Human Services : Social Services

Cathedral Kitchen

Using food to change lives

four stars

98.23

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

Board Leadership
Glenn Giveans
President

CEO
Carrie Kitchen-Santiago
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23 four stars
  Financial * 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
*Please note that this organization informed us that they will be amending their latest 990. Their rating will be updated when that 990 is made available to us.
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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 85 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 85 percent of graduates find employment during the first three months following graduation. In addition, we have two social enterprises as well as supportive services.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2019
Number of individuals who are receiving timely health/dental exams
761
Number of first-time donors
458
This impact information is current as of August 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

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

*Please note that this organization informed us that they will be amending their latest 990. Their rating will be updated when that 990 is made available to us.
This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
85.9%
  Administrative Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.78
  Program Expenses Growth 34.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.1%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,005,781
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $167,000
Total Contributions $2,172,781
   Program Service Revenue $1,695,667
Total Primary Revenue $3,868,448
   Other Revenue $137,553
TOTAL REVENUE $4,006,001
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,285,843
   Administrative Expenses $512,008
   Fundraising Expenses $11,317
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,809,168
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $196,833
   
Net Assets $6,085,447

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$88,059 2.31% Karen Talarico Executive Director

Mission

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 85 percent of graduates find employment during the first three months following graduation. In addition, we have two social enterprises as well as supportive services.

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Cathedral Kitchen (NJ) 98.23 four stars
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Caring for Friends (PA) 85.43 three stars
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Elijah's Promise (NJ) 86.84 three 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

Carrie Kitchen-Santiago
Executive Director