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Cathedral Kitchen

Using food to change lives

four stars

91.17

1514 Federal Street Camden, NJ 08105
tel: (856) 964-6771   Web Site
EIN: 22-3114500

Board Leadership
Glenn Giveans
President

CEO
Karen Talarico
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.17 four stars
  Financial 94.11 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Cathedral Kitchen is the largest emergency food provider in Camden, NJ, serving more than 100,000 meals a year. We provide nutritious meals for impoverished residents of Camden. We also provide meals for local after school programs, groceries for low-income senior centers, and send donated food to local pantries, churches and soup kitchens that also serve our client population. The Culinary Arts Training Program and the Baking Arts Training Program operate concurrently for 17 weeks, twice per year. The two programs enroll approximately 60 students per year. Both programs include classroom instruction in culinary/baking arts, plus ServSafe certification training, like skills, financial literacy and interviewing skills training. Graduates are assisted with job placement and over 80 percent of graduates find employment during the first three months following graduation. In addition, we have two social enterprises as well as supportive services.

Cathedral Kitchen is the largest emergency food provider in Camden, NJ, serving more than 100,000 meals a year. We provide nutritious meals for impoverished residents of Camden. We also provide meals for local after school programs, groceries for low-income senior centers, and send donated food to local pantries, churches and soup kitchens that also serve our client population. The Culinary Arts Training Program and the Baking Arts Training Program operate concurrently for 17 weeks, twice per year. The two programs enroll approximately 60 students per year. Both programs include classroom instruction in culinary/baking arts, plus ServSafe certification training, like skills, financial literacy and interviewing skills training. Graduates are assisted with job placement and over 80 percent of graduates find employment during the first three months following graduation. In addition, we have two social enterprises as well as supportive services.

Financial

four stars

94.11

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 09/01/2017 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)
81.9%
  Administrative Expenses 13.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.67
  Program Expenses Growth 38.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cathedral Kitchen on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cathedral Kitchen on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cathedral Kitchen (NJ) 91.17 four stars
Help From People to People (NY) 92.92 four stars
Valley Outreach (MN) 90.76 four stars
making change (CO) 93.98 four stars
Religious Community Services (FL) 96.46 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,346,155
   Federated Campaigns $37,065
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $152,142
Total Contributions $1,535,362
   Program Service Revenue $1,558,540
Total Primary Revenue $3,093,902
   Other Revenue $92,432
TOTAL REVENUE $3,186,334
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,667,956
   Administrative Expenses $354,525
   Fundraising Expenses $82,244
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,104,725
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $81,609
   
Net Assets $5,624,098

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
Soup Kitchen $2,667,956 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 09/01/2017 91.17 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 22-3114500
Name in IRS Master File CATHEDRAL SOUP KITCHEN INC
NTEE Code P60
NTEE Classification Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash)
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (1) Church, synagogue, etc
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1998
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 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
$77,368 2.49% Karen Talarico Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cathedral Kitchen (NJ) 91.17 four stars
Community Servings (MA) 89.62 three stars
Meals on Wheels of Greenville (SC) 87.56 three stars
Meals On Wheels America (VA) 93.81 four stars
Sacramento Loaves & Fishes (CA) 94.26 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Cathedral Kitchen
1514 Federal Street
Camden, NJ 08105
tel: (856) 964-6771
fax: (856) 964-6772
EIN: 22-3114500

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Board Leadership

Glenn Giveans
President

CEO

Karen Talarico
Executive Director

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