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

Manna on Main Street

Ending hunger, building community, transforming lives.

three stars

85.01

606 East Main Street Lansdale, PA 19446
tel: (215) 855-5454   Web Site
EIN: 23-2287252

Board Leadership
Bruce Michelson
Chair

CEO
Suzan Neiger Gould
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.01 three stars
  Financial 79.19 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Manna on Main Street is committed to ending hunger in the North Penn region by providing food, fulfilling social service and education needs, and conducting community outreach. Through a food pantry and soup kitchen, emergency financial aid, counseling and referrals, and education opportunities, we serve those in need with the hope “that everyone might be fed.”

Manna on Main Street is committed to ending hunger in the North Penn region by providing food, fulfilling social service and education needs, and conducting community outreach. Through a food pantry and soup kitchen, emergency financial aid, counseling and referrals, and education opportunities, we serve those in need with the hope “that everyone might be fed.”

Impact & Results Score

Score
100/100
Program Name: Manna's Kitchen and Manna's Market
Program Name: Manna's Kitchen and Manna's Market

Note: The Impact & Results score currently has no effect on the nonprofit's Star Rating.

The Impact & Results score is a measure of how well a nonprofit delivers on its stated mission. To issue a score, Charity Navigator estimates the actual impact the nonprofit has on the lives of those it serves, and determines whether it is making good use of donor resources to achieve that impact. Learn more about our Impact & Results methodology here.

Program Activities
Manna on Main Street primarily provides groceries to beneficiaries. It also prepares and serves meals to beneficiaries.
Impact Statement
$2 provides a meal to a person in need.
Assessment Benchmark
Impact & Results scores of food distribution programs are based on the cost of a meal relative to the cost that a food-secure person incurs to buy a meal in that county. Programs receive an Impact & Results score of 100 if they are less than 75% the cost of a meal and a score of 75 if they are less than 125%. If a nonprofit reports impact but doesn't meet the threshold for cost-effectiveness, it earns a score of 50.
Methodology
ImpactMatters analyzed publicly available data to rate the cost-effectiveness of Manna on Main Street.
Data Source
Outcome data collected during the program. Manna on Main Street publicly reports the amount of food it provides.
Method for Attributing Outcomes
We assume that the distribution of a meal from one nonprofit's food distribution program does not diminish the amount of food distributed by any other (neighboring) food distribution program. This “counterfactual” assumption about the amount of food distributed in the absence of Manna on Main Street’s food distribution program implies that the benefit of a meal to a beneficiary in need constitutes a net gain; the gain is not offset by reductions in food provided to other beneficiaries in need. We therefore set the counterfactual to zero.
Details
Analysis conducted by ImpactMatters and published on November 22, 2019.
This impact information is current as of September 2020, when it was provided to us by ImpactMatters. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

79.19

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
85.7%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.22
  Program Expenses Growth 6.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Manna on Main Street on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Manna on Main Street on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Manna on Main Street (PA) 85.01 three stars
Utah Food Bank (UT) 92.99 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania (PA) 91.16 four stars
Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry (MD) 87.42 three stars
Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana (IN) 97.14 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,267,789
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,267,789
   Program Service Revenue $110,176
Total Primary Revenue $2,377,965
   Other Revenue $116,753
TOTAL REVENUE $2,494,718
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,260,525
   Administrative Expenses $129,807
   Fundraising Expenses $197,723
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,588,055
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-93,337
   
Net Assets $561,972

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 $1,932,183 85.5%
Soup Kitchen $146,739 6.5%
Emergency Financial Aid $106,739 4.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 12/01/2019 85.01 three stars
2017-09 09/01/2018 87.92 three stars
2016-09 02/01/2018 87.25 three stars
2015-09 02/01/2017 91.37 four stars
2014-09 12/21/2016 90.90 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 23-2287252
Name in IRS Master File MANNA ON MAIN STREET
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, 1989
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$91,837 3.54% Suzan Neiger Gould Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Manna on Main Street (PA) 85.01 three stars
Westmoreland County Food Bank (PA) 91.02 four stars
Midwest Food Bank, NFP (IL) 94.69 four stars
California Emergency Foodlink (CA) 92.38 four stars
Montgomery County Food Bank (TX) 88.14 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Manna on Main Street
606 East Main Street
Lansdale, PA 19446
tel: (215) 855-5454
EIN: 23-2287252

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Board Leadership

Bruce Michelson
Chair

CEO

Suzan Neiger Gould
Executive Director

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