Wyoming Rescue Mission

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Since 1978, Wyoming Rescue Mission has welcomed anyone from our community in need of refuge, recovery and rehabilitation. We call it "restorative hospitality" - that is, offering a nurturing, healing space where those experiencing homelessness, hunger, addiction or poverty are empowered to transform their lives through the love of Christ.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Wyoming Rescue Mission
PO Box 2030
Casper, WY 82602

Website: wyomission.org

Phone: 307-265-3002

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 742347412

CEO/President: Brad Hopkins

Chairman: Bob Lemmon

Board size: 7

Founder: Rev. Munchler

Ruling year: 1985

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2015


Wyoming Rescue Mission will nurture sanctuaries of radical hospitality where the homeless and needy experience the transforming love of Jesus thus propelling the church into the lead role alleviating poverty in Wyoming.

Our prayer is for Wyoming's hurting and homeless to be transformed through our restorative hospitality: that is, our faith-driven compassion, our connection to the community and our pursuit of life transformation.

Mission statement

Restored Lives through compassion and care for people's immediate needs: food, shelter, clothing and other essentials.

Transformed Lives through healing and Christ's love: recovery programs, life-skills classes, job training, Bible study and prayer.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating783 of 1091102 of 144
Fund acquisition rating635 of 109485 of 144
Resource allocation rating480 of 109453 of 144
Asset utilization rating952 of 1091135 of 144

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$114,801$76,437$159,408$269,266$373,393
Short-term investments$1,551,318$1,839,225$372,955$352,117$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$4,045,783$5,629,185$2,219,156$1,493,404$1,861,578
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$424,260
Fixed assets$7,265,796$7,974,301$6,468,469$6,638,922$4,478,207
Other long-term assets$2,756,989$200,982$151,873$163,716$168,990
Total long-term assets$10,022,785$8,175,283$6,620,342$6,802,638$5,071,457
Total assets$14,068,568$13,804,468$8,839,498$8,296,042$6,933,035
Payables and accrued expenses$205,872$150,796$134,275$116,168$972,561
Other current liabilities$0$0$49,456$0$0
Total current liabilities$205,872$150,796$183,731$116,168$972,561
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$1,217,438$842,764$1,060,768$1,338,348$74,598
Total liabilities$1,423,310$993,560$1,244,499$1,454,516$1,047,159
Net assets20222021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$11,685,572$10,257,361$7,161,005$6,324,998$4,861,641
With donor restrictions$959,686$2,553,547$433,994$516,528$1,024,235
Net assets$12,645,258$12,810,908$7,594,999$6,841,526$5,885,876
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$3,621,817$7,659,757$3,420,768$3,521,025$4,033,246
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$122,791$84,996$28,785($230,076)$51,659
Other revenue$56,704$383,664$13,545$38,872$36,935
Total other revenue$179,495$468,660$42,330($191,204)$88,594
Total revenue$3,801,312$8,128,417$3,463,098$3,329,821$4,121,840
Program services$2,859,942$2,428,831$2,111,954$1,757,767$1,604,268
Management and general$247,096$173,722$165,448$204,686$222,606
Total expenses$3,546,675$2,984,927$2,712,961$2,352,730$2,224,716
Change in net assets20222021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)$254,637$5,143,490$750,137$977,091$1,897,124
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$254,637$5,143,490$750,137$977,091$1,897,124


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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 11/8/2022. To update the information below, please email: [email protected]


The Wyoming Rescue Mission (WRM) began ministering to the homeless in 1978. Founded by Rev. Munchler, Soul's Anchor, as it was then called, operated an emergency shelter from a storefront on CY Avenue. In 1991, Soul's Anchor moved into the newly acquired and renovated Park Street Hotel and opened the Central Wyoming Rescue Mission. Rev. Dan Gorman was hired as the new executive director in May of 1991.

In 1995, we purchased property across from the Park Street Hotel and placed two modular homes for the Discipleship Program, a Christ-centered transitional housing program for men. The Discipleship Program provided an opportunity to offer more in-depth services, in addition to basic emergency services. One year later, we opened Rescued Treasures Thrift Store to provide needed funding, as well as opportunities for program guests to learn valuable work skills and job readiness.

Rev. Carl Wolosin took over as executive director in 1998. The growing population of women and children in need led to the opening of the Women's Transformation Center in 2007. The Center houses the women's Emergency Services and Discipleship Recovery Programs.

Brad Hopkins was hired as the Executive Director in 2012. In 2017, we launched another needed expansion of our facilities and changed the name of our organization to Wyoming Rescue Mission.

For a timeline, visit: wyomission.org/who-we-are/history/

Program accomplishments

Here's how we help every year...
60,862 meals served
41,037 beds provided
92 Discipleship Recovery Program participants
1,208 thrift store vouchers
5597 case management sessions
93,150 life restoring classes