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

Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry

Helping Hands. Caring Hearts.

three stars

86.63

134 White Drive P.O. Box 834
Columbus, NC 28722
tel: (828) 894-2988   Web Site
EIN: 56-1793796

Board Leadership
Dave Scherping
President

CEO
George B. Alley
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.63 three stars
  Financial 84.63 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/22/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry works to provide compassionate assistance to Polk County residents who do not have the resources to provide for their basic life needs.

Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry works to provide compassionate assistance to Polk County residents who do not have the resources to provide for their basic life needs.

Financial

three stars

84.63

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/22/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
81.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.11
  Program Expenses Growth 7.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry (NC) 86.63 three stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties (CA) 97.68 four stars
Feed My People (MO) 96.46 four stars
Northeast Iowa Food Bank (IA) 97.17 four stars
Valley Interfaith Community Resource Center (OH) 86.10 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,178,165
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $28,897
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,207,062
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,207,062
   Other Revenue $27,821
TOTAL REVENUE $1,234,883
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,069,007
   Administrative Expenses $108,879
   Fundraising Expenses $94,477
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,272,363
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-37,480
   
Net Assets $1,299,973

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 Pantry $768,001 71.8%
Other Program Services $176,626 16.5%
Shelter Assistance $66,810 6.2%
Feed-A-Kid Program $57,570 5.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 12/22/2017 86.63 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 84.32 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 56-1793796
Name in IRS Master File THERMAL BELT OUTREACH MINISTRY
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
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 February, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • 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
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry (NC) 86.63 three stars
Greater Cleveland Food Bank (OH) 90.71 four stars
MANNA FoodBank (NC) 99.10 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee (TN) 88.94 three stars
STEP (MN) 93.36 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry
134 White Drive
P.O. Box 834
Columbus, NC 28722
tel: (828) 894-2988
EIN: 56-1793796

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Board Leadership

Dave Scherping
President

CEO

George B. Alley
Executive Director

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