Better Business Bureau Report for
Mission Metroplex, Inc

Better Business Bureau Report issued October 2015
Better Business Bureau Report expires October 2016

This BBB Accredited charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder. Find out more...

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Mission Metroplex, Inc
Address: 210 W SOUTH ST
  Arlington, TX 76010
Phone: (817) 277-6620
Web Address:
Also known as:Mission Arlington
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1990, Texas
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: "to provide clothing, food, medical/dental services, rent/utility aid, furniture, after school tutoring, counseling and other assistance free of charge to the needy through donations and hundreds of volunteers."

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Evaluation Conclusions


Mission Metroplex, Inc (MM) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Programs exist to help low-income families in Arlington and Grand Prairie who request assistance with a multitude of services, such as: food, clothing, furniture, medical and dental care, transportation (Arlington only), job interviews, loans of medical equipment, ESL classes, after-school programs, school supplies for local students more than 300 Bible Studies throughout the community, as well as other activities.

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014, MM's program expenses were:

Programs 3,882,077
Total Program Expenses: $3,882,077
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Chief Executive : Tillie Burgin, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Dr. Denny Dowd
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Community Volunteer

Board Size: 35

Paid Staff Size: 32

*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.
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Fund Raising


Method(s) Used:

grant proposals, internet, planned giving arrangements
Fund raising costs were % of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $6,551,327, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)
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Tax Status


This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
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The following information is based on MM's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014.

Source of Funds  
Contributions 3,514,384
Donated materials, facilities and service 2,303,674
Bible Study and Church Group Income 569,813
Grant Income 417,852
Interest and Dividends 243,004
Donated Payroll and Related Expenses 194,574
Rental Income 175,152
Other Revenue 136,095
Investment Income 129,985
Donated Stock 120,843
Gas Lease Income 6,651
Gain on Sale of property and equipment 293
Unrealized Loss on Investments -90,987
Total Income $7,721,333


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 97%  Fund Raising: Less than 1%  Administrative: 3% 

Total income $7,721,333
Program expenses $3,882,077
Fund raising expenses 6,429
Administrative expenses 139,916
Total expenses $4,028,422
Income in Excess of Expenses 3,692,911
Beginning net assets 18,747,295
Ending net assets 22,440,206
Total liabilities 31,370
Total assets $22,471,576

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