Human Services : Social Services

Food Outreach

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

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four stars

94.46

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 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 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.

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 September 2019, 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.
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

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$94,563 5.43% Julie Pole Executive Director

Mission

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.

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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