Kingsway Charities

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Kingsway Charities, Inc. delivers medical supplies and other health care related products to needy communities and families in underprivileged foreign countries. Most of the contributions received consist of medical supplies, including eyeglasses, surgical supplies, topical ointments, internal medications, and other pharmaceutical products. Kingsway Charities is a nonprofit organization and contributions to it are fully tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Contact information

Mailing address:
1119 Commonwealth Avenue
Bristol, VA 24201-4201


Phone: (276) 466-3014


Organization details

EIN: 541668650

CEO/President: Mr. James Gregory

Chairman: Mr. James Gregory

Board size: 13

Founder: Mr. John Gregory

Year founded: 1993

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


The International ministry of Kingsway Charities freely provides medications and medical supplies to medical mission teams whose goal is to share the love of Jesus Christ by administering health care to those in need throughout the world.

Mission statement

Kingsway Charities Inc. is a faith based Christian charitable organization based in Bristol, VA. Our International Medical Ministry supplies medications and medical supplies to qualified medical teams freely serving the poor in under-developed and developing countries. Kingsway Charities is a nonprofit organization and contributions to it are fully tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Statement of faith

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Relief and Development

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating11 of 8173 of 69
Fund acquisition rating46 of 8173 of 69
Resource allocation rating34 of 8173 of 69
Asset utilization rating95 of 81712 of 69

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$15,594,525$17,014,224$11,587,929$17,470,964$24,454,696
Short-term investments$4,752,386$214,037$4,891,106$4,948,051$6,372,575
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$21,748,348$22,027,329$17,683,957$23,472,295$31,152,663
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$1,336,838$1,358,226$1,397,329$1,471,036$1,569,522
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$1,336,838$1,358,226$1,397,329$1,471,036$1,569,522
Total assets$23,085,186$23,385,555$19,081,286$24,943,331$32,722,185
Payables and accrued expenses$0$0$0$0$0
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$45$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$45$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$45$0$0$0$0
Net assets20192018201720162015
Temporarily restricted$0$0$0$0$0
Permanently restricted$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$23,085,141$23,385,555$19,081,286$24,943,331$32,722,185
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$128,306,233$47,421,776$60,037,432$125,296,850$190,393,871
Program service revenue$330,384$316,267$376,773$370,992$362,926
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$2,020,010($229,211)$832,521$36,874($1,497,344)
Other revenue$240,887$193,259$371,421$401,725$415,262
Total other revenue$2,591,281$280,315$1,580,715$809,591($719,156)
Total revenue$130,897,514$47,702,091$61,618,147$126,106,441$189,674,715
Program services$130,679,048$42,868,133$67,008,248$133,399,783$192,727,896
Management and general$501,152$488,927$446,804$467,776$478,246
Total expenses$131,197,928$43,397,822$67,480,192$133,885,295$193,234,726
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)($300,414)$4,304,269($5,862,045)($7,778,854)($3,560,011)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($300,414)$4,304,269($5,862,045)($7,778,854)($3,560,011)


Mary Ann BlessingPresident$125,000

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 3/15/2021. To update the information below, please email:


Kingsway Charities, has it's origin closely tied to the successful King Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a contract manufacturer of prescription brand name pharmaceuticals. King Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 1993 by the Gregory family. They in turn founded King Pharmaceuticals Benevolent Fund, also in 1994. King Pharmaceuticals, and more specifically the Gregory family has been very generous. One of their outlets for generosity has been with and through Kingsway Charities.

Program accomplishments

In 2009, Kingsway Charities supported 893 medical mission trips by 403 ministries traveling to 63 different countries. Medicines & supplies were given to treat a reported 3,700,742 people leading to 48,681 salvations!


Kingsway Charities has the following needs:

  1. Product donations
  2. Volunteer support
  3. Financial donations

Kingsway Charities is experienced with receiving, tracking and distributing medications, including short-dated medications and other medical supplies. They provide transportation from the donor's storage facility to the Kingsway Charities warehouse. Their quick turn-around time enables them to process short-dated medications in a timely manner, to avoid out-of-date supplies, and to remove donations from the donor's storage facilities to free warehousing space eliminating extra cost to the donor.

KC is unique in that they maintain a level of personal involvement throughout the donation process with the donor, as well as with the recipients that request assistance. Kingsway Charities is committed to being sensitive to the donor's needs, to be expedient in moving the donor's product and to be discriminating in the results. Kingsway Charities is able to utilize short-dated medications, help provide the transportation and have adequate warehousing and refrigeration.

For more information on how to contribute, contact Kingsway Charities at 1-800-321-9234 or e-mail to