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Human Services : Social Services

Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans

Working to end veteran homelessness in northeast IL. so that no person who has defended our homes goes without a home.

three stars

83.79

433 South Carlton Avenue Wheaton, IL 60187
tel: (630) 871-8387   Web Site
EIN: 36-4337985

Board Leadership
Scott Ziemba
President

CEO
Christine Lewis
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.79 three stars
  Financial 82.68 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans (MSHV) provides housing, employment services, supportive services and community outreach to help homeless and at-risk veterans and their families achieve self-sufficiency. Founded in 2007, by Vietnam War veteran Bob Adams and Gulf War veteran Dirk Enger, MSHV operates on a vision of no veteran left behind due to homelessness, joblessness, poverty and/or mental health issues. The Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans serves more than 357 unique veteran households annually across a thirteen county service area. We desire to ease the suffering of veterans and their families and to empower them to become productive members of their community. We rely on our donors and volunteers who partner with us to help ease the suffering of veterans and their families and make sure no hero is left behind!

The Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans (MSHV) provides housing, employment services, supportive services and community outreach to help homeless and at-risk veterans and their families achieve self-sufficiency. Founded in 2007, by Vietnam War veteran Bob Adams and Gulf War veteran Dirk Enger, MSHV operates on a vision of no veteran left behind due to homelessness, joblessness, poverty and/or mental health issues. The Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans serves more than 357 unique veteran households annually across a thirteen county service area. We desire to ease the suffering of veterans and their families and to empower them to become productive members of their community. We rely on our donors and volunteers who partner with us to help ease the suffering of veterans and their families and make sure no hero is left behind!

Financial

three stars

82.68

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
72.5%
  Administrative Expenses 17.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.67
  Program Expenses Growth 3.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans (IL) 83.79 three stars
Air Warrior Courage Foundation (MD) 92.92 four stars
DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Charitable Service Trust (KY) 100.00 four stars
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (VA) 91.16 four stars
K9s for Warriors (FL) 97.27 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $767,669
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $827,859
Total Contributions $1,595,528
   Program Service Revenue $54,776
Total Primary Revenue $1,650,304
   Other Revenue $2,650
TOTAL REVENUE $1,652,954
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,199,785
   Administrative Expenses $386,722
   Fundraising Expenses $177,781
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,764,288
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-111,334
   
Net Assets $2,567,013

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
Veteran Families Program $776,811 64.7%
Housing and Supportive Services $422,974 35.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 09/01/2021 83.79 three stars
2018-12 02/01/2020 82.23 three stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 86.11 three stars
2016-12 11/01/2018 88.97 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 36-4337985
Name in IRS Master File MIDWEST SHELTER FOR HOMELESS VETERANS INC
NTEE Code P85
NTEE Classification Homeless Persons Centers, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 October, 2005
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$100,253 5.68% Christine Lewis Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans (IL) 83.79 three stars
Freedom Alliance (VA) 89.75 three stars
Blue Star Families (CA) 94.91 four stars
USO Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore (VA) 88.46 three stars
Semper Fi & America's Fund (VA) 97.28 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans
433 South Carlton Avenue
Wheaton, IL 60187
tel: (630) 871-8387
EIN: 36-4337985

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Board Leadership

Scott Ziemba
President

CEO

Christine Lewis
Executive Director

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