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Helping Up Mission

Now It's Up To Us!

four stars

93.67

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 93.67 four stars
  Financial 91.06 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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 those 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 and women who come to us have a drug and/or alcohol addiction problem. We know that people battling homelessness and/or addictions can get well if they get 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 and women: 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 those 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 and women who come to us have a drug and/or alcohol addiction problem. We know that people battling homelessness and/or addictions can get well if they get 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 and women: 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 2019
Number of people using homeless shelters per week
350
This impact information is current as of August 2020, 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

91.06

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
83.0%
  Administrative Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.00
  Program Expenses Growth 4.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.7%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Helping Up Mission (MD) 93.67 four stars
Clara White Mission (FL) 90.26 four stars
Wheeler Mission (IN) 88.00 three stars
Wichita Falls Faith Mission (TX) 94.55 four stars
Knox Area Rescue Ministries (TN) 90.58 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $36,660,592
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $36,660,592
   Program Service Revenue $2,887,833
Total Primary Revenue $39,548,425
   Other Revenue $300,736
TOTAL REVENUE $39,849,161
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,374,210
   Administrative Expenses $584,349
   Fundraising Expenses $1,944,848
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,903,407
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $28,945,754
   
Net Assets $42,896,614

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 $8,374,210 100.0%

Ratings History
Helping Up Mission has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/01/2020 93.67 four stars
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

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$173,360 1.58% Robert K. Gehman Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Helping Up Mission (MD) 93.67 four stars
Wichita Falls Faith Mission (TX) 94.55 four stars
Coachella Valley Rescue Mission (CA) 99.63 four stars
City Rescue Mission of Lansing (MI) 91.72 four stars
Everett Gospel Mission (WA) 85.41 three 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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