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

FreeStore FoodBank

Providing food and services for people in crisis

three stars

89.39

1141 Central Parkway Cincinnati, OH 45202
tel: (513) 482-4500   Web Site
EIN: 23-7122205

Board Leadership
Jim Dressman
Board Chair

CEO
Kurt Reiber
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.39 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 using data provided by the charity on a consolidated pro forma 990 which was verified against 990s received from the IRS.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
94.7%
  Administrative Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.25
  Program Expenses Growth -3.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by FreeStore FoodBank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by FreeStore FoodBank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
FreeStore FoodBank (OH) 89.39 three stars
West Texas Food Bank (TX) 85.74 three stars
Foodshare (CT) 93.44 four stars
Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People (MN) 92.38 four stars
Shared Harvest Foodbank (OH) 85.57 three stars

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The Freestore Foodbank was founded in 1971, and serves about 160,000 people in southern Ohio, northern Kentucky and southeastern Indiana. The Freestore Foodbank has two divisions, Client Services and the Foodbank. We provide food and services, create stability and further self-reliance for people in crisis. We distribute donated and surplus food to 450 non-profit agencies in 20 counties across three states, who in turn help prevent hunger in their own neighborhoods. In short, we want to make sure that families aren't forced to choose between buying food and paying rent, taking a sick child to the doctor, or repairing the car used to drive to work.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $34,671,730
   Federated Campaigns $405,600
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $686,106
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $14,062,993
Total Contributions $49,826,429
   Program Service Revenue $2,387,847
Total Primary Revenue $52,214,276
   Other Revenue $612,703
TOTAL REVENUE $52,826,979
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $47,919,459
   Administrative Expenses $1,956,762
   Fundraising Expenses $1,436,426
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $51,312,647
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,514,332
   
Net Assets $14,846,395

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
Emergency Food Distribution $42,963,967 89.6%
Customer Connection Center $4,953,992 10.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 12/01/2016 89.39 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 23-7122205
Name in IRS Master File FREESTORE-FOODBANK 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 (561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
(917) Thrift ship, retail outlet, etc.
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 December, 1971
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$195,615 0.38% Kurt Reiber President, CEO

The Freestore Foodbank was founded in 1971, and serves about 160,000 people in southern Ohio, northern Kentucky and southeastern Indiana. The Freestore Foodbank has two divisions, Client Services and the Foodbank. We provide food and services, create stability and further self-reliance for people in crisis. We distribute donated and surplus food to 450 non-profit agencies in 20 counties across three states, who in turn help prevent hunger in their own neighborhoods. In short, we want to make sure that families aren't forced to choose between buying food and paying rent, taking a sick child to the doctor, or repairing the car used to drive to work.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
FreeStore FoodBank (OH) 89.39 three stars
Foodbank of Santa Barbara County (CA) 85.03 three stars
The Foodbank (OH) 100.00 four stars
Blue Ridge Area Food Bank (VA) 95.58 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina (NC) 95.46 four stars

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Note: This rating represents consolidated financial data for these organizations:

  • FreeStore Foodbank
  • FreeStore FoodBank Foundation (31-1670386)

Charity Contact Info

FreeStore FoodBank
1141 Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45202
tel: (513) 482-4500
EIN: 23-7122205

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Board Leadership

Jim Dressman
Board Chair

CEO

Kurt Reiber
President, CEO

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