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    Feed the Children
    Impact & Measurement
    Accountability & Finance
    Culture & Community
    Leadership & Adaptability

    Feed the Children

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    501(c)(3) organization
    Donations are tax-deductible
    333 North Meridian Avenue
    P.O. Box 36Oklahoma City OK 73101

    Oklahoma City OK | IRS ruling year: 1967 | EIN: 73-6108657  
    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
    At Feed the Children, we feed hungry kids. We envision a world where no child goes to bed hungry. In the U.S. and internationally, we are dedicated to helping famili ... (More)
     

    Rating Information

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    Great

    This charity's score is 90%, 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, 50% Impact & Measurement, 10% Leadership & Adaptability. 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

    80

    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

    80 out of 100 points

    100% of Impact & Measurement score
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    Impact Determination
    80 out of 100 points
     
    Impact Statement
    $4.10 provides a meal to a person in need. [2021 USD]
    Program Context
    The nonprofit collects, stores, and distributes food to front-line organizations like food pantries and soup kitchens.
    Data Time Period
    7/1/21 to 6/30/22
    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
    Nonprofit submission
    Data Source
    These data were submitted directly by the nonprofit.

    Measurement

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    Data Collection and Analysis
     
    This section assesses the best practices used in collecting and analyzing program data.
    Reporting and Distribution of Results
     
    This section assesses reporting and disseminating program results.
    Use of Results
     
    This section assesses the use of results to guide learning.