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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
St. Christopher's Inn


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St. Christopher's Inn
21 Franciscan Way, P.O. Box 150
Garrison, NY 10524
Year, State Incorporated:
1991, New York
Stated Purpose:
" St. Christopher’s Inn, a ministry of the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement, is a temporary homeless shelter dedicated to the rehabilitation of men in crisis whom we call “Brothers Christopher.” Our mission is to offer a continuum of quality health care services that facilitate physical, emotional, and spiritual healing by providing Chemical Dependency Treatment, Primary Health Care, and Temporary housing. We strive to restore the personal dignity of each individual by utilizing a holistic approach in all our programs. No one is ever turned away because of race, religion, or the ability to pay. "

Evaluation Conclusions

St. Christopher's Inn meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.


The Inn is home to St. Anthony’s Clinic, an OASAS licensed, CARF Accredited Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program. The clinic provides a Day Rehabilitation Program with a clinic module available. Primary Health Care Services are provided in our Article 28 Diagnostic and Treatment Center licensed by the New York State Department of Health. St. Christopher’s Inn is proud to provide the very best of care to each client. Our temporary Shelter provides 177 beds for men in need. In addition to providing food and shelter at no cost, the Inn offers an exceptional chemical dependency treatment program, which includes outstanding supportive services such as yoga, art therapy and vocational assistance as well as a family program and a GED program. St. Christopher’s Inn also offers Transitional Housing as an aftercare option in White Plains, NY. The transitional house is named “The Brothers Christopher House” and provides 11 beds for men who are transitioning out of treatment and back into society. Our motto is “Where Hope and Compassion Meet” and every day, within every program or service we provide, our community dedicates itself to bringing these words to life.


Chief Executive Officer:
Fr. William Drobach, S.A., President & CEO
Highest Paid Executive:
Ms. Marianne Taylor-Rhoades, Chief Operating Officer
: $173,243
Chair of the Board:
Mr. Michael Elms
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Retired; former CFO of Rolex, USA
Board Size:
Paid Staff Size:

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

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:

Direct mail appeals, invitations to fund raising events, grant proposals, and newsletters.
Fund raising costs were 6.9% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $2,394,859, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)

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.


The following information is based on St. Christopher's Inn's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012.

Source of Funds  

Counseling and medical service fees




Contributions and Grants


Prior Year Expense


Total Income


Program Expenses  

Shelter program for homeless men


Outpatient clinic services

Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 89%  Fund Raising: 2%  Administrative 9% 
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Beginning net assets $5,253,797
Ending net assets 5,701,574
Total liabilities 651,835

Total assets



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