Crisis Aid International


Crisis Aid is a St. Louis based international relief and development organization. Crisis Aid's programs and services have reached out to children and families around the world. Core programs include feeding programs, medical care, orphan care, disaster relief, and rescue/rehabilitation homes and programs for girls who have been rescued from human trafficking. Crisis Aid is currently working to open all of the available beds at the U. S. Refuge Home for American survivors of sex trafficking.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Crisis Aid International
PO Box 510167
St. Louis, MO 63151


Phone: 1-888-740-7779


Organization details

EIN: 300060905

CEO/President: Mr. Pat Bradley

Chairman: Mr. Pat Bradley

Board size: 7

Founder: Mr. Pat Bradley

Year founded: 2002

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2005


CAI provides food for malnourished children, medical care, orphan care, water wells, safe homes for victims of sex trafficking, emergency relief & more.

Mission statement

Crisis Aid's mission is to assist in sustaining life, bring encouragement to those suffering and collaborate with other relief organizations in bringing necessary foods, materials and medicines to people in times of crisis, particularly where life and death situations exist. Additionally, we attempt to bring public awareness to these situations and to solicit citizen involvement whenever and wherever possible. All assistance and resources are traditionally secured in the country of need when possible, so as to develop relations with the local business people and foster a true spirit of cooperation. Demonstrating God's love and care for people is our highest and most cherished goal. To accomplish this vision we will continue to target our efforts in "no-go zones" where other organizations cannot or will not go. Frequently this means taking on escalated risks. We feel that these risks are a small price to pay in a game where the stakes are so high: literally, life and death.

Statement of faith

Crisis Aid International was founded on Christian principals. Through our programs, Crisis Aid believes in showing the love of Christ and does not discriminate against any race, religion or ethnicity. Some of Crisis Aid's core beliefs are: - Share the gospel....use words when we have to - Work in a manner that earns the right to be heard - Go to the people in THEIR time of need - Personally oversee the distribution of aid, whenever possible - Live and work with an attitude that respects every person's dignity; we are all made in God's image - Work through establishing effective partnerships/teams with other like hearted groups both here and abroad; "together we can do so much more"

Transparency grade

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Foreign Missions

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating78 of 53516 of 93
Fund acquisition rating50 of 53514 of 93
Resource allocation rating105 of 53515 of 93
Asset utilization rating261 of 53553 of 93

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$19,910$2,899$2,431$2,403$4,249
Short-term investments$10,383$3,416$2,032$2,890$1,123
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$2,892,003$1,626,447$1,788,285$1,402,482$714,140
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$4,674$774$1,962$3,949$5,946
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$4,674$774$1,962$3,949$5,946
Total assets$2,896,677$1,627,221$1,790,247$1,406,431$720,086
Payables and accrued expenses$68,672$40,160$26,371$37,576$15,266
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$68,672$40,160$26,371$37,576$15,266
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$16,940$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$16,940$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$85,612$40,160$26,371$37,576$15,266
Net assets20182017201620152014
Temporarily restricted$2,388,831$1,250,980$1,460,215$1,171,691$379,793
Permanently restricted$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$2,811,065$1,587,061$1,763,876$1,368,855$704,820
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Total contributions$4,236,230$2,643,408$2,619,222$3,066,680$2,582,356
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$4,807$2,918$1,156$0$806
Other revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Total other revenue$4,807$2,918$1,156$0$806
Total revenue$4,241,037$2,646,326$2,620,378$3,066,680$2,583,162
Program services$2,734,980$2,567,573$2,002,703$2,171,170$2,199,544
Management and general$225,943$204,031$192,948$199,954$179,209
Total expenses$3,017,033$2,824,525$2,225,357$2,402,645$2,399,686
Change in net assets20182017201620152014
Surplus (deficit)$1,224,004($178,199)$395,021$664,035$183,476
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$1,224,004($178,199)$395,021$664,035$183,476

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In September 2000, our Founder, Pat Bradley witnessed the results of the genocide in South Sudan first hand and knew at that moment "doing nothing" was not an option. His helplessness turned into action as he returned to the United States to raise money for starving people in "no-go zones" where starvation, disease, and danger are a part of everyday life. He soon returned to provide two-pound bags of rice to Sudanese people in need. A humble beginning turned into life-saving efforts for people in crisis living in eleven different countries. In 2002 Crisis Aid was officially incorporated. Today, we currently concentrate our efforts in East Africa and the United States. Once Pat took that first step to "do something", others quickly joined enabling Crisis Aid to deliver a wide variety of resources over the years. Together with our partners, we have provided more than 17.8 million pounds of food, served 2.6 million adults and malnourished children, and 1,378 sex trafficking victims helped, the youngest being 4 years of age. We are committed to "helping the helpless" with relief efforts locally and globally and equipping those who are beyond the crisis to take responsibility by providing programs that train, inspire, and move them to independent, self-sustaining living. The Crisis Aid Family is large and growing. We invite anyone who "refuses to do nothing" to join in our mission to impact lives, souls, and futures! With your partnership, the prayers and dreams of thousands more children and families will be answered.

Program accomplishments

Together with our partners, we have provided more than 16.9mil lbs of food and served 2.5mil adults & malnourished children, rescued more than 1,360 girls age 4 to 30 years old from sex trafficking, & more.