Fairhaven Rescue Mission

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Fairhaven Rescue Mission serves the community by providing meals, clothing and shelter, and sharing hope through Jesus Christ.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Fairhaven Rescue Mission
260 Pike Street
Covington, KY 41011

Website: fairhavenmission.org

Phone: 859-491-1027

Email: dhammers@fairhavenmission.org

Organization details

EIN: 311099653

CEO/President: David Hammers

Chairman: Tracy O'Keefe

Board size: 7


Year founded: 1984

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


The homeless and hurting depend on Fairhaven to meet their physical and spiritual needs ... many have no one else. They come here looking for a helping hand and a loving heart.

Mission statement

To provide for the physical and spiritual needs of disadvantaged men, women, and children of northern Kentucky.

Statement of faith

We believe in one God, eternally existing Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

We believe in the virgin birth and absolute Deity of Jesus Christ.

We believe that Jesus Christ died on the cross as a substitutionary sacrifice for our sins and that His shed blood is the only means for the remission of sins.

We believe that the Scripture of the Old and New Testaments are the inspired Word of God and that they are the supreme, final and only authority of faith and life.

We believe that man was created by God in God's image; he sinned as recorded in Genesis, causing physical and spiritual death.

We believe sin entered into the world by Adam and as a result, the entire human race is born with a sinful nature and spiritually dead.

We believe that when a person receives by faith the Lord Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit regenerates that person into the family of God.

We believe in a future Heaven for the saved and that it is not obtained as the result of good works, but we believe in the maintenance of good works, and holy living as a result of salvation.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating129 of 81734 of 150
Fund acquisition rating277 of 81748 of 150
Resource allocation rating170 of 81738 of 150
Asset utilization rating262 of 81758 of 150

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$0$0$0$250$0
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$1,151,579$1,200,998$1,293,177$1,297,725$1,288,513
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$157,499$173,450$196,545$220,019$244,274
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$157,499$173,450$196,545$220,019$244,274
Total assets$1,309,078$1,374,448$1,489,722$1,517,744$1,532,787
Payables and accrued expenses$49,835$92,464$80,237$88,361$95,201
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$49,835$92,464$80,237$88,361$95,201
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$49,835$92,464$80,237$88,361$95,201
Net assets20192018201720162015
Temporarily restricted$0$0$0$0$0
Permanently restricted$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$1,259,243$1,281,984$1,409,485$1,429,383$1,437,586
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$1,327,755$1,392,551$1,432,516$1,373,479$1,314,668
Program service revenue$21,400$21,956$19,739$19,753$20,910
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$15,672$12,729$7,439$3,626$2,215
Other revenue$9,129$11,296$15,634$11,814$11,188
Total other revenue$46,201$45,981$42,812$35,193$34,313
Total revenue$1,373,956$1,438,532$1,475,328$1,408,672$1,348,981
Program services$1,190,290$1,301,702$1,265,444$1,177,538$1,091,582
Management and general$120,867$129,170$113,991$108,111$107,368
Total expenses$1,408,008$1,561,618$1,497,449$1,408,599$1,314,183
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)($34,052)($123,086)($22,121)$73$34,798
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($34,052)($123,086)($22,121)$73$34,798


David HammersExecutive Director$143,756

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2019

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 11/30/2020. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


Incorporated in 1984, Fairhaven Rescue Mission serves the Northern Kentucky / Greater Cincinnati area. Filling a vital community role, Fairhaven Rescue Mission provides Christ-centered programs and services that respond to the physical, spiritual and emotional needs of homeless and hurting men, women and children.

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