Mercy Support Services, Inc.

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Summary

With over 10 years of service to the Clay County community, Mercy Support Services has cultivated a robust program and collaborative services to meet the needs of people in crisis. Our focus remains coordinating various components and services that are needed to transition people to self-sufficiency utilizing their own skills and abilities to care for themselves and their families. From the original efforts of eight faith-based organizations coming together to share information on how to serve our County's most vulnerable, Mercy Support Services has been at the center of increasing community awareness of those in need and how to use existing resources within our community to best serve these individuals and families.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Mercy Support Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 65160
Orange Park, FL 32065

Website: mercysupportservices.org

Phone: 904-297-4052

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 452580048

CEO/President: Mr. R. Patrick Hayle

Chairman: Bob Olson

Board size: 9

Founder: Eight faith-based organizations

Ruling year: 2012

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


Purpose

Over 10.6% of Clay County's population falls below the poverty level or 1 in 9 people you may meet on the street is living in need of basic necessities and have no safety net when unexpected events occur, i.e. loss of a job, illness and accidents. Each person is not just a statistic but an individual with a personal story and need. By addressing these dire needs at the source MSS can help prevent the person or family from continuing on the downward spiral of poverty and help set them on the road to self-sufficiency. With the uncertainty in the economy, job layoffs and cutbacks, many people are but one or two paychecks away from homelessness. Approximately 85% of the individuals and families receiving services through MSS fall below the poverty line.

Mercy Support Services is built on the premise, "A Hand Up, Not a Hand Out," guiding individuals and families from a temporary crisis to permanent self-sufficiency. Using a care coaching approach, MSS steers clients to housing, shelter, training programs, food, child care and other resources within our internal programs and related available resources.

Mercy's Self-Sufficiency Housing is designed to assist displaced families in Clay County in receiving housing and support while on their journey to becoming self-sufficient.

With the ongoing limitations in available workforce housing in Clay County, the challenge is great. Mercy Support is committed to meeting these needs as well as providing an abundance of preventive resources throughout our community via our volunteer Care Coaches and collaborations.


Mission statement

Mercy Support Services is a Christ Centered organization that serves the people of Clay County who are circumstantially in need by providing services that guide them to self-sufficiency through an active network of compassionate-hearted people and organizations.


Statement of faith

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Transparency grade

D

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Pro-Life

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating1104 of 111331 of 31
Fund acquisition rating1009 of 111430 of 31
Resource allocation rating978 of 111427 of 31
Asset utilization rating1068 of 111331 of 31

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
10%21%32%8%29%23%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
8%20%28%8%26%10%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
95%91%88%96%90%46%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
10%26%31%26%21%18%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
5%9%12%4%10%54%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
80%68%62%64%70%72%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
94%75%90%29%121%57%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
75%51%56%18%85%41%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
6%25%10%71%-21%43%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
8%14%5%87%-26%80%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
9%6%6%10%8%10%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.960.260.260.250.700.53
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.584.445.124.911.661.52
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.641.151.311.241.170.81
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
14.8362.6435.1012.6271.6189.48
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.060.020.030.080.010.01
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
6.2410.288.888.8910.1414.72
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
18%35%39%28%53%50%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%33%35%26%51%48%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
93%251%236%286%67%95%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20222021202020192018
Cash$535,075$495,694$397,499$273,863$346,375
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$28,811$27,889$33,883$134,723$177,899
Short-term investments$94,248$5,198$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$658,134$528,781$431,382$408,586$524,274
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$2,261,560$2,180,011$1,688,010$260,505$271,437
Other long-term assets$830$830$830$9,313$830
Total long-term assets$2,262,390$2,180,841$1,688,840$269,818$272,267
Total assets$2,920,524$2,709,622$2,120,222$678,404$796,541
 
Liabilities20222021202020192018
Payables and accrued expenses$10,506$15,066$34,177$5,706$5,859
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$10,506$15,066$34,177$5,706$5,859
Debt$975,209$941,600$547,651$348,801$384,907
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$36,530$112,788$4,000$4,000$3,750
Total long-term liabilities$1,011,739$1,054,388$551,651$352,801$388,657
Total liabilities$1,022,245$1,069,454$585,828$358,507$394,516
 
Net assets20222021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$1,717,267$1,496,755$1,508,844$319,897$402,025
With donor restrictions$181,012$143,413$25,550$0$0
Net assets$1,898,279$1,640,168$1,534,394$319,897$402,025
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20222021202020192018
Total contributions$927,988$683,334$1,788,839$353,684$339,613
Program service revenue$93,759$88,851$83,068$40,805$33,927
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income($7,378)$820$399$349$369,783
Other revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Total other revenue$86,381$89,671$83,467$41,154$403,710
Total revenue$1,014,369$773,005$1,872,306$394,838$743,323
 
Expenses20222021202020192018
Program services$513,825$433,734$341,133$335,647$302,651
Management and general$43,268$42,170$54,021$39,521$42,812
Fundraising$199,166$218,488$140,827$101,798$77,219
Total expenses$756,259$694,392$535,981$476,966$422,682
 
Change in net assets20222021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)$258,110$78,613$1,336,325($82,128)$320,641
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$258,110$78,613$1,336,325($82,128)$320,641

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Patrick HayleExecutive Director/CEO$73,801

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2022


Response from ministry

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History

To see a timeline of MSS' history, visit: mercysupportservices.org/about-us/mercy-history-timeline/


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