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Financial Accountability

At the San Diego Rescue Mission we believe in only the highest levels of transparency, integrity and fiscal health.

This means we take seriously our commitment to provide programmatic and financial information to our supporters and volunteers. We know it is only through ongoing, clear communication that we earn the trust and confidence of San Diegans far and wide.

If you have questions regarding the information below, or would like to request reports from previous years, please email us at sdrminfo@sdrescue.org or call 619-819-1888.

2023 Financial Summary

Our Values of Faith, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence guide everything we do, including our financial stewardship. We are committed to ensuring that we maximize the use of every dollar received to benefit those in need.

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Donated Income $12,090,311
Business Revenue $2,019,971
Material Donations $1,280,370
Food Donations $5,489,280
Total Income $20,879,932
Programs $16,952,288
Administrative $1,417,438
Fundraising $3,857,136
Total Expenses $22,226,862

While the Rescue Mission had a decrease in Donated Income versus the prior year, the organization has sufficient cash reserves to support its operations. Our Leadership Team and Board Finance Committee ensure our financial health through a monthly forecasting process.

*Fiscal year October 1, 2022 through September 30, 2023. Excludes Capital Campaign income and expense. These numbers are unaudited. We receive an annual independent financial audit at the end of every year. Tax ID 95-1874073.

Annual Reports + Publications

Our annual reports provide a snapshot of our programmatic and financial activities from the previous year.
Click on the links below to view this information.

Financial Information

The San Diego Rescue Mission is committed to the faithful stewardship of the funds entrusted to us by generous donors.

We take great care in our expenses, always focused on the most efficient use of every dollar while keeping the care of our residents and guests as a top priority. We believe that wise stewardship requires accountability and disclosure. This page provides the audited financial statements and IRS form 990s for the past five years. You can also access our annual reports here.

View our IRS Determination Letter which officially recognizes us as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.

Have questions? Contact us!

Or to request hard copies of any of these or associated forms
Michelle Cardenas, Vice President – Development
619-819-1892 | mcardenas@sdrescue.org

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