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

Dare to Care Food Bank

Leading our community to feed the hungry and conquer the cycle of need

four stars

96.53

5803 Fern Valley Road Louisville, KY 40228
tel: (502) 966-3821   Web Site
EIN: 23-7345952

Board Leadership
Keith Myers
Chair

CEO
Brian Riendeau
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.53 four stars
  Financial 96.13 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1971, Dare to Care Food Bank works to lead our community to feed the hungry and conquer the cycle of need. We fulfill this mission through strategic partnerships, innovative programs, and community engagement. We serve serves 13 counties in Kentuckiana, including Jefferson, Shelby, Bullitt, Oldham, Spencer, Carroll, Trimble, and Henry in Kentucky, and Floyd, Clark, Harrison, Washington, and Crawford in Indiana. Our 55,000 square foot warehouse is equipped to store and inventory food at the highest commercial food safety standards. In the past year, Dare to Care distributed food for more than 16 million meals to local families struggling with hunger.

Founded in 1971, Dare to Care Food Bank works to lead our community to feed the hungry and conquer the cycle of need. We fulfill this mission through strategic partnerships, innovative programs, and community engagement. We serve serves 13 counties in Kentuckiana, including Jefferson, Shelby, Bullitt, Oldham, Spencer, Carroll, Trimble, and Henry in Kentucky, and Floyd, Clark, Harrison, