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

Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina

Striving to eliminate hunger

four stars

91.34

500-B Spratt Street Charlotte, NC 28206
tel: (704) 376-1785   Web Site
EIN: 56-1352593

Board Leadership
Bill Tripet
Chair

CEO
Kay Carter
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.34 four stars
  Financial 88.43 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1981, Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina (SHFBM) strives through education, advocacy, and partnerships to eliminate hunger by the solicitation and distribution of food. SHFBM provides a regional distribution warehouse and branches that supply food and grocery items to charitable agencies that assist people in need. We serve 14 counties in North Carolina and five counties in South Carolina. SHFBM provides food for over 600 partner agencies including soup kitchens, emergency pantries, residential care facilities, homeless shelters, senior programs, and low income daycares.

Established in 1981, Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina (SHFBM) strives through education, advocacy, and partnerships to eliminate hunger by the solicitation and distribution of food. SHFBM provides a regional distribution warehouse and branches that supply food and grocery items to charitable agencies that assist people in need. We serve 14 counties in North Carolina and five counties in South Carolina. SHFBM provides food for over 600 partner agencies including soup kitchens, emergency pantries, residential care facilities, homeless shelters, senior programs, and low income daycares.

Impact & Results Score

Score
100/100
Program Name: Feeding Children, Feeding Seniors, Feeding Families, School Based Programs and Agency Distribution
Program Name: Feeding Children, Feeding Seniors, Feeding Families, School Based Programs and Agency Distribution

Note: The Impact & Results score currently has no effect on the nonprofit's Star Rating.

The Impact & Results score is a measure of how well a nonprofit delivers on its stated mission. To issue a score, Charity Navigator estimates the actual impact the nonprofit has on the lives of those it serves, and determines whether it is making good use of donor resources to achieve that impact. Learn more about our Impact & Results methodology here.

Program Activities
Second Harvest Food Bank Of Metrolina primarily collects, warehouses and distributes food to front-line organizations like food pantries and soup kitchens. It also manages smaller programs that serve meals and provide groceries directly to beneficiaries.
Impact Statement
$1 provides a meal to a person in need.
Assessment Benchmark
Impact & Results scores of food distribution programs are based on the cost of a meal relative to the cost that a food-secure person incurs to buy a meal in that county. Programs receive an Impact & Results score of 100 if they are less than 75% the cost of a meal and a score of 75 if they are less than 125%. If a nonprofit reports impact but doesn't meet the threshold for cost-effectiveness, it earns a score of 50.
Methodology
ImpactMatters analyzed publicly available data to rate the cost-effectiveness of Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina.
Data Source
Outcome data collected during the program. Second Harvest Food Bank Of Metrolina publicly reports the amount of food it provides.
Method for Attributing Outcomes
We assume that the distribution of a meal from one nonprofit's food distribution program does not diminish the amount of food distributed by any other (neighboring) food distribution program. This “counterfactual” assumption about the amount of food distributed in the absence of Second Harvest Food Bank Of Metrolina’s food distribution program implies that the benefit of a meal to a beneficiary in need constitutes a net gain; the gain is not offset by reductions in food provided to other beneficiaries in need. We therefore set the counterfactual to zero.
Details
Analysis conducted by ImpactMatters and published on November 22, 2019.
This impact information is current as of September 2020, when it was provided to us by ImpactMatters. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

88.43

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
97.3%
  Administrative Expenses 0.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.13
  Program Expenses Growth 6.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $94,427,056
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,640,380
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $833,235
Total Contributions $96,900,671
   Program Service Revenue $772,588
Total Primary Revenue $97,673,259
   Other Revenue $422,596
TOTAL REVENUE $98,095,855
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $93,765,432
   Administrative Expenses $949,927
   Fundraising Expenses $1,767,538
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $96,482,897
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,612,958
   
Net Assets $13,088,653

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$251,331 0.26% Kay Carter CEO

Mission

Established in 1981, Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina (SHFBM) strives through education, advocacy, and partnerships to eliminate hunger by the solicitation and distribution of food. SHFBM provides a regional distribution warehouse and branches that supply food and grocery items to charitable agencies that assist people in need. We serve 14 counties in North Carolina and five counties in South Carolina. SHFBM provides food for over 600 partner agencies including soup kitchens, emergency pantries, residential care facilities, homeless shelters, senior programs, and low income daycares.

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Charity Contact Info

Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina
500-B Spratt Street
Charlotte, NC 28206
tel: (704) 376-1785
fax: (704) 342-1601
EIN: 56-1352593

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Board Leadership

Bill Tripet
Chair

CEO

Kay Carter
Chief Executive Officer