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

Worcester County Food Bank

Creating a hunger-free community

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four stars

93.42

474 Boston Turnpike Road Shrewsbury, MA 01545
tel: (508) 842-3663   Web Site
EIN: 04-3071457

Board Leadership
Robert Pulda
Chair

CEO
Jean G. McMurray
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.42 four stars
  Financial 91.60 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Worcester County Food Bank's (WCFB) mission is to engage, educate, and lead Worcester County in creating a hunger-free community. 95 percent of all donated resources go directly towards creating a hunger-free community.

WCFB is the leading anti-hunger organization in Central Massachusetts, distributing over 5 million pounds of donated food and grocery product in partnership with food donors, financial supporters, and volunteers. WCFB provides this product to a network of 138 partner agencies that have programs for feeding hungry people of all ages including food pantries, community meal sites, and shelters.

WCFB also advocates within the community and at the state and federal levels for systemic and sustainable solutions to the problem of hunger.

The Worcester County Food Bank's (WCFB) mission is to engage, educate, and lead Worcester County in creating a hunger-free community. 95 percent of all donated resources go directly towards creating a hunger-free community.

WCFB is the leading anti-hunger organization in Central Massachusetts, distributing over 5 million pounds of donated food and grocery product in partnership with food donors, financial supporters, and volunteers. WCFB provides this product to a network of 138 partner agencies that have programs for feeding hungry people of all ages including food pantries, community meal sites, and shelters.

WCFB also advocates within the community and at the state and federal levels for systemic and sustainable solutions to the problem of hunger.

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Financial

four stars

91.60

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 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)
94.6%
  Administrative Expenses 1.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.61
  Program Expenses Growth 3.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Worcester County Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Worcester County Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $12,528,693
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $247,455
Total Contributions $12,776,148
   Program Service Revenue $43,361
Total Primary Revenue $12,819,509
   Other Revenue $589,716
TOTAL REVENUE $13,409,225
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,662,642
   Administrative Expenses $326,052
   Fundraising Expenses $456,114
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,444,808
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $964,417
   
Net Assets $7,605,674

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$115,419 0.92% Jean McMurray Executive Director

Mission

The Worcester County Food Bank's (WCFB) mission is to engage, educate, and lead Worcester County in creating a hunger-free community. 95 percent of all donated resources go directly towards creating a hunger-free community.

WCFB is the leading anti-hunger organization in Central Massachusetts, distributing over 5 million pounds of donated food and grocery product in partnership with food donors, financial supporters, and volunteers. WCFB provides this product to a network of 138 partner agencies that have programs for feeding hungry people of all ages including food pantries, community meal sites, and shelters.

WCFB also advocates within the community and at the state and federal levels for systemic and sustainable solutions to the problem of hunger.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Worcester County Food Bank (MA) 93.42 four stars
Arkansas Foodbank (AR) 92.77 four stars
Central Pennsylvania Food Bank (PA) 98.23 four stars
Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano (CA) 92.42 four stars
STEP (MN) 93.36 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Worcester County Food Bank
474 Boston Turnpike Road
Shrewsbury, MA 01545
tel: (508) 842-3663
fax: (508) 842-7405
EIN: 04-3071457

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Board Leadership

Robert Pulda
Chair

CEO

Jean G. McMurray
Executive Director