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Human Services : Homeless Services

The Rescue Mission, Tacoma

Providing help and hope to men, women and children who need shelter, food, and assistance.

three stars

89.88

425 South Tacoma Way Tacoma, WA 98402
tel: (253) 383-4493   Web Site
EIN: 91-0565014

Board Leadership
Katie Bering
Board President

CEO
Mike Johnson
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.88 three stars
  Financial 87.02 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 94.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Rescue Mission was founded in 1912 to address the physical and spiritual needs of transient men drawn to Tacoma by the lumber and maritime industries. The Rescue Mission now serves homeless women and homeless families with children, as well as homeless men. In addition to providing emergency shelter and meals, the Rescue Mission addresses some of the issues that cause homelessness. Programming helps people who are homeless to transform their lives, leaving homelessness for self-sufficient and productive lives in the community.

The Rescue Mission was founded in 1912 to address the physical and spiritual needs of transient men drawn to Tacoma by the lumber and maritime industries. The Rescue Mission now serves homeless women and homeless families with children, as well as homeless men. In addition to providing emergency shelter and meals, the Rescue Mission addresses some of the issues that cause homelessness. Programming helps people who are homeless to transform their lives, leaving homelessness for self-sufficient and productive lives in the community.

Financial

three stars

87.02

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

94.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
85.1%
  Administrative Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.22
  Program Expenses Growth 4.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 60.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Rescue Mission, Tacoma on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Rescue Mission, Tacoma on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Rescue Mission, Tacoma (WA) 89.88 three stars
Miami Rescue Mission (FL) 93.19 four stars
Grace Centers of Hope (MI) 94.13 four stars
Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities (MN) 85.46 three stars
Christian Services (MS) 92.85 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,414,119
   Federated Campaigns $75,950
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $132,820
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $973,229
Total Contributions $5,596,118
   Program Service Revenue $474,587
Total Primary Revenue $6,070,705
   Other Revenue $927,612
TOTAL REVENUE $6,998,317
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,336,648
   Administrative Expenses $466,458
   Fundraising Expenses $537,286
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,340,392
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $657,925
   
Net Assets $7,416,373

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 Programs $3,171,662 59.4%
Family Life Program $1,764,956 33.1%
Affordable Housing $400,030 7.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 06/01/2018 89.88 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 88.27 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 87.72 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 05/01/2015 85.07 three stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 88.84 three stars
2012-06 12/01/2013 92.97 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 97.16 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 92.94 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 90.85 four stars
2009-06 06/01/2010 84.71 three stars
2008-06 03/01/2009 78.95 two stars
2007-06 04/01/2008 83.43 three stars
2006-06 02/01/2007 74.74 two stars
2005-06 02/01/2006 78.28 two stars
2004-06 01/05/2005 81.52 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 91-0565014
Name in IRS Master File THE RESCUE MISSION
NTEE Code L41
NTEE Classification Homeless, Temporary Shelter For
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (29) Other religious activities
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 May, 1940
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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$96,206 1.51% Mike Johnson Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Rescue Mission, Tacoma (WA) 89.88 three stars
Bethesda Mission (PA) 90.71 four stars
Nashville Rescue Mission (TN) 85.23 three stars
Rowan Helping Ministries (NC) 86.84 three stars
Primavera Foundation (AZ) 89.18 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Rescue Mission, Tacoma
425 South Tacoma Way
Tacoma, WA 98402
tel: (253) 383-4493
fax: (253) 383-0142
EIN: 91-0565014

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1912
Tacoma, WA 98401

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Board Leadership

Katie Bering
Board President

CEO

Mike Johnson
Executive Director

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