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Human Services : Rescue Missions

Denver Rescue Mission

Meeting people at their physical and spiritual points of need

four stars

90.14

6100 Smith Road Denver, CO 80216
tel: (303) 297-1815   Web Site
EIN: 84-6038762

Board Leadership
Joseph Fortna
Chairman

CEO
Brad Meuli
President/CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.14 four stars
  Financial 86.06 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Denver Rescue Mission is changing lives in the name of Christ by meeting people at their physical and spiritual points of need with the goal of returning them to society as productive, self-sufficient citizens. Denver Rescue Mission is a leader in building and strengthening the community; one person at a time. Founded in 1892, the Mission is the oldest, full-service, faith-based non-profit organization serving the poor and homeless in the Rocky Mountain region. The Mission has four core strategies for addressing homelessness: emergency services, rehabilitation, transitional programs and community outreach. Through meals, shelter, restroom and shower access, health services, and laundry facilities our homeless neighbors who are struggling can access these basic services. The Mission's New Life Program is offered for men and women to overcome addictions and hardships. For working individuals and families experiencing homelessness the Mission offers a transitional program as well as mentoring programs to help them reach self-sufficiency. Lastly, people who are struggling to put food on the table and pay bills can utilize community outreaches including a food pantry, clothing, furniture, diapers and hygiene distribution.

Denver Rescue Mission is changing lives in the name of Christ by meeting people at their physical and spiritual points of need with the goal of returning them to society as productive, self-sufficient citizens. Denver Rescue Mission is a leader in building and strengthening the community; one person at a time. Founded in 1892, the Mission is the oldest, full-service, faith-based non-profit organization serving the poor and homeless in the Rocky Mountain region. The Mission has four core strategies for addressing homelessness: emergency services, rehabilitation, transitional programs and community outreach. Through meals, shelter, restroom and shower access, health services, and laundry facilities our homeless neighbors who are struggling can access these basic services. The Mission's New Life Program is offered for men and women to overcome addictions and hardships. For working individuals and families experiencing homelessness the Mission offers a transitional program as well as mentoring programs to help them reach self-sufficiency. Lastly, people who are struggling to put food on the table and pay bills can utilize community outreaches including a food pantry, clothing, furniture, diapers and hygiene distribution.

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Financial

three stars

86.06

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
80.3%
  Administrative Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.11
  Program Expenses Growth 2.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Denver Rescue Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Denver Rescue Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Denver Rescue Mission (CO) 90.14 four stars
Santa Barbara Rescue Mission (CA) 85.20 three stars
Hope Gospel Mission (WI) 86.32 three stars
Orange County Rescue Mission (CA) 94.84 four stars
Peoria Rescue Ministries (IL) 93.72 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $31,311,838
   Federated Campaigns $193,817
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $80,085
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $31,585,740
   Program Service Revenue $1,717,672
Total Primary Revenue $33,303,412
   Other Revenue $1,971,111
TOTAL REVENUE $35,274,523
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $26,588,674
   Administrative Expenses $1,760,482
   Fundraising Expenses $4,586,077
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $32,935,233
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,339,290
   
Net Assets $36,603,691

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
Ministry Outreach Center $11,212,631 42.2%
The Crossing Temporary Housing $7,144,911 26.9%
Lawrence Street Clinic and Shelter $4,236,168 15.9%

Ratings History
Denver Rescue Mission has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 11/01/2019 90.14 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 91.28 four stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 91.76 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 90.93 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 90.50 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 08/01/2015 90.38 four stars
2013-06 02/01/2014 84.66 three stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 80.15 three stars
2011-06 04/01/2012 78.62 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 83.66 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 78.71 two stars
2009-06 07/01/2010 81.10 three stars
2008-06 04/01/2009 80.44 three stars
2007-06 05/01/2008 80.59 three stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 77.73 two stars
2004-06 04/01/2005 80.93 three stars
2003-06 05/01/2004 81.63 three stars
2002-06 08/01/2003 81.35 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 81.73 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 84-6038762
Name in IRS Master File DENVER RESCUE MISSION
NTEE Code P28
NTEE Classification Neighborhood Centers, Settlement Houses
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (29) Other religious 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 March, 1931
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
$133,806 0.40% Brad Meuli President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Denver Rescue Mission (CO) 90.14 four stars
Water Street Ministries (PA) 90.15 four stars
Nashville Rescue Mission (TN) 87.32 three stars
Christian HELP Foundation (FL) 86.67 three stars
Lighthouse Ministries, Florida (FL) 85.69 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Denver Rescue Mission
6100 Smith Road
Denver, CO 80216
tel: (303) 297-1815
fax: (303) 295-1566
EIN: 84-6038762

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 5206
Denver, CO 80217

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Board Leadership

Joseph Fortna
Chairman

CEO

Brad Meuli
President/CEO

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