018 88.18 three stars
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, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013

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
$55,787 5.00% Jane Trocheck Walker Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Daystar Life Center (FL) 91.36 four stars
Together We Cope (IL) 87.62 three stars
Conexión Américas (TN) 91.45 four stars
Progressive Agriculture Foundation (AL) 89.39 three stars
St. Vincent de Paul of Seattle|King County (WA) 85.01 three 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

Linda Lerner
President

CEO

Jane Trocheck Walker
Executive Director

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