Christian Relief Services Charities

Summary

Christian Relief Services was established to connect the vast resources of America by forming partnerships among grass roots charitable groups, churches, and human service agencies to empower local volunteers to help those in need in their own communities and to enables people to help themselves. They have a wide variety of programs that provide services in the areas of food, housing, medical, etc. Some of their affiliate ministries are:
Food - Running Strong for American Indian Youth, Eagle Butte Food Pantry, etc.
Housing - Arbors Apartments, The Courtyard Apartments, Brentwood Apartments, etc.
Last year, they shipped $9.4 millions worth of medical supplies to Lithuania and $6.6 millions to 17 other countries. This organization is a non-profit and donations to it are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.


Contact information

Mailing address:
8301 Richmond Highway
Alexandria, VA 22309-2309

Website: www.crsc-family.org

Phone: (800) 337-3543

Email: info@christianrelief.org


Organization details

EIN: 521394775

CEO/President: Mr. Eugene L. Krizek

Chairman: Mr. James J. O'Brien, Esq.

Board size: 11

Founder:

Year founded: 1985

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


Purpose

Christian Relief Services was established to connect the vast resources of America by forming partnerships among grass roots charitable groups, churches, and human service agencies to empower local volunteers to help those in need in their own communities and to enables people to help themselves. They have a wide variety of programs that provide services in the areas of food, housing, medical, etc. Some of their affiliate ministries are:
Food - Running Strong for American Indian Youth, Eagle Butte Food Pantry, etc.
Housing - Arbors Apartments, The Courtyard Apartments, Brentwood Apartments, etc.
Last year, they shipped $9.4 millions worth of medical supplies to Lithuania and $6.6 millions to 17 other countries. This organization is a non-profit and donations to it are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.


Mission statement

Christian Relief Services uses the following to express its mission: Christian Relief Services connects the vast resources of America through collaboration and partnerships formed with grass roots charitable groups, churches and human service agencies, empowers local volunteers to help those in need in their own communities and enables people to help themselves.


Statement of faith

Transparency grade

D

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Relief and Development

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating597 of 66057 of 68
Fund acquisition rating590 of 66260 of 68
Resource allocation rating344 of 66236 of 68
Asset utilization rating597 of 66058 of 68

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
7%25%15%15%14%15%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
6%11%8%8%8%9%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
98%44%52%51%59%59%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
6%12%9%8%7%9%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
2%56%48%49%41%41%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
85%84%86%87%89%85%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
100%91%92%92%114%98%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
85%77%79%81%102%84%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
0%9%8%8%-14%2%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
0%3%4%4%-10%1%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
7%4%5%5%4%6%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.790.210.240.290.410.32
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.322.071.8911.757.935.80
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
2.860.440.453.403.281.88
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
5.9944.1851.435.585.546.66
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.160.020.020.180.180.15
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
2.8726.8226.372.903.005.42
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
13%41%39%47%49%45%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%39%38%44%45%40%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
41%282%260%183%123%171%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20192018201720162015
Cash$4,222,607$11,465,898$7,404,196$4,561,909$4,623,685
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$2,581,244$2,267,951$6,169,662$8,341,617$14,000,733
Short-term investments$93,100,208$88,661,140$596,844$471,577$464,142
Other current assets$0$0$0$1,622,918$1,593,035
Total current assets$99,904,059$102,394,989$14,170,702$14,998,021$20,681,595
Long-term investments$7,941,409$3,046,970$73,955,919$48,699,142$50,430,720
Fixed assets$91,765,324$82,347,106$75,975,987$52,905,379$46,652,526
Other long-term assets$7,274,228$5,793,432$2,419,327$2,374,903$2,208,526
Total long-term assets$106,980,961$91,187,508$152,351,233$103,979,424$99,291,772
Total assets$206,885,020$193,582,497$166,521,935$118,977,445$119,973,367
 
Liabilities20192018201720162015
Payables and accrued expenses$1,669,985$1,546,234$2,354,233$2,136,529$3,008,431
Other current liabilities$591,215$444,681$185,692$570,016$96,480
Total current liabilities$2,261,200$1,990,915$2,539,925$2,706,545$3,104,911
Debt$81,606,811$72,743,659$73,918,680$53,818,137$48,193,557
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$1,944,153$2,102,487$2,233,004
Total long-term liabilities$81,606,811$72,743,659$75,862,833$55,920,624$50,426,561
Total liabilities$83,868,011$74,734,574$78,402,758$58,627,169$53,531,472
 
Net assets20192018201720162015
Unrestricted$91,389,718$89,135,409$59,612,658$33,611,435$38,545,815
Temporarily restricted$31,627,291$13,165,037$11,959,042$10,191,364$11,348,503
Permanently restricted$0$16,547,477$16,547,477$15,547,477$16,547,477
Net assets$123,017,009$118,847,923$88,119,177$60,350,276$66,441,895
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20192018201720162015
Total contributions$21,203,105$26,105,447$26,720,605$25,557,959$23,445,111
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$5,061,708$3,559,903$6,874,140$935,899$951,868
Other revenue$21,588,725$20,218,427$18,498,075$16,558,201$15,201,168
Total other revenue$26,650,433$23,778,330$25,372,215$17,494,100$16,153,036
Total revenue$47,853,538$49,883,777$52,092,820$43,052,059$39,598,147
 
Expenses20192018201720162015
Program services$36,728,895$39,464,844$42,006,639$43,738,920$33,131,397
Management and general$1,705,293$2,280,024$2,211,870$1,924,596$2,277,867
Fundraising$5,250,264$3,950,092$3,920,959$3,480,162$3,502,307
Total expenses$43,684,452$45,694,960$48,139,468$49,143,678$38,911,571
 
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)$4,169,086$4,188,817$3,953,352($6,091,619)$686,576
Other changes in net assets$0$26,539,929$23,815,549$0$0
Total change in net assets$4,169,086$30,728,746$27,768,901($6,091,619)$686,576

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History


Program accomplishments

The following represent recent accomplishments by Christian Relief Services Charities:

  • 2,053,785 pounds of food distributed to American Indian families
  • 1,267,682 pounds of food distributed to Appalachian families
  • 3,400 units of affordable housing at 14 multifamily properties across that United States
  • 7,925 pairs of new shoes and boots for children
  • 13,500 American Indian families served with holiday food and toys
  • 106,700 cases of medical supplies and medicines distributed
  • 526,000 pounds of food distributed to African families
  • 1,914 new winter coats distributed

  • Needs