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Human Services : Social Services

House of Bread

To prevent hunger and serve as a bridge to beneficial community resources.

four stars

90.59

9 Orth Avenue P.O. Box 60277
Dayton, OH 45406
tel: (937) 226-1520   Web Site
EIN: 31-1076425

Board Leadership
Linda Lombard
President

CEO
Melodie Bennett
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.59 four stars
  Financial 92.53 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The House of Bread was founded with the belief that no one deserves to go hungry. We believe that everyone deserves to be treated with dignity and respect. Everyone deserves to have a meal in a place where they feel welcome and appreciated. No one is ever turned away from the House of Bread, and everyone is treated as a special guest. We prevent hunger by offering a hot, nutritious, lunchtime meal 7 days a week. Staff and volunteers work together, primarily using donated food, to prepare the meal each day. We don't believe in duplicating programs or resources offered by other social service agencies in the area. So while our guests enjoy lunch, we offer them referrals and assistance in accessing needed resources. We help our guests with everything from a simple phone call, referral to emergency shelter, to help with finding a preschool for their children.

The House of Bread was founded with the belief that no one deserves to go hungry. We believe that everyone deserves to be treated with dignity and respect. Everyone deserves to have a meal in a place where they feel welcome and appreciated. No one is ever turned away from the House of Bread, and everyone is treated as a special guest. We prevent hunger by offering a hot, nutritious, lunchtime meal 7 days a week. Staff and volunteers work together, primarily using donated food, to prepare the meal each day. We don't believe in duplicating programs or resources offered by other social service agencies in the area. So while our guests enjoy lunch, we offer them referrals and assistance in accessing needed resources. We help our guests with everything from a simple phone call, referral to emergency shelter, to help with finding a preschool for their children.

Financial

four stars

92.53

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
91.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.38
  Program Expenses Growth 2.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by House of Bread on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by House of Bread on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
House of Bread (OH) 90.59 four stars
Mobile Loaves & Fishes (TX) 100.00 four stars
Meals-on-Wheels Greater San Diego (CA) 91.54 four stars
Food Outreach (MO) 94.93 four stars
Meals on Wheels of Sheboygan County (WI) 92.11 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $839,179
   Federated Campaigns $620,397
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,459,576
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,459,576
   Other Revenue $68,997
TOTAL REVENUE $1,528,573
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,214,298
   Administrative Expenses $81,867
   Fundraising Expenses $36,885
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,333,050
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $195,523
   
Net Assets $1,811,100

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
Provide Free Lunch Daily $1,214,298 100.0%

Ratings History
House of Bread has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 06/01/2020 90.59 four stars
2018-06 05/01/2019 90.87 four stars
2017-06 06/01/2018 92.50 four stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 92.02 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 91.68 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.07 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 02/01/2016 91.77 four 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 31-1076425
Name in IRS Master File HOUSE OF BREAD
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 (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 May, 1984
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
$63,000 4.72% Melodie Bennett Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
House of Bread (OH) 90.59 four stars
Elijah's Promise (NJ) 86.84 three stars
New York Common Pantry (NY) 94.69 four stars
MANNA (PA) 93.10 four stars
Meals on Wheels of Alameda County (CA) 87.58 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

House of Bread
9 Orth Avenue
P.O. Box 60277
Dayton, OH 45406
tel: (937) 226-1520
EIN: 31-1076425

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Board Leadership

Linda Lombard
President

CEO

Melodie Bennett
Executive Director

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