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Churches of Christ Disaster Relief Effort

Helping those who have been caught up in a natural disaster

three stars

85.14

410 Allied Drive P.O. Box 111180
Nashville, TN 37211
tel: (615) 833-0888   Web Site
EIN: 62-1560072

Board Leadership
John Miller
President

CEO
Mike Lewis
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.14 three stars
  Financial 99.51 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 79.00 two stars
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Incorporated in 1994, Churches of Christ Disaster Relief Effort immediately responds to any major disaster in the continental United States by sending truckloads of emergency food, water, cleaning, and other supplies to disaster victims. The organization has distributed more than $106 million in emergency food and supplies in response to 301 disasters in 42 states. Churches of Christ Disaster Relief only works through the local Church of Christ in the community or town, where the disaster has occurred. If there is no Church of Christ in the town, Disaster Relief will contact the nearest town that has a Church of Christ and ask for help. Supplies will be distributed by this congregation in the name of the Lord to anyone who has been affected by the disaster regardless of race, color, creed, or religion.

Incorporated in 1994, Churches of Christ Disaster Relief Effort immediately responds to any major disaster in the continental United States by sending truckloads of emergency food, water, cleaning, and other supplies to disaster victims. The organization has distributed more than $106 million in emergency food and supplies in response to 301 disasters in 42 states. Churches of Christ Disaster Relief only works through the local Church of Christ in the community or town, where the disaster has occurred. If there is no Church of Christ in the town, Disaster Relief will contact the nearest town that has a Church of Christ and ask for help. Supplies will be distributed by this congregation in the name of the Lord to anyone who has been affected by the disaster regardless of race, color, creed, or religion.

Financial

four stars

99.51

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

79.00

This rating was published 03/01/2021 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)
87.2%
  Administrative Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.89
  Program Expenses Growth 7.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Churches of Christ Disaster Relief Effort on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Churches of Christ Disaster Relief Effort on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Churches of Christ Disaster Relief Effort (TN) 85.14 three stars
Convoy of Hope (MO) 94.38 four stars
New York Cares (NY) 88.11 three stars
Good360 (VA) 90.17 four stars
All Hands and Hearts Smart Response (MA) 96.66 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,648,568
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,648,568
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,648,568
   Other Revenue $821,312
TOTAL REVENUE $6,469,880
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,843,072
   Administrative Expenses $403,252
   Fundraising Expenses $315,775
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,562,099
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $907,781
   
Net Assets $34,308,176

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
Donation of Emergency Assistance Supplies $4,843,072 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 03/01/2021 85.14 three stars
2018-12 06/01/2020 85.15 three stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 85.15 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 85.15 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 83.35 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 83.17 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 81.81 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 89.43 three stars
2012-12 10/01/2013 79.45 two stars
2011-12 08/01/2012 77.83 two stars
2010-12 09/20/2011 77.55 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 10/01/2010 78.09 two stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 75.75 two stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 94.17 four stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 96.71 four stars
2004-12 10/01/2005 88.11 three stars
2003-12 07/01/2005 87.91 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 62-1560072
Name in IRS Master File CHURCHES OF CHRIST DISASTER RELIEF EFFORT INC
NTEE Code X99
NTEE Classification Religion Related, Spiritual Development N.E.C.
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(902) Emergency or disaster aid fund
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 August, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$91,385 1.64% Mike Lewis Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Churches of Christ Disaster Relief Effort (TN) 85.14 three stars
Delivering Good (NY) 94.69 four stars
Convoy of Hope (MO) 94.38 four stars
Good360 (VA) 90.17 four stars
City Year (MA) 93.18 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Churches of Christ Disaster Relief Effort
410 Allied Drive
P.O. Box 111180
Nashville, TN 37211
tel: (615) 833-0888
fax: (615) 831-7133
EIN: 62-1560072

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 111180
Nashville, TN 37222

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Board Leadership

John Miller
President

CEO

Mike Lewis
Executive Director

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