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    Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank

    Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank


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    ...501(c)(3) organization

    ...Donations are tax-deductible


    San Diego CA 92121-2320


    San Diego CA | IRS ruling year: 2006 | EIN: 20-4374795  


    Organization Mission

    The Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank is the largest independent hunger-relief organization in San Diego County, providing food to 500,000 people every month through nearly 500 nonprofit partners and 200 direct distributions. The Food Bank's mission is to provide nutritious food to people in need, advocate for the hungry, and educate the public about hunger-related issues. As a very lean and efficient organization, 93 cents out of every dollar donated to the Food Bank goes directly to programs and services. Last year, the Food Bank distributed more than 59 million pounds of food - more than 1/3 of which was nutritious fresh fruits & vegetables. More than 20,000 volunteers work hard to sort, pack and distribute food, as well as assist with administrative projects and events.


    Rating Information


    This charity's score is 99%, earning it a Four-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.

    This overall score is calculated from multiple beacon scores, weighted as follows: 40% Accountability & Finance, 60% Impact & Results. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

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    Historical Ratings
     Important note on the timeliness of ratings

    The IRS is significantly delayed in processing nonprofits' annual tax filings (Forms 990). As a result, the Accountability & Finance score for Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations. Please check with the charity directly for any questions you may have.

    Rating Report

    • Impact & Results
    • Accountability & Finance
    • Culture & Community
    • Leadership & Adaptability
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    Impact & Results


    Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank has earned a 100% for the Impact & Results beacon. See the metrics below for more information.

    This beacon estimates the actual impact a charity has on the lives of those it serves, and determines whether it is making good use of donor resources to achieve that impact.

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    Additional Information

    Largest Programs

    Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank reported its three largest programs on its FY 2020 Form 990 as:


    Spent in most recent FY


    Percent of program expenses

    Provision of Food and Nonfood Items


    Spent in most recent FY


    Percent of program expenses

    Emergency Food Assistance Program


    Spent in most recent FY


    Percent of program expenses

    Food and Nutrition Education

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