Downtown Rescue Mission Inc.

Summary

The Downtown Rescue Mission, an Alabama non-profit organization, is a place of refuge offering different programs for the homeless of our community. Men, women, and children can find a warm meal and a safe place to stay at our campus. For more than four decades, the Lord has used our programs and services to rescue and transform lives for His glory. We are a Christ-centered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to bringing the hope of the Gospel to the hurting, hungry, and homeless in our community.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Downtown Rescue Mission Inc.
1400 Evangel Drive NW
Huntsville, AL 35816

Website: www.downtownrescuemission.org

Phone: (256) 536-2441

Email: feedback@downtownrescuemission.org


Organization details

EIN: 630735295

CEO/President: Keith Overholt

Chairman: John Hamilton

Board size: 18

Founder: Rev. Bobby LeCroy

Year founded: 1979

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1994


Purpose

More than emergency meals and shelter, we work to bring lasting change to homeless lives and long-term hope to our community.


Mission statement

Our mission is to serve homeless people throughout northern Alabama and southern Tennessee by providing Christ-filled care to those in desperate need.


Statement of faith

We believe there is one God, eternal, existing as Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

We believe the Bible to be God's Word inspired by the Holy Spirit.

We believe that man was created in the image of God, holy and innocent, but in his fallen state is in need of salvation.

We believe that Jesus Christ is God, born of a virgin. He gave His life on the Cross where He, Who knew no sin, was made sin for us; He was buried and rose again from the dead and ascended into heaven and is coming again.

We believe 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.

We believe that Jesus Christ is coming again for His church, to establish His Kingdom on earth, to judge the wicked and to dwell with the saints of God forever.

We believe that through preaching, teaching and ministering, the Downtown Rescue Mission must use all of its resources and activities to bring people under the power of the Gospel, that they may have victory over sin, come into fellowship with God and live a Spirit filled, fruitful life.

We believe marriage is a holy matrimony ordained by God between a man and a woman.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating186 of 66034 of 91
Fund acquisition rating338 of 66248 of 91
Resource allocation rating76 of 66211 of 91
Asset utilization rating353 of 66063 of 91

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20182017201620152014
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
10%10%11%9%13%15%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
9%10%11%9%13%15%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
90%100%100%100%100%100%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
9%10%14%11%14%14%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
10%0%0%0%0%0%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20182017201620152014
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
79%88%84%88%85%84%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
98%108%79%84%95%103%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
78%95%66%74%80%86%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
2%-8%21%16%5%-3%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
2%-4%24%24%7%-3%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
10%2%2%1%1%1%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20182017201620152014
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.570.330.500.600.830.76
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
4.211.684.256.677.0810.65
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
2.490.552.153.995.898.06
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20182017201620152014
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
9.9843.7321.4818.0210.195.79
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.100.020.050.060.100.17
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
4.2121.415.332.841.841.23
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20182017201620152014
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
9%35%43%52%36%40%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
1%25%34%42%33%37%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
147%198%113%81%77%80%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20182017201620152014
Cash$648,235$1,142,417$711,185$1,159,289$753,377
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$979,979$2,806,802$1,569,224$68,508$51,169
Short-term investments$6,895,841$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$8,524,055$3,949,219$2,280,409$1,227,797$804,546
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$0$7,055,802$7,112,932$7,466,136$7,761,284
Other long-term assets$5,779,799$5,775,979$5,814,329$0$0
Total long-term assets$5,779,799$12,831,781$12,927,261$7,466,136$7,761,284
Total assets$14,303,854$16,781,000$15,207,670$8,693,933$8,565,830
 
Liabilities20182017201620152014
Payables and accrued expenses$194,940$183,889$126,538$120,433$138,975
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$194,940$183,889$126,538$120,433$138,975
Debt$3,546,561$5,705,555$6,404,229$2,862,773$3,172,522
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$1,314,726$1,318,069$1,325,725$145,268$97,005
Total long-term liabilities$4,861,287$7,023,624$7,729,954$3,008,041$3,269,527
Total liabilities$5,056,227$7,207,513$7,856,492$3,128,474$3,408,502
 
Net assets20182017201620152014
Unrestricted$4,443,350$5,358,286$4,957,458$4,892,146$5,033,047
Temporarily restricted$4,804,277$4,215,201$2,393,720$673,313$124,281
Permanently restricted$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$9,247,627$9,573,487$7,351,178$5,565,459$5,157,328
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20182017201620152014
Total contributions$4,324,171$10,751,776$10,866,393$7,618,648$6,300,171
Program service revenue$17,865$13,790$16,430$16,293$19,258
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$0$0$0$0$0
Other revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Total other revenue$17,865$13,790$16,430$16,293$19,258
Total revenue$4,342,036$10,765,566$10,882,823$7,634,941$6,319,429
 
Expenses20182017201620152014
Program services$4,113,564$7,132,861$8,005,282$6,146,061$5,455,887
Management and general$103,715$163,413$88,841$89,394$86,809
Fundraising$450,617$1,176,773$1,002,981$991,355$939,105
Total expenses$4,667,896$8,473,047$9,097,104$7,226,810$6,481,801
 
Change in net assets20182017201620152014
Surplus (deficit)($325,860)$2,292,519$1,785,719$408,131($162,372)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($325,860)$2,292,519$1,785,719$408,131($162,372)

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