Disable all preview features

Human Services : Rescue Missions

Bridgeport Rescue Mission

Fighting poverty from the inside out.

three stars

80.27

1088 Fairfield Avenue Bridgeport, CT 06605
tel: (203) 333-4087   Web Site
EIN: 06-1362705

Board Leadership
Paul Hiller
Board President

CEO
Frank Williams
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.27 three stars
  Financial 72.10 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Bridgeport Rescue Mission demonstrates the love of God to hungry, homeless, and addicted people throughout Coastal Connecticut, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We offer hope and dignity, fighting poverty from the inside out by providing food, shelter, clothing, addiction recovery services, and education to facilitate lasting life-change. Our vision to excel in providing food, shelter, clothing, education, job training, and counseling for the urban poor and addicted. Our mission is to fight poverty from the inside out as we embrace the urban poor and addiction with the compassion of Christ, offering hope and healing for a changed life.

Bridgeport Rescue Mission demonstrates the love of God to hungry, homeless, and addicted people throughout Coastal Connecticut, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We offer hope and dignity, fighting poverty from the inside out by providing food, shelter, clothing, addiction recovery services, and education to facilitate lasting life-change. Our vision to excel in providing food, shelter, clothing, education, job training, and counseling for the urban poor and addicted. Our mission is to fight poverty from the inside out as we embrace the urban poor and addiction with the compassion of Christ, offering hope and healing for a changed life.

Impact Information

GuideStar is Charity Navigator's trusted partner in sharing information on how this organization seeks impact.  GuideStar has recognized this organization with a Gold Seal of Transparency for voluntarily and publicly describing their goals, strategies, and accomplishments.  Learn More about Impact Information.
Charting Impact

What is your organization aiming to accomplish?

What are your strategies for making this happen?

What are your organization's capabilities for doing this?

How will your organization know if you are making progress?

What have and haven't you accomplished so far?

This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

72.10

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
68.5%
  Administrative Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 21.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.40
  Program Expenses Growth 4.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bridgeport Rescue Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bridgeport Rescue Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bridgeport Rescue Mission (CT) 80.27 three stars
Oliver Gospel Mission (SC) 86.07 three stars
Tri-City Union Gospel Mission (WA) 96.66 four stars
Modesto Gospel Mission (CA) 94.55 four stars
Haven of Rest Ministries, Inc. (SC) 87.00 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,056,978
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $392,606
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,449,584
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,449,584
   Other Revenue $-31,407
TOTAL REVENUE $5,418,177
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,541,787
   Administrative Expenses $557,814
   Fundraising Expenses $1,056,304
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,155,905
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $262,272
   
Net Assets $2,130,618

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
Food and Clothing $2,340,441 66.1%
Emergency Shelter $989,702 27.9%
Residential Program $211,644 6.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 03/01/2020 80.27 three stars
2018-06 11/01/2019 80.06 three stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 76.10 two stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 80.33 three stars
2015-05 11/01/2016 86.38 three stars
2014-05 06/01/2016 82.11 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-05 10/01/2015 87.82 three stars
2013-05 08/01/2014 85.55 three stars
2012-05 11/01/2013 83.24 three stars
2012-05 10/01/2013 80.99 three stars
2011-05 08/01/2012 84.87 three stars
2010-05 09/20/2011 83.08 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-05 09/01/2010 81.55 three stars
2008-05 08/01/2009 62.99 one star
2007-05 03/01/2009 67.39 one star
2006-05 05/01/2008 76.17 two stars
2005-05 03/01/2008 82.17 three stars
2004-05 09/01/2005 79.41 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 06-1362705
Name in IRS Master File BRIDGEPORT RESCUE MISSION INC
NTEE Code P99
NTEE Classification Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C.
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (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 March, 1994
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
  • May, 2015
  • May, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$87,343 1.69% Rev. Terence Wilcox Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bridgeport Rescue Mission (CT) 80.27 three stars
Oliver Gospel Mission (SC) 86.07 three stars
City Rescue Mission, Oklahoma City (OK) 88.52 three stars
Union Rescue Mission, Los Angeles (CA) 91.18 four stars
Greensboro Urban Ministry (NC) 92.38 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

This charity has an official representative registered with Charity Navigator.

Charity Contact Info

Bridgeport Rescue Mission
1088 Fairfield Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06605
tel: (203) 333-4087
EIN: 06-1362705

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Paul Hiller
Board President

CEO

Frank Williams
Chief Executive Officer

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.