Central Union Mission

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Summary

Central Union Mission is a faith-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and the oldest private social service agency in Washington, DC. In addition to its emergency shelter, which provides over 62,000 bed-nights each year, the Mission operates a holistic, Christ-centered transformation and workforce development program for men, provides benefits for veterans, helps people overcome addictions, operates a food and clothing distribution center, which provides food for over 5,750 people each month, runs a camp for underprivileged children, and offers a ministry to families and senior citizens. The Mission is continually developing its programs to meet the changing needs of the community. Its programs serve homeless men, underprivileged women, children, seniors, families and veterans.

One life at a time, the Mission works to help transform the area's toughest rehabilitation cases-including drug addicts, gang members, criminal offenders and the chronically homeless-into productive members of society. The Mission's programs have an extremely high success rate at helping individuals overcome addiction and homelessness and achieving independent living.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Central Union Mission
65 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20001

Website: www.missiondc.org

Phone: (202) 745-7118

Email: info@missiondc.org


Organization details

EIN: 530218650

CEO/President: Mr. Joseph J. Mettimano

Chairman: Deedee Collins

Board size: 11

Founder:

Year founded: 1942

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1991


Purpose

Central Union Mission will transform the lives of the people we serve into Godly, productive members of society by meeting their physical, spiritual, and emotional needs.

We will display a gracious, sincere spirit of integrity and Christian love in everything we do. By displaying excellence in all aspects of this ministry, we will honor God and inspire the people we serve, our community, donors, volunteers and staff.


Mission statement

Our mission is to glorify God through proclaiming and teaching the gospel, leading people to Christ, developing disciples, and serving the needs of hurting people throughout the Washington, DC, Metropolitan Area.


Statement of faith

To Glorify God through proclaiming and teaching the Gospel, leading people to Christ, developing disciples, and serving the needs of hurting people throughout the Washington, DC, metropolitan area.

We hold the Bible to be God's Holy Word in its entirety. It is inspired in every part by the Holy Spirit. (II Timothy 3:16; II Peter 1:21)

We hold that man was created in the image of God, holy and innocent; that of his own choice, he sinned, and as a result, brought death upon all humanity. (Romans 3:23; Romans 5:12; Romans 6:23)

We hold that those who are not saved from sin are eternally separated from God. (John 3:18)

We hold that Jesus Christ is God, born of a virgin, that He gave His life on the cross where He, who knew no sin, was made sin for us; that He was buried and rose from the dead and afterward ascended into Heaven, from whence He will come again. (John 5:39; II Corinthians 5:21; I Corinthians 15:4; Acts 2:9-11)

We hold that we are saved by grace through faith, apart from works; that the sinner who repents and personally accepts the finished work of Christ on the cross, becomes a child of God; is made a new creature and is indwelt by the Holy Spirit. (Ephesians 2:8-9; John 1:12; II Corinthians 5:17; John 14:17)

We hold that Jesus Christ is coming again for His church, to establish His kingdom on earth, to judge the wicked and the lost, to cast death and hell into the lake of fire and to dwell with the saints forever. (John 14:3; Titus 1:13; I Thessalonians 5:16-17; Revelation 20:6; Revelation 20:15;Revelation 22:1-5)

We hold that through preaching, teaching and ministering, Central Union Mission must use its resources and activities to bring men, women and children under the power of the Gospel; that they may have victory over sin, come into fellowship with God and live Spirit-filled, fruitful lives in Christ. I have read the Doctrinal Statement of Central Union Mission and I accept it without reservation.

Transparency grade

A

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating361 of 91177 of 159
Fund acquisition rating641 of 913119 of 159
Resource allocation rating444 of 91377 of 159
Asset utilization rating146 of 91127 of 159

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
11%15%16%17%10%10%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
9%14%13%16%9%9%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
90%93%83%90%93%93%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
10%15%14%15%10%9%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
10%7%17%10%7%7%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
80%80%82%80%86%86%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
96%93%94%103%97%104%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
76%74%77%83%84%90%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
4%7%6%-3%3%-4%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
3%7%7%-4%3%-5%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
9%5%4%4%5%5%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.580.780.850.530.500.52
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
3.749.8515.0746.9561.7825.36
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
2.247.6512.7725.0930.9113.08
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
10.332.281.100.660.491.53
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.070.440.911.522.040.65
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
4.450.880.08-0.25-0.410.32
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
10%13%17%62%61%60%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
1%6%5%55%57%57%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
141%112%98%70%79%77%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20202019201820172016
Cash$1,521,389$818,398$451,753$363,030$146,039
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$234,852$198,477$232,728$168,242$180,577
Short-term investments$282,601$278,738$0$0$988,684
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$2,038,842$1,295,613$684,481$531,272$1,315,300
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$2,141,286$2,314,667$17,906,639$18,283,908$18,981,980
Other long-term assets$15,900,576$15,917,576$13,546,142$14,009,096$13,056,615
Total long-term assets$18,041,862$18,232,243$31,452,781$32,293,004$32,038,595
Total assets$20,080,704$19,527,856$32,137,262$32,824,276$33,353,895
 
Liabilities20202019201820172016
Payables and accrued expenses$816,181$1,179,576$1,041,008$1,085,960$859,315
Other current liabilities$76,117$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$892,298$1,179,576$1,041,008$1,085,960$859,315
Debt$1,135,883$1,044,950$17,802,778$18,600,416$19,104,250
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$539,380$1,027,011$1,208,481$214,854$176,305
Total long-term liabilities$1,675,263$2,071,961$19,011,259$18,815,270$19,280,555
Total liabilities$2,567,561$3,251,537$20,052,267$19,901,230$20,139,870
 
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$16,864,292$15,733,153$11,468,845$12,369,373$11,692,847
With donor restrictions$648,851$543,166$616,150$553,673$1,521,178
Net assets$17,513,143$16,276,319$12,084,995$12,923,046$13,214,025
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20202019201820172016
Total contributions$15,641,822$14,676,885$15,074,378$15,709,140$15,442,319
Program service revenue$1,034,872$1,176,128$1,068,243$981,080$922,904
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$24,927$1,610,555$116,533$103,946$90,518
Other revenue$128,612$193,542$408,609$64,681$77,628
Total other revenue$1,188,411$2,980,225$1,593,385$1,149,707$1,091,050
Total revenue$16,830,233$17,657,110$16,667,763$16,858,847$16,533,369
 
Expenses20202019201820172016
Program services$12,476,347$13,527,770$13,826,767$14,096,823$14,870,034
Management and general$823,282$704,936$765,720$748,037$808,233
Fundraising$2,296,141$2,310,620$2,584,281$1,576,895$1,525,108
Total expenses$15,595,770$16,543,326$17,176,768$16,421,755$17,203,375
 
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$1,234,463$1,113,784($509,005)$437,092($670,006)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$1,234,463$1,113,784($509,005)$437,092($670,006)

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Joseph J MettimanoPresident & CEO$196,227
Sally CoxCFO/COO$105,405

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2020


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 12/14/2020. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


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GuideStar has awarded Central Union Mission a Gold Seal for financial transparency, and GreatNonProfits has given Central Union Mission a Top-Rated award.


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