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

Feeding San Diego

Leading hunger-relief organization

four stars

91.16

9455 Waples Street Suite 135
San Diego, CA 92121
tel: (858) 452-3663   Web Site
EIN: 26-0457477

Board Leadership
Gwendolyn Sontheim
Chair

CEO
Vince Hall
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.16 four stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 2007, Feeding San Diego is the leading hunger-relief organization in the county, providing 25 million meals within the last year, and the only Feeding America affiliate in the region. Feeding San Diego provides food and resources to a network of more than 245 distribution partners serving 63,000 children, families and seniors each week. Focused on healthy food, education and advocacy, Feeding San Diego is building a hunger-free and healthy San Diego through innovative programs and collaborative partnerships.

Established in 2007, Feeding San Diego is the leading hunger-relief organization in the county, providing 25 million meals within the last year, and the only Feeding America affiliate in the region. Feeding San Diego provides food and resources to a network of more than 245 distribution partners serving 63,000 children, families and seniors each week. Focused on healthy food, education and advocacy, Feeding San Diego is building a hunger-free and healthy San Diego through innovative programs and collaborative partnerships.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2019
Number of meals served annually
26,300,000
This impact information is current as of March 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

three stars

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
95.7%
  Administrative Expenses 1.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.06
  Program Expenses Growth 11.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 54.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Feeding San Diego on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Feeding San Diego on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Feeding San Diego (CA) 91.16 four stars
West Seattle Food Bank (WA) 90.58 four stars
Food Lifeline (WA) 92.92 four stars
God's Pantry Food Bank (KY) 100.00 four stars
Alameda County Community Food Bank (CA) 91.24 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $53,495,018
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $57,469
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $40,000
Total Contributions $53,592,487
   Program Service Revenue $161,909
Total Primary Revenue $53,754,396
   Other Revenue $-42,473
TOTAL REVENUE $53,711,923
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $51,596,793
   Administrative Expenses $942,994
   Fundraising Expenses $1,509,560
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $54,049,347
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-337,424
   
Net Assets $3,004,513

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
Feeding Kids Initiative $28,123,811 54.5%
Feeding Families Initiative $20,946,666 40.6%
Feeding Excellence $1,664,696 3.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 02/01/2020 91.16 four stars
2017-06 11/01/2018 87.83 three stars
2016-06 07/01/2018 88.24 three 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 26-0457477
Name in IRS Master File FEEDING SAN DIEGO
NTEE Code K30
NTEE Classification Food Service, Free Food Distribution Programs
NTEE Type Food, Agriculture and Nutrition
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 August, 2007
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$131,573 0.24% Vince Hall CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Feeding San Diego (CA) 91.16 four stars
Sunshine Division, Inc. (OR) 93.91 four stars
Atlanta Community Food Bank (GA) 91.01 four stars
Interfaith Food Pantry (NJ) 95.43 four stars
Metro Caring (CO) 91.45 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Feeding San Diego
9455 Waples Street
Suite 135
San Diego, CA 92121
tel: (858) 452-3663
fax: (858) 768-7438
EIN: 26-0457477

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Board Leadership

Gwendolyn Sontheim
Chair

CEO

Vince Hall
Chief Executive Officer

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