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World Medical Relief

Helping the medically impoverished on a local, national, and international basis

four stars

92.73

21275 Melrose Avenue Southfield, MI 48206
tel: (313) 866-5333   Web Site
EIN: 38-1575570

Board Leadership
Michael A. Krause
Chair

CEO
George V. Samson
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.73 four stars
  Financial 90.54 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1953, World Medical Relief (WMR) is a multi-funded charitable organization whose mission is to impact the well-being of the medically impoverished on a local, national, and international basis. WMR achieves this through the collection of financial donations and goods, including medical, dental, and laboratory items, as well as through the purchase and distribution of such commodities. Goods are distributed in a non-discriminatory manner without regard to race, color, gender, religion, nationality or political beliefs. The Durable Medical Equipment provides low-income people with walkers, wheel chairs, commodes, and other medical equipment. Local Shipping provides tri-county area clinics with medical supplies and equipment, and the Medical Supply Program offers basic home health care supplies to individuals for a minimal charge.

Established in 1953, World Medical Relief (WMR) is a multi-funded charitable organization whose mission is to impact the well-being of the medically impoverished on a local, national, and international basis. WMR achieves this through the collection of financial donations and goods, including medical, dental, and laboratory items, as well as through the purchase and distribution of such commodities. Goods are distributed in a non-discriminatory manner without regard to race, color, gender, religion, nationality or political beliefs. The Durable Medical Equipment provides low-income people with walkers, wheel chairs, commodes, and other medical equipment. Local Shipping provides tri-county area clinics with medical supplies and equipment, and the Medical Supply Program offers basic home health care supplies to individuals for a minimal charge.

Financial

four stars

90.54

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
99.1%
  Administrative Expenses 0.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.11
  Program Expenses Growth 2.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by World Medical Relief on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by World Medical Relief on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Medical Relief (MI) 92.73 four stars
International Children's Fund (WI) 92.27 four stars
Project C.U.R.E. (CO) 94.74 four stars
Matthew 25: Ministries (OH) 100.00 four stars
Catholic Medical Mission Board (NY) 97.23 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $29,302,006
   Federated Campaigns $1,621
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $155,205
Total Contributions $29,458,832
   Program Service Revenue $677,372
Total Primary Revenue $30,136,204
   Other Revenue $51,785
TOTAL REVENUE $30,187,989
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $30,109,110
   Administrative Expenses $146,244
   Fundraising Expenses $93,620
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $30,348,974
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-160,985
   
Net Assets $3,280,456

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
Shipping Medical Supplies, Equipment & Drugs $26,468,698 87.9%
Local Medical Relief Programs $3,640,412 12.1%

Ratings History
World Medical Relief has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 05/01/2018 92.73 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 91.03 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 88.47 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.24 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 94.05 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 94.34 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 94.34 four stars
2011-12 09/01/2013 93.02 four stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 88.63 three stars
2010-12 05/01/2012 87.34 three stars
2009-12 02/01/2012 89.29 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 83.78 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 88.50 three stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 93.29 four stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 80.63 three stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 80.45 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 80.67 three stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 88.57 three stars
2003-12 04/01/2005 76.96 two stars
2002-12 01/01/2004 72.32 two 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 38-1575570
Name in IRS Master File WORLD MEDICAL RELIEF INCORPORATED
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (927) Fundraising
(561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
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 April, 1961
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$65,694 0.21% George V. Samson President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Medical Relief (MI) 92.73 four stars
MedShare (GA) 93.73 four stars
MAP International (GA) 100.00 four stars
Project C.U.R.E. (CO) 94.74 four stars
Global Links (PA) 91.51 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

World Medical Relief
21275 Melrose Avenue
Southfield, MI 48206
tel: (313) 866-5333
fax: (313) 866-5588
EIN: 38-1575570

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Board Leadership

Michael A. Krause
Chair

CEO

George V. Samson
President and CEO

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