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

Feed My People

A Christian interdenominational help center showing God's love & compassion for his people in need.

four stars

93.58

171 Kingston Drive Saint Louis, MO 63125
tel: (314) 631-4900   Web Site
EIN: 43-1264877

Board Leadership
Ed Kovarik
President

CEO
Karen Lanter
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.58 four stars
  Financial 91.86 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Feed My People was founded in October 1982, by John and Carol DeGuire. It was begun to meet the growing needs of the poor in South Saint Louis County, Missouri. Today we have over 20 programs, with a Thrift Store at each facility as primarily a service to our clients, but open to the public as well. The proceeds help fund our programs. Our main mission is emergency and long-term food help. We treat each person who comes to us for help with dignity. Besides their daily needs, we try to give them hope for a brighter future, and let them know that we care and that God cares.

Feed My People was founded in October 1982, by John and Carol DeGuire. It was begun to meet the growing needs of the poor in South Saint Louis County, Missouri. Today we have over 20 programs, with a Thrift Store at each facility as primarily a service to our clients, but open to the public as well. The proceeds help fund our programs. Our main mission is emergency and long-term food help. We treat each person who comes to us for help with dignity. Besides their daily needs, we try to give them hope for a brighter future, and let them know that we care and that God cares.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Average number of service recipients per month
2,000
Number of volunteers helping us to administer our programs
395
Amount of individual donations received (cash)
490,000
Estimated dollar value of clothing and household goods donations
4,500,000
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

91.86

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
93.9%
  Administrative Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.38
  Program Expenses Growth 2.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Feed My People on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Feed My People on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,290,912
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,290,912
   Program Service Revenue $214,660
Total Primary Revenue $5,505,572
   Other Revenue $103,147
TOTAL REVENUE $5,608,719
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,362,228
   Administrative Expenses $277,623
   Fundraising Expenses $83,920
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,723,771
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-115,052
   
Net Assets $2,246,172

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$95,790 1.67% Robert Wessels Former Executive Director

Mission

Feed My People was founded in October 1982, by John and Carol DeGuire. It was begun to meet the growing needs of the poor in South Saint Louis County, Missouri. Today we have over 20 programs, with a Thrift Store at each facility as primarily a service to our clients, but open to the public as well. The proceeds help fund our programs. Our main mission is emergency and long-term food help. We treat each person who comes to us for help with dignity. Besides their daily needs, we try to give them hope for a brighter future, and let them know that we care and that God cares.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Feed My People (MO) 93.58 four stars
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Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank (CA) 96.66 four stars
Northampton Survival Center (MA) 89.90 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Feed My People
171 Kingston Drive
Saint Louis, MO 63125
tel: (314) 631-4900
fax: (314) 631-7930
EIN: 43-1264877

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Board Leadership

Ed Kovarik
President

CEO

Karen Lanter
Executive Director