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Human Services : Food Banks, Food Pantries, and Food Distribution

West Texas Food Bank

A West Texas without hunger

four stars

91.56

1008 East Second Street P.O. Box 4242
Odessa, TX 79761
tel: (432) 580-6333   Web Site
EIN: 75-2057692

Board Leadership
Lee Stringham
President

CEO
Libby Campbell
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.56 four stars
  Financial 88.46 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/22/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

For almost 30 years, West Texas Food Bank's mission has been to alleviate hunger through community partnerships. It all began in 1985, when a small group of concerned citizens joined together to provide needed food to those in our communities who have a hard time making ends meet. The Food Bank distributes over four million pounds of donated and purchased food each year to 75,000 people, working through 80 nonprofit partner agencies. These partners are essential in providing food throughout such a vast 19 county area, covering over 34,000 square miles of the Permian Basin and Big Bend. The Food Bank serves as a clearinghouse to solicit, store, inspect, and repack surplus and purchased food for distribution. We are a member of Feeding America, the nation's largest hunger-relief network, and a member of the Texas Food Bank Network. We also run Kids Café, which provides healthy, nutritious afternoon snacks and evening meals to needy children in after-school child care programs.

For almost 30 years, West Texas Food Bank's mission has been to alleviate hunger through community partnerships. It all began in 1985, when a small group of concerned citizens joined together to provide needed food to those in our communities who have a hard time making ends meet. The Food Bank distributes over four million pounds of donated and purchased food each year to 75,000 people, working through 80 nonprofit partner agencies. These partners are essential in providing food throughout such a vast 19 county area, covering over 34,000 square miles of the Permian Basin and Big Bend. The Food Bank serves as a clearinghouse to solicit, store, inspect, and repack surplus and purchased food for distribution. We are a member of Feeding America, the nation's largest hunger-relief network, and a member of the Texas Food Bank Network. We also run Kids Café, which provides healthy, nutritious afternoon snacks and evening meals to needy children in after-school child care programs.

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Financial

three stars

88.46

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 12/22/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
93.4%
  Administrative Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.02
  Program Expenses Growth 6.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by West Texas Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by West Texas Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
West Texas Food Bank (TX) 91.56 four stars
Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry (NC) 86.63 three stars
High Plains Food Bank (TX) 92.06 four stars
Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank (LA) 90.33 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee (TN) 97.17 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,842,403
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $753,439
Total Contributions $12,595,842
   Program Service Revenue $1,023,606
Total Primary Revenue $13,619,448
   Other Revenue $99,728
TOTAL REVENUE $13,719,176
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $14,306,810
   Administrative Expenses $537,617
   Fundraising Expenses $330,347
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $15,174,774
   
Payments to Affiliates $15,942
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,455,598
   
Net Assets $13,490,788

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Food Distribution $14,306,810 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-09 12/22/2017 91.56 four stars
2015-09 09/01/2017 87.44 three stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 85.74 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 87.30 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 90.26 four stars
2013-09 12/01/2014 85.59 three stars
2012-09 11/01/2013 89.87 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 94.33 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 89.17 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 10/01/2010 96.95 four stars
2008-12 11/01/2009 95.05 four stars
2007-12 10/01/2008 85.88 three stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 83.44 three stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 80.11 three stars
2004-12 07/01/2006 80.29 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 75-2057692
Name in IRS Master File WEST TEXAS FOOD BANK
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (603) Non-financial services of facilities to other organizations
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date October, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$103,950 0.68% Libby Campbell Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
West Texas Food Bank (TX) 91.56 four stars
River City Food Bank (CA) 86.94 three stars
Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank (MN) 96.05 four stars
Central Illinois Foodbank (IL) 97.24 four stars
Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan (MI) 93.41 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

West Texas Food Bank
1008 East Second Street
P.O. Box 4242
Odessa, TX 79761
tel: (432) 580-6333
fax: (432) 580-0807
EIN: 75-2057692

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Board Leadership

Lee Stringham
President

CEO

Libby Campbell
Executive Director

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