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

Lakeview Pantry

Food for today, hope for tomorrow

three stars

89.70

3945 North Sheridan Road Chicago, IL 60613
tel: (773) 525-1777   Web Site
EIN: 36-2734184

Board Leadership
Casey Herman
President

CEO
Kellie O'Connell
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.70 three stars
  Financial 86.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

One of Chicago's largest and longest-operating food pantries, Lakeview Pantry's mission is to eliminate hunger in our community by: providing food to fill the basic need of hungry people, increasing the independence of our clients through self-help initiatives and other innovative programs, and raising awareness of hunger and poverty and working towards solutions to eliminate them.

One of Chicago's largest and longest-operating food pantries, Lakeview Pantry's mission is to eliminate hunger in our community by: providing food to fill the basic need of hungry people, increasing the independence of our clients through self-help initiatives and other innovative programs, and raising awareness of hunger and poverty and working towards solutions to eliminate them.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Average number of service recipients per month
3,510
Number of clients served
38,613
Number of clients referred to other services as part of their support strategy
3,322
Number of clients who report general satisfaction with their services
37,841
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

86.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
85.7%
  Administrative Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.89
  Program Expenses Growth 8.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lakeview Pantry on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lakeview Pantry on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lakeview Pantry (IL) 89.70 three stars
Harvesters: The Community Food Network (MO) 91.80 four stars
River Bend Foodbank (IA) 98.23 four stars
West Texas Food Bank (TX) 88.46 three stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana (IN) 91.36 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,065,366
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $265,732
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,331,098
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,331,098
   Other Revenue $889
TOTAL REVENUE $6,331,987
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,028,981
   Administrative Expenses $430,304
   Fundraising Expenses $390,650
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,849,935
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $482,052
   
Net Assets $4,695,092

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
Distribution of Food to the Needy $5,028,981 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-03 07/01/2020 89.70 three stars
2018-03 05/01/2019 87.11 three stars
2017-03 03/01/2018 83.53 three stars
2016-03 10/01/2017 84.76 three stars
2015-03 09/01/2017 87.21 three stars
2015-03 02/01/2017 83.38 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 36-2734184
Name in IRS Master File LAKEVIEW PANTRY
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 (402) Other activity aimed t combating community deterioration
(902) Emergency or disaster aid fund
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 April, 1972
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$167,226 2.85% Kellie O'Connell Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lakeview Pantry (IL) 89.70 three stars
Treasure Coast Food Bank (FL) 91.16 four stars
Montgomery Area Food Bank (AL) 93.14 four stars
Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia (VA) 91.82 four stars
Blue Ridge Area Food Bank (VA) 91.98 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Lakeview Pantry
3945 North Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60613
tel: (773) 525-1777
EIN: 36-2734184

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Board Leadership

Casey Herman
President

CEO

Kellie O'Connell
CEO

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