Statistics

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Funding

Revenue to support administrative costs, supplies, equipment, insurance, operating expenses and vehicle purchase and maintenance comes from many individuals, corporations, and grants. This program has also been funded, in part, by a Community Development Block Grant, City of Evansville, Indiana,and the Vanderburgh Medical Alliance. Our office space is graciously donated by Ascension St. Vincent Building Corp.

Meals on Wheels conducts one annual fund drive, a letter campaign in November.

Gifts are tax deductible and always appreciated.

2019 Donor Mix

Partnerships

Altrusa International of Evansville supplies birthday gifts for our clients.

In the past, we have partnered with Visiting Nurses, Evansville Public Library and the Tristate Food Bank to provide other services to our clients and are open to future partnerships.




MEALS ON WHEELS' 2017 ANNUAL REPORT

PURPOSE

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To provide nutritionally balanced meals to homebound individuals who live alone or with another disabled person, and who, due to illness or disability, cannot prepare adequate meals, and to provide a daily check on the client.

PROGRAM

Meals on Wheels of Evansville is a not-for-profit, primarily volunteer organization that provides hot, nutritious meals to the homebound. This is a noon meal delivered five days a week. The meals are prepared at the two local hospitals and delivered by a team of 77 volunteers. The meals are prepared under the direction of the dietary department and special diets can be accommodated. Each client fills out an application which is signed by his/her physician,giving MOW a diet order. There is usually no waiting period once the application is received. Eligibility requirements for the program are as follows:

  • Client must be essentially homebound;
  • Client must live within the city limits of Evansville (some flexibility);
  • An application form must be completed and signed by both the applicant and the physician.
  • There is a minimum charge of $18.00 per week per person to recover the cost of the food.
  • MOW hotbox keeps meals warm

    ACTIVITIES

    In 2017, 248 clients were served. Meals on Wheels delivered 25,614 meals. Birthday gifts, which are provided by the Altrusa International Club, were delivered to each client on their birthday. We also networked with other organizations throughout the year to provide information and/or services to our clients.

    GOVERNING BODY

    Meals on Wheels is under the direction of a board of directors composed of various community leaders who are concerned with the needs of the homebound. The members total 20. There are three paid part-time staff members: an Executive Director, Program Coordinator, and Volunteer Coordinator.

    FINANCIAL

    Total Revenue:  $ 209,094   Included in the expenses:
    Total Expenses: $ 181,820   Program Expenses $163,167
          Gen/Admin Expenses $ 18,653
    *Figures are taken from our 2017 Audit  Total Expenses $181,820

    Our Fund Raising Expense, which is included in the Gen/Admin Expense Total, was $208.24 in 2017.

    Our printing supplies, such as stationary, envelopes, and the brochures were all donated by the Deaconess Public Affairs Department.

    MEALS ON WHEELS IS A 501(c)(3) TAX EXEMPT ORGANIZATION


    MEALS ON WHEELS' 2018 ANNUAL REPORT

    PURPOSE

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    To provide nutritionally balanced meals to homebound individuals who live alone or with another disabled person, and who, due to illness or disability, cannot prepare adequate meals, and to provide a daily check on the client.

    PROGRAM

    Meals on Wheels of Evansville is a not-for-profit, primarily volunteer organization that provides hot, nutritious meals to the homebound. This is a noon meal delivered five days a week. The meals are prepared at the two local hospitals and delivered by a team of 77 volunteers. The meals are prepared under the direction of the dietary department and special diets can be accommodated. Each client fills out an application which is signed by his/her physician, giving MOW a diet order. There is usually no waiting period once the application is received. Eligibility requirements for the program are as follows:

  • Client must be essentially homebound;
  • Client must live within the city limits of Evansville (some flexibility);
  • An application form must be completed and signed by both the applicant and the physician.
  • There is a minimum charge of $18.00 per week per person to recover the cost of the food.
  • ACTIVITIES

    In 2018, 244 clients were served. Meals on Wheels delivered 24,091 meals. Birthday gifts, which are provided by the Altrusa International Club, were delivered to each client on their birthday. We also networked with other organizations throughout the year to provide information and/or services to our clients.

    GOVERNING BODY

    Meals on Wheels is under the direction of a board of directors composed of various community leaders who are concerned with the needs of the homebound. The members total 20. There are three paid part-time staff members: an Executive Director, Program Coordinator, and Volunteer Coordinator.

    FINANCIAL

    Total Revenue:  $158,333   Included in the expenses:
    Total Expenses: $173,227   Program Expenses $154,277
          Gen/Admin Expenses $18,950
    *Figures are taken from our 2018 Audit  Total Expenses $173,227

    Our Fund Raising Expense, which is included in the Gen/Admin Expense Total, was $208.25 in 2018.

    Our printing supplies, such as stationary, envelopes, and the brochures were all donated by the Deaconess Public Affairs Department.

    MEALS ON WHEELS IS A 501(c)(3) TAX EXEMPT ORGANIZATION


    MEALS ON WHEELS' 2019 ANNUAL REPORT

    PURPOSE

    To provide nutritionally balanced meals to homebound individuals who live alone or with another disabled person, and who, due to illness or disability, cannot prepare adequate meals, and to provide a daily check on the client.

    PROGRAM

    Meals on Wheels of Evansville is a not-for-profit, primarily volunteer organization that provides hot, nutritious meals to the homebound. This is a noon meal delivered five days a week. The meals are prepared at the two local hospitals and delivered by a team of 72 volunteers. The meals are prepared under the direction of the dietary department and special diets can be accommodated. Each client fills out an application which is signed by his/her physician, giving MOW a diet order. There is usually no waiting period once the application is received. Eligibility requirements for the program are as follows:

  • Client must be essentially homebound;
  • Client must live within the city limits of Evansville (some flexibility);
  • An application form must be completed and signed by both the applicant and the physician.
  • There is a minimum charge of $18.00 per week per person to recover the cost of the food.
  • ACTIVITIES

    In 2019, 268 clients were served. Meals on Wheels delivered 23,926 meals. Birthday gifts, which are provided by the Altrusa International Club, were delivered to each client on their birthday. We also networked with other organizations throughout the year to provide information and/or services to our clients.

    GOVERNING BODY

    Meals on Wheels is under the direction of a board of directors composed of various community leaders who are concerned with the needs of the homebound. The members total 20. There are three paid part-time staff members: an Executive Director, Program Coordinator, and Volunteer Coordinator.

    FINANCIAL

    Total Revenue:  $207,596   Included in the expenses:
    Total Expenses: $174,637   Program Expenses $154,842
          Gen/Admin Expenses $19,795
    *Figures are taken from our 2019 Audit  Total Expenses $174,637

    Our Fund Raising Expense, which is included in the Gen/Admin Expense Total, was $251.37 in 2019.

    Our printing supplies, such as stationary, envelopes, and the brochures were all donated by the Deaconess Public Affairs Department.

    MEALS ON WHEELS IS A 501(c)(3) TAX EXEMPT ORGANIZATION


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