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Human Services : Homeless Services

SOME

Restoring hope and dignity one person at a time

four stars

95.77

71 'O' Street, NW Washington, DC 20001
tel: (202) 797-8806   Web Site
EIN: 23-7098123

Board Leadership
Linda Jo Smith
Chairperson

CEO
Fr. John Adams
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.77 four stars
  Financial 94.02 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

94.02

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2017 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)
93.3%
  Administrative Expenses 1.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.98
  Program Expenses Growth 6.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SOME on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SOME on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SOME (DC) 95.77 four stars
Adopt-A-Family (FL) 94.32 four stars
HomeFront, NJ (NJ) 91.46 four stars
Tedford Housing (ME) 87.88 three stars
Community LINC (MO) 93.59 four stars

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SOME (So Others Might Eat) was founded by Father Horace McKenna, S.J. and an interfaith group of priests, ministers, and lay persons in 1970 to help feed the city's destitute citizens. Today, SOME is an interfaith, community-based organization that exists to help the poor and homeless of our nation's capital. We meet the immediate daily needs of the people we serve with food, clothing, and health care. We help break the cycle of homelessness by offering services, such as affordable housing, job training, addiction treatment, and counseling, to the poor, the elderly and individuals with mental illness. Each day, SOME is restoring hope and dignity one person at a time. We invite you to join us.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $17,196,011
   Federated Campaigns $817,202
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,421,374
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $4,725,077
Total Contributions $24,159,664
   Program Service Revenue $6,088,741
Total Primary Revenue $30,248,405
   Other Revenue $1,285,386
TOTAL REVENUE $31,533,791
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $22,771,433
   Administrative Expenses $501,588
   Fundraising Expenses $1,170,801
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $24,443,822
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $7,089,969
   
Net Assets $71,486,203

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
Housing Services $10,594,649 46.5%
Addiction Treatment and Mental Heath Services $4,483,419 19.7%
Health Services $2,382,647 10.5%

Ratings History
SOME has received 10 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 11/01/2017 95.77 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 98.23 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 99.57 four stars
2014-12 12/22/2015 97.13 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 97.12 four stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 98.31 four stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 92.80 four stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 92.26 four stars
2010-12 06/01/2012 96.48 four stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 99.23 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 98.91 four stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 96.38 four stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 96.41 four stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 92.19 four stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 85.58 three stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 82.15 three stars
2003-06 06/01/2004 84.39 three stars
2002-06 04/15/2003 93.32 four 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 23-7098123
Name in IRS Master File SOME INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
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 July, 1971
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2009

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
$216,929 0.88% Richard Gerlach Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$66,021 0.27% John Adams President

SOME (So Others Might Eat) was founded by Father Horace McKenna, S.J. and an interfaith group of priests, ministers, and lay persons in 1970 to help feed the city's destitute citizens. Today, SOME is an interfaith, community-based organization that exists to help the poor and homeless of our nation's capital. We meet the immediate daily needs of the people we serve with food, clothing, and health care. We help break the cycle of homelessness by offering services, such as affordable housing, job training, addiction treatment, and counseling, to the poor, the elderly and individuals with mental illness. Each day, SOME is restoring hope and dignity one person at a time. We invite you to join us.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SOME (DC) 95.77 four stars
Miriam's Kitchen (DC) 89.47 three stars
Transitions Homeless Recovery Center (SC) 91.90 four stars
Home Sweet Home Ministries (IL) 88.87 three stars
Vision House (WA) 94.59 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

SOME
71 'O' Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
tel: (202) 797-8806
fax: (202) 265-3849
EIN: 23-7098123

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Board Leadership

Linda Jo Smith
Chairperson

CEO

Fr. John Adams
President and CEO

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