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

Wichita Falls Area Food Bank

Uniting our communities to fight hunger with food, education and advocacy.

four stars

93.08

1230 Midwestern Parkway Wichita Falls, TX 76302
tel: (940) 766-2322   Web Site
EIN: 75-1812865

Board Leadership
Robert Smith
Chair

CEO
Kara Nickens
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.08 four stars
  Financial 94.38 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Targeting a population in 12 counties that provide food to over 74,000 individuals, the Wichita Falls Area Food Bank provides hunger relief through distribution of food through a network of over 205 agencies and programs. We distributed 3.7 million pounds of food in 2014 which equates to over 3.1 million meals. Some of the points of distribution include: Food pantries, which distribute bags of food that can be used to prepare meals at home - Feeding sites, where hot meals are served in a communal setting - Shelters for the homeless and abuse - Programs that serve hungry children and the elderly - as well as other agencies, such as rehabilitation program and disaster relief.

Targeting a population in 12 counties that provide food to over 74,000 individuals, the Wichita Falls Area Food Bank provides hunger relief through distribution of food through a network of over 205 agencies and programs. We distributed 3.7 million pounds of food in 2014 which equates to over 3.1 million meals. Some of the points of distribution include: Food pantries, which distribute bags of food that can be used to prepare meals at home - Feeding sites, where hot meals are served in a communal setting - Shelters for the homeless and abuse - Programs that serve hungry children and the elderly - as well as other agencies, such as rehabilitation program and disaster relief.

Financial

four stars

94.38

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 11/01/2018 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)
94.4%
  Administrative Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.41
  Program Expenses Growth 5.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wichita Falls Area Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wichita Falls Area Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wichita Falls Area Food Bank (TX) 93.08 four stars
West Texas Food Bank (TX) 87.75 three stars
Vermont Foodbank (VT) 95.76 four stars
Channel One Regional Food Bank (MN) 92.05 four stars
St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance (AZ) 88.65 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,175,847
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $52,695
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,055,407
Total Contributions $6,283,949
   Program Service Revenue $297,721
Total Primary Revenue $6,581,670
   Other Revenue $22,807
TOTAL REVENUE $6,604,477
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,618,150
   Administrative Expenses $371,183
   Fundraising Expenses $109,461
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,098,794
   
Payments to Affiliates $6,685
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-494,317
   
Net Assets $2,951,393

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 $6,618,150 100.0%

Ratings History
Wichita Falls Area Food Bank has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 11/01/2018 93.08 four stars
2016-12 12/22/2017 94.07 four stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 98.23 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 98.23 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 99.69 four stars
2014-12 11/01/2015 86.56 three stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 86.31 three stars
2013-12 09/01/2014 86.02 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2014 83.89 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2014 80.81 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 75-1812865
Name in IRS Master File WICHITA FALLS AREA FOOD BANK
NTEE Code K31
NTEE Classification Food Banks, Food Pantries
NTEE Type Food, Agriculture and Nutrition
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 May, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$65,383 0.92% Kara Nickens Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wichita Falls Area Food Bank (TX) 93.08 four stars
Marion Polk Food Share (OR) 91.31 four stars
Mid-Ohio Foodbank (OH) 92.88 four stars
Second Harvest Inland Northwest (WA) 93.32 four stars
University District Food Bank (WA) 89.82 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Wichita Falls Area Food Bank
1230 Midwestern Parkway
Wichita Falls, TX 76302
tel: (940) 766-2322
fax: (940) 766-4429
EIN: 75-1812865

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Board Leadership

Robert Smith
Chair

CEO

Kara Nickens
CEO

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