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

Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County

Ending Hunger in Orange County

96.66

8014 Marine Way Irvine, CA 92618
tel: (949) 653-2900   Web Site
EIN: 32-0362611

Board Leadership
Dave Coffaro
Chair

CEO
Harald Herrmann
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.66
  Financial 97.50
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Second Harvest Food Bank's mission is to end hunger in Orange County. Last year, our Food Bank distributed 56.1 million pounds of food to our Partner Network members who then provided food to those in need at hundreds of locations throughout the county. We propel change through strategic, innovative partnerships and collaborations with community organizations that are equally committed to alleviating poverty. We provide reliable access to sufficient and nutritious foods and are dedicated to creating a community where all can thrive. Together we are creating a future in which no one goes hungry. Ever.

Second Harvest Food Bank's mission is to end hunger in Orange County. Last year, our Food Bank distributed 56.1 million pounds of food to our Partner Network members who then provided food to those in need at hundreds of locations throughout the county. We propel change through strategic, innovative partnerships and collaborations with community organizations that are equally committed to alleviating poverty. We provide reliable access to sufficient and nutritious foods and are dedicated to creating a community where all can thrive. Together we are creating a future in which no one goes hungry. Ever.

Impact & Results Score

Score
100/100
Program Name: Kids Cafe, School Pantry, Senior Grocery, Park-it Market and Fresh Food for Families and Individuals
Program Name: Kids Cafe, School Pantry, Senior Grocery, Park-it Market and Fresh Food for Families and Individuals

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
Second Harvest Food Bank Of Orange County Inc primarily collects, warehouses and distributes food to front-line organizations like food pantries and soup kitchens. It also manages smaller programs that serve meals and provide groceries directly 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 Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County.
Data Source
Outcome data collected during the program. Second Harvest Food Bank Of Orange County Inc 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 Second Harvest Food Bank Of Orange County Inc’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

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
94.9%
  Administrative Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.24
  Program Expenses Growth 9.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County (CA) 96.66
Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin (WI) 92.55
Heartland Hope Mission (NE) 93.47
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County (CA) 90.24
The Foodbank of Southern California (CA) 90.19

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $57,634,552
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,367,013
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $59,001,565
   Program Service Revenue $2,981,917
Total Primary Revenue $61,983,482
   Other Revenue $38,707
TOTAL REVENUE $62,022,189
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $59,778,106
   Administrative Expenses $1,771,004
   Fundraising Expenses $1,390,923
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $62,940,033
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-917,844
   
Net Assets $14,318,457

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 02/01/2021 96.66
2018-06 09/03/2019 97.17
2017-06 09/01/2018 96.80
2016-06 02/01/2018 94.31

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 32-0362611
Name in IRS Master File SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK OF ORANGE COUNTY 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
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 March, 2012
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Harald Herrmann CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$143,092 0.22% Gloria Crockett CDO
$125,468 0.19% Nicole Suydman Former CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County (CA) 96.66
Wichita Falls Area Food Bank (TX) 89.02
Vermont Foodbank (VT) 96.35
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee (TN) 94.70
Foodlink (NY) 91.68

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Charity Contact Info

Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County
8014 Marine Way
Irvine, CA 92618
tel: (949) 653-2900
fax: (949) 653-0700
EIN: 32-0362611

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Board Leadership

Dave Coffaro
Chair

CEO

Harald Herrmann
Chief Executive Officer

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