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Human Services : Rescue Missions

Atlanta Mission

Ending Homelessness

four stars

94.78

2353 Bolton Road NW Atlanta, GA 30318
tel: (404) 588-4000   Web Site
EIN: 58-0572430

Board Leadership
Shan Gastineau
Chair

CEO
Jim Reese
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.78 four stars
  Financial 92.62 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Atlanta Mission (formally Atlanta Union Mission) was established in 1938 as a refuge for homeless and hungry individuals displaced by the Great Depression. Over the years, the Mission has grown from a single shelter in downtown Atlanta to six facilities, which provide emergency food and shelter, residential recovery programs and transitional housing. Atlanta Union Mission is a Christian ministry that brings Christ's healing power to any person in crisis through programs of rescue and recovery. The Mission serves as many as 1,070 men, women and children every day of the year.

Atlanta Mission (formally Atlanta Union Mission) was established in 1938 as a refuge for homeless and hungry individuals displaced by the Great Depression. Over the years, the Mission has grown from a single shelter in downtown Atlanta to six facilities, which provide emergency food and shelter, residential recovery programs and transitional housing. Atlanta Union Mission is a Christian ministry that brings Christ's healing power to any person in crisis through programs of rescue and recovery. The Mission serves as many as 1,070 men, women and children every day of the year.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Number of meals served or provided
602,257
Number of bed nights (nights spent in shelter)
244,169
Number of children served
1,618
Number of homeless participants engaged in mental health services
503
Number of clients who complete job skills training
84
Number of Adults Served
5,230
Number of Adults Who Have a Healthy Relationship
228
Number of clients who ended their homelessness
349
This impact information is current as of August 2020, 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

four stars

92.62

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 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)
76.7%
  Administrative Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.38
  Program Expenses Growth 8.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Atlanta Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Atlanta Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Atlanta Mission (GA) 94.78 four stars
Durham Rescue Mission (NC) 100.00 four stars
Shelter KC: A Kansas City Rescue Mission (MO) 92.00 four stars
Rescue Mission of Trenton (NJ) 96.46 four stars
Grace Centers of Hope (MI) 93.67 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $21,072,190
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $479,539
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $21,551,729
   Program Service Revenue $2,618,835
Total Primary Revenue $24,170,564
   Other Revenue $717,410
TOTAL REVENUE $24,887,974
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $15,126,836
   Administrative Expenses $1,925,790
   Fundraising Expenses $2,621,572
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $19,674,198
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,213,776
   
Net Assets $46,134,870

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 Shelter Services $11,556,842 76.4%
Thrift Stores $3,569,994 23.6%

Ratings History
Atlanta Mission has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/01/2020 94.78 four stars
2018-06 11/01/2019 91.74 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 85.25 three stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 83.97 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 87.87 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.26 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/22/2015 78.24 two stars
2014-06 11/01/2015 78.24 two stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 86.35 three stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 88.81 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2013 79.84 two stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 79.66 two stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 78.97 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 79.84 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 09/01/2010 74.04 two stars
2008-06 05/01/2009 95.72 four stars
2007-06 11/01/2008 98.24 four stars
2006-06 04/01/2008 98.41 four stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 81.80 three stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 82.74 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 58-0572430
Name in IRS Master File ATLANTA UNION MISSION CORPORATION HCSR
NTEE Code P29
NTEE Classification Thrift Shops
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 September, 1947
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$269,595 1.37% James H. Reese CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Atlanta Mission (GA) 94.78 four stars
The Bowery Mission (NY) 87.39 three stars
Topeka Rescue Mission (KS) 100.00 four stars
The Rescue Mission, Tacoma (WA) 88.65 three stars
Nashville Rescue Mission (TN) 87.32 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Atlanta Mission
2353 Bolton Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
tel: (404) 588-4000
EIN: 58-0572430

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Board Leadership

Shan Gastineau
Chair

CEO

Jim Reese
President, CEO

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