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Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry

Offering Hope, Help and Healing to those in most need through Service, Advocacy and Community Support.

four stars

91.16

31 First Avenue, SE. Hickory, NC 28602
tel: (828) 327-0979   Web Site
EIN: 56-0934855

Board Leadership
Michael Blackburn
President

CEO
Kathy Wood
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.16 four stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1969, the Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry (GHCCM) provides emergency, crisis and intervention assistance to the working poor, homeless and indigent of Catawba County. GHCCM provides financial assistance to those who are about to have utilities cut off, and also assists with rent or mortgage payments when individuals or families are facing eviction. GHCCM's Medical Ministries provides quality health care and pharmacy support at little cost to qualified adults living in Catawba County. The Hunger and Nutrition Center provides clients with canned food, basic staples, meat and bakery and dairy items. The Thrift Store offers clothing, furniture and household items donated from area businesses and individuals.

Founded in 1969, the Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry (GHCCM) provides emergency, crisis and intervention assistance to the working poor, homeless and indigent of Catawba County. GHCCM provides financial assistance to those who are about to have utilities cut off, and also assists with rent or mortgage payments when individuals or families are facing eviction. GHCCM's Medical Ministries provides quality health care and pharmacy support at little cost to qualified adults living in Catawba County. The Hunger and Nutrition Center provides clients with canned food, basic staples, meat and bakery and dairy items. The Thrift Store offers clothing, furniture and household items donated from area businesses and individuals.

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Financial

three stars

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
90.5%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.80
  Program Expenses Growth -1.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry (NC) 91.16 four stars
Together We Cope (IL) 87.62 three stars
The Brother Benno Foundation (CA) 96.46 four stars
Crossroads Urban Center (UT) 93.95 four stars
St. Vincent de Paul of Seattle|King County (WA) 85.69 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,533,449
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $170,849
Total Contributions $4,704,298
   Program Service Revenue $423,534
Total Primary Revenue $5,127,832
   Other Revenue $177,304
TOTAL REVENUE $5,305,136
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,680,939
   Administrative Expenses $311,006
   Fundraising Expenses $128,104
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,120,049
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $185,087
   
Net Assets $4,260,426

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
Medical Care & Pharmaceuticals $3,021,502 64.5%
Food Pantry and Utility Assistance $1,445,254 30.9%
Linking Uninsured Patients with Primary Care Physicians $214,183 4.6%

Ratings History
Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/01/2019 91.16 four stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 91.16 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 91.16 four stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 96.46 four stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 95.76 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.48 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 93.31 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 91.21 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 90.76 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 88.26 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 93.35 four stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 96.19 four stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 88.73 three stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 96.20 four stars
2009-12 10/01/2011 96.47 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 74.45 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 97.03 four stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 96.81 four stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 94.25 four stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 87.03 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 56-0934855
Name in IRS Master File GREATER HICKORY COOPERATIVE CHRISTIAN MINISTRY
NTEE Code E60
NTEE Classification Health Support Services
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
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 July, 2003
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$46,413 0.90% Kathy Wood Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry (NC) 91.16 four stars
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Interfaith Social Services (MA) 90.92 four stars
The Tony Robbins Foundation (CA) 86.10 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry
31 First Avenue, SE.
Hickory, NC 28602
tel: (828) 327-0979
fax: (828) 327-9102
EIN: 56-0934855

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Board Leadership

Michael Blackburn
President

CEO

Kathy Wood
Executive Director

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