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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

three stars

88.55

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

Board Leadership
Joseph Ford
Board President

CEO
Fred C. Wasiak
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.55 three stars
  Financial 83.81 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Food Bank of South Jersey provides food to people in need, delivers health and wellness programs, and designs sustainable solutions to help people improve their lives.

The Food Bank of South Jersey provides food to people in need, delivers health and wellness programs, and designs sustainable solutions to help people improve their lives.

Impact Information

This charity has reported a measure of cost-effectiveness: how much impact (per dollar) your donation will have on the charity's social outcome. The cost-effectiveness calculation was performed using protocols developed by ImpactMatters, an independent auditor of philanthropic impact.

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Program Name: Food Bank of South Jersey
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.
Impact Assessment
5/5
Assessment Benchmark
Impact assessments 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 a 5/5 assessment if they are less than 75% the cost of a meal and a 4/5 assessment if they are less than 125%. If a nonprofit reports impact but doesn't meet the threshold for cost-effectiveness, it earns a 3/5 assessment.
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 June 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

83.81

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
91.6%
  Administrative Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.24
  Program Expenses Growth 6.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 44.8%
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) 88.55 three stars
East Texas Food Bank (TX) 97.34 four stars
Georgia Mountain Food Bank (GA) 93.37 four stars
The Society of St. Andrew (VA) 91.30 four stars
The Food Bank of Central Louisiana (LA) 86.55 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,754,851
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $769,171
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $4,834,547
Total Contributions $17,358,569
   Program Service Revenue $825,484
Total Primary Revenue $18,184,053
   Other Revenue $104,277
TOTAL REVENUE $18,288,330
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $16,196,442
   Administrative Expenses $582,088
   Fundraising Expenses $1,027,025
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $17,805,555
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $482,775
   
Net Assets $4,492,680

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 $16,196,442 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
$20,192 0.11% Fred C. Wasiak President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$232,561 1.30% Valerie Brown-Traore Former President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank of South Jersey (NJ) 88.55 three stars
nourish.NJ (NJ) 91.20 four stars
Food Bank of Lincoln (NE) 91.16 four stars
West Suburban Community Pantry (IL) 88.09 three stars
Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano (CA) 91.93 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

Joseph Ford
Board President

CEO

Fred C. Wasiak
Chief Executive Officer

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