Human Services : Social Services

Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee

Serving More + Doing More + Being More

three stars

85.85

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 85.85 three stars
  Financial 80.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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

80.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
94.9%
  Administrative Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.30
  Program Expenses Growth -2.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 38.3%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,928,009
   Federated Campaigns $25,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,573,728
Total Contributions $8,526,737
   Program Service Revenue $614,714
Total Primary Revenue $9,141,451
   Other Revenue $290,355
TOTAL REVENUE $9,431,806
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,430,233
   Administrative Expenses $291,896
   Fundraising Expenses $257,473
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,979,602
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-547,796
   
Net Assets $3,296,644

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$123,995 1.24% Maribeth Phillips CEO

Mission

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee (FL) 85.85 three stars
Friendship Trays (NC) 93.24 four stars
Gifts of Love (CT) 90.58 four stars
Open Hand (GA) 88.63 three stars
Caring for Friends (PA) 85.43 three 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