Tri-City Union Gospel Mission

The information on this page was last updated 1/3/2024. If you see errors or omissions, please email: [email protected]


For countless men, women and children who are homeless, broken, or struggling, the Mission is so much more than a "place to get a meal". The Mission is located in the Tri Cities, but serves people from all over Southeast Washington, where the need is growing each year.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Tri-City Union Gospel Mission
PO Box 1443
Pasco, WA 99301


Phone: 509-547-2112

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 910840528

CEO/President: Andrew Porter

Chairman: Mel Lacey

Board size: 6


Ruling year: 1964

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1999


The Tri City Union Gospel Mission began serving Benton and Franklin counties over 60 years ago, providing rescue ministry to the broken, bruised, and needy in the Tri-Cities and surrounding communities.

Mission statement

Tri-City Union Gospel Mission is a Christ-centered organization desiring to see homeless, hopeless and hurting people in our community become transformed by the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We serve all who God brings our way and do so with love, compassion and urgency as we see them experience lasting change through our Rescue, Recovery and Restoration programs.

Statement of faith

At Tri City Union Gospel Mission we believe...

We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative Word of God. The Bible alone is the only source for all doctrine and practice.

We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

We believe in the deity of Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory.

We believe that for the salvation of lost and sinful men regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential.

We believe in personal salvation from the eternal penalty of sin, provided exclusively by the grace of God on the basis of the atoning death and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ, to be received only through individual faith in His Person and redemptive work on the cross, and to be followed with a life characterized by the empowering grace of the Holy Spirit, giving evidence in loving service and adherence to the principles and practices of the Christian Faith as set forth in the New Testament.

We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a godly life.

We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost, they that are saved unto the resurrection of life and they that are lost unto the resurrection of damnation.

We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ.

Donor confidence score

Show donor confidence score details

Transparency grade


To understand our transparency grade, click here.

Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating139 of 111016 of 141
Fund acquisition rating215 of 111115 of 141
Resource allocation rating53 of 11115 of 141
Asset utilization rating608 of 111082 of 141

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
Operating ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
Investing ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
Liquidity ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
Solvency ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses


Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$22,632$26,637$23,005$30,086$23,323
Short-term investments$0$0$2,064$1,170$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$2,788,555$2,380,094$2,453,894$1,232,302$1,466,621
Long-term investments$7,500$7,500$7,500$7,500$7,500
Fixed assets$1,095,648$1,135,816$289,837$650,322$1,126,454
Other long-term assets$5,406,509$5,411,275$5,428,287$5,401,323$5,438,848
Total long-term assets$6,509,657$6,554,591$5,725,624$6,059,145$6,572,802
Total assets$9,298,212$8,934,685$8,179,518$7,291,447$8,039,423
Payables and accrued expenses$109,798$102,469$94,277$84,408$83,010
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$109,798$102,469$94,277$84,408$83,010
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$706,801
Total liabilities$109,798$102,469$94,277$84,408$789,811
Net assets20222021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$8,899,872$8,626,319$7,842,472$7,057,529$7,155,295
With donor restrictions$288,542$205,897$242,769$149,510$94,317
Net assets$9,188,414$8,832,216$8,085,241$7,207,039$7,249,612
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$4,842,072$4,667,534$4,624,203$5,855,128$5,761,084
Program service revenue$16,613$0$0$6,200$23,040
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$69,286$79,248$83,349$253,219$71,692
Other revenue$0$3,600$4,334$3,600$6,407
Total other revenue$85,899$82,848$87,683$263,019$101,139
Total revenue$4,927,971$4,750,382$4,711,886$6,118,147$5,862,223
Program services$4,164,979$3,543,942$3,385,460$5,744,389$5,932,232
Management and general$170,478$223,962$216,614$199,134$176,662
Total expenses$4,571,773$4,003,407$3,833,684$6,160,720$6,302,639
Change in net assets20222021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)$356,198$746,975$878,202($42,573)($440,416)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$356,198$746,975$878,202($42,573)($440,416)


Andrew PorterExecutive Dir.$104,820

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2022

Response from ministry

No response has been provided by this ministry.

The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 1/3/2024. To update the information below, please email: [email protected]


Program accomplishments

1,000 families strengthened
101,000 hot, nutritious meals served
3,000 men, women and children helped
41,300 nights of shelter