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

Loaves & Fishes Community Services

Ending hunger, transforming lives

four stars

95.59

1871 High Grove Lane Naperville, IL 60540
tel: (630) 355-3663   Web Site
EIN: 36-3786777

Board Leadership
Kevin O'Hara
Board Chair

CEO
Mike Havala
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.59 four stars
  Financial 95.23 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Loaves & Fishes Community Services has served our community since 1984. Our vision is to end hunger in our community. Our mission is to provide food and leadership in the community by uniting and mobilizing resources to empower people to be self-sufficient.

Loaves & Fishes Community Services has served our community since 1984. Our vision is to end hunger in our community. Our mission is to provide food and leadership in the community by uniting and mobilizing resources to empower people to be self-sufficient.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2019
Number of people within the organization's service area accessing food aid
19,800
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

95.23

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 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)
96.0%
  Administrative Expenses 1.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.30
  Program Expenses Growth 3.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Loaves & Fishes Community Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Loaves & Fishes Community Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Loaves & Fishes Community Services (IL) 95.59 four stars
Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank (OH) 95.55 four stars
St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance (AZ) 94.69 four stars
Atlanta Community Food Bank (GA) 91.01 four stars
Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas (AR) 95.02 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $14,217,162
   Federated Campaigns $55,947
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $362,892
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $245,869
Total Contributions $14,881,870
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $14,881,870
   Other Revenue $-2,852
TOTAL REVENUE $14,879,018
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $14,210,618
   Administrative Expenses $188,310
   Fundraising Expenses $393,100
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $14,792,028
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $86,990
   
Net Assets $4,228,220

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
Providing Healthy Food and Self-Sufficiency Programs $13,812,057 97.2%
Vehicle Donation Program $200,449 1.4%
Emergency Monetary Assistance $198,112 1.4%

Ratings History
Loaves & Fishes Community Services has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 07/01/2020 95.59 four stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 94.29 four stars
2017-06 03/01/2018 93.61 four stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 91.75 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 36-3786777
Name in IRS Master File LOAVES & FISHES COMMUNITY SERVICES
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
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 March, 1992
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$200,399 1.35% Michael Havala President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Loaves & Fishes Community Services (IL) 95.59 four stars
The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri (MO) 92.59 four stars
Facing Hunger (WV) 94.81 four stars
Second Harvest of Silicon Valley (CA) 95.04 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County (CA) 97.17 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Loaves & Fishes Community Services
1871 High Grove Lane
Naperville, IL 60540
tel: (630) 355-3663
fax: (630) 355-0562
EIN: 36-3786777

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Board Leadership

Kevin O'Hara
Board Chair

CEO

Mike Havala
Chief Executive Officer

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