Paxton Ministries

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Summary

At Paxton Ministries, we are here to provide affordable housing and support services for adults who may be challenged with poverty, mental illness, or intellectual disability.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Paxton Ministries
2001 Paxton Street
Harrisburg, PA 17111

Website: paxtonmin.org

Phone: 717-236-5508

Email: info@paxtonmin.org


Organization details

EIN: 232179648

CEO/President: Jodie Smiley

Chairman: Tim Deckert

Board size: 12

Founder: local Christians

Ruling year: 1987

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1992


Purpose

Paxton Ministries provides affordable housing and support services to adults in need with Christ-like love. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, we care for adults challenged with poverty, mental illness, and intellectual disabilities.

Our housing options offer a safe, comfortable, and supportive home where adults in need are treated with dignity and respect and where each person's unique gifts are celebrated. By working together as a family of residents, staff, volunteers, supporters, and community partners, we strive to provide housing, help, and healing in the name of Christ.


Mission statement

To provide affordable housing and support services to adults in need with Christ-like love.


Statement of faith

Transparency grade

A

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Community Development

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating369 of 99927 of 73
Fund acquisition rating384 of 100123 of 73
Resource allocation rating258 of 100121 of 73
Asset utilization rating659 of 99948 of 73

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
9%5%14%20%15%18%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
6%2%4%5%4%4%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
79%34%30%22%25%22%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
6%2%5%5%4%4%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
21%66%70%78%75%78%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
81%86%83%84%84%84%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
94%82%80%99%93%98%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
75%70%66%83%78%82%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
6%18%20%1%7%2%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
7%11%13%1%5%1%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
12%12%11%11%12%12%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.850.490.500.600.570.61
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
2.031.491.641.661.681.78
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.880.730.831.000.951.08
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
10.5327.2030.7120.2718.7115.70
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.090.040.030.050.050.06
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.3415.8414.0011.4111.9310.43
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
13%4%2%4%4%4%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
3%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
87%197%194%160%170%159%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20202019201820172016
Cash$419,935$225,788$240,640$363,983$202,207
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$284,078$81,845$223,871$222,328$141,484
Short-term investments$2,744,849$2,454,645$1,912,127$1,732,346$1,692,701
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$3,448,862$2,762,278$2,376,638$2,318,657$2,036,392
Long-term investments$63,500$63,500$63,500$63,500$63,500
Fixed assets$1,386,263$1,465,613$1,493,087$1,504,210$1,517,277
Other long-term assets$250,000$251,428$3,252$5,050$6,822
Total long-term assets$1,699,763$1,780,541$1,559,839$1,572,760$1,587,599
Total assets$5,148,625$4,542,819$3,936,477$3,891,417$3,623,991
 
Liabilities20202019201820172016
Payables and accrued expenses$106,941$87,794$115,519$117,779$127,760
Other current liabilities$19,843$2,164$1,745$6,138$1,979
Total current liabilities$126,784$89,958$117,264$123,917$129,739
Debt$0$0$0$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$76,576$17,711$25,113$24,729$9,294
Total long-term liabilities$76,576$17,711$25,113$24,729$9,294
Total liabilities$203,360$107,669$142,377$148,646$139,033
 
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$4,366,619$3,846,533$3,168,812$3,102,353$2,909,735
With donor restrictions$578,646$588,617$625,288$640,418$575,223
Net assets$4,945,265$4,435,150$3,794,100$3,742,771$3,484,958
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20202019201820172016
Total contributions$1,034,167$858,142$536,505$591,370$501,053
Program service revenue$1,763,242$1,643,200$1,757,410$1,688,806$1,656,675
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$128,448$329,318$76,683$69,541$49,017
Other revenue$138,208$45,379$37,119$26,708$35,194
Total other revenue$2,029,898$2,017,897$1,871,212$1,785,055$1,740,886
Total revenue$3,064,065$2,876,039$2,407,717$2,376,425$2,241,939
 
Expenses20202019201820172016
Program services$2,159,345$1,907,607$1,996,084$1,858,817$1,841,612
Management and general$302,913$262,862$270,756$257,890$262,132
Fundraising$53,968$120,854$109,432$90,295$90,073
Total expenses$2,516,226$2,291,323$2,376,272$2,207,002$2,193,817
 
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$547,839$584,716$31,445$169,423$48,122
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$547,839$584,716$31,445$169,423$48,122

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Joanne SmileyExecutive Di$95,711

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2020


Response from ministry

No response has been provided by this ministry.


The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 11/24/2021. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


History

Paxton Ministries was founded in 1981 by a group of local Christians who were burdened for the homeless and needy in Harrisburg. In a bold move of faith, they purchased what is now Paxton Street Home (formerly Messiah Home), and at the dedication of the building the following statement was read:

"This facility will provide a home for the disadvantaged, love for the lonely, and meaningful activity for empty lives. [...] Here hope will be restored."

Throughout our history, Paxton Ministries has been committed to this vision. We have witnessed our ministry grow in services, staff, residents, and housing options, so that we now offer a home to a total of just over 100 people as well as employment opportunities through our janitorial business, Paxton Cleaning Solutions.


Program accomplishments


Needs

Your support of Paxton Ministries provides a safe, comfortable, and friendly home for adults in need. Your donations help to save and change lives.