Disable all preview features

Human Services : Social Services

Meals on Wheels of Tampa

Nourish. Enrich. Strengthen.

four stars

95.77

5320 North Boulevard Tampa, FL 33603
tel: (813) 238-8410   Web Site
EIN: 59-1679915

Board Leadership
Kathy Ritchie
President

CEO
Steve King
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.77 four stars
  Financial 94.02 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Meals On Wheels of Tampa is committed to the mission of nourishing and enriching the independent lives of the homebound and seniors. Meals On Wheels serves approximately 660 individuals with a hot, nutritious meal delivered to their door by a caring volunteer. The quality of the food provides nourishment for the body. The encouraging words from volunteers, provides enrichment for the soul. For many of the homebound, a visit from a volunteer is the only human contact they will receive that day. Together we strengthen the community by caring for a segment of our population who are often forgotten and can not get out of the house.

Meals On Wheels of Tampa is committed to the mission of nourishing and enriching the independent lives of the homebound and seniors. Meals On Wheels serves approximately 660 individuals with a hot, nutritious meal delivered to their door by a caring volunteer. The quality of the food provides nourishment for the body. The encouraging words from volunteers, provides enrichment for the soul. For many of the homebound, a visit from a volunteer is the only human contact they will receive that day. Together we strengthen the community by caring for a segment of our population who are often forgotten and can not get out of the house.

Impact Information

GuideStar is Charity Navigator's trusted partner in sharing information on how this organization seeks impact.  GuideStar has recognized this organization with a Gold Seal of Transparency for voluntarily and publicly describing their goals, strategies, and accomplishments.  Learn More about Impact Information.
Charting Impact

What is your organization aiming to accomplish?

What are your strategies for making this happen?

What are your organization's capabilities for doing this?

How will your organization know if you are making progress?

What have and haven't you accomplished so far?

This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

94.02

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
81.8%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.12
  Program Expenses Growth 7.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Meals on Wheels of Tampa on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Meals on Wheels of Tampa on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Meals on Wheels of Tampa (FL) 95.77 four stars
Community Cooperative (FL) 91.45 four stars
Friendship Trays (NC) 93.24 four stars
Food Pantries of the Capital District (NY) 87.48 three stars
House of Bread (OH) 90.59 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,080,177
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $575,432
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,655,609
   Program Service Revenue $1,529,680
Total Primary Revenue $4,185,289
   Other Revenue $8,325
TOTAL REVENUE $4,193,614
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,293,026
   Administrative Expenses $212,564
   Fundraising Expenses $276,504
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,782,094
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,411,520
   
Net Assets $8,093,649

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
Hot Meal Delivery $1,944,878 84.8%
Food Service to Other Community Organizations $348,148 15.2%

Ratings History
Meals on Wheels of Tampa has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 11/01/2020 95.77 four stars
2018-06 06/01/2019 96.64 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 93.57 four stars
2016-06 04/01/2017 95.26 four stars
2015-06 02/01/2017 91.93 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 91.45 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 03/01/2016 88.85 three stars
2014-06 10/01/2015 94.70 four stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 91.28 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 96.12 four stars
2011-06 03/01/2013 87.42 three stars
2011-06 12/20/2012 85.37 three 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 59-1679915
Name in IRS Master File MEALS ON WHEELS OF TAMPA 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)
(408) Community service organization
(179) Other health services
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 June, 1978
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$133,754 4.80% Stephen J. King Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Meals on Wheels of Tampa (FL) 95.77 four stars
Meals on Wheels of Wake County (NC) 86.94 three stars
The Banquet (SD) 86.03 three stars
Meals on Wheels Central Texas (TX) 90.02 four stars
Food Pantries of the Capital District (NY) 87.48 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

Are you the representative for this organization? If so, click here to access the application form. As an official representative you will have the ability to update some of the information on this page.

Charity Contact Info

Meals on Wheels of Tampa
5320 North Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33603
tel: (813) 238-8410
fax: (813) 239-2901
EIN: 59-1679915

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Kathy Ritchie
President

CEO

Steve King
Executive Director

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.