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

Facing Hunger

Serving WV, KY & OH

four stars

91.86

1327 Seventh Avenue Huntington, WV 25701
tel: (304) 523-6029   Web Site
EIN: 55-0625915

Board Leadership
Kathy Hettlinger
President

CEO
Cynthia Kirkhart
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.86 four stars
  Financial 88.49 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Facing Hunger Foodbank is a private, non-profit, charitable organization founded in 1983 and is incorporated in West Virginia. Formerly known as the Huntington Area Food Bank, the foodbank initially served Cabell and Wayne Counties. The need was so great across the region that the foodbank expanded its service area after just its first year of operation. The foodbank's service area currently includes nearly 240 agencies across 17 counties in West Virginia, eastern Kentucky and southeastern Ohio.

Facing Hunger Foodbank is a private, non-profit, charitable organization founded in 1983 and is incorporated in West Virginia. Formerly known as the Huntington Area Food Bank, the foodbank initially served Cabell and Wayne Counties. The need was so great across the region that the foodbank expanded its service area after just its first year of operation. The foodbank's service area currently includes nearly 240 agencies across 17 counties in West Virginia, eastern Kentucky and southeastern Ohio.

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Financial

three stars

88.49

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 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)
95.3%
  Administrative Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.18
  Program Expenses Growth 2.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Facing Hunger on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Facing Hunger on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Facing Hunger (WV) 91.86 four stars
Rock River Valley Pantry (IL) 86.57 three stars
West Seattle Food Bank (WA) 90.58 four stars
Flathead Food Bank (MT) 86.79 three stars
Hidden Harvest (MI) 92.10 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,435,106
   Federated Campaigns $2,054
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $29,341
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,972,622
Total Contributions $6,439,123
   Program Service Revenue $311,463
Total Primary Revenue $6,750,586
   Other Revenue $61,079
TOTAL REVENUE $6,811,665
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,289,351
   Administrative Expenses $252,387
   Fundraising Expenses $153,667
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,695,405
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $116,260
   
Net Assets $1,279,877

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 $6,289,351 100.0%

Ratings History
Facing Hunger has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/21/2018 91.86 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 95.43 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 92.03 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.27 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 89.53 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 86.69 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 93.95 four stars
2011-12 09/01/2013 93.99 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 55-0625915
Name in IRS Master File FACING HUNGER FOODBANK 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 (149) Other instruction and training
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 February, 1984
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$55,317 0.82% Cynthia Kirkhart Executive Di

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Facing Hunger (WV) 91.86 four stars
Hunger Task Force (WI) 89.56 three stars
Central Pennsylvania Food Bank (PA) 98.23 four stars
The Food Bank of the Golden Crescent (TX) 97.17 four stars
The Foodbank of Southern California (CA) 94.27 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Facing Hunger
1327 Seventh Avenue
Huntington, WV 25701
tel: (304) 523-6029
fax: (304) 523-6086
EIN: 55-0625915

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Board Leadership

Kathy Hettlinger
President

CEO

Cynthia Kirkhart
Executive Director

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