Health : Treatment and Prevention Services

Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge

Freedom from addiction starts here.

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four stars

99.77

740 East 24th Street Minneapolis, MN 55404
tel: (612) 373-3366   Web Site
EIN: 41-1517351

Board Leadership
Jay Coughlan
Board Chair

CEO
Pastor Rich Scherber
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 99.77 four stars
  Financial 99.68 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

For over 30 years, Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge has been restoring hope to teens and adults struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. Our mission is to assist teens and adults in gaining freedom from addictions and other life controlling problems by addressing their physical, emotional and spiritual needs. Our goal is to evaluate the core issues of mind, body and spirit, find solutions, and teach transitional life skills that enable both teens and adults the ability to re-join their families and become contributing members of society.

About Us:
- Largest residential treatment and recovery program in Minnesota
- Five locations statewide (Minneapolis, Rochester, Brainerd, Duluth, Buffalo)
- Client age range from 14 - 74 years
- Programs:
- Prevention
- Licensed short-term; out-patient and residential
- Long-term faith-based residential
- Mental health services
- Aftercare

For over 30 years, Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge has been restoring hope to teens and adults struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. Our mission is to assist teens and adults in gaining freedom from addictions and other life controlling problems by addressing their physical, emotional and spiritual needs. Our goal is to evaluate the core issues of mind, body and spirit, find solutions, and teach transitional life skills that enable both teens and adults the ability to re-join their families and become contributing members of society.

About Us:
- Largest residential treatment and recovery program in Minnesota
- Five locations statewide (Minneapolis, Rochester, Brainerd, Duluth, Buffalo)
- Client age range from 14 - 74 years
- Programs:
- Prevention
- Licensed short-term; out-patient and residential
- Long-term faith-based residential
- Mental health services
- Aftercare

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of students receiving information on alcohol and other drug use
58,000
Number of program graduates
2,097
Number of mentors recruited
403
Number of volunteers
210
Total number of volunteer hours contributed to the organization
29,600
Number of overall donors
6,044
Average number of dollars received per donor
520
Number of clients served
2,718
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This impact information is current as of March 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

99.68

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
83.9%
  Administrative Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.83
  Program Expenses Growth 14.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,753,606
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,195,247
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $11,948,853
   Program Service Revenue $28,685,655
Total Primary Revenue $40,634,508
   Other Revenue $747,058
TOTAL REVENUE $41,381,566
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $28,731,777
   Administrative Expenses $3,775,982
   Fundraising Expenses $990,758
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $33,498,517
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $7,883,049
   
Net Assets $55,468,175

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$99,748 0.29% Rev. Richard Scherber CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$120,965 0.36% Sarah Gustafson Vice President of Finance And Administration
$119,709 0.35% Eric Vagle President, Secretary

Mission

For over 30 years, Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge has been restoring hope to teens and adults struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. Our mission is to assist teens and adults in gaining freedom from addictions and other life controlling problems by addressing their physical, emotional and spiritual needs. Our goal is to evaluate the core issues of mind, body and spirit, find solutions, and teach transitional life skills that enable both teens and adults the ability to re-join their families and become contributing members of society.

About Us:
- Largest residential treatment and recovery program in Minnesota
- Five locations statewide (Minneapolis, Rochester, Brainerd, Duluth, Buffalo)
- Client age range from 14 - 74 years
- Programs:
- Prevention
- Licensed short-term; out-patient and residential
- Long-term faith-based residential
- Mental health services
- Aftercare

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge (MN) 99.77 four stars
Pennsylvania Adult & Teen Challenge (PA) 91.03 four stars
Walter Hoving Home (NY) 93.67 four stars
Teen Challenge of Southern California (CA) 90.26 four stars
Teen Challenge NorWestCal Nevada (CA) 86.81 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge
740 East 24th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404
tel: (612) 373-3366
fax: (612) 823-4913
EIN: 41-1517351

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Board Leadership

Jay Coughlan
Board Chair

CEO

Pastor Rich Scherber
CEO