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Sacramento Loaves & Fishes

Feeding the hungry, sheltering the homeless

four stars

94.07

1351 North C. Street Sacramento, CA 95811
tel: (916) 446-0874   Web Site
EIN: 68-0189897

Board Leadership
Norm Fadness
President

CEO
Sister Libby Fernandez
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.07 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 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

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 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)
88.4%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.43
  Program Expenses Growth 11.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sacramento Loaves & Fishes on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sacramento Loaves & Fishes on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sacramento Loaves & Fishes (CA) 94.07 four stars
CEAP (MN) 89.19 three stars
Meals on Wheels of Wake County (NC) 85.88 three stars
Community Servings (MA) 90.22 four stars
Meals-on-Wheels of Johnson and Ellis Counties (TX) 86.03 three stars

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Founded in 1983, Loaves & Fishes feeds the hungry and shelters the homeless. We provide an oasis of welcome, safety, and cleanliness for homeless men, women and children seeking survival services. We recognize the dignity and spiritual destiny of each person, and hope by our attitude of hospitality and love, to nourish not only the physical needs of those who come to Loaves & Fishes, but also their spiritual need for love, acceptance, respect, and friendship.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,329,975
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,329,975
   Program Service Revenue $105,168
Total Primary Revenue $6,435,143
   Other Revenue $2,589
TOTAL REVENUE $6,437,732
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,431,304
   Administrative Expenses $351,661
   Fundraising Expenses $296,254
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,079,219
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $358,513
   
Net Assets $7,894,847

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
Dining Room $1,474,791 27.2%
Friendship Park $1,360,986 25.1%
Mustard Seed School $701,825 12.9%

Ratings History
Sacramento Loaves & Fishes has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 03/01/2017 94.07 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 91.33 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.20 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 91.68 four stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 93.60 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 92.24 four stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 81.04 three stars
2010-12 11/01/2011 80.91 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 81.01 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 92.10 four stars
2008-12 02/01/2010 87.85 three stars
2007-12 08/01/2009 85.38 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 68-0189897
Name in IRS Master File SACRAMENTO LOAVES AND FISHES
NTEE Code P85
NTEE Classification Homeless Persons Centers, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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]
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 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
Not compensated -- Sister Libby Fernandez Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$2,160 0.03% Gerri Baskerville Board Member

Founded in 1983, Loaves & Fishes feeds the hungry and shelters the homeless. We provide an oasis of welcome, safety, and cleanliness for homeless men, women and children seeking survival services. We recognize the dignity and spiritual destiny of each person, and hope by our attitude of hospitality and love, to nourish not only the physical needs of those who come to Loaves & Fishes, but also their spiritual need for love, acceptance, respect, and friendship.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sacramento Loaves & Fishes (CA) 94.07 four stars
Elijah's Promise (NJ) 91.05 four stars
Open Arms of Minnesota (MN) 88.35 three stars
CEAP (MN) 89.19 three stars
Project Angel Heart (CO) 94.27 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Sacramento Loaves & Fishes
1351 North C. Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
tel: (916) 446-0874
fax: (916) 446-0875
EIN: 68-0189897

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 13495
Sacramento, CA 95813

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Board Leadership

Norm Fadness
President

CEO

Sister Libby Fernandez
Executive Director

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