International : Development and Relief Services

Action Against Hunger USA

For a world free from hunger.

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four stars

93.98

One Whitehall Street Floor 2
New York, NY 10004
tel: (212) 967-7800   Web Site
EIN: 13-3327220

Board Leadership
Raymond Debbane & Thilo Semmelbaur
Co-Chairmen

CEO
Andrea Tamburini
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.98 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Action Against Hunger is the world's hunger specialist whose primary goal is to create a better way to deal with deadly hunger. For almost 40 years, this global humanitarian organization has been on the front lines treating and preventing hunger across nearly 50 countries; serving more than 20 million people in 2017 alone. Action Against Hunger is the leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. The organization is committed to doubling the number of children who receive urgent hunger care, from three million to six million by 2020. Of every dollar donated, 93 cents go directly to saving lives today and preventing hunger tomorrow.

Action Against Hunger is the world's hunger specialist whose primary goal is to create a better way to deal with deadly hunger. For almost 40 years, this global humanitarian organization has been on the front lines treating and preventing hunger across nearly 50 countries; serving more than 20 million people in 2017 alone. Action Against Hunger is the leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. The organization is committed to doubling the number of children who receive urgent hunger care, from three million to six million by 2020. Of every dollar donated, 93 cents go directly to saving lives today and preventing hunger tomorrow.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of water points improved
32,363
Number of hygiene kits distributed
2,600,000
Number of people treated for moderate and severe malnutrition
729,918
Number of health and nutrition education sessions held
39,191
Number of emergencies responded to
37
Metric tons of food assistance delivered
28,776
People received unrestricted cash
341,794
This impact information is current as of September 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

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
92.9%
  Administrative Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.81
  Program Expenses Growth 44.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Action Against Hunger USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Action Against Hunger USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $72,036,961
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,122,671
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $109,714,755
Total Contributions $182,874,387
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $182,874,387
   Other Revenue $1,893,294
TOTAL REVENUE $184,767,681
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $151,847,164
   Administrative Expenses $4,829,745
   Fundraising Expenses $1,670,103
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $158,347,012
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $26,420,669
   
Net Assets $78,879,493

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$211,188 0.13% Andrea Tamburini Chief Executive Officer

Mission

Action Against Hunger is the world's hunger specialist whose primary goal is to create a better way to deal with deadly hunger. For almost 40 years, this global humanitarian organization has been on the front lines treating and preventing hunger across nearly 50 countries; serving more than 20 million people in 2017 alone. Action Against Hunger is the leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. The organization is committed to doubling the number of children who receive urgent hunger care, from three million to six million by 2020. Of every dollar donated, 93 cents go directly to saving lives today and preventing hunger tomorrow.

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Action Against Hunger USA (NY) 93.98 four stars
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International Orthodox Christian Charities (MD) 85.85 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Action Against Hunger USA
One Whitehall Street
Floor 2
New York, NY 10004
tel: (212) 967-7800
fax: (212) 967-5480
EIN: 13-3327220

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Board Leadership

Raymond Debbane & Thilo Semmelbaur
Co-Chairmen

CEO

Andrea Tamburini
Chief Executive Officer