Holston United Methodist Home for Children

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Summary

Holston United Methodist Home for Children is a multi service organization. Our foster care and adoption programs serve families in East Tennessee. We also have foster care services in South West Virginia.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Holston United Methodist Home for Children
PO Box 188
Greeneville, TN 37743

Website: holstonhome.org

Phone: 423-638-7171

Email: sethtaylor@holstonhome.org


Organization details

EIN: 620515531

CEO/President: Bradley S Williams

Chairman: Wesley P Robbins

Board size: 24

Founder: Mrs. E. E. Wiley

Year founded: 1946

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2020


Purpose

Children will be raised by healthier families that prepare them to live the fulfilling adult lives that God intended for them.


Mission statement

Holston United Methodist Home for Children provides hope and healing for a brighter future by sharing the love of Jesus with children and families struggling with life's challenges.


Statement of faith

Transparency grade

A

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Adoption/Foster Care

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating454 of 81714 of 19
Fund acquisition rating458 of 8179 of 19
Resource allocation rating115 of 8176 of 19
Asset utilization rating729 of 81717 of 19

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
13%13%13%13%11%14%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
5%4%4%4%4%4%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
50%29%32%29%37%31%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
5%4%5%4%5%1%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
50%71%68%71%63%69%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
84%88%87%88%87%96%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
98%91%90%89%81%294%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
77%80%78%78%71%282%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
2%9%10%11%19%-194%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
5%5%6%8%16%-173%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
11%8%8%8%8%2%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.200.500.570.570.642.46
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
2.736.143.233.424.638.60
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
3.083.081.831.962.9521.15
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
3.122.575.655.774.061.90
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.320.390.180.170.250.53
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
2.752.385.415.073.070.27
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
22%6%5%5%5%6%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
47%186%167%166%149%38%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20192018201720162015
Cash$2,951,374$6,162,815$5,116,716$3,124,562$790,852
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$1,225,871$1,168,875$1,269,214$1,140,176$1,178,190
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$4,177,245$7,331,690$6,385,930$4,264,738$1,969,042
Long-term investments$9,841,669$8,890,636$8,474,600$8,383,566$7,682,909
Fixed assets$11,620,466$7,437,166$6,979,281$7,109,839$7,287,484
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$21,462,135$16,327,802$15,453,881$15,493,405$14,970,393
Total assets$25,639,380$23,659,492$21,839,811$19,758,143$16,939,435
 
Liabilities20192018201720162015
Payables and accrued expenses$1,625,976$1,296,613$1,106,406$1,050,465$1,038,796
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$1,625,976$1,296,613$1,106,406$1,050,465$1,038,796
Debt$0$0$0$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$1,625,976$1,296,613$1,106,406$1,050,465$1,038,796
 
Net assets20192018201720162015
Unrestricted$18,417,335$16,701,462$15,219,819$13,799,251$11,447,506
Temporarily restricted$2,602,734$2,889,471$2,831,512$2,415,499$2,273,242
Permanently restricted$2,993,335$2,771,946$2,682,074$2,492,928$2,179,891
Net assets$24,013,404$22,362,879$20,733,405$18,707,678$15,900,639
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20192018201720162015
Total contributions$4,063,509$4,748,843$4,048,383$5,789,021$4,435,721
Program service revenue$9,540,289$9,467,791$9,633,758$9,195,307$8,998,761
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$396,759$464,755$279,828$360,411$541,253
Other revenue$191,241$161,502$140,391$138,689$181,267
Total other revenue$10,128,289$10,094,048$10,053,977$9,694,407$9,721,281
Total revenue$14,191,798$14,842,891$14,102,360$15,483,428$14,157,002
 
Expenses20192018201720162015
Program services$11,300,942$11,649,892$10,968,327$10,919,282$39,982,071
Management and general$1,059,607$1,128,156$1,023,458$1,002,292$1,035,636
Fundraising$523,829$612,632$511,521$659,450$624,532
Total expenses$12,884,378$13,390,680$12,503,306$12,581,024$41,642,239
 
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)$1,307,420$1,452,211$1,599,054$2,902,404($27,485,237)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$1,307,420$1,452,211$1,599,054$2,902,404($27,485,237)

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Bradley S WilliamsPresident/CEO/Ex Officio$200,278

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2019


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 1/25/2021. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


History

Holston United Methodist Home for Children was founded in 1895 when Mrs. E.E. Wiley, a widow, took in her first homeless child. Since then, from that humble beginning, Holston Home has helped more than 8,000 children.

Holston Home is proudly affiliated with the Holston Conference of the United Methodist Church, an area that covers all of East Tennessee, the western-most 17 counties in Virginia, and a little bit of territory in North Georgia. In that area, more than 873 United Methodist Churches make up the Holston Conference.

Holston Home is situated on 155 acres of gently rolling hillside in Greeneville, TN. With 170 employees in service locations in Greeneville, Johnson City, Knoxville and Chattanooga, TN., and a Family Service Center in Bristol, Va. Holston Home is in the ministry of helping children.

The goal of Holston Home is to help children and families overcome hardships in their lives. Sometimes, children are unable to live at home, and Holston Home provides one.

The goal is always to do what is best for the children whether it's reuniting with family, adoption, or successfully transitioning to adulthood. Our professional staff work to strengthen families and we help children overcome any emotional traumas or other hardships they may have experienced.

None of this could have ever happened without the full support and love and prayers of members of the United Methodist churches in the Holston Conference, and friends like you.

This 1923 photo of Wiley Hall shows dozens of children living in a dormitory. That building is no longer standing, and children no longer are housed in a large dormitory.


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