MORNING STAR MISSION MINISTRIES INC

Address
350 EAST WASHINGTON ST
JOLIET, IL 60433
Contact
Website: http://www.morningstarmission.org
Phone: +1 (815) 722-5780
Nonprofit
NTEE: P85 - Homeless Persons Centers, Services
EIN: 36-2422510

Mission

MORNING STAR MISSION MINISTRIES IS A NON-DENOMINATIONAL ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO RELIEVING THE SPIRITUAL AND PHYSICAL HUNGER OF THE POOR. WE DO THIS BY PROVIDING FOOD FOR THE HUNGRY, CLOTHING FOR THE NEEDY, SHELTER FOR THE HOMELESS AND THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST FOR ALL.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1909
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area1602
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$180,884.00$141,360.00$138,910.00$146,239.00 
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$180,884.00$173,974.00$169,883.00$176,193.00$166,199.00
Number of employees989510611078
Number of people compensated >$100k10011
Number of volunteers46554974409365124963
Number of highly compensated contractors33111
Personnel
Benton, Phil
TitlePRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENTSECRETARY
Name of key/compensated personPHIL BENTONPHIL BENTONPHIL BENTONPHIL BENTONPHIL BENTON
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.200.200.200.200.20
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Farmer, Marilyn
TitleEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (PRIOR)EXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIREC
Name of key/compensated personMARILYN FARMERMARILYN FARMERMARILYN FARMERMARILYN FARMERMARILYN FARMER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org30.0030.0030.0030.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$113,144.00$97,874.00$97,546.00$106,772.00$108,631.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$17,631.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Goergen, Jerome
TitleTREASURERSECRETARYSECRETARYSECRETARYTREASURER
Name of key/compensated personJEROME GOERGENJEROME GOERGENJEROME GOERGENJEROME GOERGENJEROME GOERGEN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.200.200.200.200.20
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Lader, Steve
TitleTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personSTEVE LADERSTEVE LADERSTEVE LADERSTEVE LADERSTEVE LADER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.200.200.200.200.20
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Medvesky, Steve
TitleVICE PRESIDENTTREASURERTREASURERTREASURERPRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personSTEVE MEDVESKYSTEVE MEDVESKYSTEVE MEDVESKYSTEVE MEDVESKYSTEVE MEDVESKY
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.200.200.200.200.20
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
O'Dell, Dave
TitleSECRETARYPRESIDENT   
Name of key/compensated personREV DAVE O'DELLREV DAVE O'DELL   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org0.200.20   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
O'del, Dave
Title  PRESIDENTPRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person  REV DAVE O'DELREV DAVE O'DELREV DAVE O'DEL
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Current officer  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  0.200.200.20
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Perzee, Sandra
TitleEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (CURRENT)ASSISTANT DIRECTORASSISTANT DIRECTORASSISTANT DIRECTORTRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personSANDRA PERZEESANDRA PERZEESANDRA PERZEESANDRA PERZEESANDRA PERZEE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$67,740.00$76,100.00$72,337.00$69,421.00$57,568.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$11,555.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesPROVIDING FOOD, CLOTHING, SHELTER, AND LONG-TERM RECOVERY PROGRAMS FOR THE HOMELESS OF JOLIET AND SURROUNDING WILL COUNTY AREA.PROVIDING FOOD, CLOTHING, SHELTER, AND LONG-TERM RECOVERY PROGRAMS FOR THE HOMELESS OF JOLIET AND SURROUNDING WILL COUNTY AREA.PROVIDING FOOD, CLOTHING, SHELTER, AND LONG-TERM RECOVERY PROGRAMS FOR THE HOMELESS OF JOLIET AND SURROUNDING WILL COUNTY AREA.PROVIDING FOOD, CLOTHING, SHELTER, AND LONG-TERM RECOVERY PROGRAMS FOR THE HOMELESS OF JOLIET AND SURROUNDING WILL COUNTY AREA.PROVIDING FOOD, CLOTHING, SHELTER, AND LONG-TERM RECOVERY PROGRAMS FOR THE HOMELESS OF JOLIET AND SURROUNDING WILL COUNTY AREA.
Program service expenses, total$5,765,482.00$6,238,792.00$5,469,646.00$3,593,696.00$3,592,862.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAM DISTRIBUTING EASTER BASKETS TO CHILDREN, FOOD BASKETS FOR CHRISTMAS, THANKSGIVING AND EASTER, AS WELL AS CHRISTMAS GIFT BASKETS. OVER 12,000 CHRISTMAS GIFTS WERE DISTRIBUTED DURING 2017 THROUGH STARS OF HOPE.
