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Mobile Meal Service of Spartanburg County

God's Love in Action.

four stars

91.46

419 East Main Street Spartanburg, SC 29302
tel: (864) 573-7684   Web Site
EIN: 57-0653452

Board Leadership
Grey Wicker
Chair

CEO
Jayne McQueen
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.46 four stars
  Financial 95.04 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Mobile Meals glorifies God by providing nutritious meals, services and fellowship to the frail and homebound citizens in Spartanburg County. We began on October 3, 1977, serving 25 meals with 15 volunteers.

Today we serve nearly 2,000 residents, 290,000 meals, with approximately 150 volunteers each weekday. Mobile Meals provides general, no sweet, renal, allergy, and vegetarian meals, chopped or pureed meals if needed. We use 3 vans to deliver meals to 10 drop sites throughout Spartanburg County, delivering meals to more than 40 communities.

Mobile Meals is much more than a meal. We provide nourishment for the mind, body and soul. Mobile Meals delivers love, compassion and hope to those in need. Our ministry includes meal delivery, a wellness check, referrals to other community services and lay pastor visits.

Mobile Meals glorifies God by providing nutritious meals, services and fellowship to the frail and homebound citizens in Spartanburg County. We began on October 3, 1977, serving 25 meals with 15 volunteers.

Today we serve nearly 2,000 residents, 290,000 meals, with approximately 150 volunteers each weekday. Mobile Meals provides general, no sweet, renal, allergy, and vegetarian meals, chopped or pureed meals if needed. We use 3 vans to deliver meals to 10 drop sites throughout Spartanburg County, delivering meals to more than 40 communities.

Mobile Meals is much more than a meal. We provide nourishment for the mind, body and soul. Mobile Meals delivers love, compassion and hope to those in need. Our ministry includes meal delivery, a wellness check, referrals to other community services and lay pastor visits.

Results Information

Reported Results
Total in 2015
Number of homebound individuals who receive a home-delivered meal and wellness check daily.
1,944
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Financial

four stars

95.04

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
76.5%
  Administrative Expenses 15.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.08
  Program Expenses Growth 6.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mobile Meal Service of Spartanburg County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mobile Meal Service of Spartanburg County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mobile Meal Service of Spartanburg County (SC) 91.46 four stars
Avenidas (CA) 89.64 three stars
Senior Concerns (CA) 92.48 four stars
AARP Foundation (DC) 86.44 three stars
Senior Link Midland (TX) 92.13 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,441,646
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $567,123
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,008,769
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,008,769
   Other Revenue $11,178
TOTAL REVENUE $2,019,947
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,609,030
   Administrative Expenses $276,419
   Fundraising Expenses $166,275
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,051,724
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-31,777
   
Net Assets $3,880,018

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Meal Delivery $1,609,030 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 06/01/2017 91.46 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 81.69 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 80.47 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 75.90 two stars
2013-06 05/01/2014 74.61 two stars
2012-06 04/01/2013 73.74 two stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 57-0653452
Name in IRS Master File MOBILE MEAL SERVICE OF SPARTANBURG COUNTY INC
NTEE Code K36
NTEE Classification Meals on Wheels
NTEE Type Food, Agriculture and Nutrition
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (575) Services for the aged (see also 153 ad 382)
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date December, 1977
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Jayne McQueen Executive Director $103,206

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mobile Meal Service of Spartanburg County (SC) 91.46 four stars
National Council on Aging (VA) 86.35 three stars
Search and Care (NY) 94.79 four stars
Senior Concerns (CA) 92.48 four stars
The Senior Source (TX) 95.05 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Mobile Meal Service of Spartanburg County
419 East Main Street
Spartanburg, SC 29302
tel: (864) 573-7684
fax: (864) 542-0076
EIN: 57-0653452

Mail donations to:
PO Box 461
Spartanburg, SC 29304

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Board Leadership

Grey Wicker
Chair

CEO

Jayne McQueen
President, CEO

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