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Meals on Wheels of Greenville

Enhancing quality of life for homebound individuals by providing nutritious meals, personal contact and related services

three stars

87.18

15 Oregon Street Greenville, SC 29605
tel: (864) 233-6565   Web Site
EIN: 57-0531378

Board Leadership
Laura Hodge
Chair

CEO
Catriona Carlisle
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.18 three stars
  Financial 81.87 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1968, Meals on Wheels has grown to a volunteer corps of more than 2,500 individual, group and corporate volunteers serving 1,500 meals daily throughout Greenville County. All of our clients are referred by a physician and there never has been a waiting list. Meals are provided free of charge and there is no financial qualification to receive meals. Our clients are homebound and physically or mentally challenged to a point where meal preparation is nearly impossible. Most clients live alone or with another incapacitated person. Volunteers monitor the welfare of the clients on their routes and serve as a link to other community-based services such as transportation, home health services, financial services and even home repair and handicap accessible modifications. Over the past forty-two years, Meals on Wheels has served more than nine million meals to people in need.

Since 1968, Meals on Wheels has grown to a volunteer corps of more than 2,500 individual, group and corporate volunteers serving 1,500 meals daily throughout Greenville County. All of our clients are referred by a physician and there never has been a waiting list. Meals are provided free of charge and there is no financial qualification to receive meals. Our clients are homebound and physically or mentally challenged to a point where meal preparation is nearly impossible. Most clients live alone or with another incapacitated person. Volunteers monitor the welfare of the clients on their routes and serve as a link to other community-based services such as transportation, home health services, financial services and even home repair and handicap accessible modifications. Over the past forty-two years, Meals on Wheels has served more than nine million meals to people in need.

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Financial

three stars

81.87

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2018 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)
81.4%
  Administrative Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.74
  Program Expenses Growth 0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Meals on Wheels of Greenville on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Meals on Wheels of Greenville on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Meals on Wheels of Greenville (SC) 87.18 three stars
making change (CO) 88.37 three stars
Farm Aid (MA) 88.38 three stars
Food & Friends (DC) 88.01 three stars
Wholesome Wave (CT) 88.04 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,387,900
   Federated Campaigns $57,639
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $228,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,673,539
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,673,539
   Other Revenue $271,101
TOTAL REVENUE $1,944,640
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,719,603
   Administrative Expenses $114,046
   Fundraising Expenses $278,969
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,112,618
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-167,978
   
Net Assets $1,482,909

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
Distributing Meals $1,719,603 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 04/01/2018 87.18 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 87.56 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.54 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 84.57 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 89.60 three stars
2012-12 10/01/2014 89.13 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 86.63 three stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 81.33 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 79.29 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 78.86 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 76.91 two stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 83.80 three stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 96.39 four stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 96.21 four stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 93.43 four stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 75.17 two stars
2003-12 04/01/2005 69.90 one star

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

EIN 57-0531378
Name in IRS Master File MEALS ON WHEELS OF GREENVILLE INC
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 (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(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 September, 1971
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, 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
$74,140 3.50% Catriona Carlisle Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Meals on Wheels of Greenville (SC) 87.18 three stars
Citymeals-on-Wheels (NY) 88.66 three stars
St. Vincent de Paul Society of Marin County (CA) 91.36 four stars
making change (CO) 88.37 three stars
Meals on Wheels of the Monterey Peninsula (CA) 91.42 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Meals on Wheels of Greenville
15 Oregon Street
Greenville, SC 29605
tel: (864) 233-6565
fax: (864) 235-1264
EIN: 57-0531378

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Board Leadership

Laura Hodge
Chair

CEO

Catriona Carlisle
Executive Director

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