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International : Development and Relief Services

Mercy Chefs Inc.

Just Go Feed People

zero star

53.61

711 Washington Street Portsmouth, VA 23704
tel: (757) 292-4264   Web Site
EIN: 20-5050449

CEO
Gary LeBlanc
Founder, President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 53.61 zero star
  Financial 85.61 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 36.00 zero star
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 2006, Mercy Chefs is a faith-based, non-profit disaster relief organization. We exist to serve professionally prepared meals for victims, volunteers and first responders in national emergencies and natural disasters and are committed to using our resources to meet the needs of others. We respond to natural disasters and national emergencies at a moment's notice. In our response, our professional chefs prepare high-quality, hot meals on a mass scale for victims, first-responders and volunteers. In addition, we have provided relief in eight nations following disasters and during critical humanitarian crisis.

Founded in 2006, Mercy Chefs is a faith-based, non-profit disaster relief organization. We exist to serve professionally prepared meals for victims, volunteers and first responders in national emergencies and natural disasters and are committed to using our resources to meet the needs of others. We respond to natural disasters and national emergencies at a moment's notice. In our response, our professional chefs prepare high-quality, hot meals on a mass scale for victims, first-responders and volunteers. In addition, we have provided relief in eight nations following disasters and during critical humanitarian crisis.

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Financial

three stars

85.61

Accountability & Transparency

zero star

36.00

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)
78.4%
  Administrative Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.54
  Program Expenses Growth 42.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mercy Chefs Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mercy Chefs Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mercy Chefs Inc. (VA) 53.61 zero star
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,113,021
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $428,195
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,541,216
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,541,216
   Other Revenue $700
TOTAL REVENUE $2,541,916
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,224,490
   Administrative Expenses $279,799
   Fundraising Expenses $214,097
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,718,386
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-176,470
   
Net Assets $1,128,616

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
Providing Meals $2,224,490 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/01/2019 53.61 zero star
2017-12 09/03/2019 51.16 zero star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 20-5050449
Name in IRS Master File MERCY CHEFS 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
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 August, 2006
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$91,800 3.37% R. Gary LeBlanc President
Other Salaries of Note
$67,731 2.49% Ann LeBlanc Co-Founder

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Mercy Chefs Inc. (VA) 53.61 zero star
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Charity Contact Info

Mercy Chefs Inc.
711 Washington Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704
tel: (757) 292-4264
EIN: 20-5050449

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CEO

Gary LeBlanc
Founder, President

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