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Human Services : Social Services

St. John's Bread & Life

Feeding body, mind, and spirit

three stars

85.05

795 Lexington Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11221
tel: (718) 574-0058   Web Site
EIN: 11-3174514

Board Leadership
Mary P. Tobin
Chair

CEO
Anthony Butler
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.05 three stars
  Financial 79.25 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

two stars

79.25

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
82.4%
  Administrative Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.14
  Program Expenses Growth 7.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 93.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by St. John's Bread & Life on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by St. John's Bread & Life on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
St. John's Bread & Life (NY) 85.05 three stars
Wholesome Wave (CT) 90.46 four stars
Valley Outreach (MN) 90.76 four stars
Boca Helping Hands (FL) 100.00 four stars
Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (NJ) 100.00 four stars

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Founded in 1982, St. John's Bread & Life works to bring food to the poor and accompany them on their journey to wholeness by providing necessary services. We advocate for them, always mindful of the words of St. Vincent "to serve others as we would serve Christ." The St. John's Bread and Life kitchen is our principle effort in helping those in need, by providing our community daily with a good solid meal, providing our guests the opportunity to start that day well. Bread and Life daily addresses the issues of hunger and poverty in Brooklyn and Queens. Every day, Bread and Life serves over one thousand meals to hungry New Yorkers. Our goal is to combat poverty and help people achieve self-sufficiency, in addition to educating the public and increasing awareness about meals to needy New Yorkers.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,536,367
   Federated Campaigns $1,377
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $255,945
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $471,530
Total Contributions $3,265,219
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,265,219
   Other Revenue $-21,325
TOTAL REVENUE $3,243,894
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,037,300
   Administrative Expenses $286,062
   Fundraising Expenses $445,971
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,769,333
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-525,439
   
Net Assets $528,154

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
Meals & Nutrition $1,673,113 55.1%
Social Services $1,364,187 44.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 11/01/2016 85.05 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.62 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 90.29 four stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 92.91 four stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 80.22 three stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 87.56 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 92.81 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 91.62 four stars
2008-06 09/01/2009 98.27 four 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 11-3174514
Name in IRS Master File ST JOHNS BREAD & LIFE PROGRAM INC
NTEE Code K30
NTEE Classification Food Service, Free Food Distribution Programs
NTEE Type Food, Agriculture and Nutrition
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (31) Special school for the blind, handicapped, etc
(150) Hospital
(120) Publishing activities
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 Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name UNITED STATES CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS
Ruling Date March, 1946
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$116,912 3.10% Anthony Butler Executive Director

Founded in 1982, St. John's Bread & Life works to bring food to the poor and accompany them on their journey to wholeness by providing necessary services. We advocate for them, always mindful of the words of St. Vincent "to serve others as we would serve Christ." The St. John's Bread and Life kitchen is our principle effort in helping those in need, by providing our community daily with a good solid meal, providing our guests the opportunity to start that day well. Bread and Life daily addresses the issues of hunger and poverty in Brooklyn and Queens. Every day, Bread and Life serves over one thousand meals to hungry New Yorkers. Our goal is to combat poverty and help people achieve self-sufficiency, in addition to educating the public and increasing awareness about meals to needy New Yorkers.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
St. John's Bread & Life (NY) 85.05 three stars
Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (NJ) 100.00 four stars
Citymeals-on-Wheels (NY) 90.86 four stars
Meals-on-Wheels Greater San Diego (CA) 92.36 four stars
Food For Thought (CA) 91.10 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

St. John's Bread & Life
795 Lexington Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11221
tel: (718) 574-0058
fax: (718) 455-7796
EIN: 11-3174514

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Board Leadership

Mary P. Tobin
Chair

CEO

Anthony Butler
Executive Director

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