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Helping Up Mission

Now It's Up To Us!

four stars

92.74

1029 East Baltimore Street Baltimore, MD 21202
tel: (410) 675-7500   Web Site
EIN: 52-0635090

Board Leadership
Robert F. Ohler
Board President

CEO
Robert Gehman
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.74 four stars
  Financial 89.74 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Helping Up Mission provides hope to people experiencing homelessness, poverty or addiction by meeting their physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs.

Since 1885, Helping Up Mission has been coming to the aid of men in the City of Baltimore and surrounding region. Those struggling with homelessness have been receiving the help they need to start a new life. Today, most of the men who come to us have a drug and/or alcohol addiction problem. We know that men battling homelessness and/or addictions can get well if he gets the right kind of help. This is what the Mission's Spiritual Recovery Program is all about. At Helping Up Mission, we provide a vast array of services to an even more diverse group of men: providing over 1,200 meals each day, 182.500 nights of shelter, over 175,000 pieces of clothing and toiletries distributed annually, and 2,750 chapel services and educational classes conducted each year.

Helping Up Mission provides hope to people experiencing homelessness, poverty or addiction by meeting their physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs.

Since 1885, Helping Up Mission has been coming to the aid of men in the City of Baltimore and surrounding region. Those struggling with homelessness have been receiving the help they need to start a new life. Today, most of the men who come to us have a drug and/or alcohol addiction problem. We know that men battling homelessness and/or addictions can get well if he gets the right kind of help. This is what the Mission's Spiritual Recovery Program is all about. At Helping Up Mission, we provide a vast array of services to an even more diverse group of men: providing over 1,200 meals each day, 182.500 nights of shelter, over 175,000 pieces of clothing and toiletries distributed annually, and 2,750 chapel services and educational classes conducted each year.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of bed nights (nights spent in shelter)
182,500
This impact information is current as of October 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

three stars

89.74

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
84.1%
  Administrative Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.01
  Program Expenses Growth 46.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Helping Up Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Helping Up Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Helping Up Mission (MD) 92.74 four stars
Neighborhood Ministries (AZ) 90.86 four stars
Nashville Rescue Mission (TN) 87.32 three stars
Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities (MN) 87.02 three stars
Great Falls Rescue Mission (MT) 95.81 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $27,695,313
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $27,695,313
   Program Service Revenue $2,644,340
Total Primary Revenue $30,339,653
   Other Revenue $472,576
TOTAL REVENUE $30,812,229
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $19,048,025
   Administrative Expenses $587,858
   Fundraising Expenses $1,954,696
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $21,590,579
   
Payments to Affiliates $11,522,962
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $9,221,650
   
Net Assets $13,920,365

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
Physical, Psychological, Social & Spiritual Programs $19,048,025 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 92.74 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2019 83.96 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 83.22 three stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 85.70 three stars
2015-06 05/01/2017 79.77 two stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 79.37 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 80.90 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 79.90 two stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 79.42 two stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 79.31 two stars
2012-06 05/01/2014 79.81 two stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 77.28 two stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 83.00 three stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 83.00 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 84.81 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/22/2010 84.63 three stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 75.28 two stars
2007-06 08/01/2008 73.93 two stars
2006-06 03/01/2007 77.51 two stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 77.04 two 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 52-0635090
Name in IRS Master File HELPING UP MISSION INCORPORATED
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 October, 1937
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$176,028 0.81% Robert K. Gehman Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Helping Up Mission (MD) 92.74 four stars
Miami Rescue Mission (FL) 94.41 four stars
Rescue Mission of El Paso (TX) 93.60 four stars
Orange County Rescue Mission (CA) 94.84 four stars
Whosoever Gospel Mission (PA) 91.38 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Helping Up Mission
1029 East Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
tel: (410) 675-7500
EIN: 52-0635090

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Board Leadership

Robert F. Ohler
Board President

CEO

Robert Gehman
Chief Executive Officer

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