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Union Mission Ministries

God's people doing God's work

three stars

87.63

5100 East Virginia Beach Boulevard Norfolk, VA 23502
tel: (757) 627-8686   Web Site
EIN: 54-0506427

Board Leadership
James R. Herndon
President

CEO
Rev. John W. Gray, Jr.
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.63 three stars
  Financial 83.97 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1892 by a group of Christian businessmen, the Union Mission Ministries has served as a beacon of light to needy people for over 120 years. From its humble beginnings as a small shelter in downtown Norfolk, Virginia, to its present status as the capstone of nine different vital ministries in Norfolk and Virginia Beach, the Mission has remained true to its original purpose: to aid the poor and needy; to reform the erring; to help those that are out of the way; to feed the hungry; to shelter the homeless; to preach the gospel; and to rescue the perishing.

Founded in 1892 by a group of Christian businessmen, the Union Mission Ministries has served as a beacon of light to needy people for over 120 years. From its humble beginnings as a small shelter in downtown Norfolk, Virginia, to its present status as the capstone of nine different vital ministries in Norfolk and Virginia Beach, the Mission has remained true to its original purpose: to aid the poor and needy; to reform the erring; to help those that are out of the way; to feed the hungry; to shelter the homeless; to preach the gospel; and to rescue the perishing.

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Financial

three stars

83.97

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

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)
87.4%
  Administrative Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.28
  Program Expenses Growth 1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Union Mission Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Union Mission Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Union Mission Ministries (VA) 87.63 three stars
Martha O'Bryan Center (TN) 89.19 three stars
Light of Life Rescue Mission (PA) 91.44 four stars
City Rescue Mission, Oklahoma City (OK) 89.00 three stars
Charlotte Rescue Mission (NC) 87.26 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,619,201
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,619,201
   Program Service Revenue $799,399
Total Primary Revenue $7,418,600
   Other Revenue $338,588
TOTAL REVENUE $7,757,188
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,095,016
   Administrative Expenses $646,662
   Fundraising Expenses $1,203,871
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,945,549
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-188,361
   
Net Assets $12,775,618

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
Transient Program: Temporary & Short-term Shelter $3,775,579 61.9%
Retail Training Program $650,503 10.7%
Children's Home $477,231 7.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 06/01/2018 87.63 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 85.38 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 90.58 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 83.67 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 84.82 three stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 79.64 two stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 83.94 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 80.94 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 79.94 two stars
2009-06 06/01/2010 89.81 three stars
2008-06 04/01/2009 77.92 two stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 82.42 three stars
2006-06 03/01/2007 80.57 three stars
2005-06 03/01/2006 81.32 three stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 84.37 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 54-0506427
Name in IRS Master File UNION MISSION
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
(399) Other housing activities
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
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]
Ruling Date January, 1947
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
$54,928 0.69% John W. Gray Jr. Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$58,819 0.74% Linda B. Vaughan Executive Director Emeritus

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Union Mission Ministries (VA) 87.63 three stars
Knox Area Rescue Ministries (TN) 88.22 three stars
People's City Mission (NE) 85.37 three stars
Breakthrough (IL) 96.46 four stars
Christian Community Action, Texas (TX) 86.84 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Union Mission Ministries
5100 East Virginia Beach Boulevard
Norfolk, VA 23502
tel: (757) 627-8686
EIN: 54-0506427

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Board Leadership

James R. Herndon
President

CEO

Rev. John W. Gray, Jr.
Executive Director

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