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Christian Community Service Center

Serving the poor, hungry, disabled, and otherwise needy

four stars

91.76

3434 Branard Houston, TX 77027
tel: (713) 961-3993   Web Site
EIN: 74-2128141

Board Leadership
Gordon Arnold
President

CEO
Michelle Shonbeck
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.76 four stars
  Financial 88.35 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Christian Community Service Center (CCSC) is a community-based organization serving the inner-city and Southwest Houston areas. We were incorporated in 1980 and since that time CCSC has grown to encompass a coalition of 39 churches united in service. Our mission is to serve the poor, hungry, disabled, and otherwise needy while respecting their religious, ethnic or cultural differences. CCSC was created out of faith, and founded in the belief that we are called to help all God's children heart to heart and hand in hand. Thanks to over 1,900 volunteers, CCSC currently offers services through the following outreach programs: Emergency Services, JobNet, Vocational Training/Martha's Way, Jingle Bell Express, Back To School, and The Louise J. Moran Vision Care Program. .

The Christian Community Service Center (CCSC) is a community-based organization serving the inner-city and Southwest Houston areas. We were incorporated in 1980 and since that time CCSC has grown to encompass a coalition of 39 churches united in service. Our mission is to serve the poor, hungry, disabled, and otherwise needy while respecting their religious, ethnic or cultural differences. CCSC was created out of faith, and founded in the belief that we are called to help all God's children heart to heart and hand in hand. Thanks to over 1,900 volunteers, CCSC currently offers services through the following outreach programs: Emergency Services, JobNet, Vocational Training/Martha's Way, Jingle Bell Express, Back To School, and The Louise J. Moran Vision Care Program. .

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Number of volunteers
2,051
Number of clients served
10,358
Number of one-on-one coaching sessions
581
Number of students served
6,534
Number of program graduates
229
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

three stars

88.35

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
84.1%
  Administrative Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.08
  Program Expenses Growth 1.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Christian Community Service Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Christian Community Service Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Christian Community Service Center (TX) 91.76 four stars
Canal Alliance (CA) 88.56 three stars
Wilkinson Center (TX) 86.83 three stars
El Buen Samaritano (TX) 93.22 four stars
South Boston Neighborhood House (MA) 87.13 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,564,825
   Federated Campaigns $144,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $190,326
   Related Organizations $125,502
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,024,653
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,024,653
   Other Revenue $46,694
TOTAL REVENUE $7,071,347
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,677,583
   Administrative Expenses $224,769
   Fundraising Expenses $294,336
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,196,688
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,874,659
   
Net Assets $10,021,173

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 Services (Central) $1,586,066 59.2%
Sunshine Resale Shop $315,252 11.8%
Back to School $307,137 11.5%

Ratings History
Christian Community Service Center has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 91.76 four stars
2017-12 12/01/2019 92.74 four stars
2017-12 12/01/2018 92.21 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 88.00 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 92.52 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.77 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 93.01 four stars
2013-12 03/01/2015 92.20 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 94.14 four stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 97.63 four stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 97.63 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 97.55 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 96.53 four stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 96.36 four stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 93.80 four stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 94.79 four stars
2005-12 04/01/2007 80.69 three stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 77.64 two stars
2003-12 02/01/2005 91.38 four stars
2002-12 03/01/2004 96.38 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 74-2128141
Name in IRS Master File CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY SERVICE CENTER INC
NTEE Code P28
NTEE Classification Neighborhood Centers, Settlement Houses
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 November, 1980
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$123,152 3.85% Michelle Shonbeck Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Christian Community Service Center (TX) 91.76 four stars
The Educational Alliance (NY) 91.18 four stars
Christian Center Of Park City (UT) 91.70 four stars
Henry Street Settlement (NY) 91.34 four stars
The Family Center (GA) 85.38 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Christian Community Service Center
3434 Branard
Houston, TX 77027
tel: (713) 961-3993
fax: (713) 961-1548
EIN: 74-2128141

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 27924
Houston, TX 77227

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Board Leadership

Gordon Arnold
President

CEO

Michelle Shonbeck
Executive Director

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