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

Food for People

Working to eliminate hunger and improve the health and well-being of our community

four stars

92.66

307 West 14th Street Eureka, CA 95501
tel: (707) 445-3166   Web Site
EIN: 94-2772549

Board Leadership
Carol Vander Meer
President

CEO
Anne Holcomb
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.66 four stars
  Financial 90.43 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Food for People is working to eliminate hunger and improve the health and well-being of our community through access to healthy and nutritious foods, community education and advocacy. Food for People is designated as the official food bank for Humboldt County. Currently, we operate a total of 14 community food programs, each of which is designated to address the needs of those who are experiencing hunger and food insecurity.

Food for People is working to eliminate hunger and improve the health and well-being of our community through access to healthy and nutritious foods, community education and advocacy. Food for People is designated as the official food bank for Humboldt County. Currently, we operate a total of 14 community food programs, each of which is designated to address the needs of those who are experiencing hunger and food insecurity.

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Financial

four stars

90.43

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
94.4%
  Administrative Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.39
  Program Expenses Growth 0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food for People on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food for People on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food for People (CA) 92.66 four stars
West Suburban Community Pantry (IL) 88.09 three stars
Table to Table (NJ) 98.23 four stars
Second Harvest of Silicon Valley (CA) 95.04 four stars
St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance (AZ) 94.69 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,370,662
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,481,733
Total Contributions $4,852,395
   Program Service Revenue $5,172
Total Primary Revenue $4,857,567
   Other Revenue $17,356
TOTAL REVENUE $4,874,923
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,144,290
   Administrative Expenses $112,589
   Fundraising Expenses $168,109
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,424,988
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $449,935
   
Net Assets $1,709,208

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
Warehouse $2,741,103 66.1%
Direct Distribution Program $429,848 10.4%
Pantry Network Program $340,788 8.2%
Commodity Supplemental Food Program $149,925 3.6%
Outreach $114,378 2.8%

Ratings History
Food for People has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 10/01/2019 92.66 four stars
2017-09 12/21/2018 92.36 four stars
2016-09 03/01/2018 94.00 four stars
2015-09 06/01/2017 96.61 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 94-2772549
Name in IRS Master File FOOD FOR PEOPLE INC
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 (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(532) Welfare systems
(569) Referral service (social agencies)
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 January, 1982
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
$67,920 1.53% Anne Holcomb Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food for People (CA) 92.66 four stars
Good Shepherd Food Bank of Maine (ME) 95.44 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana (IN) 91.36 four stars
Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People (MN) 86.49 three stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee (TN) 91.11 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Food for People
307 West 14th Street
Eureka, CA 95501
tel: (707) 445-3166
fax: (707) 445-5946
EIN: 94-2772549

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Board Leadership

Carol Vander Meer
President

CEO

Anne Holcomb
Executive Director

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