Faith’s Lodge

Mission Statement

Faith’s Lodge provides a place where parents and families facing the serious illness or loss of a child can retreat to reflect on the past, renew strength for the present, and build hope for the future.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments Established in 2007, Faith’s Lodge has nurtured over 2000 families who are enduring challenges they never imagined. Rooted in personal experience, Faith’s Lodge combines parent-to-parent compassion together with professional grief counseling, holistic therapeutic experiences and group activities to help families heal. In 2014: - We served over 900 people from approximately 340 families. - We added additional therapies to our service (art and music therapies for siblings) - 100% of guests who completed our exit survey said they would recommend Faith's Lodge to other parents and families. In summary, we continue to positively impact the population we serve and will continue to expand our outreach efforts to increase utilization, improve programming and enhance the guest experience.
Current Goals Goals for the current year are: - Increase utilization via referral networks (hospitals and partner organizations) - Complete and implement an updated strategic plan that will take us into 2017 for our 10-year anniversary. - Diversify revenue for new streams.
Community or Constituency Served We serve parents and families coping with the serious illness or death of a child. Affected children range in age from 12 weeks gestation to mid-20's.
Geographic Area Served Our constituents come mainly from the states if Minnesota and Wisconsin but we see guests from all over the country.

Reports & Finances

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3 Year Average Expenses
Program Services
$413,326
76.1%
Management
$93,273
17.2%
Fundraising
$36,866
6.8%
Unrestricted Net Assets
End of Year:
Beginning of Year:
Difference:
2013
$961,235
$989,970
($28,735)
2012
$989,970
$1,059,014
($69,044)
2011
$1,059,014
$914,812
$144,202
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Address:
4080 West Broadway Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55422
Phone: 612-825-2073

General Information

Alternative Name: none
EIN: 20-4967588
Principal Staff: Kelly McDyre
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 3
Volunteers: 100+
Number of Clients: between 900-1000

Board

Board Chair: Dan Lenmark
Number of Board Members: 13
Average Member Attendance: 7.8

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