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
P.O. Box 33000
Charlotte, NC 28233


Phone: 704-333-4673

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 560571223

CEO/President: Rev. Anthony Marciano II

Chairman: Tim Garrison

Board size: 11

Founder: Christian business people

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 rating668 of 110477 of 140
Fund acquisition rating317 of 110534 of 140
Resource allocation rating620 of 110568 of 140
Asset utilization rating913 of 1104127 of 140

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$7,846,109$8,817,071$3,575,404$1,715,654$1,886,095
Short-term investments$2,862,867$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$18,058,788$21,977,057$9,805,569$5,181,675$3,373,768
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$28,153,476$11,891,385$9,235,399$9,572,326$10,124,878
Other long-term assets$2,010,713$391,347$360,647$385,647$161,844
Total long-term assets$30,164,189$12,282,732$9,596,046$9,957,973$10,286,722
Total assets$48,222,977$34,259,789$19,401,615$15,139,648$13,660,490
Payables and accrued expenses$12,939$260,513$313,342$475,697$523,528
Other current liabilities$0$15,500$15,500$19,450$14,875
Total current liabilities$12,939$276,013$328,842$495,147$538,403
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$2,647,414$1,000,000$1,000,000$1,837,800$1,000,000
Total long-term liabilities$2,647,414$1,000,000$1,000,000$1,837,800$1,000,000
Total liabilities$2,660,353$1,276,013$1,328,842$2,332,947$1,538,403
Net assets20232022202120202019
Without donor restrictions$38,388,633$18,093,933$12,634,234$11,852,618$11,155,200
With donor restrictions$7,173,991$14,889,843$5,438,539$954,083$966,887
Net assets$45,562,624$32,983,776$18,072,773$12,806,701$12,122,087
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$19,693,210$24,281,097$13,213,113$8,431,159$7,518,240
Program service revenue$258,206$144,044$90,559$79,311$99,471
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$18,309$19,005$3,796$8,209$16,472
Other revenue$93,484$194,935$112,847($52,898)($36,817)
Total other revenue$369,999$357,984$207,202$34,622$79,126
Total revenue$20,063,209$24,639,081$13,420,315$8,465,781$7,597,366
Program services$8,026,365$6,944,680$6,119,667$5,927,230$5,380,570
Management and general$610,989$839,733$758,568$657,867$597,930
Total expenses$10,084,926$9,728,077$8,154,243$7,781,167$6,960,623
Change in net assets20232022202120202019
Surplus (deficit)$9,978,283$14,911,004$5,266,072$684,614$636,743
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$9,978,283$14,911,004$5,266,072$684,614$636,743


Anthony Marciano IIPresident and CEO$205,728
Brian BaraChief Financial Officer$110,048

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2023

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 3/14/2023. To update the information below, please email: [email protected]


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.

In 2021, Charlotte Rescue Mission launched Recovery Living, a new program to provide transitional housing and support for up to two years after graduates complete the core 120-day program.

Program accomplishments


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