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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

94.46

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

Board Leadership
Marie Artim
President

CEO
Julie Pole
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.46 four stars
  Financial 92.17 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.


Food Outreach's mission is to provide nutritional support and enhance the quality of life of men, women, and children living with HIV/AIDS or cancer. We are the only organization providing these services in Missouri and western Illinois. Our clients live in 160 Missouri and Illinois zip codes and range in age from newborn to 90 years - many of whom live with multiple secondary illnesses in addition to their primary diagnosis.

Our comprehensive program includes our Integrated Frozen Prepared Meal and Grocery Program designed by our staff chef and registered dietitian, individualized dietetic counseling, nutrition and cooking education classes, a weekly congregate three-course meal, nutrition supplements, and meal home delivery to homebound clients. Our programs provide each client with two nutritious meals per day (28 meals/biweekly? 56 meals, monthly) throughout enrollment, combined with nutrition counseling and monitoring by our registered dietitian.


Food Outreach's mission is to provide nutritional support and enhance the quality of life of men, women, and children living with HIV/AIDS or cancer. We are the only organization providing these services in Missouri and western Illinois. Our clients live in 160 Missouri and Illinois zip codes and range in age from newborn to 90 years - many of whom live with multiple secondary illnesses in addition to their primary diagnosis.

Our comprehensive program includes our Integrated Frozen Prepared Meal and Grocery Program designed by our staff chef and registered dietitian, individualized dietetic counseling, nutrition and cooking education classes, a weekly congregate three-course meal, nutrition supplements, and meal home delivery to homebound clients. Our programs provide each client with two nutritious meals per day (28 meals/biweekly? 56 meals, monthly) throughout enrollment, combined with nutrition counseling and monitoring by our registered dietitian.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of meals served or provided
532,293
Number of clients served
1,902
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

92.17

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
82.6%
  Administrative Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.91
  Program Expenses Growth 2.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
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) 94.46 four stars
New York Common Pantry (NY) 96.46 four stars
House of Bread (OH) 90.59 four stars
Valley Outreach (MN) 90.90 four stars
LifeNet4Families | Cooperative Feeding Program (FL) 92.26 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $736,299
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $328,961
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $867,449
Total Contributions $1,932,709
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,932,709
   Other Revenue $212,352
TOTAL REVENUE $2,145,061
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,440,277
   Administrative Expenses $217,392
   Fundraising Expenses $82,793
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,740,462
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $404,599
   
Net Assets $3,262,803

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
Food Outreach has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 10/01/2019 94.46 four stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 93.77 four stars
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$94,563 5.43% Julie Pole Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Outreach (MO) 94.46 four stars
Meals on Wheels of Wake County (NC) 86.94 three stars
Meals on Wheels Programs & Services of Rockland, Inc. (NY) 85.69 three stars
D.C. Central Kitchen (DC) 86.28 three stars
Meals On Wheels America (VA) 93.15 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

Marie Artim
President

CEO

Julie Pole
Executive Director

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