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

Westmoreland County Food Bank

Ending hunger here at home

four stars

91.82

100 Devonshire Drive Delmont, PA 15626
tel: (724) 468-8660   Web Site
EIN: 25-1422682

Board Leadership
Marica Kubas
Chairman

CEO
Jennifer Miller
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.82 four stars
  Financial 90.79 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Westmoreland County Food Bank (WCFB) supplies food to hungry people through a network of food assistance programs in Westmoreland County. Our 40,000 square foot facility is located in Delmont, Pennsylvania. We serve over 7,000 disadvantaged families each month throughout Westmoreland County. By acquiring food through local donations and government food assistance programs (State Food Purchase Grant and The Emergency Food Assistance Program), WCFB is able to serve the community in several ways: we provide food to meal programs, soup kitchens, food pantries, emergency shelters and child care programs; we provide the means for donors to put their food to good use while gaining tax credits; we keep perfectly good food that can't be sold from becoming garbage in land fills.

The Westmoreland County Food Bank (WCFB) supplies food to hungry people through a network of food assistance programs in Westmoreland County. Our 40,000 square foot facility is located in Delmont, Pennsylvania. We serve over 7,000 disadvantaged families each month throughout Westmoreland County. By acquiring food through local donations and government food assistance programs (State Food Purchase Grant and The Emergency Food Assistance Program), WCFB is able to serve the community in several ways: we provide food to meal programs, soup kitchens, food pantries, emergency shelters and child care programs; we provide the means for donors to put their food to good use while gaining tax credits; we keep perfectly good food that can't be sold from becoming garbage in land fills.

Impact Information

This charity has reported a measure of cost-effectiveness: how much impact (per dollar) your donation will have on the charity's social outcome. The cost-effectiveness calculation was performed using protocols developed by ImpactMatters, an independent auditor of philanthropic impact.

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Program Name: Westmoreland County Food Bank
Program Activities
Westmoreland County Food Bank primarily collects, warehouses and distributes food to front-line organizations like food pantries and soup kitchens. It also manages smaller programs that serve meals and provide groceries directly to beneficiaries.
Impact Statement
$2 provides a meal to a person in need.
Impact Assessment
5/5
Assessment Benchmark
Impact assessments 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 a 5/5 assessment if they are less than 75% the cost of a meal and a 4/5 assessment if they are less than 125%. If a nonprofit reports impact but doesn't meet the threshold for cost-effectiveness, it earns a 3/5 assessment.
Methodology
ImpactMatters analyzed publicly available data to rate the cost-effectiveness of Westmoreland County Food Bank.
Data Source
Outcome data collected during the program. Westmoreland County Food Bank 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 Westmoreland County Food Bank’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 November 2019, 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

90.79

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
95.5%
  Administrative Expenses 1.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.25
  Program Expenses Growth 3.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Westmoreland County Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Westmoreland County Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Westmoreland County Food Bank (PA) 91.82 four stars
Virginia Peninsula Foodbank (VA) 93.98 four stars
Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma (OK) 92.65 four stars
Foodbank of Santa Barbara County (CA) 87.18 three stars
Food for People (CA) 92.66 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,112,108
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,100,415
Total Contributions $13,212,523
   Program Service Revenue $7,558
Total Primary Revenue $13,220,081
   Other Revenue $60,936
TOTAL REVENUE $13,281,017
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,099,327
   Administrative Expenses $202,643
   Fundraising Expenses $364,369
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,666,339
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-385,322
   
Net Assets $3,165,843

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 Pantry Distribution Program $10,207,509 77.9%
Operation Fresh Express $1,970,331 15.0%
Summer Food Service Program $676,622 5.2%
Commodity Supplemental Food Program $244,865 1.9%

Ratings History
Westmoreland County Food Bank has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 08/01/2019 91.82 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 90.51 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 95.14 four stars
2014-12 08/01/2016 93.40 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2016 93.86 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 10/01/2015 91.97 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 89.76 three stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 92.21 four stars
2010-12 05/01/2012 91.96 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 92.21 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 99.58 four stars
2008-12 10/01/2010 91.19 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 25-1422682
Name in IRS Master File WESTMORELAND COUNTY FOOD BANK INC
NTEE Code K31
NTEE Classification Food Banks, Food Pantries
NTEE Type Food, Agriculture and Nutrition
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (408) Community service organization
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 September, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Jennifer Miller Interim Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$88,332 0.64% Kris Douglas Former Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Westmoreland County Food Bank (PA) 91.82 four stars
Feed More (VA) 98.23 four stars
The Foodbank of Southern California (CA) 94.27 four stars
Loaves and Fishes (MN) 85.92 three stars
Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services (CA) 88.81 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Westmoreland County Food Bank
100 Devonshire Drive
Delmont, PA 15626
tel: (724) 468-8660
fax: (724) 468-5894
EIN: 25-1422682

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Board Leadership

Marica Kubas
Chairman

CEO

Jennifer Miller
Chief Executive Officer

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