Human Services : Homeless Services

SOME

Restoring hope and dignity one person at a time

four stars

95.48

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 95.48 four stars
  Financial 94.36 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

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Financial

four stars

94.36

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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 1.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.01
  Program Expenses Growth 6.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.5%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $15,486,687
   Federated Campaigns $611,246
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,423,870
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,838,055
Total Contributions $21,359,858
   Program Service Revenue $9,898,467
Total Primary Revenue $31,258,325
   Other Revenue $275,671
TOTAL REVENUE $31,533,996
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $25,198,193
   Administrative Expenses $568,705
   Fundraising Expenses $1,365,310
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $27,132,208
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,401,788
   
Net Assets $77,090,599

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$212,389 0.78% Richard Gerlach Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$76,232 0.28% Father John Adams President

Mission

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) 95.48 four stars
Vision House (WA) 91.62 four stars
Turning Points (FL) 89.39 three stars
Nicholas House (GA) 90.58 four stars
reStart (MO) 90.58 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