Tri-City Union Gospel Mission

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For countless men, women and children who are homeless, broken, or struggling, the Mission is so much more than a "place to get a meal".

Contact information

Mailing address:
Tri-City Union Gospel Mission
P.O. Box 1443
Pasco, WA 99301


Phone: 509-547-2112


Organization details

EIN: 910840528

CEO/President: Andrew Porter

Chairman: Mel Lacey

Board size: 6


Ruling year: 1964

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1999


The Tri City Union Gospel Mission began serving Benton and Franklin counties over 60 years ago, providing rescue ministry to the broken, bruised, and needy in the Tri-Cities and surrounding communities.

Mission statement

Tri-City Union Gospel Mission is a Christ-centered organization desiring to see homeless, hopeless and hurting people in our community become transformed by the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We serve all who God brings our way and do so with love, compassion and urgency as we see them experience lasting change through our Rescue, Recovery and Restoration programs.

Statement of faith

At Tri City Union Gospel Mission we believe ... We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative Word of God. The Bible alone is the only source for all doctrine and practice. We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit. We believe in the deity of Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory. We believe that for the salvation of lost and sinful men regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential. We believe in personal salvation from the eternal penalty of sin, provided exclusively by the grace of God on the basis of the atoning death and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ, to be received only through individual faith in His Person and redemptive work on the cross, and to be followed with a life characterized by the empowering grace of the Holy Spirit, giving evidence in loving service and adherence to the principles and practices of the Christian Faith as set forth in the New Testament. We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a godly life. We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost, they that are saved unto the resurrection of life and they that are lost unto the resurrection of damnation. We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating35 of 10106 of 159
Fund acquisition rating171 of 101222 of 159
Resource allocation rating32 of 10125 of 159
Asset utilization rating174 of 101034 of 159

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$30,086$23,323$371,017$1,889,309$2,307,961
Short-term investments$1,170$0$5,825$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$1,232,302$1,466,621$1,799,136$5,746,623$5,439,347
Long-term investments$7,500$7,500$7,500$0$0
Fixed assets$650,322$1,126,454$816,992$2,098,700$1,466,811
Other long-term assets$5,401,323$5,438,848$5,456,353$73,069$81,325
Total long-term assets$6,059,145$6,572,802$6,280,845$2,171,769$1,548,136
Total assets$7,291,447$8,039,423$8,079,981$7,918,392$6,987,483
Payables and accrued expenses$84,408$83,010$117,653$110,924$77,334
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$84,408$83,010$117,653$110,924$77,334
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$800$700
Total long-term liabilities$0$706,801$272,300$284,796$295,768
Total liabilities$84,408$789,811$389,953$395,720$373,102
Net assets20192018201720162015
Without donor restrictions$7,057,529$7,155,295$7,651,485$4,586,932$2,497,352
With donor restrictions$149,510$94,317$38,543$2,935,740$4,117,029
Net assets$7,207,039$7,249,612$7,690,028$7,522,672$6,614,381
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$5,855,128$5,761,084$6,824,423$5,123,946$6,958,254
Program service revenue$6,200$23,040$19,929$17,009$21,455
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$253,219$71,692$36,836$7,762$6,345
Other revenue$3,600$6,407$5,150$6,250$6,200
Total other revenue$263,019$101,139$61,915$31,021$34,000
Total revenue$6,118,147$5,862,223$6,886,338$5,154,967$6,992,254
Program services$5,744,389$5,932,232$6,395,232$3,828,516$3,398,614
Management and general$199,134$176,662$188,040$197,373$167,378
Total expenses$6,160,720$6,302,639$6,775,047$4,246,676$3,888,226
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)($42,573)($440,416)$111,291$908,291$3,104,028
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($42,573)($440,416)$111,291$908,291$3,104,028


Andrew PorterExecutive Dir.$94,655

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2019

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 11/30/2021. To update the information below, please email:


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