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Meals on Wheels San Antonio

Hope. Nourishment. Friendship. Safety. Dignity. Love.

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four stars

94.70

4306 North West Loop 410 San Antonio, TX 78229
tel: (210) 735-5115   Web Site
EIN: 74-1948646

Board Leadership
George Muller
President

CEO
Vinsen Faris
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.70 four stars
  Financial 93.67 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

​To promote the dignity and independence of seniors who are in need of nutritious meals, companionship, and Alzheimer's care. Christian Senior Services is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization serving senior residents of Bexar County for over 30 years. Founded in 1977 as a joint venture between St. Johns and Grace Lutheran Church, the agency began delivering a total of eight meals daily to homebound seniors and established an adult day care center for five of their senior clients. Today, our agency is one of the largest non-profit organizations in Bexar County providing services to adults over the age of 55. Christian Senior Services proudly operates Meals of Wheels of San Antonia, Grace Place Alzheimer's Activity Center, and Senior Companion Program.

​To promote the dignity and independence of seniors who are in need of nutritious meals, companionship, and Alzheimer's care. Christian Senior Services is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization serving senior residents of Bexar County for over 30 years. Founded in 1977 as a joint venture between St. Johns and Grace Lutheran Church, the agency began delivering a total of eight meals daily to homebound seniors and established an adult day care center for five of their senior clients. Today, our agency is one of the largest non-profit organizations in Bexar County providing services to adults over the age of 55. Christian Senior Services proudly operates Meals of Wheels of San Antonia, Grace Place Alzheimer's Activity Center, and Senior Companion Program.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Percentage of clients satisfied with Meals on Wheels San Antonio services
100
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This impact information is current as of October 2018, 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

93.67

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
90.5%
  Administrative Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.45
  Program Expenses Growth 2.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Meals on Wheels San Antonio on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Meals on Wheels San Antonio on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Meals on Wheels San Antonio (TX) 94.70 four stars
Juliette Fowler Communities (TX) 90.67 four stars
Avenidas (CA) 89.49 three stars
ElderHelp of San Diego (CA) 92.85 four stars
Iona Senior Services (DC) 94.78 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,377,257
   Federated Campaigns $384,356
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,236,978
Total Contributions $5,998,591
   Program Service Revenue $1,140,001
Total Primary Revenue $7,138,592
   Other Revenue $226,790
TOTAL REVENUE $7,365,382
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,384,699
   Administrative Expenses $260,551
   Fundraising Expenses $475,467
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,120,717
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $244,665
   
Net Assets $10,011,026

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
Meals on Wheels $5,226,776 81.9%
Grace Place $1,157,923 18.1%

Ratings History
Meals on Wheels San Antonio has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 06/01/2018 94.70 four stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 96.81 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 96.64 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 04/01/2016 91.71 four stars
2014-06 09/01/2015 92.27 four stars
2013-06 02/01/2014 93.06 four stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 94.17 four 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 74-1948646
Name in IRS Master File MEALS ON WHEELS SAN ANTONIO
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
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 April, 1979
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$38,244 0.53% Vinsen Faris CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$88,630 1.24% Sharon Baughman Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Meals on Wheels San Antonio (TX) 94.70 four stars
Masonic Homes of California (CA) 92.73 four stars
Amazing Place (TX) 86.21 three stars
Friends of Yad Sarah (NY) 96.66 four stars
Project FIND (NY) 93.10 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Meals on Wheels San Antonio
4306 North West Loop 410
San Antonio, TX 78229
tel: (210) 735-5115
fax: (210) 735-5659
EIN: 74-1948646

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Board Leadership

George Muller
President

CEO

Vinsen Faris
Chief Executive Officer

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