Montana Rescue Mission

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The Montana Rescue Mission has been serving the homeless in Billings, MT, Yellowstone County for more than 60 years, providing food, shelter, and clothing to hundreds of men, women and children every day. This care is provided through our two shelters. We also provide life transformation through our rehabilitative services

Contact information

Mailing address:
Montana Rescue Mission
2902 Minnesota Avenue
Billings, MT 59101


Phone: 406-259-3800


Organization details

EIN: 816013963

CEO/President: Matthew Lundgren

Chairman: Josh Charette and Cory Bruce

Board size: 13


Year founded: 1957

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


Our core values are to treat all people with dignity, compassion, and respect. Our programs and services are designed to help end the cyclical nature of homelessness. We are addressing causes, such as addictions, generational poverty, lack of education, poor budgeting skills, diminished mental or physical capacity, and others as well as serving those who are struggling to overcome these barriers one person at a time.

Mission statement

To reflect the love of Jesus Christ, by providing emergency, temporary, and rehabilitative care for those experiencing hunger and homelessness.

Statement of faith

We believe in the Scripture of the Old and New Testament as verbally inspired of God, and inerrant in the original writings, and that they are of supreme and final authority in faith and life.

We believe in one God, eternally existing in three persons; the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

We believe that Jesus Christ was begotten by the Holy Spirit, born of the virgin Mary, and is true God and true Man.

We believe that man was created in the image of God; that he sinned and thereby incurred not only physical death, but also spiritual death, which is separation from God.

We believe that all human beings are born with a sinful nature, and in the case of those who have reached the age of moral responsibility, become sinners in thought, word and deed.

We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, as a representative and substitutionary sacrifice; and that all who believe in Him are truly justified on the ground of His shed blood.

We believe in the resurrection of the crucified body of our Lord, in His ascension into Heaven, and His present life there for us, as High Priest and Advocate.

We believe in "that blessed hope", the personal and imminent return of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

We believe that all those who receive, by faith, the Lord Jesus Christ are born again of the Holy Spirit and thereby become children of God.

Lastly, we believe in the bodily resurrection of the just and the unjust; everlasting blessedness of the saved, and everlasting, conscious punishment of the lost.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating586 of 817113 of 150
Fund acquisition rating717 of 817137 of 150
Resource allocation rating491 of 81795 of 150
Asset utilization rating329 of 81771 of 150

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$12,497$0$0$0$250
Short-term investments$1,952,902$2,214,586$1,575,260$1,680,558$1,455,764
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$2,628,724$2,473,262$1,918,018$2,025,891$2,062,308
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$1,327,568$1,360,321$1,636,880$1,734,099$1,646,450
Other long-term assets$109,022$205,237$1,026,640$1,089,050$1,083,783
Total long-term assets$1,436,590$1,565,558$2,663,520$2,823,149$2,730,233
Total assets$4,065,314$4,038,820$4,581,538$4,849,040$4,792,541
Payables and accrued expenses$60,949$263,300$383,976$307,780$359,097
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$60,949$263,300$383,976$307,780$359,097
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$37,636$60,170$49,245$46,761$37,438
Total long-term liabilities$187,636$211,700$236,488$245,488$247,141
Total liabilities$248,585$475,000$620,464$553,268$606,238
Net assets20192018201520142013
Temporarily restricted$115,679$179,705$1,001,108$1,063,518$1,058,251
Permanently restricted$1,775,145$1,675,520$686,147$666,979$599,464
Net assets$3,816,729$3,563,820$3,961,074$4,295,772$4,186,303
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Total contributions$1,759,062$2,313,835$1,724,997$1,800,871$1,714,106
Program service revenue$0$63,380$80,030$85,368$45,891
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$143,885$102,272$126,683$68,025$116,560
Other revenue$1,042,611$1,383,826$1,870,064$2,018,562$2,168,810
Total other revenue$1,186,496$1,549,478$2,076,777$2,171,955$2,331,261
Total revenue$2,945,558$3,863,313$3,801,774$3,972,826$4,045,367
Program services$2,015,983$3,133,754$3,048,988$3,080,211$2,892,220
Management and general$143,341$122,301$584,972$498,140$428,546
Total expenses$2,630,364$3,788,436$3,973,153$4,026,847$3,666,053
Change in net assets20192018201520142013
Surplus (deficit)$315,194$74,877($171,379)($54,021)$379,314
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$315,194$74,877($171,379)($54,021)$379,314


Compensation data for this ministry has not been collected.

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 12/16/2020. To update the information below, please email:


In response to God's prompting and through the vision of a group of Christian men, Montana Rescue Mission (MRM) was opened in the late 1940's as a beacon of hope for the homeless in our area. While the size and complexity of MRM has grown over the last 60 years, at its heart is the love and compassion of God demonstrated through service to others. We are the Gospel lived out!

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