MOBILE MEALS OF SPARTANBURG Reaches GuideStar Platinum
Allows Donors to Focus on Progress and Results
SPARTANBURG, SOUTH CAROLINA —MOBILE MEALS OF SPARTANBURG today earned the 2018 Platinum GuideStar Nonprofit
Profile Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. By sharing metrics that highlight progress MOBILE MEALS OF SPARTANBURG is making toward its mission, the organization is helping donors move beyond simplistic ways of nonprofit evaluation such as overhead ratios.
"In accordance with our long-held belief in being transparent about our work,” said Jayne McQueen, President, “we are excited to convey our organization’s results in a user-friendly and highly visual manner. By updating our GuideStar Nonprofit Profile to the Platinum level, we can now easily share a wealth of up-to-date organizational metrics with our supporters as well as GuideStar's immense online audience, which includes donors, grant makers, our peers, and the media."
To reach the Platinum level, MOBILE MEALS OF SPARTANBURG added extensive information to its Nonprofit Profile on GuideStar: basic contact and organizational information; in-depth financial information; qualitative information about goals, strategies, and capabilities; and quantitative information about results and progress toward its mission. By taking the time to provide this information, Mobile Meals of Spartanburg has demonstrated its commitment to transparency and to giving donors and funders meaningful data to evaluate MOBILE MEALS OF SPARTANBURG. "I encourage you to visit our profile on GuideStar to see what we're all about," added Jayne McQueen. “We’re thrilled that our GuideStar Platinum Nonprofit Profile and its associated benefits help us better communicate our organization’s exciting initiatives."
Mobile Meals of Spartanburg will celebrate 41 years of service to Spartanburg County this year. Mobile Meals mission is to glorify God by delivering nutritious meals, services, and fellowship to the frail and homebound or Spartanburg County. Each weekday we provide meals to 1200 meal recipients throughout Spartanburg using 130 volunteers to deliver the meal.
About GuideStar Nonprofit Profiles
The GuideStar database contains a profile for every tax-exempt nonprofit registered with the IRS. GuideStar encourages every nonprofit to claim and update its profile at no cost to the organization. Updating allows nonprofits to share a wealth of up-to-date information with the more than 8 million people who visit GuideStar to learn more about nonprofit organizations each year. Updating also allows nonprofits to share information with the more than 200 philanthropic websites and applications that are powered by GuideStar data. To reach a given participation level, organizations need to complete all required fields for that participation level. The GuideStar participation levels, acknowledged as symbols of transparency in the nonprofit sector, are displayed on all updated
participants' profiles in the GuideStar database.
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