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Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee

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three stars

86.96

811 23rd Avenue, East Bradenton, FL 34208
tel: (941) 747-4655   Web Site
EIN: 59-1420986

Board Leadership
Mary (Bambi) Forristall
Board Chair

CEO
Maribeth Phillips
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.96 three stars
  Financial 81.56 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee, Inc. is to assist individuals to live independently by providing nutrition and caring supportive services. While initially founded in 1972 with the purpose of providing hot, nutritious meals to the elderly and disabled residents of Manatee County, Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee, Inc. became so much more. The organization has grown over the years in response to community needs and the "PLUS" was eventually added to the name as a way of representing the many other services offered.

Think of Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee in terms of a gigantic umbrella. Underneath the umbrella are all the PLUS programs including: Home-Delivered Meals, The Food Bank of Manatee, The Enrichment Center, Daybreak Adult Day Center, and Friendship Dining Centers. Each year, our services are positively impacting thousands of residents in Manatee County, meeting daily needs to help individuals and families thrive.

The mission of Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee, Inc. is to assist individuals to live independently by providing nutrition and caring supportive services. While initially founded in 1972 with the purpose of providing hot, nutritious meals to the elderly and disabled residents of Manatee County, Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee, Inc. became so much more. The organization has grown over the years in response to community needs and the "PLUS" was eventually added to the name as a way of representing the many other services offered.

Think of Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee in terms of a gigantic umbrella. Underneath the umbrella are all the PLUS programs including: Home-Delivered Meals, The Food Bank of Manatee, The Enrichment Center, Daybreak Adult Day Center, and Friendship Dining Centers. Each year, our services are positively impacting thousands of residents in Manatee County, meeting daily needs to help individuals and families thrive.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of volunteers
500
Number of meals served or provided
40,000
This impact information is current as of March 2019, 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

three stars

81.56

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
95.3%
  Administrative Expenses 2.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.35
  Program Expenses Growth 1.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 33.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee (FL) 86.96 three stars
Meals On Wheels, Inc. of Tarrant County (TX) 92.77 four stars
Meals-on-Wheels Greater San Diego (CA) 91.25 four stars
Hunger Free America (NY) 88.51 three stars
Martha's Kitchen (CA) 90.21 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,650,838
   Federated Campaigns $32,001
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,806,563
Total Contributions $9,489,402
   Program Service Revenue $712,877
Total Primary Revenue $10,202,279
   Other Revenue $456,165
TOTAL REVENUE $10,658,444
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,205,868
   Administrative Expenses $258,224
   Fundraising Expenses $199,272
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,663,364
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-4,920
   
Net Assets $3,859,405

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
Food Bank $7,277,243 71.3%
Meal Program $1,284,144 12.6%
Senior Enrichment Center $976,344 9.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 07/01/2019 86.96 three stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 86.65 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 90.39 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 92.92 four stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 92.92 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.48 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 90.85 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 93.70 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 91.80 four stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 94.60 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 89.85 three stars
2008-12 11/01/2011 87.07 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 59-1420986
Name in IRS Master File MEALS ON WHEELS PLUS OF MANATEE 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 May, 1979
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$114,412 1.07% Maribeth Phillips CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee (FL) 86.96 three stars
Farm Aid (MA) 88.48 three stars
Martha's Kitchen (CA) 90.21 four stars
FamilyWorks (WA) 89.79 three stars
St. Vincent de Paul Society of Marin County (CA) 96.42 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee
811 23rd Avenue, East
Bradenton, FL 34208
tel: (941) 747-4655
fax: (941) 746-7040
EIN: 59-1420986

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Board Leadership

Mary (Bambi) Forristall
Board Chair

CEO

Maribeth Phillips
President & CEO

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