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

Manna Food Center

Fighting Hunger & Feeding Hope in Montgomery County

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four stars

95.70

9311 Gaither Road Gaithersburg, MD 20877
tel: (301) 424-1130   Web Site
EIN: 52-1289203

Board Leadership
Mitchell Glassman
Chair

CEO
Jackie DeCarlo
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.70 four stars
  Financial 93.93 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Manna Food Center strives to eliminate hunger in Montgomery County through food distribution, nutrition, education, and advocacy. What we do is simple and essential. Manna Food Center fights hunger by collecting and distributing 4 million lbs. of food each year to needy individuals and families. Manna provides a 3-5 day supply of balanced food at a dozen distribution points in the County. We also share healthy Smart Sacks with the families of 2,400 elementary school children every Friday of the school year. We help our neighbors learn to shop on a budget with our grocery store tours, and regularly provide recipes and cooking demonstrations. We are at the center of local efforts to provide a safety net to the most vulnerable & build prosperity for the working poor struggling to make ends meet. Through Community Food Rescue we build the capacity of other agencies to feed more and waste less. 94 cents of every dollar donated goes to program expenses. Thank you for your support.

Manna Food Center strives to eliminate hunger in Montgomery County through food distribution, nutrition, education, and advocacy. What we do is simple and essential. Manna Food Center fights hunger by collecting and distributing 4 million lbs. of food each year to needy individuals and families. Manna provides a 3-5 day supply of balanced food at a dozen distribution points in the County. We also share healthy Smart Sacks with the families of 2,400 elementary school children every Friday of the school year. We help our neighbors learn to shop on a budget with our grocery store tours, and regularly provide recipes and cooking demonstrations. We are at the center of local efforts to provide a safety net to the most vulnerable & build prosperity for the working poor struggling to make ends meet. Through Community Food Rescue we build the capacity of other agencies to feed more and waste less. 94 cents of every dollar donated goes to program expenses. Thank you for your support.

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Financial

four stars

93.93

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
93.6%
  Administrative Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.27
  Program Expenses Growth 6.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Manna Food Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Manna Food Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,459,586
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $31,599
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $770,762
Total Contributions $8,261,947
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $8,261,947
   Other Revenue $13,838
TOTAL REVENUE $8,275,785
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,407,135
   Administrative Expenses $227,936
   Fundraising Expenses $385,560
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,020,631
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $255,154
   
Net Assets $2,071,051

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$97,640 1.21% Jacqueline DeCarlo Chief Executive Officer

Mission

Manna Food Center strives to eliminate hunger in Montgomery County through food distribution, nutrition, education, and advocacy. What we do is simple and essential. Manna Food Center fights hunger by collecting and distributing 4 million lbs. of food each year to needy individuals and families. Manna provides a 3-5 day supply of balanced food at a dozen distribution points in the County. We also share healthy Smart Sacks with the families of 2,400 elementary school children every Friday of the school year. We help our neighbors learn to shop on a budget with our grocery store tours, and regularly provide recipes and cooking demonstrations. We are at the center of local efforts to provide a safety net to the most vulnerable & build prosperity for the working poor struggling to make ends meet. Through Community Food Rescue we build the capacity of other agencies to feed more and waste less. 94 cents of every dollar donated goes to program expenses. Thank you for your support.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Manna Food Center (MD) 95.70 four stars
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Worcester County Food Bank (MA) 94.47 four stars
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Feeding Westchester (NY) 88.01 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Manna Food Center
9311 Gaither Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
tel: (301) 424-1130
fax: (301) 294-7968
EIN: 52-1289203

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Board Leadership

Mitchell Glassman
Chair

CEO

Jackie DeCarlo
Chief Executive Officer