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 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

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.
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

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$480,981 0.35% Jilly Stephens CEO

Mission

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
City Harvest (NY) 87.30 three stars
Feeding the Gulf Coast (AL) 96.46 four stars
Sunshine Division, Inc. (OR) 93.91 four stars
Houston Food Bank (TX) 98.23 four stars
Midwest Food Bank, NFP (IL) 94.69 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