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Meals on Wheels Central Texas

Compassion in action

four stars

90.02

3227 East Fifth Street Austin, TX 78702
tel: (512) 476-6325   Web Site
EIN: 23-7202594

Board Leadership
Meg Youngblood
Board Chair

CEO
Adam Hauser
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.02 four stars
  Financial 85.90 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Meals on Wheels Central Texas seeks to nourish and enrich the lives of the homebound and other people in need through programs that promote dignity and independent living. MOWAM began in 1972 as an East Austin-based, grassroots organization staffed by only eight volunteers. What began serving 29 seniors has now expanded into a multi-service organization of 5,000 volunteers serving almost 2,500 elderly and disabled persons each day. Aside from preparing an average of 936,009 meals in 2008 year, MOWAM also offers many other programs designed to keep people healthy and living in their own homes.

Meals on Wheels Central Texas seeks to nourish and enrich the lives of the homebound and other people in need through programs that promote dignity and independent living. MOWAM began in 1972 as an East Austin-based, grassroots organization staffed by only eight volunteers. What began serving 29 seniors has now expanded into a multi-service organization of 5,000 volunteers serving almost 2,500 elderly and disabled persons each day. Aside from preparing an average of 936,009 meals in 2008 year, MOWAM also offers many other programs designed to keep people healthy and living in their own homes.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of meals served or provided
675,150
Number of clients served
4,932
Number of older adults being supported to live at home through home care, assistive technology, and/or personal support plans
3,318
This impact information is current as of January 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

85.90

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
86.7%
  Administrative Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.53
  Program Expenses Growth 8.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 33.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Meals on Wheels Central Texas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Meals on Wheels Central Texas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Meals on Wheels Central Texas (TX) 90.02 four stars
FamilyWorks (WA) 90.19 four stars
Hunger Free America (NY) 88.51 three stars
Caring for Friends (PA) 85.43 three stars
St. Vincent de Paul Society of Marin County (CA) 95.05 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,755,111
   Federated Campaigns $14,190
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $546,663
   Government Grants $378,061
Total Contributions $3,694,025
   Program Service Revenue $9,037,420
Total Primary Revenue $12,731,445
   Other Revenue $35,913
TOTAL REVENUE $12,767,358
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,039,374
   Administrative Expenses $843,053
   Fundraising Expenses $991,525
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,873,952
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-106,594
   
Net Assets $7,566,377

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
Meals on Wheels $4,462,309 40.4%
Home Repair $1,271,122 11.5%
Congregate Program $1,100,746 10.0%

Ratings History
Meals on Wheels Central Texas has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 02/01/2020 90.02 four stars
2017-09 02/01/2019 92.61 four stars
2016-09 03/01/2018 92.86 four stars
2015-09 03/01/2017 90.34 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 90.27 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/22/2015 92.91 four stars
2013-09 09/01/2015 89.78 three stars
2013-09 07/01/2015 89.39 three stars
2013-09 06/01/2015 86.71 three stars
2012-09 12/01/2013 94.16 four stars
2011-09 12/01/2012 91.65 four stars
2010-09 12/01/2011 92.66 four stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 94.50 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 12/01/2010 93.33 four stars
2008-09 03/01/2010 90.73 four stars
2007-09 02/01/2009 90.80 four stars
2006-09 02/01/2008 90.78 four stars
2005-09 02/01/2007 90.69 four stars
2004-09 02/01/2006 90.75 four stars
2003-09 04/01/2005 88.17 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 23-7202594
Name in IRS Master File MEALS ON WHEELS AND MORE 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 (159) Nurses register or bureau
(160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
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, 1974
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, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$152,134 1.18% Adam I. Hauser President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Meals on Wheels Central Texas (TX) 90.02 four stars
Caring for Friends (PA) 85.43 three stars
Loaves and Fishes for St. Louis, Inc. (MO) 87.71 three stars
Religious Community Services (FL) 91.94 four stars
Meals on Wheels of Tampa (FL) 96.64 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Meals on Wheels Central Texas
3227 East Fifth Street
Austin, TX 78702
tel: (512) 476-6325
fax: (512) 476-6478
EIN: 23-7202594

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Board Leadership

Meg Youngblood
Board Chair

CEO

Adam Hauser
President & CEO

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