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Midwest Food Bank
1703 South Veterans Parkway
Bloomington, IL 61701
tel: (309) 663-5350
EIN: 41-2120170

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Board Leadership

David Kieser


David Kieser

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

Midwest Food Bank

Bridging the gap between prosperity and poverty

(out of 100)
Overall Score & Rating 98.23 4 stars
  Financial 97.50 4 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 4 stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  Administrative Expenses 0.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.35
  Program Expenses Growth 35.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Midwest Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Income Statement     (FYE 12/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $89,130,735
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $89,130,735
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $89,130,735
   Other Revenue $326,680
TOTAL REVENUE $89,457,415
   Program Expenses $85,218,204
   Administrative Expenses $510,663
   Fundraising Expenses $167,367
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,561,181
Net Assets $22,526,720

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Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 12/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- David Kieser President, CEO


Midwest Food Bank (MFB), a faith-based, non-denominational nonprofit 501 (c) (3) charitable organization, was started in 2003 when the Kieser family began providing food out of a building on their family farm. MFB began by serving about 10 food pantries in McLean County, IL. Today we serve over 1,100 organizations across the Midwest, South, and East Africa from six warehouse locations. The food given out each month reaches over 700,000 people.

The amount of food we distribute has steadily grown over the years as we strive to fight hunger. We receive donated food from manufacturers, distributors, grocers, community and organizational food drives, and from individual donations of food & money. Today, we distribute $9.5 million in food each month.

As a faith based organization, it is the mission of Midwest Food Bank to alleviate hunger and poverty by gathering and distributing food donations to not-for-profits and disaster sites without cost to the recipients.

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