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Meals on Wheels People

Meals on Wheels People

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four stars

92.85

7710 Southwest 31st Avenue Portland, OR 97219
tel: (503) 736-6325   Web Site
EIN: 93-0584318

Board Leadership
Tawnie Nelson
President

CEO
Suzanne Washington
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.85 four stars
  Financial 90.35 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Meals on Wheels People was founded in 1969 with the mission to enrich the lives of seniors, and assist them in maintaining independence, by providing nutritious food, human connections and social support. We also use our expertise and capacity to serve other nutritionally at-risk populations. Today Meals on Wheels People produces 5,700 hot, nutritious meals five days each week in a 14,000-square-foot commercial kitchen located in the heart of Multnomah Village. Meals are then delivered to 30 senior centers throughout Multnomah, Washington and Clark counties where they are served at noon to seniors in center dining rooms or sent out as Meals on Wheels to frail, homebound elderly.

Meals on Wheels People was founded in 1969 with the mission to enrich the lives of seniors, and assist them in maintaining independence, by providing nutritious food, human connections and social support. We also use our expertise and capacity to serve other nutritionally at-risk populations. Today Meals on Wheels People produces 5,700 hot, nutritious meals five days each week in a 14,000-square-foot commercial kitchen located in the heart of Multnomah Village. Meals are then delivered to 30 senior centers throughout Multnomah, Washington and Clark counties where they are served at noon to seniors in center dining rooms or sent out as Meals on Wheels to frail, homebound elderly.

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Financial

four stars

90.35

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
83.3%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.00
  Program Expenses Growth 3.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Meals on Wheels People on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Meals on Wheels People on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Meals on Wheels People (OR) 92.85 four stars
Kids' Food Basket (MI) 90.38 four stars
Wholesome Wave (CT) 88.04 three stars
St. John's Bread & Life (NY) 89.71 three stars
Meals on Wheels of the Monterey Peninsula (CA) 91.42 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,750,860
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $626,107
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,618,524
Total Contributions $7,995,491
   Program Service Revenue $1,689,364
Total Primary Revenue $9,684,855
   Other Revenue $153,986
TOTAL REVENUE $9,838,841
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,192,874
   Administrative Expenses $836,244
   Fundraising Expenses $814,260
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,843,378
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-4,537
   
Net Assets $19,810,726

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
Center Operations $4,611,778 56.3%
Kitchen Operations $3,581,096 43.7%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 08/01/2018 92.85 four stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 97.02 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 94.82 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.58 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 89.63 three stars
2014-06 11/01/2015 89.25 three stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 85.54 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 85.61 three stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 91.70 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 90.34 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 90.50 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 87.46 three stars
2009-06 07/01/2010 95.81 four stars
2008-06 04/01/2009 88.70 three stars
2006-06 08/01/2007 81.70 three stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 82.95 three stars
2004-06 02/01/2006 78.19 two stars
2003-06 10/01/2004 87.68 three stars
2002-06 12/01/2003 91.52 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 93-0584318
Name in IRS Master File MEALS ON WHEELS PEOPLE INC
NTEE Code K30
NTEE Classification Food Service, Free Food Distribution Programs
NTEE Type Food, Agriculture and Nutrition
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (916) Cafeteria, restaurant, snack bar, food services, etc.
(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 June, 1971
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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
$129,558 1.31% Suzanne Washington Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Meals on Wheels People (OR) 92.85 four stars
Second Helpings (IN) 98.23 four stars
Project Angel Heart (CO) 94.47 four stars
Open Arms of Minnesota (MN) 89.92 three stars
St. John's Bread & Life (NY) 89.71 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Meals on Wheels People
7710 Southwest 31st Avenue
Portland, OR 97219
tel: (503) 736-6325
fax: (503) 736-6322
EIN: 93-0584318

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 19477
Portland, OR 97280

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Board Leadership

Tawnie Nelson
President

CEO

Suzanne Washington
Executive Director

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