Philly House pka Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission

The information on this page was last updated 10/19/2022. If you see errors or omissions, please email: [email protected]


Summary

For over 140 years, Philly House has been a physical and spiritual sanctuary, empowering those in need of food, shelter and hope in Philadelphia.

WHO: We open our doors every day to walk alongside the homeless, hungry and hurting of Philadelphia so that they may experience the love of God through acts of mercy, dignity and respect.

HOW: Combining twenty-first century best practices with Christian compassion, we empower everyone we serve through trauma-informed care, a model that emphasizes more holistic, relational, long-term solutions.

WHY: Our Christian Faith is the foundation of everything we do and compels us to treat everyone-our guests, volunteers and donors-with excellence, dignity and compassion (in full obedience to Jesus' teaching in Matthew 25).


Contact information

Mailing address:
Philly House
PO Box 297
Philadelphia, PA 19105-0297

Website: phillyhouse.org

Phone: 215-922-6400

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 231352558

CEO/President: Rev. Jeremy Montgomery, MBA

Chairman: Jeffrey Harvey

Board size: 7

Founder: 4 businessmen

Ruling year: 1942

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1988


Purpose

Our Vision: That the homeless, hungry and hurting in Philadelphia will achieve stability and self-sufficiency through a holistic transformation while experiencing the unconditional love of God.


Mission statement

We open our doors every day with a welcoming spirit of Christian compassion, walking alongside the homeless, hungry and hurting of Philadelphia so that they may experience the love of God through acts of mercy, dignity and respect. More than just a safe space, warm bed and a hot meal, we empower everyone we serve through deep, intentional engagement with compassionate programs and trauma-informed care-activating their God-given potential for life transformation.


Statement of faith

Based on our adherence to the inspired, infallible, inerrant, and authoritative Word of God in Scripture, we profess with the Christian Church throughout time for over 1,700 years and around the world, the faith expressed in the Nicene Creed.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating750 of 1022118 of 155
Fund acquisition rating690 of 1025115 of 155
Resource allocation rating748 of 1025111 of 155
Asset utilization rating492 of 102285 of 155

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20212020201920182017
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
9%13%13%21%18%22%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
8%13%13%17%17%21%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
92%99%99%83%97%96%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
10%19%16%16%17%18%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
8%1%1%17%3%4%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20212020201920182017
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
79%74%75%68%73%72%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
85%66%79%108%101%116%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
67%49%59%73%74%83%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
15%34%21%-8%-1%-16%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
12%27%19%-7%-1%-14%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
9%7%9%16%10%10%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20212020201920182017
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.530.500.700.890.790.79
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
2.922.443.3013.1910.048.67
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.621.222.3111.757.906.86
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20212020201920182017
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
14.198.7010.243.022.752.81
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.070.110.100.330.360.36
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
6.108.714.680.680.971.13
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20212020201920182017
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
8%5%3%12%19%21%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
1%0%0%9%15%17%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
155%191%138%99%104%99%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20212020201920182017
Cash$1,252,164$879,473$223,788$35,316$132,610
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$745,709$163,851$4,783$124,378$135,177
Short-term investments$6,879$6,642$7,423$201,669$171,717
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$2,004,752$1,049,966$235,994$361,363$439,504
Long-term investments$567,302$514,124$540,328$550,502$553,439
Fixed assets$2,324,582$1,892,526$2,327,832$2,715,668$2,814,947
Other long-term assets$0$8,225$8,225$2,093$2,368
Total long-term assets$2,891,884$2,414,875$2,876,385$3,268,263$3,370,754
Total assets$4,896,636$3,464,841$3,112,379$3,629,626$3,810,258
 
Liabilities20212020201920182017
Payables and accrued expenses$230,469$102,580$78,181$131,435$156,332
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$230,469$102,580$78,181$131,435$156,332
Debt$0$0$283,159$540,868$655,102
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$995$394$13,085$150$4,089
Total long-term liabilities$995$394$296,244$541,018$659,191
Total liabilities$231,464$102,974$374,425$672,453$815,523
 
Net assets20212020201920182017
Without donor restrictions$4,002,870$2,650,021$2,159,904$2,128,587$2,158,391
With donor restrictions$662,302$711,846$578,050$828,586$836,344
Net assets$4,665,172$3,361,867$2,737,954$2,957,173$2,994,735
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20212020201920182017
Total contributions$3,650,636$3,037,406$2,138,533$2,735,091$2,498,875
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$29,105$9,883$384,393$36,755$79,868
Other revenue$14,824$31,532$55,626$47,629$27,153
Total other revenue$43,929$41,415$440,019$84,384$107,021
Total revenue$3,694,565$3,078,821$2,578,552$2,819,475$2,605,896
 
Expenses20212020201920182017
Program services$1,804,278$1,824,310$1,888,239$2,075,287$2,158,574
Management and general$168,032$212,554$437,869$295,445$316,313
Fundraising$472,128$391,840$447,433$483,368$542,270
Total expenses$2,444,438$2,428,704$2,773,541$2,854,100$3,017,157
 
Change in net assets20212020201920182017
Surplus (deficit)$1,250,127$650,117($194,989)($34,625)($411,261)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$1,250,127$650,117($194,989)($34,625)($411,261)

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Jeremy MontgomeryPresident/CEO$128,522

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2021


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History

For over 140 years, Philly House has been a physical and spiritual sanctuary, empowering the homeless, hungry and hurting of Philadelphia. Today, we remain the second oldest homeless shelter in the country.

A living legacy of John Wanamaker, we've served the homeless, hungry and hurting since 1878 to work to activate others' God-given potential.

What started as an outreach to serve breakfast to homeless men on Sunday mornings, has grown to become Philadelphia's only provider of three meals a day, 365 days a year, serving more than 10,000 meals each month to anyone who walks in our doors.

Today, we are the city's largest and longest-running shelter, providing a safe, clean refuge off the streets along with deep, intentional engagement to see a long-term impact.

Today: Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission is now Philly House! We continue to open our doors every day with a compassionate, welcoming spirit of generosity to walk alongside the homeless, hungry and hurting of Philadelphia. Activating healing not handouts, we offer deep, dignified engagement to help others achieve stability and self-sufficiency while experiencing the unconditional love of God.

For a timeline, visit: phillyhouse.org/about/history


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