Grant County Rescue Mission

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For more than 30 years, the Grant County Rescue Mission has cared for the homeless, hungry, and addicted right here in our community.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Grant County Rescue Mission
PO Box 63
Marion, IN 46952


Phone: 765-662-0988


Organization details

EIN: 351659778

CEO/President: Rick Berbereia

Chairman: Troy Simpson

Board size: 10

Founder: Charles Cooper

Ruling year: 1986

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


We offer a Christ-centered, addiction recovery program focusing on improving the mental, physical, and spiritual health of men and women struggling with life issues and chemical dependencies.

Mission statement

Offering life-changing hope through the restoring power of Jesus Christ.

Statement of faith

We believe the Bible to be the inspired, infallible authoritative Word of God.

We believe there is one God, eternally existent in three persons; Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

We believe in the deity of the Lord Jesus 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 the lost and sinful, regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential.

We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit by who's indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a Godly life.

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

We believe in the binding obligation upon all Christians to promote evangelizing the world.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating722 of 1022116 of 160
Fund acquisition rating883 of 1024149 of 160
Resource allocation rating959 of 1024150 of 160
Asset utilization rating41 of 102210 of 160

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$25,389$4,349$41,633$22,104$0
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$90,732$44,057$120,964$94,558$143,667
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$57,500$0$0$0$754,126
Other long-term assets$19,747$28,488$0$0$2,356
Total long-term assets$77,247$28,488$0$0$756,482
Total assets$167,979$72,545$120,964$94,558$900,149
Payables and accrued expenses$33,817$17,672$7,991$4,622$0
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$33,817$17,672$7,991$4,622$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$30,000$37,265$21,286$11,077$2,612
Total long-term liabilities$30,000$37,265$21,286$11,077$2,612
Total liabilities$63,817$54,937$29,277$15,699$2,612
Net assets20192018201720162015
Without donor restrictions$104,162$17,608$91,687$78,859$897,537
With donor restrictions$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$104,162$17,608$91,687$78,859$897,537
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$497,834$295,987$317,260$256,974$312,569
Program service revenue$52,222$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$16$11$7$9$8
Other revenue$126,570$167,813$222,195$430,559$296,735
Total other revenue$178,808$167,824$222,202$430,568$296,743
Total revenue$676,642$463,811$539,462$687,542$609,312
Program services$380,434$343,473$309,440$187,240$393,725
Management and general$100,505$86,401$128,633$549,867$159,237
Total expenses$590,132$537,890$526,634$776,886$589,464
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)$86,510($74,079)$12,828($89,344)$19,848
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$86,510($74,079)$12,828($89,344)$19,848


Rick BerbereiaExecutive Di$62,488

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2019

Response from ministry

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 10/22/2021. To update the information below, please email:


Grant County Rescue Mission began in 1985 when a several compassionate people in the community, led by Reverend Charles Cooper, felt a passion to help hungry and homeless neighbors in need.

Together, they purchased the building at 423 S. Gallatin Street in Marion, formerly owned by the telephone company. A thrift store on the second floor funded their efforts. Within a year, they began sheltering a few men and feeding around 20 people at dinner each day.

Since that humble beginning, the Mission has stood as a beacon of hope to hurting people in crisis. Continued public support has helped the Mission expand programs for meals, addiction recovery and transitional housing.

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