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Human Services : Social Services

Ecumenical Hunger Program

Fighting Hunger and Poverty in the Community

four stars

95.05

2411 Pulgas Avenue East Palo Alto, CA 94303
tel: (650) 323-7781   Web Site
EIN: 94-2476942

Board Leadership
Kurt Taylor
Board Chair

CEO
Lesia Preston
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.05 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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 9.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.02
  Program Expenses Growth 11.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ecumenical Hunger Program on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ecumenical Hunger Program on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ecumenical Hunger Program (CA) 95.05 four stars
May Dugan Center (OH) 90.86 four stars
Northwest Assistance Ministries (TX) 93.81 four stars
Yamhill Community Action Partnership (OR) 87.97 three stars
Eva's Village (NJ) 95.64 four stars

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The Ecumenical Hunger Program (EHP), a 35 year old, private, non-profit, community-based organization located in East Palo Alto provides emergency food, clothing, case management, and household essentials to families in need in East Palo Alto, Menlo Park, and Palo Alto. In addition, EHP plays a major role in both advocating for, and providing referrals to resources available to low-income families and individuals in our community. EHP provides food, clothing, household essentials, support and referral services to those in need.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,303,836
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $84,691
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,388,527
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,388,527
   Other Revenue $5,939
TOTAL REVENUE $3,394,466
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,745,159
   Administrative Expenses $330,571
   Fundraising Expenses $147,398
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,223,128
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $171,338
   
Net Assets $2,936,147

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 10/01/2016 95.05 four stars
2015-06 09/01/2016 84.44 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 100.00 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 98.91 four stars
2014-06 10/01/2015 92.14 four stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 96.28 four stars
2013-06 04/01/2014 95.33 four stars
2012-06 02/01/2014 90.01 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 86.57 three stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 87.26 three stars
2010-06 07/01/2012 85.71 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 94-2476942
Name in IRS Master File ECUMENICAL HUNGER PROGRAM
NTEE Code K30
NTEE Classification Food Service, Free Food Distribution Programs
NTEE Type Food, Agriculture and Nutrition
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 Intermediate - the organization is an intermediate organization (no group exemption) of a National, Regional or Geographic grouping of organizations (such as a state headquarters of a national organization).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date August, 1979
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$87,043 2.70% Lesia Preston Executive Director

The Ecumenical Hunger Program (EHP), a 35 year old, private, non-profit, community-based organization located in East Palo Alto provides emergency food, clothing, case management, and household essentials to families in need in East Palo Alto, Menlo Park, and Palo Alto. In addition, EHP plays a major role in both advocating for, and providing referrals to resources available to low-income families and individuals in our community. EHP provides food, clothing, household essentials, support and referral services to those in need.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ecumenical Hunger Program (CA) 95.05 four stars
SBH Community Service Network (NY) 93.75 four stars
Daughters of Charity Services of San Antonio (TX) 96.61 four stars
Interfaith Outreach & Community Partners (MN) 98.23 four stars
Eagles Charitable Foundation (PA) 85.59 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ecumenical Hunger Program
2411 Pulgas Avenue
East Palo Alto, CA 94303
tel: (650) 323-7781
EIN: 94-2476942

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Board Leadership

Kurt Taylor
Board Chair

CEO

Lesia Preston
Executive Director

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