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Project Angel Heart

A meal with heart gives hope

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four stars

93.93

4950 Washington Street Denver, CO 80216
tel: (303) 830-0202   Web Site
EIN: 84-1199481

Board Leadership
Lorez Meinhold
Chair

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.93 four stars
  Financial 91.42 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1991, Project Angel Heart's mission is to improve health and well-being for people with life-threatening illnesses by preparing and delivering medically tailored meals and promoting the power of food as medicine. Our team of professional chefs and registered dietitian make each meal from scratch and modify meals according to recipients' medical and dietary needs, ensuring they receive the medically tailored nutrition they need to heal and feel better. Loving volunteers deliver the meals each week, at no cost to recipients, who are Denver and Colorado Springs residents living with cancer, HIV/AIDS, kidney/heart/lung disease, and other life-threatening illnesses.

Founded in 1991, Project Angel Heart's mission is to improve health and well-being for people with life-threatening illnesses by preparing and delivering medically tailored meals and promoting the power of food as medicine. Our team of professional chefs and registered dietitian make each meal from scratch and modify meals according to recipients' medical and dietary needs, ensuring they receive the medically tailored nutrition they need to heal and feel better. Loving volunteers deliver the meals each week, at no cost to recipients, who are Denver and Colorado Springs residents living with cancer, HIV/AIDS, kidney/heart/lung disease, and other life-threatening illnesses.

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Financial

four stars

91.42

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

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)
83.9%
  Administrative Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.85
  Program Expenses Growth 9.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Project Angel Heart on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Project Angel Heart on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Project Angel Heart (CO) 93.93 four stars
Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries (CT) 93.84 four stars
Meals on Wheels People (OR) 91.27 four stars
Kids' Food Basket (MI) 92.18 four stars
Project Open Hand (CA) 85.66 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,398,608
   Federated Campaigns $36,026
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $647,366
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $261,363
Total Contributions $3,343,363
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,343,363
   Other Revenue $-32,220
TOTAL REVENUE $3,311,143
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $2,966,077
   Administrative Expenses $133,308
   Fundraising Expenses $429,127
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,528,512
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-217,369
   
Net Assets $6,055,391

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
Meal Delivery $3,007,068 100.0%

Ratings History
Project Angel Heart has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-09 02/01/2019 93.93 four stars
2016-09 03/01/2018 94.47 four stars
2015-09 04/01/2017 94.39 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2016 94.27 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 89.20 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 88.84 three stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 93.06 four stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 94.45 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 89.54 three stars
2009-12 11/01/2011 94.37 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 92.96 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 92.05 four stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 93.88 four stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 93.46 four stars
2006-12 09/01/2007 93.16 four stars
2004-12 11/01/2005 90.80 four stars
2003-12 08/01/2005 88.87 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 84-1199481
Name in IRS Master File PROJECT ANGEL HEART
NTEE Code S80
NTEE Classification Community Service Clubs
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (408) Community service organization
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 April, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$115,018 3.25% Erin Pulling President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Project Angel Heart (CO) 93.93 four stars
St. John's Bread & Life (NY) 89.71 three stars
God's Love We Deliver (NY) 91.62 four stars
New York Common Pantry (NY) 96.46 four stars
Waste Not (AZ) 94.69 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Project Angel Heart
4950 Washington Street
Denver, CO 80216
tel: (303) 830-0202
fax: (303) 830-1840
EIN: 84-1199481

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Board Leadership

Lorez Meinhold
Chair

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