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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

89.22

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 89.22 three stars
  Financial 84.76 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

Financial

three stars

84.76

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 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)
91.0%
  Administrative Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.23
  Program Expenses Growth 9.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 48.3%
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) 89.22 three stars
Channel One Regional Food Bank (MN) 92.05 four stars
Feeding South Dakota (SD) 94.08 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County (CA) 96.80 four stars
Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana (LA) 96.66 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $12,372,120
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $571,280
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $5,318,746
Total Contributions $18,262,146
   Program Service Revenue $720,943
Total Primary Revenue $18,983,089
   Other Revenue $125,124
TOTAL REVENUE $19,108,213
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $18,175,572
   Administrative Expenses $509,124
   Fundraising Expenses $980,062
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $19,664,758
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-556,545
   
Net Assets $4,009,905

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 $18,175,572 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$164,899 0.83% Valerie Brown-Traore President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank of South Jersey (NJ) 89.22 three stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana (LA) 94.69 four stars
North Country Food Bank, Inc. (MN) 96.46 four stars
Westmoreland County Food Bank (PA) 90.51 four stars
Brazos Valley Food Bank (TX) 94.94 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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