Agriculture, Food, Nutrition

Meals On Wheels of San Francisco Inc

  • San Francisco, CA
  • http://www.mowsf.org/

Mission Statement

Our agency's mission of delivering nutritious balanced meals to homebound seniors in San Francisco has remained the same since our founding in 1970. For over 40 years, MOWSF has set the standard for alleviating the financial and emotional costs of premature and/or inappropriate institutionalization of seniors. MOWSF is the only home-delivered meal program in San Francisco that provides two home-delivered meals a day and the only organization that delivers therapeutic meals city-wide.

Main Programs

  1. Home-delivered Meals

service areas

California

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Areas Served Narrative

San Francisco, CA

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ruling year

1971

Principal Officer since 2007

Ashley C. McCumber

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Keywords

meals, wheels, elderly, food, nutrition, homebound, home

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EIN

94-1741155

 Number

8512703343

Physical Address

1375 Fairfax Ave

San Francisco, CA 94124

Also Known As

MOWSF

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Meals on Wheels (K36)

Food Service, Free Food Distribution Programs (K30)

Senior Centers/Services (P81)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Impact statement

Meals On Wheels of San Francisco exists to alleviate the food insecurity and loneliness experienced by seniors who want to stay in their home but cannot shop or prepare meals for themselves.

Programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

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Program 1

Home-delivered Meals

Meals On Wheels of San Francisco’s state-of-the-art kitchen gives us the flexibility to produce a cost-effective, three-tiered food plan of hot, chilled and frozen meals. Diabetic, low-sodium, and mechanically softened meal plans are available for seniors with special nutritional needs, and each of our meals meets one-third of the recommended daily allowance of nutrients for this age group. The unique services we offer make us the only viable option for many of our clients.

Category

Human Services

Budget

$6,000,000.00

Population Served

General Public/Unspecified

service areas

California

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Areas Served Narrative

San Francisco, CA

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Financials

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MEALS ON WHEELS OF SAN FRANCISCO INC
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Meals On Wheels of San Francisco Inc

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Ashley C. McCumber

BIO

Ashley C. McCumber was appointed Executive Director of Meals on Wheels San Francisco effective August 1, 2007. As Executive Director, Mr. McCumber oversees the daily operations of the organization, spearheads fundraising and development initiatives, and acts as the liaison to government and community agencies. He succeeds Sima Dahi following her eight years of dedicated service to the organization.

Prior to joining MOWSF, Mr. McCumber was the President/Chief Executive Officer of United South End Settlements (USES) in Boston, Massachusetts, joining that Agency in 2002. Mr. McCumber was successful at increasing programming for families and children, and boosting the agency's offerings which improved cohesion and civic participation in the South End and Lower Roxbury neighborhoods. As President of USES, Mr. McCumber oversaw a $3.7 million annual operating budget, supporting four facilities. He was responsible for the delivery of a wide-range of community-based human service programs delivered in a traditional settlement house fashion. These programs were overlapping and intricately linked to reach people of all ages and backgrounds.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Leslie Gibin

Co-owner, Perbacco Restaurant; VP Credit Resources

Term: July 2010 -

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