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

Loaves and Fishes

Meals. Kindness. Comfort.

three stars

85.79

721 Kasota Avenue SE Minneapolis, MN 55414
tel: (612) 377-9810   Web Site
EIN: 41-1421522

Board Leadership
Steve Ripple
Chair

CEO
Cathy Maes
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.79 three stars
  Financial 81.57 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

To provide nutritious meals to people who are hungry across Minnesota in an atmosphere of hospitality at site locations where the need is greatest and to develop joint ventures/partnerships with like-minded organizations assisting guests with additional basic needs key to becoming self-sufficient. We are guided by our vision that all people, regardless of socioeconomic, cultural or ethnic background deserve to meet their basic needs for food, dignity and respect. It is only then that self-esteem and empowerment can move individuals to independence. We are focused on the individual. Loaves & Fishes dining sites provide access to additional social services as needed

To provide nutritious meals to people who are hungry across Minnesota in an atmosphere of hospitality at site locations where the need is greatest and to develop joint ventures/partnerships with like-minded organizations assisting guests with additional basic needs key to becoming self-sufficient. We are guided by our vision that all people, regardless of socioeconomic, cultural or ethnic background deserve to meet their basic needs for food, dignity and respect. It is only then that self-esteem and empowerment can move individuals to independence. We are focused on the individual. Loaves & Fishes dining sites provide access to additional social services as needed

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Financial

three stars

81.57

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
88.1%
  Administrative Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.17
  Program Expenses Growth 11.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 30.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Loaves and Fishes on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Loaves and Fishes on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Loaves and Fishes (MN) 85.79 three stars
Northampton Survival Center (MA) 85.59 three stars
Facing Hunger (WV) 91.86 four stars
Food for Lane County (OR) 92.87 four stars
Food Gatherers (MI) 94.08 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,833,596
   Federated Campaigns $110,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $15,000
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $203,143
Total Contributions $3,161,739
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,161,739
   Other Revenue $25,431
TOTAL REVENUE $3,187,170
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,938,506
   Administrative Expenses $253,184
   Fundraising Expenses $147,155
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,338,845
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-151,675
   
Net Assets $534,964

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
Meal Program $2,938,506 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-09 12/01/2018 85.79 three stars
2016-09 02/01/2018 87.45 three stars
2015-09 04/01/2017 84.52 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 41-1421522
Name in IRS Master File LOAVES AND FISHES TOO
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 (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 June, 1983
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
$95,000 2.84% Cathy Maes Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Loaves and Fishes (MN) 85.79 three stars
SeaShare (WA) 87.06 three stars
Northern Illinois Food Bank (IL) 91.81 four stars
FreeStore FoodBank (OH) 92.73 four stars
Foodshare (CT) 90.55 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Loaves and Fishes
721 Kasota Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
tel: (612) 377-9810
fax: (612) 374-3517
EIN: 41-1421522

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Board Leadership

Steve Ripple
Chair

CEO

Cathy Maes
Executive Director

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