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The Poverello Center

Helping South Florida Eat, Live and Be Well

three stars

81.68

2056 North Dixie Highway Wilton Manors, FL 33305
tel: (954) 561-3663   Web Site
EIN: 65-0056218

Board Leadership
Jodi Reichman
President

CEO
Thomas S. Pietrogallo
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.68 three stars
  Financial 76.11 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Mission: The Poverello Center, Inc. provides nutritious food, services and basic living essentials with the highest degree of understanding, respect and love for individuals living with critical and chronic illnesses Including HIV, in South Florida.

Vision: All will enjoy the health benefits of high quality, nutritious food, exercise and healthcare in our communities.

Values:

We are committed to provide for residents of South Florida who meet specific qualifications for services, by encompassing the following values:

Understanding

Stewardship

Service

Volunteerism

Quality

Health & Education

Mission: The Poverello Center, Inc. provides nutritious food, services and basic living essentials with the highest degree of understanding, respect and love for individuals living with critical and chronic illnesses Including HIV, in South Florida.

Vision: All will enjoy the health benefits of high quality, nutritious food, exercise and healthcare in our communities.

Values:

We are committed to provide for residents of South Florida who meet specific qualifications for services, by encompassing the following values:

Understanding

Stewardship

Service

Volunteerism

Quality

Health & Education

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2019
Number of health outcomes improved
89
Number of HIV-positive people who achieve or maintain an undetectable viral load
89
Number of clients living with HIV receiving assistance to access healthcare benefits
99
This impact information is current as of August 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

two stars

76.11

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
64.3%
  Administrative Expenses 32.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.07
  Program Expenses Growth 7.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 37.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Poverello Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Poverello Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Voice

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Constituent (client or resident, etc) advisory committees, Suggestion box/email
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
The people we serve tell us they find data collection burdensome, It is difficult to find the ongoing funding to support feedback collection
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
Clients reported not having knowledge of resources relating to mental health or substance abuse The organization utilized the feedback in our needs assessment when seeking funding for new programming, a first of its kind screening for risk of depression and substance use in a food pantry, which was funded and implemented Now 100% of clients are screened and receive information about available community resources
This Constituent Voice information is provided to us by Candid. At this time, Constituent Voice information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Poverello Center (FL) 81.68 three stars
Operation Access (CA) 89.54 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Pennsylvania (PA) 86.94 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon and Southwest Washington (OR) 89.95 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Baltimore (MD) 98.23 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,170,242
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $881,350
Total Contributions $3,051,592
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,051,592
   Other Revenue $987,549
TOTAL REVENUE $4,039,141
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,689,094
   Administrative Expenses $1,018,079
   Fundraising Expenses $110,483
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,817,656
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $221,485
   
Net Assets $3,764,973

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
Providing Food Boxes $2,689,094 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-05 07/01/2019 81.68 three stars
2017-05 09/01/2018 76.92 two stars
2016-05 06/01/2018 80.18 three stars
2016-05 10/01/2017 79.29 two stars
2015-05 08/01/2016 84.91 three stars
2014-05 06/01/2016 78.90 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-05 09/01/2015 78.58 two stars
2013-05 07/01/2014 75.88 two stars
2012-05 04/01/2013 78.38 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 65-0056218
Name in IRS Master File POVERELLO CENTER 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 (917) Thrift ship, retail outlet, etc.
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 November, 1988
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End May
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • May, 2018
  • May, 2017
  • May, 2016
  • May, 2015
  • May, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$106,813 2.79% Thomas Pietrogallo Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Poverello Center (FL) 81.68 three stars
CaringBridge (MN) 88.97 three stars
Project Sunshine (NY) 92.03 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas (TX) 89.49 three stars
Ronald McDonald House of Rochester, Minnesota (MN) 87.18 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Poverello Center
2056 North Dixie Highway
Wilton Manors, FL 33305
tel: (954) 561-3663
fax: (954) 566-7868
EIN: 65-0056218

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Board Leadership

Jodi Reichman
President

CEO

Thomas S. Pietrogallo
Chief Executive Officer

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