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FAQs for Donors

How do I know my donation is secure?

Metro Meals on Wheels takes your security and confidentiality seriously. We partner with Heartland Payment Systems, a trusted transaction administrator for thousands of charitable organizations, to ensure your transaction is secure and your information is safe. We will not share your personal information with anyone else, including other charitable organizations, for any reason. See our privacy policy for more.

Is my donation tax deductible?

Yes! Metro Meals on Wheels is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization, making your donation 100 percent tax-deductible. You’ll receive a receipt when you complete your donation, which you should save for tax purposes. 

What is your tax ID number?

Our Tax ID Number is 31-1501057.

What is your privacy policy?

You can find our privacy policy here.

Will I receive a receipt?

Yes. When you submit an online donation, you’ll receive a receipt at the email address you provide. If you become a sustaining donor, you’ll receive a monthly receipt for your recurring donation.

Can I see financial reports from your organization?

Yes! At Metro Meals on Wheels, we strongly believe in sharing important information with our clients, donors and volunteers. View past annual reports and tax forms.

How do I know my donation is being put to good use?

We work hard to be good stewards of our donors' contributions. We are proud to note that we have received the "Meets Standards" rating by the Charities Review Council. You can also view our annual report and financial statements on our reports page.

Meals on Wheels client, who appreciates what donations bring him

"I am a disabled senior citizen. For me, Meals on Wheels provides my main meal each day. They do an excellent job of making sure I get a hot balanced meal each day."

- Meals on Wheels client, Minneapolis