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

Worcester County Food Bank

Creating a hunger-free community

four stars

94.47

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 94.47 four stars
  Financial 93.28 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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

93.28

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
94.1%
  Administrative Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.61
  Program Expenses Growth 3.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.9%
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 $13,235,748
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $261,123
Total Contributions $13,496,871
   Program Service Revenue $27,223
Total Primary Revenue $13,524,094
   Other Revenue $309,948
TOTAL REVENUE $13,834,042
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $12,732,304
   Administrative Expenses $368,661
   Fundraising Expenses $531,063
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,632,028
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $202,014
   
Net Assets $7,902,145

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$126,742 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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Worcester County Food Bank (MA) 94.47 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee (TN) 91.42 four stars
Hunger Task Force (WI) 89.02 three stars
The Foodbank of Southern California (CA) 94.27 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County (CA) 97.17 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