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

Metro Caring

Ending hunger at its root.

four stars

94.07

1100 East 18th Avenue Denver, CO 80218
tel: (303) 860-7200   Web Site
EIN: 84-6116951

Board Leadership
Doug Hock
President

CEO
Teva Sienicki
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.07 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

At Metro Caring, we're meeting people's immediate food needs while sustainably addressing the root cause of hunger: poverty. We provide nutritious groceries to our hungry neighbors, and also offer comprehensive, wrap-around anti-hunger programming so that families can break the cycle of poverty. Metro Caring is a welcoming, dignified, health-focused organization, open to everyone in the Denver metro area. We offer innovative programming in Healthy Foods Access, Nutrition Education and Cooking Classes, ID Procurement and Utilities Assistance, and Seeds for Success job-readiness coaching and training.

At Metro Caring, we're meeting people's immediate food needs while sustainably addressing the root cause of hunger: poverty. We provide nutritious groceries to our hungry neighbors, and also offer comprehensive, wrap-around anti-hunger programming so that families can break the cycle of poverty. Metro Caring is a welcoming, dignified, health-focused organization, open to everyone in the Denver metro area. We offer innovative programming in Healthy Foods Access, Nutrition Education and Cooking Classes, ID Procurement and Utilities Assistance, and Seeds for Success job-readiness coaching and training.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
93.9%
  Administrative Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.82
  Program Expenses Growth 28.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Metro Caring on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Metro Caring on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Metro Caring (CO) 94.07 four stars
Nourish Pierce County (WA) 88.27 three stars
Facing Hunger (WV) 91.86 four stars
Worcester County Food Bank (MA) 94.47 four stars
Feeding Tampa Bay (FL) 92.27 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,926,632
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $84,967
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,011,599
   Program Service Revenue $277,652
Total Primary Revenue $8,289,251
   Other Revenue $53,046
TOTAL REVENUE $8,342,297
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,072,662
   Administrative Expenses $341,933
   Fundraising Expenses $313,626
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,728,221
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-385,924
   
Net Assets $6,246,031

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 Access $7,458,506 92.4%
Utilities Assistance $400,074 5.0%
ID Procurement $214,082 2.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-03 09/03/2019 94.07 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 84-6116951
Name in IRS Master File METRO CARING
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 (569) Referral service (social agencies)
(408) Community service organization
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 April, 1975
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$50,446 0.57% Teva Sienicki Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Metro Caring (CO) 94.07 four stars
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Harvest Hope Food Bank (SC) 91.28 four stars
Rock River Valley Pantry (IL) 86.57 three stars
Foodlink (NY) 90.18 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Metro Caring
1100 East 18th Avenue
Denver, CO 80218
tel: (303) 860-7200
EIN: 84-6116951

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Board Leadership

Doug Hock
President

CEO

Teva Sienicki
President, CEO

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