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Shelter KC: A Kansas City Rescue Mission

Freedom from the past and hope for the future.

four stars

93.54

1520 Cherry Street Kansas City, MO 64108
tel: (816) 421-7643   Web Site
EIN: 43-1287029

Board Leadership
Jeren Rowell
President

CEO
Joe Colaizzi
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.54 four stars
  Financial 94.13 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Shelter KC: A Kansas City Rescue Mission is a Christ-centered community that offers freedom and hope to homeless men and women in Kansas City. A non-profit organization with more than 70 years of service, Shelter KC helps the poor and homeless by providing emergency shelter, daily meals, case management referrals, counseling sessions, educational skill training, spiritual development, residential recovery programs and more. We believe that the love of Jesus Christ can bring freedom from the past and hope for the future - we see it happen at Shelter KC every day. Shelter KC provides overnight shelter at our Men's Center 365 days a year. Volunteer opportunities are available, even on weekends! Shelter KC receives no government funding, relying instead on the generous support of our community. We'd love for you to join us and be part of a compassionate community that is changing lives.

Shelter KC: A Kansas City Rescue Mission is a Christ-centered community that offers freedom and hope to homeless men and women in Kansas City. A non-profit organization with more than 70 years of service, Shelter KC helps the poor and homeless by providing emergency shelter, daily meals, case management referrals, counseling sessions, educational skill training, spiritual development, residential recovery programs and more. We believe that the love of Jesus Christ can bring freedom from the past and hope for the future - we see it happen at Shelter KC every day. Shelter KC provides overnight shelter at our Men's Center 365 days a year. Volunteer opportunities are available, even on weekends! Shelter KC receives no government funding, relying instead on the generous support of our community. We'd love for you to join us and be part of a compassionate community that is changing lives.

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Financial

four stars

94.13

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

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)
83.9%
  Administrative Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.44
  Program Expenses Growth 3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Shelter KC: A Kansas City Rescue Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Shelter KC: A Kansas City Rescue Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Shelter KC: A Kansas City Rescue Mission (MO) 93.54 four stars
Knox Area Rescue Ministries (TN) 89.48 three stars
Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities (MN) 86.31 three stars
Restoration Ministries (IL) 92.27 four stars
Helping Up Mission (MD) 92.74 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,988,489
   Federated Campaigns $32,551
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,021,040
   Program Service Revenue $31,896
Total Primary Revenue $3,052,936
   Other Revenue $18,587
TOTAL REVENUE $3,071,523
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,857,201
   Administrative Expenses $209,660
   Fundraising Expenses $247,014
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,313,875
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-242,352
   
Net Assets $4,783,880

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
Men's Center - Overnight Client Services $1,316,352 46.1%
Women's Center $775,200 27.1%
Men's Center - Recovery Services $765,649 26.8%

Ratings History
Shelter KC: A Kansas City Rescue Mission has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 93.54 four stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 92.39 four stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 91.44 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 92.54 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 93.04 four stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 91.91 four stars
2012-06 03/01/2014 93.07 four stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 89.58 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 87.34 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 85.84 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 87.46 three stars
2009-06 06/01/2010 85.68 three stars
2008-06 11/01/2009 66.25 one star
2007-06 07/01/2008 67.45 one star
2006-06 07/01/2007 79.34 two stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 79.04 two stars
2004-06 09/01/2005 79.93 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 43-1287029
Name in IRS Master File KANSAS CITY RESCUE MISSION
NTEE Code L41
NTEE Classification Homeless, Temporary Shelter For
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
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 September, 1963
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$31,991 0.96% Joseph Colaizzi Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$61,143 1.84% Steve Riddle Director of Finance

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Shelter KC: A Kansas City Rescue Mission (MO) 93.54 four stars
Rockford Rescue Mission (IL) 91.19 four stars
Atlanta Mission (GA) 91.04 four stars
The Gospel Mission (IA) 89.48 three stars
City Rescue Mission (FL) 85.48 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Shelter KC: A Kansas City Rescue Mission
1520 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64108
tel: (816) 421-7643
fax: (816) 421-0405
EIN: 43-1287029

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Board Leadership

Jeren Rowell
President

CEO

Joe Colaizzi
Executive Director

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