Shelter KC: A Kansas City Rescue Mission

The information on this page was last updated 11/4/2022. If you see errors or omissions, please email: [email protected]


At Shelter KC, our clients eat good food and find safe shelter, comfortable beds and clean facilities. It's our priority to treat each man and woman with dignity. Additional services include case management, a recovery program, job and life skills training through educational services and the opportunity to participate in our social enterprise program.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Shelter KC: A Kansas City Rescue Mission
1520 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64108


Phone: 816-421-7643

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 431287029

CEO/President: Eric Burger

Chairman: Jeran Rowell

Board size: 9

Founder: Jarrette Aycock

Ruling year: 1963

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2013


Shelter KC is a Kansas City Rescue Mission helping Kansas City's homeless men and women experience freedom from the past and hope for the future. We believe the love of Jesus Christ changes lives.

Mission statement

Shelter KC is a Christ-centered community offering freedom, support, and resources to those in need, empowering them to reach their full potential.

Statement of faith

The spiritual beliefs upon which Shelter KC: a Kansas City Rescue Mission was founded and that continue to drive it are outlined below. Adherence to these beliefs is common to all employees. We believe:

In one God: Father, Son and Holy Spirit

The Bible is the Word of God, fully inspired by God, and tells us everything we need to know about grace, faith and salvation.

That all persons are separated from God because of sin and that sin impacts our nature as well as our actions.

Jesus Christ died for everyone, and anyone who turns to Him in faith and trusts in Him is forgiven.

Followers of Jesus are called to become Christ-like disciples through the work of the Holy Spirit, empowering them to live and love as Jesus did.

Those who are forgiven and filled with the Spirit receive the gift of assurance of salvation and the hope of eternal life.

Our Lord will return, the dead will be raised, all will be judged righteous or unrighteous and the righteous will reign with God forever.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating851 of 1074116 of 143
Fund acquisition rating820 of 1075122 of 143
Resource allocation rating995 of 1075135 of 143
Asset utilization rating374 of 107453 of 143

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$122,134$103,904$147,613$126,365$144,179
Short-term investments$2,054$1,257$339,133$193,129$154,383
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$1,383,259$1,200,430$956,436$1,106,605$1,485,867
Long-term investments$541,468$427,746$0$0$0
Fixed assets$3,216,823$3,425,067$3,633,640$3,753,805$3,613,057
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$3,758,291$3,852,813$3,633,640$3,753,805$3,613,057
Total assets$5,141,550$5,053,243$4,590,076$4,860,410$5,098,924
Payables and accrued expenses$54,342$61,802$102,320$76,530$67,886
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$54,342$61,802$102,320$76,530$67,886
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$40,389$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$0$582,149$42,913$0$0
Total liabilities$54,342$643,951$145,233$76,530$67,886
Net assets20212020201920182017
Without donor restrictions$4,472,952$3,753,740$3,735,959$4,305,543$4,447,178
With donor restrictions$614,256$655,552$708,884$478,337$583,860
Net assets$5,087,208$4,409,292$4,444,843$4,783,880$5,031,038
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$3,898,850$3,239,474$3,113,283$3,021,040$3,189,810
Program service revenue$49,192$85,926$23,758$31,896$53,198
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$15,359$22,837$18,865$9,800$9,154
Other revenue$5,760$5,195$2,656$8,787($668)
Total other revenue$70,311$113,958$45,279$50,483$61,684
Total revenue$3,969,161$3,353,432$3,158,562$3,071,523$3,251,494
Program services$2,247,026$2,897,304$3,048,285$2,857,201$2,572,032
Management and general$482,032$258,457$232,129$209,660$256,748
Total expenses$3,344,846$3,418,512$3,579,665$3,313,875$3,117,714
Change in net assets20212020201920182017
Surplus (deficit)$624,315($65,080)($421,103)($242,352)$133,780
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$624,315($65,080)($421,103)($242,352)$133,780


Joseph ColaizziExecutive Director$115,276
Steve RiddleDirector of Finance$83,435

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2019

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