Better Business Bureau Report for
Second Mile Mission Center

Better Business Bureau Report issued May 2013
Better Business Bureau Report expires May 2014

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: Second Mile Mission Center
Address: 1135 Highway 90 A
  Missouri City, TX 77477
Phone: 281-261-9199
Web Address:
Also known as:Second Mile Ministry
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 2002, Texas
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: Second Mile's Mission is to provide people in and around Fort Bend County with the opportunity to respond to the Gospel of Jesus Christ by first, developing a relationship of unconditional love by meeting their physical needs.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Second Mile Mission Center meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Second Mile Mission Center provides free food, clothing, counseling, household items and health care to people in need in Fort Bend County. Items donated to the Mission are provided to neighbors-in-need. Second Mile serves more than 100,000 people each year.

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011, Second Mile Mission Center's program expenses were:

In-kind program services 3,339,493
Total: 386,835
Total Program Expenses: $3,726,328
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Chief Executive : Sarah E White, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Jamie Webester
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Consultant

Board Size: 17

Paid Staff Size: 14

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


Method(s) Used:

direct mail, telephone, invitations to fund raising events, print advertisements, grant proposals, internet, cause-related marketing, membership
Fund raising costs were 1% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $4,148,784, 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 Second Mile Mission Center's unaudited financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012.

Source of Funds  
Suport and revenue, in-kind 3,320,333
Individuals 280,221
Fund-raising 187,879
Churches 164,533
Grants 113,064
Foundations 67,200
Program 39,899
Corporations 15,554
Other income 10,890
Gain from disposition of assets 6,500
Interest income 380
Total Income $4,206,453


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 91%  Fund Raising: 1%  Administrative: 8% 

Total income $4,206,453
Program expenses $3,726,328
Fund raising expenses 26,653
Administrative expenses 331,621
Total expenses $4,084,602
Income in Excess of Expenses 121,851
Beginning net assets 482,667
Ending net assets 604,518
Total liabilities 14,441
Total assets $618,959

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The BBB has processed no complaints about this organization in the past 36 months, our standard reporting period.

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