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Hunger Free America

Helping families move beyond the soup kitchen

four stars

90.87

50 Broad Street Suite 1103
New York, NY 10004
tel: (212) 825-0028   Web Site
EIN: 13-3471350

Board Leadership
Hans Taparia
Chair

CEO
Joel Berg
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.87 four stars
  Financial 87.73 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Hunger Free America (HFA) is a national nonprofit group building a bold, grassroots membership movement in all 50 states to enact the public policies necessary to end domestic hunger and ensure that all Americans have sufficient access to nutritious food. Founded as the New York City Coalition Against Hunger (NYCCAH), the organization was established in 1983 as the voice for the more than 1,200 charitable soup kitchens and food pantries that exist in New York City, as well as the 1.4 million low-income New Yorkers who don't have enough food. As it continues to strengthen its local efforts as Hunger Free New York City, HFA's local programs will continue to build upon it efforts to date. Hunger Free America is committed to meeting the immediate food needs of low-income Americans while promoting innovative solutions to help them move toward greater economic self-sufficiency. Ending Hunger Lifts Us All!

Hunger Free America (HFA) is a national nonprofit group building a bold, grassroots membership movement in all 50 states to enact the public policies necessary to end domestic hunger and ensure that all Americans have sufficient access to nutritious food. Founded as the New York City Coalition Against Hunger (NYCCAH), the organization was established in 1983 as the voice for the more than 1,200 charitable soup kitchens and food pantries that exist in New York City, as well as the 1.4 million low-income New Yorkers who don't have enough food. As it continues to strengthen its local efforts as Hunger Free New York City, HFA's local programs will continue to build upon it efforts to date. Hunger Free America is committed to meeting the immediate food needs of low-income Americans while promoting innovative solutions to help them move toward greater economic self-sufficiency. Ending Hunger Lifts Us All!

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Financial

three stars

87.73

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
89.2%
  Administrative Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.50
  Program Expenses Growth 0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hunger Free America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hunger Free America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hunger Free America (NY) 90.87 four stars
Sacramento Loaves & Fishes (CA) 94.26 four stars
Wholesome Wave (CT) 87.07 three stars
Meals On Wheels of San Francisco (CA) 90.34 four stars
LifeNet4Families | Cooperative Feeding Program (FL) 89.39 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,124,032
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $64,311
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,616,789
Total Contributions $3,805,132
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,805,132
   Other Revenue $-1,755
TOTAL REVENUE $3,803,377
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,420,059
   Administrative Expenses $358,917
   Fundraising Expenses $239,913
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,018,889
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-215,512
   
Net Assets $2,033,759

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Hunger Free America has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 03/01/2018 90.87 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 95.47 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.32 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 92.99 four stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 93.00 four stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 94.13 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 93.38 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 93.54 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 94.40 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 07/01/2011 93.17 four stars
2008-12 09/01/2010 93.21 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 13-3471350
Name in IRS Master File HUNGER FREE AMERICA 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 (408) Community service organization
(209) Research, development and testing
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 October, 1988
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$122,214 3.04% Joel Berg Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hunger Free America (NY) 90.87 four stars
CEAP (MN) 86.49 three stars
Farm Aid (MA) 88.38 three stars
Food Outreach (MO) 91.38 four stars
Friendship Trays (NC) 98.32 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Hunger Free America
50 Broad Street
Suite 1103
New York, NY 10004
tel: (212) 825-0028
fax: (212) 825-0267
EIN: 13-3471350

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Board Leadership

Hans Taparia
Chair

CEO

Joel Berg
Executive Director

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