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

Greater Cleveland Food Bank

Our Food Bank serves more than 700 member agencies in six Northeast Ohio counties

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three stars

87.37

15500 South Waterloo Road Cleveland, OH 44110
tel: (216) 738-2265   Web Site
EIN: 34-1292848

Board Leadership
Felton Thomas
Board Chair

CEO
Kristin Warzocha
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.37 three stars
  Financial 82.14 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1979, the Greater Cleveland Food Bank works to ensure that everyone in our communities has the nutritious food they need every day. The Food Bank collects, warehouses, and distributes food and grocery products to more than 450 social service agencies that feed the needy in the Northeast Ohio area. The Food Bank provides food to child care centers, group homes, and programs for the elderly. The Food Bank uses the Ohio Benefit Bank software to enroll low income clients in the public benefits they are eligible for including Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Clients can call the Food Bank's Help Center for assistance or meet with our outreach workers in the community. In FY2018, the Food Bank distributed 45.7 million pounds of food and other essential products to partner agencies. Including the meals provided via SNAP benefits, the Food Bank made possible over 57.4 million meals for individuals in need in our community.

Founded in 1979, the Greater Cleveland Food Bank works to ensure that everyone in our communities has the nutritious food they need every day. The Food Bank collects, warehouses, and distributes food and grocery products to more than 450 social service agencies that feed the needy in the Northeast Ohio area. The Food Bank provides food to child care centers, group homes, and programs for the elderly. The Food Bank uses the Ohio Benefit Bank software to enroll low income clients in the public benefits they are eligible for including Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Clients can call the Food Bank's Help Center for assistance or meet with our outreach workers in the community. In FY2018, the Food Bank distributed 45.7 million pounds of food and other essential products to partner agencies. Including the meals provided via SNAP benefits, the Food Bank made possible over 57.4 million meals for individuals in need in our community.

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Financial

three stars

82.14

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
95.4%
  Administrative Expenses 1.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.19
  Program Expenses Growth 2.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Greater Cleveland Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Greater Cleveland Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $48,834,964
   Federated Campaigns $26,920
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $389,766
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $30,317,297
Total Contributions $79,568,947
   Program Service Revenue $7,667,279
Total Primary Revenue $87,236,226
   Other Revenue $1,114,542
TOTAL REVENUE $88,350,768
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $85,699,170
   Administrative Expenses $1,260,231
   Fundraising Expenses $2,865,566
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $89,824,967
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,474,199
   
Net Assets $17,616,768

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$213,388 0.23% Kristin Warzocha President, CEO

Mission

Founded in 1979, the Greater Cleveland Food Bank works to ensure that everyone in our communities has the nutritious food they need every day. The Food Bank collects, warehouses, and distributes food and grocery products to more than 450 social service agencies that feed the needy in the Northeast Ohio area. The Food Bank provides food to child care centers, group homes, and programs for the elderly. The Food Bank uses the Ohio Benefit Bank software to enroll low income clients in the public benefits they are eligible for including Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Clients can call the Food Bank's Help Center for assistance or meet with our outreach workers in the community. In FY2018, the Food Bank distributed 45.7 million pounds of food and other essential products to partner agencies. Including the meals provided via SNAP benefits, the Food Bank made possible over 57.4 million meals for individuals in need in our community.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Greater Cleveland Food Bank (OH) 87.37 three stars
Montgomery County Food Bank (TX) 90.80 four stars
Community Soup Kitchen and Outreach Center Inc. (NJ) 92.13 four stars
Central Pennsylvania Food Bank (PA) 98.23 four stars
Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin (WI) 90.16 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Greater Cleveland Food Bank
15500 South Waterloo Road
Cleveland, OH 44110
tel: (216) 738-2265
fax: (216) 738-1604
EIN: 34-1292848

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Board Leadership

Felton Thomas
Board Chair

CEO

Kristin Warzocha
President & CEO