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    West Ohio Food Bank
    Impact & Measurement
    Accountability & Finance
    Culture & Community
    Leadership & Adaptability

    West Ohio Food Bank

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    501(c)(3) organization
    Donations are tax-deductible
    PO BOX 1566
    Lima OH 45802-1566

    Lima OH | IRS ruling year: 1990 | EIN: 34-1587528  
    An EIN is a unique nine-digit number that identifies a business for tax purposes.
    An EIN is a unique nine-digit number that identifies a business for tax purposes.
     
    Organization Mission
    Everyone should have access to healthy, nutritious food. Together with our partners, we provide nutritious food to those in need.
     

    Rating Information

    rating
    Great

    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: 42% Accountability & Finance, 53% Impact & Measurement, 5% Culture & Community. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

    Historical Ratings
    Charity Navigator's ratings previously did not consider Leadership & Adaptability, Culture & Community, or Impact & Measurement. The historic rating mainly reflects a version of today’s Accountability and Finance score. More information on our previous rating methodologies can be found on our rating methodology page.
     
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    Rating Report

    Impact & Measurement
    Score

    100

    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.

    Assessments

    Impact

    100 out of 100 points

    100% of Impact & Measurement score
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    Impact Determination
    100 out of 100 points
     
    Impact Statement
    This impact rating was produced under a previous methodology that is no longer used to produce new ratings, and we are therefore unable to generate a dollar-specific impact statement.
    Program Context
    West Ohio Food Bank primarily collects, warehouses and distributes food to front-line organizations like food pantries and soup kitchens. It also manages smaller programs that provide groceries directly to beneficiaries.
    Data Time Period
    7/1/17 to 6/30/18
    Benchmark for Scoring
    Impact & Results scores of food distribution programs are based on the cost of a meal relative to the cost that a food-secure person incurs to buy a meal in that county. Programs receive an Impact & Results score of 100 if they are less than 75% the cost of a meal and a score of 80 if they are less than 125%. If a nonprofit reports impact but doesn't meet the benchmark for cost-effectiveness, it earns a score of 65.
    This nonprofit's cost per meal is less than 125% of the local meal cost.
    Methodology
    Public data
    Data Source
    These data were submitted directly by the nonprofit.

    Measurement

    Unscored

    0% of Impact & Measurement score
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    Program Planning and Design
     
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    Program Development
     
    This section assesses the consideration of stakeholders in program objectives and activities.
    Data Collection and Analysis
     
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    Reporting and Distribution of Results
     
    This section assesses reporting and disseminating program results.
    Use of Results
     
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