Sunday Breakfast Mission

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Summary

Sunday Breakfast Mission provides the following programs and assistance:

- Nightly shelter for homeless men, women, and children.

- Men & Women's Residential Discipleship Program: a long-term recovery program for homeless and addicted men and women.

- Community meals for men, women, boys and girls nightly; as well as food boxes for needy families monthly, breakfasts for homeless men and lunch for program residents.

- Free clothing and furniture with counseling for needy families through our Community Outreach.

- Christian worship and Bible studies daily.

- Great Thanksgiving Food Outreach providing families annually with large food boxes, turkeys, pies, rolls, and access to other services.

- Back-to-School Rally providing encouragement, positive messages, and backpacks with school supplies annually.

- Career Education Center giving individuals the opportunity to improve their academic and educational capabilities and plan a new work life.

- Thrift Store Ministry giving underprivileged families and individuals the opportunity to acquire desired materials unavailable otherwise because of cost.

- Vehicle Donation and Resale providing low-cost vehicles to low-income families.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Sunday Breakfast Mission
110 N. Poplar St
Wilmington, DE 19801

Website: sundaybreakfastmission.org

Phone: 302-652-8314

Email: info@sundaybreakfastmission.org


Organization details

EIN: 510073080

CEO/President: Thomas J Laymon

Chairman: Thomas Hall

Board size: 10

Founder: The Christian Endeavor Society

Year founded: 1993

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 09/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2002


Purpose

Our primary goal is to restore people to right relationship with God, their families and society.


Mission statement

Sunday Breakfast Mission serves the homeless, addicted and impoverished through Christ-centered programs to meet their spiritual, social and physical needs.


Statement of faith

Transparency grade

A

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating403 of 91179 of 159
Fund acquisition rating731 of 913136 of 159
Resource allocation rating511 of 91385 of 159
Asset utilization rating47 of 9118 of 159

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
11%17%16%20%21%17%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
9%17%15%19%20%16%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
90%98%97%97%95%96%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
10%16%7%18%18%17%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
10%2%3%3%5%4%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
80%79%36%75%75%77%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
96%105%221%105%108%95%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
76%82%80%79%81%73%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
4%-5%-121%-5%-8%5%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
3%28%1132%-4%-6%4%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
9%5%57%7%7%6%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.585.3211.650.640.610.66
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
3.741.201.259.009.248.91
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
2.246.4114.535.795.665.86
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
10.331.982.951.701.001.78
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.070.510.340.591.000.56
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
4.450.930.550.85-0.010.90
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
10%182%156%22%25%20%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
1%137%125%15%14%14%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
141%-15%-5%122%123%121%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20192018201720162015
Cash$202,880$131,158$178,811$118,059$187,691
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$49,851$32,221$283,069$443,314$357,477
Short-term investments$687,927$783,333$507,799$458,589$512,510
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$940,658$946,712$969,679$1,019,962$1,057,678
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$152,404$199,633$215,938$860,675$834,414
Other long-term assets$40,037$33,937$7,541,940$7,541,940$7,535,923
Total long-term assets$192,441$233,570$7,757,878$8,402,615$8,370,337
Total assets$1,133,099$1,180,282$8,727,557$9,422,577$9,428,015
 
Liabilities20192018201720162015
Payables and accrued expenses$475,393$320,461$570,319$1,023,251$593,380
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$475,393$320,461$570,319$1,023,251$593,380
Debt$1,550,000$1,475,000$1,300,000$1,300,000$1,300,000
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$33,285$50,098$19,123$24,148$38,230
Total long-term liabilities$1,583,285$1,525,098$1,319,123$1,324,148$1,338,230
Total liabilities$2,058,678$1,845,559$1,889,442$2,347,399$1,931,610
 
Net assets20192018201720162015
Without donor restrictions($925,579)($665,277)$6,838,115$7,075,178$7,496,405
With donor restrictions$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets($925,579)($665,277)$6,838,115$7,075,178$7,496,405
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20192018201720162015
Total contributions$5,674,053$6,032,047$5,178,660$5,071,388$6,226,848
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$28,144$119,713$82,035$210,407$216,248
Other revenue$65,143$69,029$70,626$65,756$66,860
Total other revenue$93,287$188,742$152,661$276,163$283,108
Total revenue$5,767,340$6,220,789$5,331,321$5,347,551$6,509,956
 
Expenses20192018201720162015
Program services$4,750,958$4,967,796$4,209,170$4,339,363$4,780,891
Management and general$312,691$7,832,230$395,674$378,160$351,749
Fundraising$964,804$951,134$1,010,282$1,051,101$1,062,723
Total expenses$6,028,453$13,751,160$5,615,126$5,768,624$6,195,363
 
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)($261,113)($7,530,371)($283,805)($421,073)$314,593
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($261,113)($7,530,371)($283,805)($421,073)$314,593

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Thomas J LaymonSr. Pastor/President/CEO$118,462

Compensation data as of: 9/30/2019


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 4/19/2021. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


History

In 1893, a group called the Christian Endeavor Society of Wilmington decided to reach out to the homeless men and "tramps" of Delaware. They wanted to provide these individuals with church on Sundays. Since hearing about a similar effort in nearby Philadelphia they traveled there to study and learn more about how they could impact their community.

The Christian Endeavor Society soon established an effort to provide:

- A meeting each Sabbath morning for Wilmington's homeless men and tramps

- A free meal for these men

- Effort to find work for these men.

The ministry opened at 7th and Lombard in late 1893. But soon, in January 1894, it began to provide shelter.

Throughout the years and at several locations the Mission has gone far beyond "Sunday Breakfast" to reach out to area children through Sunday school programs and to local women through "Mothers' Clubs." After a short time these ministries continued to expand to men.

All of this effort carries the same Christian emphasis and content of that early Christian Endeavor Society: To provide rest for the body and peace for the soul.


Program accomplishments

Per the 2019 Annual Report:

256,640 nutritious meals served

66,897 nights of safe shelter

242 graduates since 2005

519 commitments to Christ

712 backpacks provided to children

389 children cared for through Christmas shop

78 children attended basketball camp


Needs

We need: Canned food and fresh produce, Toiletry items (toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo, etc.), Winter clothes, Twin sheets and bath towels, Diapers, formula and kids toys, School supplies.