Program expenses$477,750.00$470,666.00$730,720.00$611,140.00$557,470.00
Program descriptionCOMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAM DISTRIBUTING EASTER BASKETS TO CHILDREN, FOOD BASKETS FOR CHRISTMAS, THANKSGIVING AND EASTER, AS WELL AS CHRISTMAS GIFT BASKETS. OVER 12,000 CHRISTMAS GIFTS WERE DISTRIBUTED DURING 2017 THROUGH STARS OF HOPE.COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAM DISTRIBUTING EASTER BASKETS TO CHILDREN, FOOD BASKETS FOR CHRISTMAS, THANKSGIVING AND EASTER, AS WELL AS CHRISTMAS GIFT BASKETS. OVER 8,500 CHRISTMAS GIFTS WERE DISTRIBUTED DURING 2016 THROUGH STARS OF HOPE.COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAM DISTRIBUTING EASTER BASKETS TO CHILDREN, FOOD BASKETS FOR CHRISTMAS, THANKSGIVING AND EASTER, AS WELL AS CHRISTMAS GIFT BASKETS. OVER 12,500 CHRISTMAS GIFTS WERE DISTRIBUTED DURING 2015 THROUGH STARS OF HOPE.COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAM DISTRIBUTING EASTER BASKETS TO CHILDREN, FOOD BASKETS FOR CHRISTMAS, THANKSGIVING AND EASTER, AS WELL AS CHRISTMAS GIFT BASKETS. OVER 12,520 CHRISTMAS GIFTS WERE DISTRIBUTED DURING 2014 THROUGH STARS OF HOPE.COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAM DISTRIBUTING EASTER BASKETS TO CHILDREN, FOOD BASKETS FOR CHRISTMAS, THANKSGIVING AND EASTER, AS WELL AS CHRISTMAS GIFT BASKETS. OVER 12,520 CHRISTMAS GIFTS WERE DISTRIBUTED DURING 2013 THROUGH STARS OF HOPE.
EAST SIDE CAFE SERVES THREE MEALS A DAY AND TWO MEALS ON SUNDAY TO THE HOMELESS AND NEAR HOMELESS IN THE JOLIET COMMUNITY SERVING 163,591 MEALS IN 2017.
Program expenses$1,595,358.00$1,275,324.00$1,587,991.00$1,604,074.00$1,727,064.00
Program descriptionEAST SIDE CAFE SERVES THREE MEALS A DAY AND TWO MEALS ON SUNDAY TO THE HOMELESS AND NEAR HOMELESS IN THE JOLIET COMMUNITY SERVING 163,591 MEALS IN 2017.EAST SIDE CAFE SERVES THREE MEALS A DAY AND TWO MEALS ON SUNDAY TO THE HOMELESS AND NEAR HOMELESS IN THE JOLIET COMMUNITY SERVING 149,857 MEALS IN 2016.EAST SIDE CAFE SERVES THREE MEALS A DAY AND TWO MEALS ON SUNDAY TO THE HOMELESS AND NEAR HOMELESS IN THE JOLIET COMMUNITY SERVING 141,551 MEALS IN 2015.EAST SIDE CAFE SERVES THREE MEALS A DAY AND TWO MEALS ON SUNDAY TO THE HOMELESS AND NEAR HOMELESS IN THE JOLIET COMMUNITY SERVING 162,831 MEALS IN 2014.EAST SIDE CAFE SERVES THREE MEALS A DAY AND TWO MEALS ON SUNDAY TO THE HOMELESS AND NEAR HOMELESS IN THE JOLIET COMMUNITY SERVING 151,503 MEALS ANNUALLY.
TREASURE CHEST IS A RESALE SHOP, PROVIDING WORK FOR MISSION RESIDENTS AS WELL AS EMERGENCY VOUCHERS FOR FAMILIES WHO CAN NOT AFFORD CLOTHING OR FURNITURE. VOUCHERS MAY BE REDEEMED AT THE TREASURE CHEST LOCATIONS.
Program expenses$545,964.00$607,963.00$629,312.00$393,365.00$398,307.00
Program descriptionTREASURE CHEST IS A RESALE SHOP, PROVIDING WORK FOR MISSION RESIDENTS AS WELL AS EMERGENCY VOUCHERS FOR FAMILIES WHO CAN NOT AFFORD CLOTHING OR FURNITURE. VOUCHERS MAY BE REDEEMED AT THE TREASURE CHEST LOCATIONS.TREASURE CHEST IS A RESALE SHOP, PROVIDING WORK FOR MISSION RESIDENTS AS WELL AS EMERGENCY VOUCHERS FOR FAMILIES WHO CAN NOT AFFORD CLOTHING OR FURNITURE. VOUCHERS MAY BE REDEEMED AT THE TREASURE CHEST LOCATIONS.TREASURE CHEST IS A RESALE SHOP, PROVIDING WORK FOR MISSION RESIDENTS AS WELL AS EMERGENCY VOUCHERS FOR FAMILIES WHO CAN NOT AFFORD CLOTHING OR FURNITURE. VOUCHERS MAY BE REDEEMED AT THE TREASURE CHEST LOCATIONS.TREASURE CHEST IS A RESALE SHOP, PROVIDING WORK FOR MISSION RESIDENTS AS WELL AS EMERGENCY VOUCHERS FOR FAMILIES WHO CAN NOT AFFORD CLOTHING OR FURNITURE. VOUCHERS MAY BE REDEEMED AT THE TREASURE CHEST LOCATIONS.TREASURE CHEST IS A RESALE SHOP, PROVIDING WORK FOR MISSION RESIDENTS AS WELL AS EMERGENCY VOUCHERS FOR FAMILIES WHO CAN NOT AFFORD CLOTHING OR FURNITURE. VOUCHERS MAY BE REDEEMED AT THE TREASURE CHEST LOCATIONS.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$6,499,357.00$6,981,332.00$5,980,015.00$5,037,644.00$4,955,040.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$5,536,758.00$5,863,617.00$4,998,641.00$3,963,756.00$3,817,130.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$3,248,459.00$3,913,160.00$2,991,333.00$2,120,140.00$2,042,685.00
Investment income, current yr$9,828.00$12,563.00$14,774.00$10,279.00$5,238.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$5,536,758.00$5,863,617.00$4,998,641.00$3,963,756.00$3,817,130.00
Total unrelated business revenue-$20,669.00-$14,989.00-$34,393.00-$42,495.00$15,536.00
