Coachella Valley Rescue Mission

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Summary

Since 1971, Coachella Valley Rescue Mission has been an oasis, a place of refuge for the homeless and needy in our valley. We are a safe haven, a place of rest for the weary and a place where daily physical and spiritual needs may be met.

Over the years the mission has continued to meet the ever growing needs of individuals, who for a variety of reasons, have found themselves without the basic necessities of life. A dedicated staff and volunteers serve more than 340,000 meals annually and provide shelter to thousands of men and women with children. Food, clothing, and showers are also provided for those who choose not to shelter with us.


Contact information

Mailing address:
Coachella Valley Rescue Mission
PO Box 10660
Indio, CA 92202-2564

Website: cvrm.org

Phone: 760-347-3512

Email: info@cvrm.org


Organization details

EIN: 952684844

CEO/President: Darla Burkett

Chairman: Joseph Hayes

Board size: 10

Founder:

Ruling year: 1972

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2007


Purpose

As ministers of reconciliation, we are to facilitate the reconciliation of men and women to God, to themselves and to society.

Those in need of recovery due to loss of job, home, health, emotional, mental or spiritual support or physical or substance abuse find themselves drawn to our ministry. We are to facilitate that reconciliation through the available means of this Mission, i.e. food, clothing, shelter, counseling and discipleship. Through these modalities we pave the way for them to be reconciled.


Mission statement

"To serve those in need by sharing the saving grace of Jesus Christ through the provision of food, shelter, clothing and spiritual recovery."


Statement of faith

We believe the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments are the inspired Word of God, and the authoritative rule of faith and practice.

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

We believe in the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, God's only begotten Son, conceived by the Holy Spirit; in His virgin birth, sinless life, miracles and teachings; in His substitutionary atoning death, bodily resurrection, and ascension into heaven to the right hand of the Father; and in His personal, visible return to this earth.

We believe in the Holy Spirit who came forth from the Father and the Son to convict the world of sin, righteousness and judgment, and to regenerate, sanctify and empower for ministry all who believe in Christ. We believe the Holy Spirit indwells every believer in Jesus Christ and that He is an abiding Helper, Teacher and Guide.

We believe in the universal Church, the living spiritual body of which Christ is the Head and all regenerated persons are members.

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.

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Transparency grade

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating283 of 102254 of 160
Fund acquisition rating334 of 102447 of 160
Resource allocation rating377 of 102461 of 160
Asset utilization rating453 of 102282 of 160

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
10%7%8%8%9%8%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
8%6%7%7%8%7%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
91%93%91%92%90%87%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
10%8%8%7%8%8%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
9%7%9%8%10%13%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
79%83%82%84%83%84%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
89%79%93%102%100%93%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
70%65%76%86%82%78%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
11%21%7%-2%0%7%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
8%15%5%-1%0%4%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
9%9%10%9%9%9%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.550.540.610.620.540.51
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
3.272.784.395.126.916.96
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.851.512.663.173.723.56
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
12.9514.079.436.122.312.33
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.070.070.110.160.430.43
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
5.537.364.043.161.831.92
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
10%3%2%3%6%6%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
1%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
150%179%161%156%174%183%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20202019201820172016
Cash$3,519,871$1,726,695$1,397,115$901,119$1,404,954
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$741,179$494,384$422,904$292,392$215,945
Short-term investments$1,493,115$851,151$685,758$761,462$310,238
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$5,754,165$3,072,230$2,505,777$1,954,973$1,931,137
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$10,228,604$10,382,706$10,311,973$3,040,330$2,994,475
Other long-term assets$20,875$25,050$17,250$8,512,431$8,518,837
Total long-term assets$10,249,479$10,407,756$10,329,223$11,552,761$11,513,312
Total assets$16,003,644$13,479,986$12,835,000$13,507,734$13,444,449
 
Liabilities20202019201820172016
Payables and accrued expenses$408,827$325,784$409,432$225,407$194,043
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$621,483$634,253
Total current liabilities$408,827$325,784$409,432$846,890$828,296
Debt$0$0$0$0$0
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$0
Total liabilities$408,827$325,784$409,432$846,890$828,296
 
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$15,594,817$13,146,115$12,415,911$12,645,844$12,480,124
With donor restrictions$0$8,087$9,657$15,000$136,029
Net assets$15,594,817$13,154,202$12,425,568$12,660,844$12,616,153
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20202019201820172016
Total contributions$10,345,319$8,022,258$7,123,955$6,538,916$6,428,525
Program service revenue$140,511$126,134$66,074$57,423$82,879
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$34,224$34,389$43,554$48,422$52,980
Other revenue$553,596$602,275$534,021$651,187$801,143
Total other revenue$728,331$762,798$643,649$757,032$937,002
Total revenue$11,073,650$8,785,056$7,767,604$7,295,948$7,365,527
 
Expenses20202019201820172016
Program services$7,199,994$6,676,153$6,642,624$6,015,788$5,749,030
Management and general$811,109$833,834$732,547$690,153$614,146
Fundraising$704,453$647,898$576,961$564,051$519,960
Total expenses$8,715,556$8,157,885$7,952,132$7,269,992$6,883,136
 
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$2,358,094$627,171($184,528)$25,956$482,391
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$2,358,094$627,171($184,528)$25,956$482,391

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Darla BurkettExecutive Dir.$148,311
Monica GuerraFinance Dir.$59,979
Sue MeyersAssociate Director$34,624

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2020


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 8/23/2021. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


History

As the number of homeless in the area continued to grow, we made plans to expand our facility. Property was purchased across the street from the Mission, and in 2007 we started our Building New Beginnings Capital Campaign. Our new facility was built and completed in November 2011, with 150 resident beds and an emergency overnight shelter with a capacity of 75. Our Gateway and New Life Programs have continued to develop and flourish, having an over 80% rate of success. Our Annex was completed in 2015, including a non-emergency medical clinic operated by Health to Hope.

The Coachella Valley Rescue Mission has been and is a place where people can be rescued, recovered, and restored to the life they desire. At CVRM, the homeless, abused, addicted, and needy have a place where physical, spiritual, and developmental needs are met.

Literally thousands of men, women, and children have been helped through the Mission's programs. Today, the Mission feeds and shelters over 300 clients per day. Over 350,000 meals are served in our kitchen each year and over 100,000 bed nights of safe shelter will be provided. The Coachella Valley Rescue Mission could not do this without the kindness and generosity of our donors.

Life-change is taking place!


Program accomplishments

A dedicated staff and volunteers serve more than 340,000 meals annually and provide shelter to thousands of men and women with children.


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