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

Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Relief and Development

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating323 of 42353 of 60
Fund acquisition rating313 of 42348 of 60
Resource allocation rating109 of 42330 of 60
Asset utilization rating411 of 42359 of 60

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosMedian % for
all ministries in
MW database
20172016201520142013
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
7%15%14%15%16%16%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
6%8%8%9%8%8%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
95%51%59%59%49%52%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
6%8%7%9%10%9%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
5%49%41%41%51%48%
 
Operating ratiosMedian % for
all ministries in
MW database
20172016201520142013
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
83%87%89%85%85%86%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
99%92%114%98%84%91%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
81%81%102%84%71%79%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
1%8%-14%2%16%9%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
3%4%-10%1%11%6%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
10%5%4%6%6%4%
 
Investing ratiosMedian measure
for all ministries
in MW database
20172016201520142013
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.300.290.410.320.300.31
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.5411.757.935.806.195.44
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
2.543.403.281.881.881.69
 
Liquidity ratiosMedian measure
for all ministries
in MW database
20172016201520142013
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
8.965.585.546.6610.3710.74
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.110.180.180.150.100.09
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
4.072.903.005.425.786.43
 
Solvency ratiosMedian % for
all ministries in
MW database
20172016201520142013
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
10%47%49%45%46%46%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%44%45%40%42%42%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
63%183%123%171%180%173%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20172016201520142013
Cash$7,404,196$4,561,909$4,623,685$3,470,077$4,030,773
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$6,169,662$8,341,617$14,000,733$14,654,509$14,556,073
Short-term investments$596,844$471,577$464,142$0$0
Other current assets$0$1,622,918$1,593,035$1,389,907$1,372,751
Total current assets$14,170,702$14,998,021$20,681,595$19,514,493$19,959,597
Long-term investments$73,955,919$48,699,142$50,430,720$51,259,283$43,292,336
Fixed assets$75,975,987$52,905,379$46,652,526$46,147,438$41,229,923
Other long-term assets$2,419,327$2,374,903$2,208,526$3,957,974$4,140,680
Total long-term assets$152,351,233$103,979,424$99,291,772$101,364,695$88,662,939
Total assets$166,521,935$118,977,445$119,973,367$120,879,188$108,622,536
 
Liabilities20172016201520142013
Payables and accrued expenses$2,354,233$2,136,529$3,008,431$1,594,201$1,635,566
Other current liabilities$185,692$570,016$96,480$287,898$222,387
Total current liabilities$2,539,925$2,706,545$3,104,911$1,882,099$1,857,953
Debt$73,918,680$53,818,137$48,193,557$50,452,411$45,259,894
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$1,944,153$2,102,487$2,233,004$2,789,359$2,906,927
Total long-term liabilities$75,862,833$55,920,624$50,426,561$53,241,770$48,166,821
Total liabilities$78,402,758$58,627,169$53,531,472$55,123,869$50,024,774
 
Net assets20172016201520142013
Unrestricted$59,612,658$33,611,435$38,545,815$36,521,487$32,377,852
Temporarily restricted$11,959,042$10,191,364$11,348,503$12,686,355$9,672,433
Permanently restricted$16,547,477$15,547,477$16,547,477$16,547,477$16,547,477
Net assets$88,119,177$60,350,276$66,441,895$65,755,319$58,597,762
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20172016201520142013
Total contributions$26,720,605$25,557,959$23,445,111$21,510,574$19,140,683
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$6,874,140$935,899$951,868$7,238,557$4,095,883
Other revenue$18,498,075$16,558,201$15,201,168$15,012,431$13,904,685
Total other revenue$25,372,215$17,494,100$16,153,036$22,250,988$18,000,568
Total revenue$52,092,820$43,052,059$39,598,147$43,761,562$37,141,251
 
Expenses20172016201520142013
Program services$42,006,639$43,738,920$33,131,397$31,080,858$29,224,875
Management and general$2,211,870$1,924,596$2,277,867$2,030,331$1,507,004
Fundraising$3,920,959$3,480,162$3,502,307$3,492,816$3,054,887
Total expenses$48,139,468$49,143,678$38,911,571$36,604,005$33,786,766
 
Change in net assets20172016201520142013
Surplus (deficit)$3,953,352($6,091,619)$686,576$7,157,557$3,354,485
Other changes in net assets$23,815,549$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$27,768,901($6,091,619)$686,576$7,157,557$3,354,485

Response from ministry

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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