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

Good Shepherd Food Bank of Maine

Feeding Maine's Hungry

four stars

93.98

3121 Hotel Road Auburn, ME 04210
tel: (207) 782-3554   Web Site
EIN: 22-2986809

Board Leadership
Mike Harris
Chair

CEO
Kristen Miale
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.98 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Good Shepherd Food Bank is to eliminate hunger in Maine by sourcing and distributing nutritious food to people in need, building strong community partnerships, and mobilizing the public in the fight to end hunger. Good Shepherd Food Bank relies on its relationships with Maine's food industry in order to gather millions of pounds of food each year. Additionally, we secure yet more truckloads for the state of Maine from national food donors through our affiliation with Feeding America.

The mission of Good Shepherd Food Bank is to eliminate hunger in Maine by sourcing and distributing nutritious food to people in need, building strong community partnerships, and mobilizing the public in the fight to end hunger. Good Shepherd Food Bank relies on its relationships with Maine's food industry in order to gather millions of pounds of food each year. Additionally, we secure yet more truckloads for the state of Maine from national food donors through our affiliation with Feeding America.

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Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2017 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)
96.0%
  Administrative Expenses 1.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.16
  Program Expenses Growth 19.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Good Shepherd Food Bank of Maine on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Good Shepherd Food Bank of Maine on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Good Shepherd Food Bank of Maine (ME) 93.98 four stars
Loaves & Fishes Community Services (IL) 93.61 four stars
California Emergency Foodlink (CA) 91.72 four stars
The Food Bank of Central Louisiana (LA) 91.94 four stars
River Food Pantry (WI) 89.24 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $46,422,531
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $383,456
Total Contributions $46,805,987
   Program Service Revenue $1,806,377
Total Primary Revenue $48,612,364
   Other Revenue $232,537
TOTAL REVENUE $48,844,901
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $45,533,012
   Administrative Expenses $753,108
   Fundraising Expenses $1,251,448
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $47,537,568
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,307,333
   
Net Assets $7,010,330

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 Distribution $43,678,419 95.9%
Child Hunger Programs $511,501 1.1%
Mainers Feeding Mainers $488,793 1.1%

Ratings History
Good Shepherd Food Bank of Maine has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 11/01/2017 93.98 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 91.36 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 03/01/2016 94.65 four stars
2014-06 04/01/2015 94.44 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 22-2986809
Name in IRS Master File GOOD SHEPERD FOOD BANK
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 (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(429) Other inner city or community benefit activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1989
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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
$103,282 0.21% Kristen Miale President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Good Shepherd Food Bank of Maine (ME) 93.98 four stars
Table to Table (NJ) 98.23 four stars
Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley, Inc. (TX) 90.94 four stars
Clark County Food Bank (WA) 99.08 four stars
Feeding America Southwest Virginia (VA) 86.93 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Good Shepherd Food Bank of Maine
3121 Hotel Road
Auburn, ME 04210
tel: (207) 782-3554
fax: (207) 782-9893
EIN: 22-2986809

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1807
Auburn, ME 04211

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Board Leadership

Mike Harris
Chair

CEO

Kristen Miale
President

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