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Human Services : Homeless Services

Light of Life Rescue Mission

Life Sustaining. Life Changing

three stars

86.88

10 East North Avenue P.O. Box 6823
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
tel: (412) 258-6100   Web Site
EIN: 25-1056389

Board Leadership
Glenn Graner
Chairman

CEO
Craig Schweiger
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.88 three stars
  Financial 81.89 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

81.89

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
70.4%
  Administrative Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.93
  Program Expenses Growth 8.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Light of Life Rescue Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Light of Life Rescue Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Light of Life Rescue Mission (PA) 86.88 three stars
Denver Rescue Mission (CO) 90.93 four stars
Whosoever Gospel Mission (PA) 88.07 three stars
City Union Mission (MO) 99.53 four stars
The Gospel Mission (IA) 90.31 four stars

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As a ministry of Jesus Christ, Light of Life Rescue Mission will provide a home for the homeless and food for the hungry, and will build disciples for the Kingdom of God among the poor, addicted, abused and needy. Founded in 1952, Light of Life Rescue Mission is a non-denominational Christian organization providing food, shelter and a life transforming recovery program designed to help people rebuild their lives. Our comprehensive recovery program provides education and employment training, addiction recovery, life skills counseling and many other services.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,163,424
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $302,072
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $453,272
Total Contributions $5,918,768
   Program Service Revenue $12,501
Total Primary Revenue $5,931,269
   Other Revenue $34,802
TOTAL REVENUE $5,966,071
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,782,065
   Administrative Expenses $478,077
   Fundraising Expenses $997,312
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,257,454
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $708,617
   
Net Assets $4,606,875

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
Men's Residential Program $2,261,173 59.8%
Samaritan Ministries $962,487 25.4%
Women & Children's Program $558,405 14.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-09 10/01/2016 86.88 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 83.33 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 09/01/2015 83.17 three stars
2013-09 07/01/2014 83.96 three stars
2012-09 09/01/2013 77.49 two stars
2011-09 07/01/2012 81.55 three stars
2010-09 11/01/2011 82.90 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 82.75 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 78.23 two stars
2008-06 11/01/2009 72.94 two stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 72.45 two stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 58.27 one star
2005-06 03/01/2007 55.29 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 25-1056389
Name in IRS Master File LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES INC
NTEE Code P60
NTEE Classification Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash)
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (29) Other religious activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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]
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$29,995 0.57% Craig Schweiger Executive Director

As a ministry of Jesus Christ, Light of Life Rescue Mission will provide a home for the homeless and food for the hungry, and will build disciples for the Kingdom of God among the poor, addicted, abused and needy. Founded in 1952, Light of Life Rescue Mission is a non-denominational Christian organization providing food, shelter and a life transforming recovery program designed to help people rebuild their lives. Our comprehensive recovery program provides education and employment training, addiction recovery, life skills counseling and many other services.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Light of Life Rescue Mission (PA) 86.88 three stars
Backstreet Missions (IN) 87.22 three stars
Las Vegas Rescue Mission (NV) 90.60 four stars
City of Refuge (GA) 91.45 four stars
Good News Rescue Mission (CA) 89.68 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Light of Life Rescue Mission
10 East North Avenue
P.O. Box 6823
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
tel: (412) 258-6100
EIN: 25-1056389

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 6823
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

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Board Leadership

Glenn Graner
Chairman

CEO

Craig Schweiger
Executive Director

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