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Mercy Ships

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Mercy Ships is a international humanitarian organization based in Lindale, TX that was founded in 2008. As of 2019 they had $116 million in revenue and $123 million in assets.

Mercy Ships is committed to bringing hope and healing to the forgotten poor by mobilizing people and resources worldwide. They use hospital ships to serve all people without regard for race or religion.

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Program areas at Mercy Ships

Mercy Ships follows the 2,000 year old example of Jesus, bringing hope and healing to the forgotten poor. In 2018, Mercy Ships continued providing medical services at no cost, including, but not limited to:* Specialty surgeries performed 2,522; * Patients screended for surgery 22,146; * Healthcare professionals trained and mentored 1,422; * Dental procedures 32,017; * Volunteer crew 1,330;* Crew nationalities represented 56; * Trained in sustainable improved agriculture 34

Form 990s for Mercy Ships

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Oct 28, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Oct 30, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Jan 5, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Sep 10, 2015990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Mercy Ships

Total grants, contributions, etc.$112,476,785
Program services$3,802,525
Investment income and dividends$249,301
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$49,330
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$73,783
Net income from fundraising events$-374,893
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$10,768
Miscellaneous revenues$552,824
Total revenues$116,840,423

Vendors for Mercy Ships

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
SalesforceMarketing software2020-02-22
█████████Content management system software2020-02-22
█████ ██████ ███Tax accounting2019-10-28
███████Shipyard Services$1,022,3192018-12-01
█████ █████Public Relations$835,1422018-12-01
███████ ██████████████ ███Phone Solicitations$73,3992018-12-01
██████████ ████ ███████████ ███████████ ████Face To Face Giving$551,4502018-12-01
████████ █████████Mail Solicitations$712,4752018-12-01
...and four more vendors

Personnel at Mercy Ships

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Donovan PalmerChief Executive Officer$241,251Aug. 8, 2019
Gary W. BrownPresident and Chief Executive Officer Cibc-July 29, 2019
███ ███████Chief Operating Officer$200,000Aug. 7, 2019
████ █████Chief Financial Officer$195,094Oct. 28, 2019
███ █████ ████International Chief Medical Officer-Aug. 7, 2019
█████ ████████Vice President Marketing$139,917Dec. 31, 2018
█████ ████████Senior Vice President Marine Operations$106,035Dec. 31, 2018
███ █ █████Vice President Resource Devel.$138,990Dec. 31, 2018
██████ █████████Africa Mercy Managing Director-Aug. 7, 2019
██████ ██ ████████Founder and President Emeritus$282,994Jan. 8, 2019
...and six more key personnel

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