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International : Development and Relief Services (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Mary's Meals USA

A simple solution to world hunger

three stars

89.02

75 Orchard Street Bloomfield, NJ 07003
tel: (800) 385-4983   Web Site
EIN: 33-1215331

Board Leadership
Ana Luisa Diez de Rivera-Laffont
Board Chair

CEO
Janet Haugh
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.02 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Mary's Meals provides one good meal to some of the world's poorest children every school day. We are a global movement supported by people from many walks of life and different backgrounds. Our mission is to enable people to offer their money, goods, skills, time, or prayer, and through this involvement, provide the most effective help to those suffering the effects of extreme poverty in the world's poorest communities. We welcome all into the Mary's Meals family and we believe everyone has something important to contribute to the realization of our vision.

Mary's Meals provides one good meal to some of the world's poorest children every school day. We are a global movement supported by people from many walks of life and different backgrounds. Our mission is to enable people to offer their money, goods, skills, time, or prayer, and through this involvement, provide the most effective help to those suffering the effects of extreme poverty in the world's poorest communities. We welcome all into the Mary's Meals family and we believe everyone has something important to contribute to the realization of our vision.

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Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
92.7%
  Administrative Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.05
  Program Expenses Growth 10.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 90.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mary's Meals USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mary's Meals USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mary's Meals USA (NJ) 89.02 three stars
Timmy Global Health (IN) 85.85 three stars
Save a Child's Heart Foundation (MD) 96.16 four stars
OneSight (OH) 91.93 four stars
Carolina for Kibera (NC) 88.26 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,202,040
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $217,658
Total Contributions $5,419,698
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,419,698
   Other Revenue $6,699
TOTAL REVENUE $5,426,397
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $5,088,860
   Administrative Expenses $153,392
   Fundraising Expenses $254,112
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,496,364
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-69,967
   
Net Assets $270,959

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
Grants to Fund School Feeding Programs $4,878,132 95.6%
Education and Building Awareness of Child Hunger $223,766 4.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 11/01/2019 89.02 three stars
2017-12 10/01/2019 90.71 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 33-1215331
Name in IRS Master File MARYS MEALS USA INC
NTEE Code Q33
NTEE Classification International Relief
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
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 November, 2008
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
$10,845 0.19% Leah Swindon Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$90,874 1.65% Former Patricia Burns Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mary's Meals USA (NJ) 89.02 three stars
Rafiki Foundation (FL) 92.30 four stars
VillageReach (WA) 96.46 four stars
Mustard Seed Communities (MA) 98.23 four stars
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (NY) 96.37 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Mary's Meals USA
75 Orchard Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
tel: (800) 385-4983
EIN: 33-1215331

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Board Leadership

Ana Luisa Diez de Rivera-Laffont
Board Chair

CEO

Janet Haugh
Chief Executive Officer

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