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Feed My Starving Children
401 93rd Avenue NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55433
tel: (763) 504-2919
fax: (763) 504-5235
EIN: 41-1601449

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Board Leadership

Leif Syverson
Board Chair


Mark Crea
CEO/Executive Director

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International : Humanitarian Relief Supplies

Feed My Starving Children

Turn Hunger into Hope with Your Own Two Hands

(out of 100)
Overall 99.14 4 stars
  Financial 98.79 4 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 4 stars
This rating was published 02/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  Administrative Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Primary Revenue Growth 18.4%
  Program Expenses Growth 20.4%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.26
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Feed My Starving Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Income Statement     (FYE 02/2015)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $29,799,128
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $790,205
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $30,589,333
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $30,589,333
   Other Revenue $861,922
TOTAL REVENUE $31,451,255
   Program Expenses $27,349,006
   Administrative Expenses $2,006,553
   Fundraising Expenses $1,736,491
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $359,205
Net Assets $8,191,447


Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 02/2015)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$190,576 0.61% Mark Crea CEO


A Christian non-profit, Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) has tackled world hunger since 1987 by sending volunteer-packed, nutritious meals to 70 countries. These meals are specifically designed to reverse and prevent malnutrition and are used in schools, orphanages, clinics and feeding programs to break the cycle of poverty. In 2015, FMSC welcomed more than 1 million volunteers to pack nearly 273 million meals through its permanent sites and nationwide MobilePack program. The Minnesota-based charity spends 92% of total donations directly on feeding the hungry and has earned the highest 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for 11 consecutive years. Visit for more information.

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