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Wichita Falls Faith Mission

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four stars

93.17

1300 Travis Street Wichita Falls, TX 76301
tel: (940) 723-5663   Web Site
EIN: 75-1779401

Board Leadership
Wynn Heyen
Board Chair

CEO
Steve Sparks
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.17 four stars
  Financial 93.35 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1958 as Faith City Mission, Wichita Falls Faith Mission's purpose is to provide a life-changing ministry in which men and women are encouraged to pursue a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and other believers in a Christ-centered church of their choice. The Mission encourages and helps build or rebuild a strong work ethic by coordinating and providing skill training. This service assists the individual in transiting back into society as a responsible community member. Faith Mission ministers to clients by providing for immediate physical, spiritual, social, emotional and educational needs through ministries of charity. This focused Christ-centered ministry assesses individual needs, receives clients into Mission ministries, and determines their personal areas of capability from which to nurture their growth process.

Established in 1958 as Faith City Mission, Wichita Falls Faith Mission's purpose is to provide a life-changing ministry in which men and women are encouraged to pursue a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and other believers in a Christ-centered church of their choice. The Mission encourages and helps build or rebuild a strong work ethic by coordinating and providing skill training. This service assists the individual in transiting back into society as a responsible community member. Faith Mission ministers to clients by providing for immediate physical, spiritual, social, emotional and educational needs through ministries of charity. This focused Christ-centered ministry assesses individual needs, receives clients into Mission ministries, and determines their personal areas of capability from which to nurture their growth process.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Average number of service recipients per month
166
Average number of dollars given by new donors
206
Average online donation
304
Number of meals served or provided
121,418
This impact information is current as of July 2019, 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

four stars

93.35

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
84.0%
  Administrative Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.41
  Program Expenses Growth 2.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wichita Falls Faith Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wichita Falls Faith Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wichita Falls Faith Mission (TX) 93.17 four stars
Tri-City Union Gospel Mission (WA) 97.17 four stars
MorningStar Mission Ministries (IL) 89.50 three stars
Rescue Ministries of Mid-Michigan (MI) 94.69 four stars
Urban Ministries of Durham (NC) 91.27 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,779,157
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $351,939
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,131,096
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,131,096
   Other Revenue $78,174
TOTAL REVENUE $2,209,270
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,759,793
   Administrative Expenses $147,221
   Fundraising Expenses $199,594
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,106,608
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $102,662
   
Net Assets $4,873,416

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
Providing Food, Shelter, Clothing, and Employment for Clients $812,474 46.2%
Faith Refuge for Women and Children $603,532 34.3%
ReSale Shop $343,787 19.5%

Ratings History
Wichita Falls Faith Mission has received 10 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 06/01/2019 93.17 four stars
2016-06 07/01/2018 94.25 four stars
2016-06 07/01/2018 94.25 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 95.04 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 08/01/2015 94.50 four stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 91.33 four stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 97.02 four stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 92.33 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 90.77 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 95.18 four stars
2008-06 04/01/2009 77.44 two stars
2007-06 02/01/2008 73.14 two stars
2006-06 12/15/2007 60.45 one star
2005-06 09/01/2006 64.81 one star
2004-06 07/01/2005 78.47 two stars
2003-06 10/01/2004 95.69 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 75-1779401
Name in IRS Master File WICHITA FALLS FAITH MISSION INC
NTEE Code X20
NTEE Classification Christian
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (5) Mission
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, 1981
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, 2017
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$61,800 2.93% Steve Sparks Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wichita Falls Faith Mission (TX) 93.17 four stars
Carriage Town Ministries (MI) 92.72 four stars
Greensboro Urban Ministry (NC) 92.74 four stars
Community Enrichment Center (TX) 93.47 four stars
Phoenix Rescue Mission (AZ) 86.82 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Wichita Falls Faith Mission
1300 Travis Street
Wichita Falls, TX 76301
tel: (940) 723-5663
fax: (940) 322-8512
EIN: 75-1779401

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 965
Wichita Falls, TX 76307

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Board Leadership

Wynn Heyen
Board Chair

CEO

Steve Sparks
Chief Executive Officer

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