Human Services : Social Services

Food For Thought

healing with food + love

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four stars

91.26

P.O. Box 1608 Forestville, CA 95436
tel: (707) 887-1647   Web Site
EIN: 68-0181095

Board Leadership
Diana Laczkowski
President

CEO
Ron Karp
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.26 four stars
  Financial 87.64 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Food For Thought's mission is to nourish and serve our community by providing healthy food and compassion to people living with HIV and other critical illnesses.

Food For Thought's mission is to nourish and serve our community by providing healthy food and compassion to people living with HIV and other critical illnesses.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of meals delivered
121,989
Number of meals served or provided
333,509
This impact information is current as of September 2019, 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

87.64

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
79.8%
  Administrative Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.52
  Program Expenses Growth 6.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food For Thought on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food For Thought on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,771,884
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,771,884
   Program Service Revenue $7,896
Total Primary Revenue $1,779,780
   Other Revenue $292,814
TOTAL REVENUE $2,072,594
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,828,854
   Administrative Expenses $123,630
   Fundraising Expenses $360,310
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,312,794
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-240,200
   
Net Assets $5,006,496

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$107,813 4.66% Ron Karp Executive Director

Mission

Food For Thought's mission is to nourish and serve our community by providing healthy food and compassion to people living with HIV and other critical illnesses.

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Food For Thought (CA) 91.26 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Food For Thought
P.O. Box 1608
Forestville, CA 95436
tel: (707) 887-1647
fax: (707) 887-1440
EIN: 68-0181095

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Board Leadership

Diana Laczkowski
President

CEO

Ron Karp
Executive Director