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World Medical Relief

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

four stars

92.24

21275 Melrose Avenue 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 92.24 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
99.2%
  Administrative Expenses 0.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.08
  Program Expenses Growth 11.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.1%
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) 92.24 four stars
American Foundation For Children With AIDS (PA) 93.21 four stars
Operation Blessing International (VA) 88.54 three stars
Matthew 25: Ministries (OH) 97.17 four stars
IMA World Health (DC) 88.59 three stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $28,043,525
   Federated Campaigns $12,166
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $50,000
   Government Grants $72,307
Total Contributions $28,177,998
   Program Service Revenue $546,631
Total Primary Revenue $28,724,629
   Other Revenue $83,830
TOTAL REVENUE $28,808,459
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $28,811,135
   Administrative Expenses $133,322
   Fundraising Expenses $92,990
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $29,037,447
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-228,988
   
Net Assets $2,642,554

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 $21,744,921 75.5%
Local Medical Relief Programs $7,066,214 24.5%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
2001-12 02/05/2003 90.69 four stars
2000-12 10/15/2002 92.35 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 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]
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$69,364 0.23% George V. Samson President, CEO

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Medical Relief (MI) 92.24 four stars
Americares (CT) 97.59 four stars
Global Links (PA) 87.62 three stars
International Children's Fund (WI) 92.92 four stars
MedShare (GA) 96.13 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

World Medical Relief
21275 Melrose Avenue
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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