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Memorial Assistance Ministries

Assuring that families have the means to meet their basic needs

four stars

100.00

1625 Blalock Road Houston, TX 77080
tel: (713) 468-4516   Web Site
EIN: 76-0044172

Board Leadership
James H. Lytal
Chairman

CEO
Martha Macris
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 100.00 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
85.4%
  Administrative Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.89
  Program Expenses Growth 26.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Memorial Assistance Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Memorial Assistance Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Memorial Assistance Ministries (TX) 100.00 four stars
The Sharing Center (FL) 90.07 four stars
Barnabas Center (FL) 98.23 four stars
Place of Forsyth County (GA) 87.25 three stars
United Ministries (SC) 91.55 four stars

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Founded in 1982, Memorial Assistance Ministries' mission is to assure that families have the means to meet their basic needs. To carry out that mission, we assist families facing financial crisis to avoid homelessness, offer programs to enable long-term financial self-sufficiency, assure children an improved school experience, facilitate client access to other support networks, and enhance MAM's value to its member congregations and the community. MAM clients live or work in Houston‘s central and close-in West and Northwest neighborhoods such as the Heights, Spring Branch, Acres Homes, Memorial, Jersey Village and more

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,447,527
   Federated Campaigns $169,725
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $320,450
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $170,632
Total Contributions $4,108,334
   Program Service Revenue $85,840
Total Primary Revenue $4,194,174
   Other Revenue $28,986
TOTAL REVENUE $4,223,160
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,269,098
   Administrative Expenses $185,736
   Fundraising Expenses $337,212
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,792,046
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $431,114
   
Net Assets $9,999,114

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
Self-Sufficiency Program $1,304,007 39.9%
Resale Store $815,693 25.0%
Family Emergency Assistance $801,386 24.5%

Ratings History
Memorial Assistance Ministries has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 03/01/2017 100.00 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.57 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 97.66 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 97.05 four stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 93.85 four stars
2011-12 10/01/2013 95.87 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 76-0044172
Name in IRS Master File MEMORIAL ASSISTANCE MINISTRIES INC
NTEE Code P60
NTEE Classification Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash)
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (2) Association or convention of churches
(29) Other religious activities
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 March, 1983
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$152,505 4.02% Martha Macris President, CEO

Founded in 1982, Memorial Assistance Ministries' mission is to assure that families have the means to meet their basic needs. To carry out that mission, we assist families facing financial crisis to avoid homelessness, offer programs to enable long-term financial self-sufficiency, assure children an improved school experience, facilitate client access to other support networks, and enhance MAM's value to its member congregations and the community. MAM clients live or work in Houston‘s central and close-in West and Northwest neighborhoods such as the Heights, Spring Branch, Acres Homes, Memorial, Jersey Village and more

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Memorial Assistance Ministries (TX) 100.00 four stars
Community Service Society of New York (NY) 94.53 four stars
Community Assistance Center (GA) 86.10 three stars
Interfaith Community Services of Pima County (AZ) 98.23 four stars
Homeless Prenatal Program (CA) 94.44 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Memorial Assistance Ministries
1625 Blalock Road
Houston, TX 77080
tel: (713) 468-4516
fax: (713) 468-4702
EIN: 76-0044172

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Board Leadership

James H. Lytal
Chairman

CEO

Martha Macris
Executive Director

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