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

City Harvest

Rescuing food for New York's hungry

three stars

87.30

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 87.30 three stars
  Financial 82.30 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Total pounds of food rescued
60,716,600
Estimated dollar value of food donations distributed to community feedings programs
60,716,600
This impact information is current as of October 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

three stars

82.30

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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 0.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.15
  Program Expenses Growth 5.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.2%
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) 87.30 three stars
Loudoun Hunger Relief (VA) 96.30 four stars
San Antonio Food Bank (TX) 97.57 four stars
Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana (LA) 90.94 four stars
The River Food Pantry (WI) 95.47 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $129,449,956
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $6,337,583
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,130,343
Total Contributions $136,917,882
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $136,917,882
   Other Revenue $-227,979
TOTAL REVENUE $136,689,903
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $126,931,310
   Administrative Expenses $1,545,757
   Fundraising Expenses $7,666,153
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $136,143,220
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $546,683
   
Net Assets $19,611,335

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 $122,669,103 96.6%
Healthy Neighborhoods $4,262,207 3.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 06/01/2019 87.30 three stars
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

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)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$480,981 0.35% Jilly Stephens CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
City Harvest (NY) 87.30 three stars
Anne Arundel County Food Bank (MD) 88.81 three stars
Food Bank of Delaware (DE) 90.05 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana (IN) 88.61 three stars
Arkansas Foodbank (AR) 90.22 four 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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