Human Services : Social Services

Meals on Wheels Central Texas

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four stars

92.61

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 92.61 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Meals on Wheels and More (MOWAM ) 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 and More (MOWAM ) 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 September 2019, 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

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
86.2%
  Administrative Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.58
  Program Expenses Growth 11.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 32.6%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,088,210
   Federated Campaigns $14,803
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $931,888
Total Contributions $4,034,901
   Program Service Revenue $9,720,427
Total Primary Revenue $13,755,328
   Other Revenue $41,884
TOTAL REVENUE $13,797,212
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,697,816
   Administrative Expenses $649,417
   Fundraising Expenses $873,470
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,220,703
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,576,509
   
Net Assets $7,641,534

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$217,239 1.77% Dan Pruett President, CEO

Mission

Meals on Wheels and More (MOWAM ) 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.

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Meals on Wheels Central Texas (TX) 92.61 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