Human Services : Social Services

Trenton Area Soup Kitchen

Meeting the needs of our hungry neighbors in Mercer County

four stars

97.46

72 1/2 Escher Street Trenton, NJ 08609
tel: (609) 695-5456   Web Site
EIN: 22-2392881

Board Leadership
Sajid Syed
Chair

CEO
Joyce E. Campbell
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.46 four stars
  Financial 96.41 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK) was founded in the early 1980's by a small group of individuals from local churches and service organizations. Their goal was to feed the truly needy people of Trenton five days a week. TASK is a non-sectarian organization whose mission is to feed those who are hungry in the Trenton area and offer programs to encourage self-sufficiency and improve the quality of life of its patrons. TASK provides more than 4,000 free and nutritious meals per week. We direct our activities toward helping patrons achieve healthier lifestyles, increased self-esteem, and self-sufficiency.

The Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK) was founded in the early 1980's by a small group of individuals from local churches and service organizations. Their goal was to feed the truly needy people of Trenton five days a week. TASK is a non-sectarian organization whose mission is to feed those who are hungry in the Trenton area and offer programs to encourage self-sufficiency and improve the quality of life of its patrons. TASK provides more than 4,000 free and nutritious meals per week. We direct our activities toward helping patrons achieve healthier lifestyles, increased self-esteem, and self-sufficiency.

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Financial

four stars

96.41

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
85.9%
  Administrative Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.22
  Program Expenses Growth 5.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Trenton Area Soup Kitchen on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Trenton Area Soup Kitchen on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,445,516
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $81,125
Total Contributions $3,526,641
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,526,641
   Other Revenue $110,747
TOTAL REVENUE $3,637,388
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,699,767
   Administrative Expenses $379,725
   Fundraising Expenses $135,821
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,215,313
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $422,075
   
Net Assets $7,539,321

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$62,912 1.95% Joyce Campbell Executive Director

Mission

The Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK) was founded in the early 1980's by a small group of individuals from local churches and service organizations. Their goal was to feed the truly needy people of Trenton five days a week. TASK is a non-sectarian organization whose mission is to feed those who are hungry in the Trenton area and offer programs to encourage self-sufficiency and improve the quality of life of its patrons. TASK provides more than 4,000 free and nutritious meals per week. We direct our activities toward helping patrons achieve healthier lifestyles, increased self-esteem, and self-sufficiency.

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Charity Contact Info

Trenton Area Soup Kitchen
72 1/2 Escher Street
Trenton, NJ 08609
tel: (609) 695-5456
fax: (609) 695-1225
EIN: 22-2392881

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 872
Trenton, NJ 08605

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Board Leadership

Sajid Syed
Chair

CEO

Joyce E. Campbell
Executive Director