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

Loaves & Fishes Community Services

Ending hunger, transforming lives

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four stars

93.61

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 93.61 four stars
  Financial 94.29 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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 2018
Number of people within the organization's service area accessing food aid
18,657
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This impact information is current as of March 2019, 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

94.29

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
96.5%
  Administrative Expenses 1.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.28
  Program Expenses Growth 2.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.7%
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) 93.61 four stars
Hidden Harvest (MI) 92.10 four stars
Greater Cleveland Food Bank (OH) 90.71 four stars
Alameda County Community Food Bank (CA) 97.78 four stars
Table to Table (NJ) 98.23 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $12,382,303
   Federated Campaigns $80,519
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $127,820
Total Contributions $12,590,642
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $12,590,642
   Other Revenue $188,323
TOTAL REVENUE $12,778,965
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $12,346,018
   Administrative Expenses $179,187
   Fundraising Expenses $315,773
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,840,978
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-62,013
   
Net Assets $3,786,291

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 Food and Leadership $11,882,497 96.2%
Vehicle Donation Program $264,310 2.1%
Emergency Monetary Assistance $199,211 1.6%

Ratings History
Loaves & Fishes Community Services has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$75,624 0.58% Michael Havala Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Loaves & Fishes Community Services (IL) 93.61 four stars
Worcester County Food Bank (MA) 93.42 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County (CA) 96.80 four stars
STEP (MN) 90.26 four stars
United Food Bank (AZ) 89.95 three 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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