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

Central California Food Bank

Distributing Food to the Hungry.

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four stars

94.67

3403 East Central Avenue Fresno, CA 93725
tel: (559) 237-3663   Web Site
EIN: 77-0320851

Board Leadership
Mark Riley
Board Chair

CEO
Andrew Souza
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.67 four stars
  Financial 93.62 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

We fight hunger by gathering and distributing food, engaging in partnerships that advance self-sufficiency and by providing community leadership on issues related to hunger. Central California Food Bank sits at the center of a network of 220 partner agencies who, along with our innovative direct services, help us distribute food to 280,000 hungry people every month right here in our community. This year we will serve nearly 42 million pounds of food to families in need.

We fight hunger by gathering and distributing food, engaging in partnerships that advance self-sufficiency and by providing community leadership on issues related to hunger. Central California Food Bank sits at the center of a network of 220 partner agencies who, along with our innovative direct services, help us distribute food to 280,000 hungry people every month right here in our community. This year we will serve nearly 42 million pounds of food to families in need.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of meals served or provided
35,000,000
Total pounds of food rescued
8,600,000
Number of participants engaged in programs
3,400,000
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Financial

four stars

93.62

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
97.9%
  Administrative Expenses 1.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.09
  Program Expenses Growth 7.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Central California Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Central California Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $57,376,453
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,179,001
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $5,497,143
Total Contributions $64,052,597
   Program Service Revenue $1,020,706
Total Primary Revenue $65,073,303
   Other Revenue $-363,778
TOTAL REVENUE $64,709,525
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $63,757,667
   Administrative Expenses $679,338
   Fundraising Expenses $571,485
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $65,008,490
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-298,965
   
Net Assets $5,789,341

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$137,016 0.21% Andrew T. Souza President, CEO

Mission

We fight hunger by gathering and distributing food, engaging in partnerships that advance self-sufficiency and by providing community leadership on issues related to hunger. Central California Food Bank sits at the center of a network of 220 partner agencies who, along with our innovative direct services, help us distribute food to 280,000 hungry people every month right here in our community. This year we will serve nearly 42 million pounds of food to families in need.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Central California Food Bank (CA) 94.67 four stars
Blue Ridge Area Food Bank (VA) 94.26 four stars
Facing Hunger (WV) 91.86 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina (NC) 96.46 four stars
Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana (LA) 90.94 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Central California Food Bank
3403 East Central Avenue
Fresno, CA 93725
tel: (559) 237-3663
fax: (559) 237-2527
EIN: 77-0320851

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Board Leadership

Mark Riley
Board Chair

CEO

Andrew Souza
President and CEO