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Human Services : Food Banks, Food Pantries, and Food Distribution

Table To Table Inc

Delivering food to those who need it most

four stars

98.23

611 Route 46 West Suite 240
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604
tel: (201) 832-3311   Web Site
EIN: 22-3646125

Board Leadership
Gregory Mueller
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Ilene Isaacs
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Table to Table is a community-based food rescue program that collects prepared and perishable food that would otherwise be wasted and delivers it to organizations that serve the hungry in Bergen, Hudson, Essex and Passaic counties. This fresh food is delivered free of charge to 250+ community organizations throughout the area, including elder care facilities, drug rehab centers, homeless shelters, homes for victims of domestic violence, HIV day centers, and pantries serving the working poor. Table to Table is the first and only food rescue program in Northeast New Jersey solely dedicated to redistributing fresh and perishable foods. In 2019 we delivered enough food for 26,000,000 meals.

Table to Table is a community-based food rescue program that collects prepared and perishable food that would otherwise be wasted and delivers it to organizations that serve the hungry in Bergen, Hudson, Essex and Passaic counties. This fresh food is delivered free of charge to 250+ community organizations throughout the area, including elder care facilities, drug rehab centers, homeless shelters, homes for victims of domestic violence, HIV day centers, and pantries serving the working poor. Table to Table is the first and only food rescue program in Northeast New Jersey solely dedicated to redistributing fresh and perishable foods. In 2019 we delivered enough food for 26,000,000 meals.

Impact & Results Score

Score
100/100
Program Name: Food Rescue and Mobile Fresh Produce Market
Program Name: Food Rescue and Mobile Fresh Produce Market

Note: The Impact & Results score currently has no effect on the nonprofit's Star Rating.

The Impact & Results score is a measure of how well a nonprofit delivers on its stated mission. To issue a score, Charity Navigator estimates the actual impact the nonprofit has on the lives of those it serves, and determines whether it is making good use of donor resources to achieve that impact. Learn more about our Impact & Results methodology here.

Program Activities
Table To Table primarily collects, warehouses and distributes food to front-line organizations like food pantries and soup kitchens. It also manages smaller programs that provide groceries directly to beneficiaries.
Impact Statement
$1 provides a meal to a person in need.
Assessment Benchmark
Impact & Results scores of food distribution programs are based on the cost of a meal relative to the cost that a food-secure person incurs to buy a meal in that county. Programs receive an Impact & Results score of 100 if they are less than 75% the cost of a meal and a score of 75 if they are less than 125%. If a nonprofit reports impact but doesn't meet the threshold for cost-effectiveness, it earns a score of 50.
Methodology
ImpactMatters analyzed publicly available data to rate the cost-effectiveness of Table to Table.
Data Source
Outcome data collected during the program. Table To Table publicly reports the amount of food it provides.
Method for Attributing Outcomes
We assume that the distribution of a meal from one nonprofit's food distribution program does not diminish the amount of food distributed by any other (neighboring) food distribution program. This “counterfactual” assumption about the amount of food distributed in the absence of Table To Table’s food distribution program implies that the benefit of a meal to a beneficiary in need constitutes a net gain; the gain is not offset by reductions in food provided to other beneficiaries in need. We therefore set the counterfactual to zero.
Details
Analysis conducted by ImpactMatters and published on November 22, 2019.
This impact information is current as of September 2020, when it was provided to us by ImpactMatters. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
98.5%
  Administrative Expenses 0.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.13
  Program Expenses Growth 14.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Table To Table Inc on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Table To Table Inc on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Feedback

Charity Navigator believes nonprofit organizations that engage in inclusive practices, such as collecting feedback from the people/communities they serve, may be more effective. We've partnered with GuideStar by Candid to survey organizations about their feedback practices. Nonprofit organizations are encouraged to fill out the How We Listen section of their Candid profile.

Here's how this organization is listening and learning from the people they serve:
How is the organization collecting feedback?
Paper surveys
How is the organization using feedback?
To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To help measure impact
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, We don't have the right technology to collect and aggregate feedback efficiently, The people we serve tell us they find data collection burdensome
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
We changed the methodology used to impart information about good nutritional choices and the ways to incorporate healthy foods into the diet as a result of client feedback A more formalized program was replaced with a "hands-on" one-to-one approach
This Constituent Feedback information is provided to us by Candid. At this time, Constituent Feedback information published on this organization's page has no effect on its star rating per our methodology.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Table To Table Inc (NJ) 98.23 four stars
Blue Ridge Area Food Bank (VA) 91.61 four stars
FOOD Share (CA) 95.00 four stars
Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado (CO) 91.60 four stars
Montgomery Area Food Bank (AL) 93.14 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $34,762,050
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $376,022
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $35,138,072
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $35,138,072
   Other Revenue $560,632
TOTAL REVENUE $35,698,704
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $35,255,789
   Administrative Expenses $250,601
   Fundraising Expenses $304,806
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $35,811,196
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-112,492
   
Net Assets $6,896,177

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
Food Rescue Program $35,255,789 100.0%

Ratings History
Table To Table Inc has received 11 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 05/01/2021 98.23 four stars
2018-12 02/01/2020 98.23 four stars
2017-12 12/01/2018 98.23 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 98.23 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 98.23 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 98.23 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 98.07 four stars
2013-12 02/01/2015 98.08 four stars
2012-12 08/01/2014 98.09 four stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 94.69 four stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 98.06 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 97.09 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 93.45 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 92.38 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 22-3646125
Name in IRS Master File TABLE TO TABLE 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
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 June, 1999
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$159,583 0.44% Ilene Isaacs Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Table To Table Inc (NJ) 98.23 four stars
Freestore Foodbank (OH) 93.87 four stars
Food Pantry of Waukesha County (WI) 88.89 three stars
Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano (CA) 94.69 four stars
Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People (MN) 87.91 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Table To Table Inc
611 Route 46 West
Suite 240
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604
tel: (201) 832-3311
EIN: 22-3646125

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Board Leadership

Gregory Mueller
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Ilene Isaacs
Executive Director

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