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Human Services : Social Services

Fort Bend Senior Meals on Wheels

Committed to helping seniors remain independent by enhancing their quality of life through services and resources.

four stars

90.86

1330 Band Road Rosenberg, TX 77471
tel: (281) 633-7049   Web Site
EIN: 74-1918313

Board Leadership
Ray Aguilar
Chairman

CEO
Robert Hebert
Interim Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.86 four stars
  Financial 87.71 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels, established in 1974, is committed to helping seniors remain independent by enhancing their quality of life through services and resources through its various programs, including home-delivered meals, emergency shelf-stable meals and congregate meals. Home-delivered meals include one hot meal daily that meets at least 1/3 of the recommended daily allowance of all nutrients required by adults for five or more days per week to seniors who are home bound. Emergency shelf-stable meals are meals with a shelf life of one year that are delivered to seniors for use when home delivery is unavailable due to emergency weather conditions. Congregate meals are served at all 12 of Fort Bend Seniors' senior centers, which are located throughout Fort Bend and Waller counties and along the Harris and Fort Bend County boundaries.

Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels, established in 1974, is committed to helping seniors remain independent by enhancing their quality of life through services and resources through its various programs, including home-delivered meals, emergency shelf-stable meals and congregate meals. Home-delivered meals include one hot meal daily that meets at least 1/3 of the recommended daily allowance of all nutrients required by adults for five or more days per week to seniors who are home bound. Emergency shelf-stable meals are meals with a shelf life of one year that are delivered to seniors for use when home delivery is unavailable due to emergency weather conditions. Congregate meals are served at all 12 of Fort Bend Seniors' senior centers, which are located throughout Fort Bend and Waller counties and along the Harris and Fort Bend County boundaries.

Financial

three stars

87.71

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
77.3%
  Administrative Expenses 13.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.03
  Program Expenses Growth 7.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fort Bend Senior Meals on Wheels on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fort Bend Senior Meals on Wheels on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Paper surveys, Case management notes, Community meetings or town halls, Constituent (client or resident, etc) advisory committees, Suggestion box/email
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, We don't have the right technology to collect and aggregate feedback efficiently, Staff find it hard to prioritize feedback collection and review due to lack of time
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fort Bend Senior Meals on Wheels (TX) 90.86 four stars
Mobile Loaves & Fishes (TX) 100.00 four stars
Open Arms of Minnesota (MN) 90.50 four stars
Kids' Food Basket (MI) 90.59 four stars
Hunger Free America (NY) 85.79 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,010,902
   Federated Campaigns $382,649
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $46,726
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,511,601
Total Contributions $2,951,878
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,951,878
   Other Revenue $5,862
TOTAL REVENUE $2,957,740
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,425,728
   Administrative Expenses $447,127
   Fundraising Expenses $312,627
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,185,482
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-227,742
   
Net Assets $3,125,061

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
Home Delivered Meals $1,772,752 73.1%
Congregate Meals $508,036 20.9%
Transportation $144,940 6.0%

Ratings History
Fort Bend Senior Meals on Wheels has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 90.86 four stars
2017-12 12/01/2019 92.82 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 74-1918313
Name in IRS Master File FORT BEND SENIOR CITIZENS MEALS ON WHEELS & MUCH MUCH MORE INC
NTEE Code P81
NTEE Classification Senior Centers, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(569) Referral service (social agencies)
(575) Services for the aged (see also 153 ad 382)
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, 1978
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
$105,275 3.30% Manuela H. Arroyos CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fort Bend Senior Meals on Wheels (TX) 90.86 four stars
Hunger Free America (NY) 85.79 three stars
Food For Thought (CA) 87.69 three stars
Food Outreach (MO) 94.93 four stars
Valley Outreach (MN) 98.06 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Fort Bend Senior Meals on Wheels
1330 Band Road
Rosenberg, TX 77471
tel: (281) 633-7049
EIN: 74-1918313

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1488
Rosenberg, TX 77471

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Board Leadership

Ray Aguilar
Chairman

CEO

Robert Hebert
Interim Chief Executive Officer

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