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Human Services : Rescue Missions

Lighthouse Ministries, Florida

Hope that changes lives

three stars

85.69

215 E. Magnolia Street Lakeland, FL 33801
tel: (863) 687-4076   Web Site
EIN: 59-1722768

Board Leadership
Ashley Troutman
Chairman

CEO
Steve Turbeville
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.69 three stars
  Financial 79.77 two 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.

Founded in 1977, Lighthouse Ministries is set apart by the Spirit of God to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet the physical, emotional and other needs of the poor and at risk population. Our vision is for rehabilitated individuals to achieve an overall outcome of God's peace, life purpose, and fulfillment of potential. Lighthouse Ministries programs and services include: Lighthouse Men's Gospel Rescue Mission, Lighthouse Men's Emmanuel Program, Jay and Eloise Troxel Family Life Center for Women and Children, Lighthouse KIDCARE, Lighthouse Adult Learning and Career Center, Lighthouse Community Preschool, H.O.P.E. Outreach to Families in Need, Lighthouse Thrift Shoppe of Lakeland and Plant City, and Project Green Thumb.

Founded in 1977, Lighthouse Ministries is set apart by the Spirit of God to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet the physical, emotional and other needs of the poor and at risk population. Our vision is for rehabilitated individuals to achieve an overall outcome of God's peace, life purpose, and fulfillment of potential. Lighthouse Ministries programs and services include: Lighthouse Men's Gospel Rescue Mission, Lighthouse Men's Emmanuel Program, Jay and Eloise Troxel Family Life Center for Women and Children, Lighthouse KIDCARE, Lighthouse Adult Learning and Career Center, Lighthouse Community Preschool, H.O.P.E. Outreach to Families in Need, Lighthouse Thrift Shoppe of Lakeland and Plant City, and Project Green Thumb.

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Financial

two stars

79.77

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)
84.2%
  Administrative Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.61
  Program Expenses Growth -5.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 65.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lighthouse Ministries, Florida on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lighthouse Ministries, Florida on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lighthouse Ministries, Florida (FL) 85.69 three stars
Rescue Mission of Roanoke (VA) 91.71 four stars
Miracle Hill Ministries (SC) 91.74 four stars
Miami Rescue Mission (FL) 94.41 four stars
Union Rescue Mission, Los Angeles (CA) 91.18 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,892,307
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,892,307
   Program Service Revenue $29,185
Total Primary Revenue $3,921,492
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $3,921,492
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,062,142
   Administrative Expenses $360,348
   Fundraising Expenses $283,536
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,706,026
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $215,466
   
Net Assets $2,335,273

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
14/24 months Program $3,001,895 98.0%
Food Ministry Outreach $58,604 1.9%
Preschool $1,643 < 0.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 11/01/2019 85.69 three stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 85.85 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 84.10 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 75.96 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.83 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 87.92 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 81.21 three stars
2012-12 09/01/2014 93.07 four stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 91.48 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 84.88 three stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 97.03 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 95.88 four stars
2009-12 10/01/2011 85.72 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 78.24 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/01/2010 93.19 four stars
2008-12 03/01/2010 95.60 four stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 87.83 three stars
2006-12 10/01/2007 90.20 four stars
2005-12 09/01/2006 77.97 two stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 81.02 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 59-1722768
Name in IRS Master File LIGHTHOUSE MINISTRIES INC
NTEE Code X20
NTEE Classification Christian
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (998) Unspecified
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 January, 1978
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$87,464 2.36% Steve Turbeville President & CEO

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Lighthouse Ministries, Florida (FL) 85.69 three stars
Phoenix Rescue Mission (AZ) 86.82 three stars
Neighborhood Ministries (AZ) 88.33 three stars
Coachella Valley Rescue Mission (CA) 96.83 four stars
Star of Hope Mission (TX) 87.05 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Lighthouse Ministries, Florida
215 E. Magnolia Street
Lakeland, FL 33801
tel: (863) 687-4076
EIN: 59-1722768

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 3112
Lakeland, FL 33802

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Board Leadership

Ashley Troutman
Chairman

CEO

Steve Turbeville
President, CEO

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