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Central Union Mission

"No one should live hungry and homeless" Matthew 25:35-40

three stars

86.48

65 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20001
tel: (202) 745-7118   Web Site
EIN: 53-0218650

Board Leadership
Deedee Collins
Chair

CEO
Joseph J. Mettimano
President, Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.48 three stars
  Financial 80.89 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1884, Central Union Mission is one of America's oldest private social service ministries. Central Union Mission serves hurting people throughout the Washington Metropolitan Area. We serve homeless men, families living in poverty, children from at-risk neighborhoods and the growing Hispanic population in the city.

Our mission is to glorify God through proclaiming and teaching the gospel, leading people to Christ, developing disciples, and serving the needs of hurting people throughout the Washington Metropolitan Area. Central Union Mission will transform the lives of the people we serve into Godly, productive members of society by meeting their physical, spiritual, and emotional needs.

We will display a gracious, sincere spirit of integrity and Christian love in everything we do. By displaying excellence in all aspects of this ministry, we will honor God and inspire the people we serve, our community, donors, volunteers and staff.

Established in 1884, Central Union Mission is one of America's oldest private social service ministries. Central Union Mission serves hurting people throughout the Washington Metropolitan Area. We serve homeless men, families living in poverty, children from at-risk neighborhoods and the growing Hispanic population in the city.

Our mission is to glorify God through proclaiming and teaching the gospel, leading people to Christ, developing disciples, and serving the needs of hurting people throughout the Washington Metropolitan Area. Central Union Mission will transform the lives of the people we serve into Godly, productive members of society by meeting their physical, spiritual, and emotional needs.

We will display a gracious, sincere spirit of integrity and Christian love in everything we do. By displaying excellence in all aspects of this ministry, we will honor God and inspire the people we serve, our community, donors, volunteers and staff.

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Financial

three stars

80.89

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
82.6%
  Administrative Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.97
  Program Expenses Growth -0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Central Union Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Central Union Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Central Union Mission (DC) 86.48 three stars
Wheeler Mission (IN) 86.65 three stars
Helping Up Mission (MD) 92.74 four stars
Union Mission Ministries (VA) 88.68 three stars
Salina Rescue Mission (KS) 95.42 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $14,477,318
   Federated Campaigns $88,897
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $110,670
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $14,676,885
   Program Service Revenue $1,176,128
Total Primary Revenue $15,853,013
   Other Revenue $1,804,097
TOTAL REVENUE $17,657,110
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,527,770
   Administrative Expenses $704,936
   Fundraising Expenses $2,310,620
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,543,326
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,113,784
   
Net Assets $16,276,319

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
Food Service and Outreach $7,871,819 58.2%
Men's Ministry $5,484,521 40.5%
Partnerships $171,430 1.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 06/01/2020 86.48 three stars
2018-06 11/01/2019 83.44 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 89.86 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 89.00 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 90.60 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 83.91 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 02/01/2016 88.67 three stars
2014-06 10/01/2015 88.33 three stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 83.92 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 77.56 two stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 93.52 four stars
2011-06 04/01/2012 87.42 three stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 91.76 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 90.01 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 02/01/2011 88.35 three stars
2009-06 07/01/2010 88.04 three stars
2008-06 07/01/2009 83.01 three stars
2007-06 03/01/2008 85.26 three stars
2006-06 02/01/2007 79.45 two stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 60.02 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 53-0218650
Name in IRS Master File CENTRAL UNION 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 (325) Camp
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(1) Church, synagogue, etc
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 February, 1942
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
$55,883 0.33% Joseph J. Mettimano President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$100,262 0.60% Sally Cox CFO, COO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Central Union Mission (DC) 86.48 three stars
Bethesda Mission (PA) 95.47 four stars
Fairbanks Rescue Mission (AK) 89.35 three stars
Star of Hope Mission (TX) 90.57 four stars
Kokomo Rescue Mission (IN) 88.55 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Central Union Mission
65 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
tel: (202) 745-7118
fax: (202) 232-7072
EIN: 53-0218650

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 96763
Washington, DC 20090

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Board Leadership

Deedee Collins
Chair

CEO

Joseph J. Mettimano
President, Chief Executive Officer

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