The mission of Metropolitan Family Service (MFS) is to help people move beyond the limitations of poverty, inequity and social isolation.
MFS delivers proven programs to help people succeed at home, in school and in the community. They are here to support parents and students, to help our older neighbors, to connect working families with vital resources and to energize volunteers and inspire future generations.
Their experienced and dedicated staff partner with volunteers, community members and a dedicated Board of Directors in order to make today's communities work. MFS utilizes direct mail appeals, invitations to fundraising events, grant proposals and internet as its methods of fundraising. MFS receives funding from government grants and contracts, private service fees and contracts, contributions and special events revenue.
According to its audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013, it's fundraising expenses, $307,366, were 4% of related contributions, $7,616,101.