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Food Outreach

Providing nutritional support to men, women, and children living with HIV/AIDS or cancer in the greater St. Louis area

four stars

91.38

3117 Olive Street St. Louis, MO 63103
tel: (314) 652-3663   Web Site
EIN: 43-1492878

Board Leadership
Lee Kling
President

CEO
Julie Pole
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.38 four stars
  Financial 87.81 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Food Outreach is a St. Louis area organization whose mission is to provide nutritional support and enhance the quality of life of low-income men, women, and children living with HIV/AIDS or cancer. It was founded in 1988 by friends caring for friends living with HIV/AIDS and then expanded in 2006 to include those with cancer. In 2015, more than 534,000 meals were provided to 2,000+ clients in need. Food Outreach is run by nine full-time employees, one part-time employee, and over 700 volunteers who cook, pack and distribute meals.

Food Outreach is a St. Louis area organization whose mission is to provide nutritional support and enhance the quality of life of low-income men, women, and children living with HIV/AIDS or cancer. It was founded in 1988 by friends caring for friends living with HIV/AIDS and then expanded in 2006 to include those with cancer. In 2015, more than 534,000 meals were provided to 2,000+ clients in need. Food Outreach is run by nine full-time employees, one part-time employee, and over 700 volunteers who cook, pack and distribute meals.

Financial

three stars

87.81

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
79.9%
  Administrative Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.73
  Program Expenses Growth 2.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Outreach on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Outreach on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Outreach (MO) 91.38 four stars
Martha's Kitchen (CA) 94.34 four stars
Hunger Free America (NY) 90.87 four stars
Meals on Wheels People (OR) 92.85 four stars
making change (CO) 88.37 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $636,252
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $242,977
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $816,902
Total Contributions $1,696,131
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,696,131
   Other Revenue $18,329
TOTAL REVENUE $1,714,460
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,344,982
   Administrative Expenses $191,914
   Fundraising Expenses $88,901
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,625,797
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $88,663
   
Net Assets $2,867,940

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 03/01/2018 91.38 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 87.45 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.70 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 81.58 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 77.88 two stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 81.46 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 82.61 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2013 81.54 three 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 43-1492878
Name in IRS Master File FOOD OUTREACH 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 (160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
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 March, 1989
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, 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
$84,792 5.21% Julie Pole Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Outreach (MO) 91.38 four stars
Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (NJ) 97.46 four stars
Meals on Wheels of Wake County (NC) 86.42 three stars
God's Love We Deliver (NY) 93.36 four stars
D.C. Central Kitchen (DC) 92.92 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Food Outreach
3117 Olive Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
tel: (314) 652-3663
fax: (314) 652-3673
EIN: 43-1492878

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Board Leadership

Lee Kling
President

CEO

Julie Pole
Executive Director

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