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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
Chris Chandler
Chairman

CEO
Sonja Gee
President and CEO

  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 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1983, 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

Founded in 1983, 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

Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
88.2%
  Administrative Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.81
  Program Expenses Growth 18.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.4%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Memorial Assistance Ministries (TX) 100.00 four stars
Community Assistance Center (GA) 91.45 four stars
Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless (MN) 90.71 four stars
Society of St. Vincent de Paul - Phoenix (AZ) 92.91 four stars
Society of St. Vincent de Paul of San Mateo County (CA) 87.60 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,521,889
   Federated Campaigns $786,793
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $608,414
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $36,960
Total Contributions $5,954,056
   Program Service Revenue $93,016
Total Primary Revenue $6,047,072
   Other Revenue $83,269
TOTAL REVENUE $6,130,341
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,961,559
   Administrative Expenses $436,727
   Fundraising Expenses $509,906
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,908,192
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-777,851
   
Net Assets $11,852,565

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
Family Education $2,062,754 34.6%
Family Assistance $2,058,761 34.5%
Resale Store $1,069,515 17.9%

Ratings History
Memorial Assistance Ministries has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 05/01/2021 100.00 four stars
2018-12 11/01/2019 100.00 four stars
2018-12 09/03/2019 95.05 four stars
2017-12 11/01/2018 95.05 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 97.17 four stars
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$66,526 0.96% Sonja Gee CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$171,531 2.48% Martha Macris Former CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Memorial Assistance Ministries (TX) 100.00 four stars
SBH Community Service Network (NY) 96.53 four stars
Society of St. Vincent de Paul of San Mateo County (CA) 87.60 three stars
American Friends of Meir Panim (NY) 85.01 three stars
Interfaith Community Services of Pima County (AZ) 98.23 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

Chris Chandler
Chairman

CEO

Sonja Gee
President and CEO

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