SafeHouse Outreach Inc.

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Summary

Breaking the cycle of poverty by giving a hand-up and not just a hand-out, SafeHouse Outreach (SHO) is a nonprofit organization that aims to transition people from homelessness to a point of stability and independent living.

SHO provides practical, emotional, and physical assistance and support for the in-need and at-risk, and helps integrate them back into society through time-tested programs. This is made possible by selfless, generous, and loving SHO staff, volunteers and friends.


Contact information

Mailing address:
SafeHouse Outreach Inc.
PO Box 54098
Atlanta, GA 30309

Website: www.safehouseoutreach.org

Phone: 404-523-2221

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 582130936

CEO/President: Josh Bray

Chairman: Edwin Turnipseed

Board size: 9

Founder: Philip Bray

Ruling year: 1998

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2019


Purpose

Vision: A diverse community that provides transformational love and resources to anyone in metro Atlanta experiencing extreme poverty leading them towards a renewed life.


Mission statement

SafeHouse Outreach's mission is to help restore lives experiencing extreme poverty to independent living through faith, love, and compassionate service.


Statement of faith

SafeHouse Outreach, Inc. believes in three simple, yet powerful, truths/tenets for all human-kind, but are not required for service, volunteering or employment:

- There is one GOD, one Creator of all that ever was, is, or will be and this GOD is perfect and just.

- Every human being has error in deeds, and is incapable by their own efforts of achieving eternal communion with GOD.

- There is One singular path to being able to commune with GOD for all of eternity. That path is found through the teachings and subsequent death, burial and resurrection of Jesus the Christ of Nazareth.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Community Development

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating817 of 111382 of 121
Fund acquisition rating990 of 111497 of 121
Resource allocation rating726 of 111489 of 121
Asset utilization rating415 of 111343 of 121

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
8%12%12%11%14%16%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
5%12%12%10%12%15%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
92%95%99%95%90%91%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
6%12%12%13%14%12%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
8%5%1%5%10%9%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
82%77%77%77%73%74%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
97%94%94%79%86%121%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
77%73%72%61%63%89%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
3%6%6%21%14%-21%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
3%11%12%50%59%-158%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
11%10%11%10%13%14%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.861.070.950.761.191.40
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.761.921.791.622.924.83
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.752.051.701.233.496.74
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
14.5832.1157.672.9113.472.52
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.060.030.020.340.070.40
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
6.115.676.926.393.181.07
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
10%40%47%59%67%85%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%39%46%38%65%76%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
101%56%55%54%28%11%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20222021202020192018
Cash$686,009$746,587$785,555$300,475$163,169
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$42,790$46,019$217,884$39,381$15,875
Short-term investments$20,958$20,958$7,926$211$172
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$749,757$813,564$1,011,365$340,067$179,216
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$688,824$644,648$618,071$653,520$686,467
Other long-term assets$0$0$8,000$0$0
Total long-term assets$688,824$644,648$626,071$653,520$686,467
Total assets$1,438,581$1,458,212$1,637,436$993,587$865,683
 
Liabilities20222021202020192018
Payables and accrued expenses$23,348$14,107$347,421$25,246$67,912
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$3,200
Total current liabilities$23,348$14,107$347,421$25,246$71,112
Debt$554,932$674,345$614,265$641,943$660,789
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$554,932$674,345$614,265$641,943$660,789
Total liabilities$578,280$688,452$961,686$667,189$731,901
 
Net assets20222021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$860,301$769,760$675,750$326,398$133,782
With donor restrictions$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$860,301$769,760$675,750$326,398$133,782
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20222021202020192018
Total contributions$1,546,368$1,457,007$1,507,267$1,245,054$906,170
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$1,478$579$1,116$1,880$1,453
Other revenue$83,430$20,137$78,786$133,339$89,503
Total other revenue$84,908$20,716$79,902$135,219$90,956
Total revenue$1,631,276$1,477,723$1,587,169$1,380,273$997,126
 
Expenses20222021202020192018
Program services$1,190,293$1,064,634$963,568$864,258$890,310
Management and general$157,484$152,318$123,302$151,396$169,987
Fundraising$189,899$170,064$160,723$170,626$148,194
Total expenses$1,537,676$1,387,016$1,247,593$1,186,280$1,208,491
 
Change in net assets20222021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)$93,600$90,707$339,576$193,993($211,365)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$93,600$90,707$339,576$193,993($211,365)

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Joshua BrayChief Executive Officer$75,809

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2022


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History

In 1982, Philip Bray took to the streets to rescue child prostitutes and runaways who were being sexually exploited in Atlanta, Georgia. Inspired by his own experiences, he wanted to "reach out to those who the Church considered unreachable."

At 7th and Peachtree Streets, a booth in a local restaurant became the headquarters for SafeHouse Outreach. Within 6 months, hundreds of volunteers were coming together and reaching out to anyone in need, and SafeHouse Outreach outgrew the booth and moved to a storefront off Peachtree Street. SafeHouse became known within the city as a place where anyone was welcome to come for assistance. This was the beginning of how SafeHouse Outreach or SHO became a full-service community development organization.

Recognized by mayors, governors, and the Presidents of the United States, SafeHouse Outreach offers a hand-up and not just a hand-out, impacting lives and changing communities while actively working to find solutions for those in crisis.


Program accomplishments


Needs

Volunteer: No time is better spent than in service to others. Without our faithful volunteers, SHO would not be able to provide the level of service and reach we do for people in need.

Donate: We rely on the generosity of both individuals and businesses to ensure we continue to provide high-quality services to Atlanta's homeless and vulnerable. A little kindness goes a long way.

Missions: Show your love for the homeless, at-risk, and vulnerable by being right by their side. Our Mission Teams and Total Immersion trips allow you to serve and experience life in the homeless community.