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

Food Bank of South Jersey

Fighting hunger and malnutrition in South Jersey since 1985

four stars

92.92

1501 John Tipton Boulevard Pennsauken, NJ 08110
tel: (856) 662-4884   Web Site
EIN: 22-2623089

Board Leadership
Megan D. Shea
Board Chairperson

CEO
Fred C. Wasiak
President and Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.92 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Food Bank of South Jersey exists to provide an immediate solution to the urgent problem of hunger by providing food to people in need, teaching them to eat nutritiously, and helping them to find sustainable ways to improve their lives.

The Food Bank of South Jersey exists to provide an immediate solution to the urgent problem of hunger by providing food to people in need, teaching them to eat nutritiously, and helping them to find sustainable ways to improve their lives.

Impact & Results Score

Score
100/100
Program Name: FeedMore, Hope Mobile, School Pantry, Kids Cafe, Twilight Harvest, KidzPack and Summer Feeding Program
Program Name: FeedMore, Hope Mobile, School Pantry, Kids Cafe, Twilight Harvest, KidzPack and Summer Feeding Program

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
Food Bank of South Jersey primarily collects, warehouses and distributes food to front-line organizations like food pantries and soup kitchens. It also manages smaller programs that provide groceries directly to beneficiaries.
Impact Statement
$2 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 Food Bank of South Jersey.
Data Source
Outcome data collected during the program. Food Bank of South Jersey 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 Food Bank of South Jersey’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

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
92.4%
  Administrative Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.26
  Program Expenses Growth 11.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 39.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank of South Jersey on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank of South Jersey on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank of South Jersey (NJ) 92.92 four stars
Feeding Southwest Virginia (VA) 86.52 three stars
Feeding America West Michigan (MI) 91.18 four stars
Southeast Missouri Food Bank (MO) 97.09 four stars
Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano (CA) 94.69 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,391,226
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $793,061
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $11,961,238
Total Contributions $23,145,525
   Program Service Revenue $1,222,093
Total Primary Revenue $24,367,618
   Other Revenue $112,164
TOTAL REVENUE $24,479,782
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $22,051,040
   Administrative Expenses $593,672
   Fundraising Expenses $904,679
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $23,549,391
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $930,391
   
Net Assets $5,333,071

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
Donated Food Center $22,051,040 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 05/01/2021 92.92 four stars
2018-12 12/01/2019 88.55 three stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 89.22 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 88.54 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 86.78 three stars
2014-12 12/01/2016 89.03 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.56 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 92.28 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 93.41 four stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 92.94 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 94.95 four stars
2009-12 11/01/2011 95.06 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 84.61 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 94.28 four stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 74.06 two stars
2007-12 03/01/2009 71.57 two stars

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

EIN 22-2623089
Name in IRS Master File FOOD BANK OF SOUTH JERSEY INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
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 June, 1986
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$182,376 0.77% Frederick C. Wasiak President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank of South Jersey (NJ) 92.92 four stars
Shared Harvest Foodbank (OH) 89.54 three stars
Middle Georgia Community Food Bank (GA) 87.83 three stars
Food Finders (CA) 92.22 four stars
Food For Lane County (OR) 92.35 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Food Bank of South Jersey
1501 John Tipton Boulevard
Pennsauken, NJ 08110
tel: (856) 662-4884
fax: (856) 662-4489
EIN: 22-2623089

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Board Leadership

Megan D. Shea
Board Chairperson

CEO

Fred C. Wasiak
President and Chief Executive Officer

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