Other revenue, current yr$917,059.00$1,068,521.00$921,285.00$1,012,503.00$1,105,620.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue-$20,669.00-$14,989.00-$34,393.00-$42,495.00$3,590.00
Program service revenue (total)$35,712.00$36,631.00$45,315.00$51,106.00$27,052.00
Gross receipts$6,656,907.00$7,138,999.00$6,148,743.00$5,207,730.00$5,048,516.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from all other contributions$5,536,758.00$5,863,617.00$4,998,641.00$3,963,756.00$3,817,130.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$73,518.00$199,010.00$97,032.00$82,547.00$86,927.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$9,828.00$12,563.00$14,774.00$10,279.00$5,238.00
Net rental income-$20,669.00-$14,989.00-$34,393.00-$42,495.00$15,536.00
Net income from fundraising events$42,345.00$63,541.00$63,409.00$66,795.00$77,882.00
Net inventory sales (total)$821,865.00$820,959.00$795,237.00$905,656.00$925,275.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$6,723,363.00$7,164,412.00$6,069,999.00$5,100,967.00$5,078,292.00
Total functional expenses: program service $5,765,482.00$6,238,792.00$5,469,646.00$3,593,696.00$3,592,862.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$335,195.00$238,298.00$214,945.00$842,308.00$827,119.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$622,686.00$687,322.00$385,408.00$664,963.00$658,311.00
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$454,121.00$546,447.00$272,282.00$303,974.00$304,210.00
Investment management fees (total)$1,798.00$1,586.00$1,541.00$1,432.00 
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$8,122,735.00$8,196,181.00$8,511,562.00$8,728,222.00$8,919,206.00
Total assets, beginning of year$8,196,181.00$8,511,562.00$8,728,222.00$8,919,206.00$9,148,953.00
Total liabilities$3,843,828.00$3,711,198.00$3,841,907.00$3,956,477.00$4,085,092.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$3,711,198.00$3,841,907.00$3,956,477.00$4,085,092.00$4,201,571.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$4,253,407.00$4,459,483.00$4,644,155.00$4,746,245.00$4,808,614.00
Permanently restricted net assets, end of yr$25,500.00$25,500.00$25,500.00$25,500.00$25,500.00
Net assets$4,278,907.00$4,484,983.00$4,669,655.00$4,771,745.00$4,834,114.00
Net assets, beginning of year$4,484,983.00$4,669,655.00$4,771,745.00$4,834,114.00$4,947,382.00
Other liabilities$50,098.00$25,528.00$22,286.00$16,851.00$12,976.00
Investments: publicly traded securities$209,909.00$179,527.00$165,655.00$164,337.00$146,302.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$101,557.00$125,875.00$119,395.00$168,495.00$152,716.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$125,875.00$119,395.00$168,495.00$152,716.00$19,666.00
Inventories for sale or use$250,290.00$303,891.00$188,327.00$212,264.00$241,940.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$224,006.00-$183,080.00-$89,984.00-$63,323.00-$123,252.00
Advertising (total)$5,783.00$7,630.00$13,063.00$7,386.00$6,041.00
Savings & temp cash investment$498,095.00$499,805.00$641,866.00$532,307.00$464,452.00
Accounts receivable, net$4,335.00$1,818.00$4,028.00$1,986.00$1,121.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$30,826.00$20,385.00$28,713.00$18,246.00$18,064.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$56,723.00$42,606.00$37,439.00$30,964.00$38,101.00
Secured mortgages and notes payable$3,737,007.00$3,643,064.00$3,782,182.00$3,908,662.00$4,034,015.00
Total net assets or fund balances$4,278,907.00$4,484,983.00$4,669,655.00$4,771,745.00$4,834,114.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$352,184.00$349,394.00$340,582.00$332,732.00$354,340.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members55556
Number of independent voting members55555
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Relationships among key personnelTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2017-01-012016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-01
Tax year end date2017-12-012016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Business transaction with family memberTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Business transaction with employeeTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-10-102017-12-272016-12-072016-01-142014-11-26
IRS schema version2017v2.32016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.0
Filing identifier201812159349300211201723189349303657201602159349301070201502879349301815201443109349300644
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