Church Community Services (Elkhart, IN)


  • Name:Ms. Carol Willis
  • Title:Development Director

Organization Address

  • Organization Name:Church Community Services
  • Address:PO Box 2346
    907 Oakland Ave.
    Elkhart, IN 46515
    United States

Organization Phone

  • Main phone:574-295-3673

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  • Mission:
  • Church Community Services is a faith based agency helping people of Elkhart County weather life’s storms and build more secure futures through emergency assistance and intensive job and life skills training.

  • History:
  • 1968: Church Community Services was incorporated by local church leaders to pool resources and more effectively address issues faced by Elkhart County people in need. The first services were children’s clubs and camping, emergency loans and gifts, help finding jobs, and home repairs.

    1971: A food pantry was established. Supporting churches provided board members, food and other resources.

    1997: Soup of Success, a job and life skills training program for women, was created. The current mission was established of approaching poverty with a two-pronged approach: emergency assistance in the form of a food pantry and financial assistance, and long-term empowerment in the form of job and life skills training.

    2003: The process of distributing food was changed when the food pantry became a Client Choice Food Pantry, meaning clients get to shop for the food items they want.

    Today: CCS has 20 paid staff and utilizes nearly 200 volunteers. We are supported by approximately 50 churches and serve over 2,200 families every month. We have recently entered into a new relationship with our regional Feeding America affiliate, the Food Bank of Northern Indiana, and are now functioning as the Food Bank of Elkhart County in addition to serving our neighbors through our food pantry.

  • Year established:1968
  • Endowment:Unknown


  • Executive / Trustee board size:15
  • Advisory board size:0
  • Staff size:20


  • Organization type:Grantseeker
  • Country of registration:United States
  • Tax Determination Letter:Received Determination Letter
  • IRS Section:501(c)(3)
  • Tax ID:35-1155054

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IRS Business Master File Information

  • EIN:351155054
  • Sort (Secondary) Name:
  • Care Of Name:
  • Organization Address:907 OAKLAND AVE
  • Organization City:ELKHART
  • Organization State:IN
  • Organization Zip:46516-2160
  • Group Exemption Number:0000
  • Subsection Code:03
  • Classification Code(s):1
  • Subsection/Classification Desc.:Charitable Organization
  • Affiliation Code:3
  • Ruling Date:December, 1969
  • Deductibility Code:1
  • Foundation Code:15
  • Foundation Code Desc.:Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public 170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
  • Activity Code(s):029, 059
  • Activity Code Desc.(s):Other religious activities, Other school related activities
  • Organization Code:1 (Corporation)
  • Exempt Org. Status Code:01 (Unconditional Exemption)
  • Tax Period:July, 2016
  • Filing Requirement Category:01 (990 (all other) or 990EZ return)
  • Accounting Period:July
  • NTEE Code:
  • Asset Amount:$1,288,288
  • Asset Code:6 ($1,000,000 - $4,999,999)
  • Income Amount:$2,314,526
  • Income Code:6 ($1,000,000 - $4,999,999)
  • 990 Revenue Amount:$2,272,948
  • Last Updated:2/21/2018 9:17:23 am

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