Charlotte Rescue Mission

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Charlotte Rescue Mission is a leader in providing free Christian-based residential recovery programs that help people struggling with the disease of addiction achieve long-term sobriety, find employment and stable housing, and restore and build healthy relationships.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Charlotte Rescue Mission
PO Box 33000
Charlotte, NC 28233


Phone: 704-333-4673


Organization details

EIN: 560571223

CEO/President: Rev. Anthony Marciano II

Chairman: Mr. Dave Osterhus

Board size: 13


Ruling year: 1951

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


A world free of addiction.

Mission statement

Charlotte Rescue Mission serves those at the intersection of homelessness and addiction so they can achieve their God-given potential.

Statement of faith

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating745 of 1022122 of 160
Fund acquisition rating738 of 1024123 of 160
Resource allocation rating693 of 1024106 of 160
Asset utilization rating484 of 102290 of 160

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$1,715,654$1,886,095$939,695$331,140$463,375
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$5,181,675$3,373,768$4,263,142$3,222,854$2,749,594
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$9,572,326$10,124,878$8,444,904$8,560,650$8,772,999
Other long-term assets$385,647$161,844$186,844$211,844$239,638
Total long-term assets$9,957,973$10,286,722$8,631,748$8,772,494$9,012,637
Total assets$15,139,648$13,660,490$12,894,890$11,995,348$11,762,231
Payables and accrued expenses$475,697$523,528$445,588$232,312$267,874
Other current liabilities$19,450$14,875$41,558$31,121$11,750
Total current liabilities$495,147$538,403$487,146$263,433$279,624
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$1,837,800$1,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000
Total long-term liabilities$1,837,800$1,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000
Total liabilities$2,332,947$1,538,403$1,487,146$1,263,433$1,279,624
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$11,852,618$11,155,200$10,119,109$10,285,701$9,725,039
With donor restrictions$954,083$966,887$1,288,635$446,214$757,568
Net assets$12,806,701$12,122,087$11,407,744$10,731,915$10,482,607
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$8,431,159$7,518,240$7,635,765$6,525,088$6,103,220
Program service revenue$79,311$99,471$108,168$117,266$86,874
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$8,209$16,472$12,260$29,345($15,011)
Other revenue($52,898)($36,817)($31,029)($26,735)($30,649)
Total other revenue$34,622$79,126$89,399$119,876$41,214
Total revenue$8,465,781$7,597,366$7,725,164$6,644,964$6,144,434
Program services$5,927,230$5,380,570$5,329,372$4,812,319$4,548,120
Management and general$657,867$597,930$607,971$553,122$489,325
Total expenses$7,781,167$6,960,623$7,024,335$6,345,655$6,013,568
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$684,614$636,743$700,829$299,309$130,866
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$684,614$636,743$700,829$299,309$130,866


Anthony Marciano IIPresident and CEO$173,724
Brian BaraChief Financial Officer$95,073

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2020

Response from ministry

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 4/28/2022. To update the information below, please email:


Founded in 1938, the Charlotte Rescue Mission has a long history of reaching out to the homeless and those battling addictions. Over the years, the Mission has been located in several different uptown Charlotte buildings and had several different names, but our commitment to serving the homeless and sharing the gospel of Christ has never changed.

Many people who came to the Mission for help during those early years were struggling with addiction. In 1990, the Mission made a commitment to hire a Christian staff trained in professional substance abuse recovery services. With this, Charlotte Rescue Mission launched a 90-day residential program empowering individuals to move beyond cycles of homelessness and addiction to become productive citizens in the community. This program is known as Rebound and has helped thousands of men over the years.

Rebound served men struggling with addiction and homelessness, but despite a staggering community need, there was no similar program for women. In 1992, Charlotte Rescue Mission launched the Dove's Nest program. Like Rebound, Dove's Nest provides comprehensive addiction recovery services for women.

In 1995, Rebound's Recovery Residence opened its doors. The Recovery Residence provides opportunities for Rebound graduates to maintain long-term sobriety as they transition out of dependency on community programs and transition into self-sufficiency.

In 2008, the Dove's Nest Capital Campaign was launched to expand Dove's Nest's women's addiction recovery program from a 12-bed facility to a 120-bed facility. In addition, for the first time in its history, the Mission was now able to serve children as well as their mothers. The doors of this new facility opened in July 2012. In 2016, both the Rebound and Dove's Nest programs were expanded to a 120-day program.

In 2019, the Mission opened Community Matters Cafe, a full-service restaurant and coffee shop adjacent to the Rebound campus. Community Matters Cafe provides a four-month life skills training program that teaches Charlotte Rescue Mission recovery program graduates a variety of essential life and job skills that prepare them for successful transition back into the workplace. All profits from the restaurant are used to support the programs of Charlotte Rescue Mission.

Program accomplishments


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