Human Services : Social Services

Meals on Wheels People

Meals on Wheels People

four stars

91.27

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

Board Leadership
Tawnie Nelson
President

CEO
Suzanne Washington
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.27 four stars
  Financial 88.33 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

Impact Information

GlobalGiving is a trusted Impact Information provider for Charity Navigator. GlobalGiving has vetted this charity. GlobalGiving also further provides further information about each charity's commitment to learning and improvement. GlobalGiving's statuses and badges, below, provide information about this charity's effectiveness.  Learn More about Impact Information.
GlobalGiving Status
Partner Status
This organization holds GlobalGiving Partner Status. GG Rewards is the system GlobalGiving uses to reward nonprofits that demonstrate listening to the people they serve, learning, and improving their impact. Organizations receive points which translate into their Status: 52% of organizations are Partner, 22% are Leader, and the top 26% of organizations are Superstar. GlobalGiving is a trusted Impact Information partner of Charity Navigator.
Additional Badges from GlobalGiving
Vetted
This organization has been vetted by GlobalGiving.
This impact information is current as of March 2019, when it was provided to us by GlobalGiving. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology. Further, the availability of GG Rewards information for charities on our site has no effect on Charity Navigator's evaluation of GlobalGiving.

Financial

three stars

88.33

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
82.5%
  Administrative Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.95
  Program Expenses Growth 1.6%
  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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,395,448
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $712,617
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,734,297
Total Contributions $7,842,362
   Program Service Revenue $1,799,808
Total Primary Revenue $9,642,170
   Other Revenue $256,784
TOTAL REVENUE $9,898,954
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,221,721
   Administrative Expenses $929,390
   Fundraising Expenses $939,798
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,090,909
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-191,955
   
Net Assets $19,933,858

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$138,784 1.37% Suzanne Washington Chief Executive Officer

Mission

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Meals on Wheels People (OR) 91.27 four stars
Valley Outreach (MN) 90.90 four stars
Community Cooperative (FL) 93.89 four stars
Second Helpings (IN) 92.61 four stars
Meals on Wheels Central Texas (TX) 90.02 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

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

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Tawnie Nelson
President

CEO

Suzanne Washington
Chief Executive Officer