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Citymeals-on-Wheels

Providing a continuous lifeline to homebound elderly New Yorkers

four stars

94.88

355 Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 687-1234   Web Site
EIN: 13-3634381

Board Leadership
Gael Greene
Co-Founder and Chair

CEO
Beth Shapiro
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.88 four stars
  Financial 93.98 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

93.98

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
82.5%
  Administrative Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.53
  Program Expenses Growth 4.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Citymeals-on-Wheels on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Citymeals-on-Wheels on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Citymeals-on-Wheels (NY) 94.88 four stars
Meals On Wheels, Inc. of Tarrant County (TX) 92.32 four stars
Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (NJ) 100.00 four stars
Food & Friends (DC) 88.80 three stars
Waste Not (AZ) 94.69 four stars

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Citymeals-on-Wheels provides a continuous lifeline of nutritious food and human company to homebound elderly New Yorkers in need, thereby helping them to live with dignity in their own familiar homes and communities. Citymeals funds 30 community-based agencies that bring weekend, holiday, emergency and weekday meals to homebound elderly New Yorkers who can no longer shop or cook for themselves. During the fiscal year ended June 30, 2008, Citymeals-on-Wheels delivered 2.2 million meals to 18,000 New Yorkers at times when they would otherwise have been alone and hungry. City meal's long range goal is to ensure that every homebound elderly New Yorker in need has access to 100% of the daily nutrients required for optimum health.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $13,999,961
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $3,403,878
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,880,000
Total Contributions $19,283,839
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $19,283,839
   Other Revenue $1,252,560
TOTAL REVENUE $20,536,399
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $17,014,873
   Administrative Expenses $1,924,689
   Fundraising Expenses $1,902,259
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $20,841,821
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-305,422
   
Net Assets $31,277,216

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
Weekend Home Delivered Meals Program $9,507,481 55.9%
Holiday Food Package Program $3,565,247 21.0%
Emergency Food Packages Program $2,126,052 12.5%

Ratings History
Citymeals-on-Wheels has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 10/01/2016 94.88 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 96.00 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 93.70 four stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 94.36 four stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 95.48 four stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 86.00 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 85.53 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 84.77 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 76.15 two stars
2008-06 09/01/2009 93.39 four stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 96.15 four stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 90.82 four stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 81.43 three stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 82.97 three stars
2003-06 06/01/2004 81.70 three stars
2002-06 08/01/2003 89.46 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 88.02 three 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 13-3634381
Name in IRS Master File CITYMEALS-ON-WHEELS
NTEE Code K36
NTEE Classification Meals on Wheels
NTEE Type Food, Agriculture and Nutrition
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (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 February, 1992
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$262,740 1.26% Beth Shapiro Executive Director

Citymeals-on-Wheels provides a continuous lifeline of nutritious food and human company to homebound elderly New Yorkers in need, thereby helping them to live with dignity in their own familiar homes and communities. Citymeals funds 30 community-based agencies that bring weekend, holiday, emergency and weekday meals to homebound elderly New Yorkers who can no longer shop or cook for themselves. During the fiscal year ended June 30, 2008, Citymeals-on-Wheels delivered 2.2 million meals to 18,000 New Yorkers at times when they would otherwise have been alone and hungry. City meal's long range goal is to ensure that every homebound elderly New Yorker in need has access to 100% of the daily nutrients required for optimum health.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Citymeals-on-Wheels (NY) 94.88 four stars
Meals on Wheels of Greenville (SC) 87.56 three stars
Meals on Wheels People (OR) 94.82 four stars
Martha's Kitchen (CA) 92.22 four stars
House of Bread (OH) 91.68 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Citymeals-on-Wheels
355 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 687-1234
fax: (212) 687-1296
EIN: 13-3634381

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Board Leadership

Gael Greene
Co-Founder and Chair

CEO

Beth Shapiro
Executive Director

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