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

Food Pantry of Waukesha County

End Hunger. Start Here.

three stars

88.89

1301 Sentry Drive Waukesha, WI 53186
tel: (262) 542-5300   Web Site
EIN: 39-1502732

Board Leadership
Aaron Hall
Chairperson

CEO
Karen Tredwell
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.89 three stars
  Financial 86.49 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Food Pantry of Waukesha County provides food, hope, and dignity to county residents in need, and advocates to increase awareness of hunger in the community through collaborative action. We distribute food based on nutritional guidelines, family size, special dietary needs and availability of provisions. The Food Pantry provides a variety of items from nonperishable food and goods to perishable items like frozen meat, fresh milk and produce. There is also a high demand for baby products, so formula, diapers and hygiene products are available as well.

The Food Pantry of Waukesha County provides food, hope, and dignity to county residents in need, and advocates to increase awareness of hunger in the community through collaborative action. We distribute food based on nutritional guidelines, family size, special dietary needs and availability of provisions. The Food Pantry provides a variety of items from nonperishable food and goods to perishable items like frozen meat, fresh milk and produce. There is also a high demand for baby products, so formula, diapers and hygiene products are available as well.

Financial

three stars

86.49

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
94.8%
  Administrative Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.09
  Program Expenses Growth 4.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Pantry of Waukesha County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Pantry of Waukesha County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Pantry of Waukesha County (WI) 88.89 three stars
Food Bank of West Central Texas (TX) 86.19 three stars
MANNA FoodBank (NC) 98.23 four stars
Kansas Food Bank (KS) 95.34 four stars
Los Angeles Regional Food Bank (CA) 94.69 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,200,420
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $74,190
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,274,610
   Program Service Revenue $1,932
Total Primary Revenue $4,276,542
   Other Revenue $-11,633
TOTAL REVENUE $4,264,909
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,201,400
   Administrative Expenses $135,767
   Fundraising Expenses $66,709
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,403,876
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-138,967
   
Net Assets $376,034

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 $4,201,400 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 02/01/2021 88.89 three stars
2018-09 12/01/2019 87.96 three stars
2017-09 02/01/2019 89.40 three stars
2016-09 02/01/2018 88.03 three stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 88.16 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 88.34 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/01/2015 86.25 three stars
2013-09 09/01/2014 85.91 three stars
2012-09 02/01/2014 85.04 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 39-1502732
Name in IRS Master File FOOD PANTRY OF WAUKESHA COUNTY 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 (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 June, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$62,472 1.41% Karen Tredwell Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Pantry of Waukesha County (WI) 88.89 three stars
Second Harvest Foodbank of the Mahoning Valley (OH) 94.82 four stars
Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry (MD) 87.42 three stars
Foodbank of Santa Barbara County (CA) 88.32 three stars
Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley, Inc. (TX) 92.61 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Food Pantry of Waukesha County
1301 Sentry Drive
Waukesha, WI 53186
tel: (262) 542-5300
fax: (262) 542-4177
EIN: 39-1502732

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Board Leadership

Aaron Hall
Chairperson

CEO

Karen Tredwell
Executive Director

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