International : Development and Relief Services

Meds & Food for Kids

Saving the lives of Haiti's malnourished children

four stars

94.13

4488 Forest Park Suite 230
St. Louis, MO 63108
tel: (314) 420-1634   Web Site
EIN: 20-1257910

Board Leadership
Celeste Vossmeyer
President

CEO
Patricia Wolff
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.13 four stars
  Financial 91.71 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Meds & Food for Kids (MFK) is dedicated to saving the lives of Haiti's malnourished children and other nutritionally vulnerable people. We accomplish our mission by developing, producing, and distributing highly nutritious foods, including the gold-standard Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF). We make our food products in Haiti, using Haitian workers and, whenever possible, Haitian raw materials. Haitians call our RUTF 'Medika Mamba' - or 'Peanut Butter Medicine' in Creole.

Meds & Food for Kids (MFK) is dedicated to saving the lives of Haiti's malnourished children and other nutritionally vulnerable people. We accomplish our mission by developing, producing, and distributing highly nutritious foods, including the gold-standard Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF). We make our food products in Haiti, using Haitian workers and, whenever possible, Haitian raw materials. Haitians call our RUTF 'Medika Mamba' - or 'Peanut Butter Medicine' in Creole.

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Financial

four stars

91.71

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
93.1%
  Administrative Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.89
  Program Expenses Growth 0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Meds & Food for Kids on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Meds & Food for Kids on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,629,707
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,629,707
   Program Service Revenue $2,345,786
Total Primary Revenue $3,975,493
   Other Revenue $464,666
TOTAL REVENUE $4,440,159
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,860,861
   Administrative Expenses $192,090
   Fundraising Expenses $90,374
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,143,325
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,296,834
   
Net Assets $10,283,096

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Patricia Wolff Executive Director

Mission

Meds & Food for Kids (MFK) is dedicated to saving the lives of Haiti's malnourished children and other nutritionally vulnerable people. We accomplish our mission by developing, producing, and distributing highly nutritious foods, including the gold-standard Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF). We make our food products in Haiti, using Haitian workers and, whenever possible, Haitian raw materials. Haitians call our RUTF 'Medika Mamba' - or 'Peanut Butter Medicine' in Creole.

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Charity Contact Info

Meds & Food for Kids
4488 Forest Park
Suite 230
St. Louis, MO 63108
tel: (314) 420-1634
EIN: 20-1257910

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Board Leadership

Celeste Vossmeyer
President

CEO

Patricia Wolff
Executive Director