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

Mary's Meals USA

A simple solution to world hunger

three stars

89.39

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

Board Leadership
David Clayton
Board Chair

CEO
Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.39 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2021 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)
92.8%
  Administrative Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.10
  Program Expenses Growth 18.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 72.0%
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) 89.39 three stars
Baitulmaal AHED (TX) 94.69 four stars
Concern Worldwide US, Inc. (NY) 92.61 four stars
Indian Muslim Relief and Charities (CA) 94.74 four stars
Restavek Freedom (OH) 93.16 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,412,079
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,412,079
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,412,079
   Other Revenue $14,734
TOTAL REVENUE $7,426,813
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $6,583,211
   Administrative Expenses $344,239
   Fundraising Expenses $153,403
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,080,853
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $345,960
   
Net Assets $616,919

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 $6,058,491 91.8%
Education and Building Awareness of Child Hunger $540,256 8.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 03/01/2021 89.39 three stars
2018-12 02/01/2021 89.39 three stars
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
$91,367 1.29% Leah Swindon Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mary's Meals USA (NJ) 89.39 three stars
Medicines for Humanity (MA) 85.38 three stars
Miracle Foundation (TX) 94.27 four stars
American Jewish World Service (NY) 90.82 four stars
GAIA (CA) 85.77 three 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

David Clayton
Board Chair

CEO

Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow
Chief Executive Officer

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