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

Forgotten Harvest

Driving hunger from our community since 1990

95.47

21800 Greenfield Road Oak Park, MI 48237
tel: (248) 967-1500   Web Site
EIN: 38-2926476

Board Leadership
Joyce Jenereaux
Chairman

CEO
Kirk Mayes
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.47
  Financial 95.00
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
96.1%
  Administrative Expenses 0.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.14
  Program Expenses Growth 29.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Forgotten Harvest on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Forgotten Harvest on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Forgotten Harvest (MI) 95.47
Food Bank for Westchester (NY) 88.55
Connecticut Food Bank (CT) 95.61
Food Bank of Eastern Michigan (MI) 92.63
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee (TN) 100.00

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Forgotten Harvest was formed in 1990 to fight two problems: hunger and waste. In fiscal year 2011 - 2012, Forgotten Harvest will rescue over 42 million pounds of food by collecting surplus prepared and perishable food from a variety of sources including grocery stores, restaurant, caterers, farms, wholesale food distributors and other health department approved sources. This nutritious food is delivered absolutely free of charge to 250 food pantries, shelters, soup kitchens and mobile pantries in the metro Detroit area.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $88,261,296
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,185,645
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $735,746
Total Contributions $90,182,687
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $90,182,687
   Other Revenue $116,691
TOTAL REVENUE $90,299,378
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $89,566,180
   Administrative Expenses $761,228
   Fundraising Expenses $2,552,272
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $92,879,680
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,580,302
   
Net Assets $12,407,528

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
Transportation of Food to Soup Kitchens $89,566,180 100.0%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-06 06/01/2016 95.47
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 96.52
2013-06 11/01/2014 96.16
2012-06 10/01/2013 96.18
2012-06 09/01/2013 93.74
2011-06 06/01/2012 97.82
2010-06 11/01/2011 97.95
2010-06 09/20/2011 96.51
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 07/01/2010 99.64
2008-06 06/01/2009 97.06
2007-06 08/01/2008 92.15
2006-06 08/01/2007 94.70

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

EIN 38-2926476
Name in IRS Master File FORGOTTEN HARVEST INC
NTEE Code K31
NTEE Classification Food Banks, Food Pantries
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 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, 1990
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011
  • June, 2010

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
$133,816 0.14% Susan Goodell President & CEO

Forgotten Harvest was formed in 1990 to fight two problems: hunger and waste. In fiscal year 2011 - 2012, Forgotten Harvest will rescue over 42 million pounds of food by collecting surplus prepared and perishable food from a variety of sources including grocery stores, restaurant, caterers, farms, wholesale food distributors and other health department approved sources. This nutritious food is delivered absolutely free of charge to 250 food pantries, shelters, soup kitchens and mobile pantries in the metro Detroit area.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Forgotten Harvest (MI) 95.47
Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma (OK) 100.00
Houston Food Bank (TX) 98.45
Chattanooga Area Food Bank (TN) 96.66
Second Harvest Foodbank of the Mahoning Valley (OH) 92.95

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Charity Contact Info

Forgotten Harvest
21800 Greenfield Road
Oak Park, MI 48237
tel: (248) 967-1500
fax: (248) 967-1510
EIN: 38-2926476

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Board Leadership

Joyce Jenereaux
Chairman

CEO

Kirk Mayes
President & CEO

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