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

City Harvest

Rescuing food for New York's hungry

three stars

87.08

6 East 32nd Street 5th Floor
New York, NY 10016
tel: (646) 412-0600   Web Site
EIN: 13-3170676

Board Leadership
James D. Kallman
Chairman

CEO
Jilly Stephens
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.08 three stars
  Financial 81.98 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Now serving New York City for more than 30 years, City Harvest is the world's first food rescue organization, dedicated to feeding the city's hungry men, women, and children.


This year, City Harvest will collect 46 million pounds of excess food from all segments of the food industry, including restaurants, grocers, corporate cafeterias, manufacturers, and farms. This food is then delivered free of charge to some 400 community food programs throughout New York City using a fleet of trucks and bikes. City Harvest helps feed the more than one million New Yorkers that face hunger each year.

Now serving New York City for more than 30 years, City Harvest is the world's first food rescue organization, dedicated to feeding the city's hungry men, women, and children.


This year, City Harvest will collect 46 million pounds of excess food from all segments of the food industry, including restaurants, grocers, corporate cafeterias, manufacturers, and farms. This food is then delivered free of charge to some 400 community food programs throughout New York City using a fleet of trucks and bikes. City Harvest helps feed the more than one million New Yorkers that face hunger each year.

Results Information

Program Name: Healthy Retail Program
Problem

In particularly high needs communities throughout New York City, residents face high rates of poverty, hunger and diet-related illnesses. Often, in these communities, fresh fruits and vegetables are expensive and hard to find, leaving low-income New Yorkers wondering how to maximize limited food dollars to feed their families in the most healthful and budget-conscious way possible.

Strategy

City Harvest’s Healthy Retail Initiative is designed to help storeowners grow their businesses by selling more fresh fruits and vegetables. Particularly in our Healthy Corner Stores, we work intensively with storeowners to make-over their stores and train them on effective produce maintenance and marketing techniques. We also empower clients to shop, cook and eat healthfully through in-store nutrition education, and invite feedback about program impact through post-participation surveys.

IF:THEN

IF City Harvest’s Healthy Retail Program offers multi-year, customized trainings and technical assistance to 94 corner stores and supermarkets,...

THEN fresh produce will be more widely available in low-income communities.

IF 94 Healthy Retail partners offer more fresh produce options,...

THEN over 400,000 low-income New Yorkers will have increased access to nutritious, affordable food choices in their neighborhoods.

IF 94 Healthy Retail partners offer targeted nutrition education opportunities, including shopping tours and cooking demonstrations,...

THEN nearly 45,000 low-income New Yorkers will be empowered with the skills they need to shop for, cook and eat healthfully on a budget.

IF Healthy Retail partners consistently implement food merchandising and storage best practices, along with targeted nutrition education opportunities,...

THEN their produce sales will increase by at least 10% after one year of program partnership.
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Financial

three stars

81.98

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 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)
93.4%
  Administrative Expenses 0.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.15
  Program Expenses Growth 6.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 25.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by City Harvest on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by City Harvest on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
City Harvest (NY) 87.08 three stars
Central Texas Food Bank (TX) 96.33 four stars
River Bend Foodbank (IA) 98.23 four stars
Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado (CO) 94.28 four stars
Marion Polk Food Share (OR) 88.53 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $118,515,384
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $4,147,258
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,309,899
Total Contributions $123,972,541
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $123,972,541
   Other Revenue $-414,535
TOTAL REVENUE $123,558,006
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $114,995,489
   Administrative Expenses $1,044,762
   Fundraising Expenses $6,999,331
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $123,039,582
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $518,424
   
Net Assets $19,200,886

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
Emergency Food Rescue $110,512,410 96.1%
Healthy Neighborhoods $4,483,079 3.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 07/01/2018 87.08 three stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 89.18 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 90.91 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 95.07 four stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 95.48 four stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 95.45 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 93.62 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 95.33 four stars
2010-06 12/23/2011 95.32 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 93.53 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 94.11 four stars
2009-06 07/01/2010 94.06 four stars
2008-06 04/01/2009 91.37 four stars
2007-06 07/01/2008 88.71 three stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 74.19 two stars
2005-06 10/01/2006 85.87 three stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 86.15 three stars
2003-06 06/01/2004 85.88 three stars
2002-06 10/01/2003 85.69 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 81.60 three 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 13-3170676
Name in IRS Master File CITY HARVEST INC
NTEE Code K30
NTEE Classification Food Service, Free Food Distribution Programs
NTEE Type Food, Agriculture and Nutrition
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 November, 1983
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$389,975 0.31% Jilly Stephens Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
City Harvest (NY) 87.08 three stars
Fredericksburg Area Food Bank (VA) 90.81 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida (FL) 92.62 four stars
Feeding South Florida (FL) 90.50 four stars
River Food Pantry (WI) 89.24 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

City Harvest
6 East 32nd Street
5th Floor
New York, NY 10016
tel: (646) 412-0600
fax: (646) 412-0764
EIN: 13-3170676

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Board Leadership

James D. Kallman
Chairman

CEO

Jilly Stephens
Executive Director

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