Miami Rescue Mission

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Since 1922 the Miami Rescue Mission | Broward Outreach Centers, The Caring Place, has served the homeless and needy of South Florida. Our Broward Outreach Centers were first established in 1992. Our Miami-Dade and Broward Centers serve over 1,300 men, women, and children each day. There are approximately 800 people enrolled in our residential life-changing programs.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Miami Rescue Mission
3533 NW 50th Street
Miami, FL 33142


Phone: (305)-571-2273


Organization details

EIN: 591743865

CEO/President: Rev. Ronald Brummitt

Chairman: Jeff Tew

Board size: 9


Ruling year: 1978

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1990


Helping men, women, and children with meals, safe shelter, life-changing residential programs, employment, and housing resulting in transformed lives. Our passion is to follow the Lord Jesus Christ's great commission by serving others.

Mission statement

Our Mission: Transform the lives of homeless men, women and children through comprehensive residential programs to effect lasting change and empower them to be productive members of society. We provide food, shelter, substance abuse treatment, education, computer literacy, job placement, healthcare, spiritual development and housing with Christian love, compassion and encouragement.

Statement of faith

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating617 of 1022103 of 160
Fund acquisition rating758 of 1024129 of 160
Resource allocation rating585 of 102490 of 160
Asset utilization rating382 of 102269 of 160

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$1,174,310$1,512,634$828,317$1,116,930$1,825,205
Short-term investments$8,364,221$7,870,080$3,202,191$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$12,850,157$12,140,181$7,856,354$12,796,529$17,442,261
Long-term investments$0$0$4,251,614$0$0
Fixed assets$17,314,361$17,775,683$18,259,053$18,643,553$16,435,815
Other long-term assets$76,809$73,830$79,638$78,904$82,556
Total long-term assets$17,391,170$17,849,513$22,590,305$18,722,457$16,518,371
Total assets$30,241,327$29,989,694$30,446,659$31,518,986$33,960,632
Payables and accrued expenses$449,906$395,922$547,127$430,952$466,906
Other current liabilities$1,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000
Total current liabilities$1,449,906$1,395,922$1,547,127$1,430,952$1,466,906
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$77,907$62,989$81,900$93,815$114,461
Total liabilities$1,527,813$1,458,911$1,629,027$1,524,767$1,581,367
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$28,518,503$28,339,870$28,617,681$29,790,942$32,178,380
With donor restrictions$195,011$190,913$199,951$203,277$200,885
Net assets$28,713,514$28,530,783$28,817,632$29,994,219$32,379,265
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$17,321,836$18,323,704$20,879,955$19,365,043$17,367,998
Program service revenue$688,854$751,134$1,731,166$1,635,562$1,708,870
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$372,239$235,055$39,010$19,868$21,296,101
Other revenue$904,192$1,109,580$0$0$0
Total other revenue$1,965,285$2,095,769$1,770,176$1,655,430$23,004,971
Total revenue$19,287,121$20,419,473$22,650,131$21,020,473$40,372,969
Program services$15,044,391$17,321,566$20,593,066$20,280,130$18,796,192
Management and general$1,561,884$1,082,931$744,055$947,168$1,096,292
Total expenses$19,241,292$20,887,621$23,738,090$23,405,519$22,233,952
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$45,829($468,148)($1,087,959)($2,385,046)$18,139,017
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$45,829($468,148)($1,087,959)($2,385,046)$18,139,017


Ronald BrummittPresident$303,996
Marilyn BrummittVice President of Development$161,856
Gordon HelsbyComptroller$105,470

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 1/2/2022. To update the information below, please email:


Brief History: Miami Rescue Mission (MRM) began in 1922 under the name "City Mission" serving meals to the needy. The hurricane of 1926, the stock market crash of 1929, and the following years of The Great Depression caused an increase need of MRM services.

A headline in the Miami Daily News, June 14, 1930 read, "1,226 at City Mission Cared for Each Day!"

In 1935, the name was changed to Miami Rescue Mission. MRM continued through the difficult years of WWII and in 1947 was formally incorporated with its quarters at 150 W Flagler Street, Miami. The Mission eventually moved from this location in order for the public library to be built. The next location, 716 N. Miami Avenue proved to be the exact spot the city wanted to build the Civic Center.

In 1969, MRM opened the building at 2250 NW 1 Ave. which would become the site of the Center for Women & Children, which opened in 1980. Dr. Frank and Maxine Jacobs became MRM's leaders in 1975. Their dedication, vision, and hard work led to expanding services to the homeless and needy for the next 32 years. The present President/CEO, Rev. Ronald Brummitt, of the organization has 26 years of experience working with the homeless and needy of South Florida and has served in this role for 12 years.

Program accomplishments

In 2020 Our Supporters:
Provided 850,000 nutritious meals!
Provided 260,000 nights of safe shelter!
Had over 1,000 Volunteers provide over 10,000 Volunteer Hours!
Helped over 4500 men and women find jobs!
Encouraged over 15,000 people in need through outreaches!