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Meals-on-Wheels Greater San Diego

Supporting the independence and well-being of seniors

four stars

91.25

2254 San Diego Avenue Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92110
tel: (800) 573-6467   Web Site
EIN: 95-2660509

Board Leadership
Peggy Strand
Chair

CEO
Debbie Case
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.25 four stars
  Financial 87.63 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Meals-on-Wheels Greater San Diego is to support the independence and well being of seniors. Meals-on-Wheels home-delivers two meals a day, for seven days a week (including holidays), and provides modified diets, to seniors, age 60 and older, throughout San Diego County from San Ysidro to Oceanside, Alpine to the Coast, and most areas in between. Meals-on-Wheels is committed to reducing the isolation experienced by so many elderly. Meals are delivered to seniors' homes by volunteers. Frequently the volunteer may be the only person the senior sees all day, providing human contact and a safety net, particularly for those seniors living alone.

The mission of Meals-on-Wheels Greater San Diego is to support the independence and well being of seniors. Meals-on-Wheels home-delivers two meals a day, for seven days a week (including holidays), and provides modified diets, to seniors, age 60 and older, throughout San Diego County from San Ysidro to Oceanside, Alpine to the Coast, and most areas in between. Meals-on-Wheels is committed to reducing the isolation experienced by so many elderly. Meals are delivered to seniors' homes by volunteers. Frequently the volunteer may be the only person the senior sees all day, providing human contact and a safety net, particularly for those seniors living alone.

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Financial

three stars

87.63

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

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)
82.3%
  Administrative Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.59
  Program Expenses Growth 3.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Meals-on-Wheels Greater San Diego on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Meals-on-Wheels Greater San Diego on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Meals-on-Wheels Greater San Diego (CA) 91.25 four stars
Arlington Food Assistance Center (VA) 91.68 four stars
Meals On Wheels America (VA) 94.84 four stars
Valley Outreach (MN) 90.90 four stars
D.C. Central Kitchen (DC) 88.97 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,002,683
   Federated Campaigns $6,942
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $260,525
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $100,438
Total Contributions $7,370,588
   Program Service Revenue $1,610,474
Total Primary Revenue $8,981,062
   Other Revenue $317,936
TOTAL REVENUE $9,298,998
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,796,251
   Administrative Expenses $339,632
   Fundraising Expenses $457,146
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,593,029
   
Payments to Affiliates $500
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,705,969
   
Net Assets $10,105,040

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
Home-Delivery of Meals to Elderly $3,796,251 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 08/01/2019 91.25 four stars
2017-09 10/01/2018 89.77 three stars
2017-09 09/01/2018 88.64 three stars
2016-09 12/01/2017 90.92 four stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 92.36 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 89.47 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 84.87 three stars
2013-09 10/01/2014 88.03 three stars
2012-09 08/01/2013 87.64 three stars
2011-09 07/01/2012 81.49 three stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 77.85 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 11/01/2010 67.65 one star
2008-09 07/01/2009 67.71 one star
2006-12 11/01/2007 72.17 two stars
2005-12 10/01/2006 87.00 three stars
2004-12 10/01/2005 91.79 four stars
2003-12 04/01/2005 88.88 three 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 95-2660509
Name in IRS Master File MEALS-ON-WHEELS GREATER SAN DIEGO 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
(569) Referral service (social agencies)
(575) Services for the aged (see also 153 ad 382)
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 January, 1972
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$165,683 3.60% Deborah J. Case President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Meals-on-Wheels Greater San Diego (CA) 91.25 four stars
Community Cooperative (FL) 90.68 four stars
Meals On Wheels America (VA) 94.84 four stars
St. Vincent de Paul Society of Marin County (CA) 96.42 four stars
Meals on Wheels People (OR) 91.27 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Meals-on-Wheels Greater San Diego
2254 San Diego Avenue
Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92110
tel: (800) 573-6467
fax: (619) 260-6373
EIN: 95-2660509

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Board Leadership

Peggy Strand
Chair

CEO

Debbie Case
President, CEO

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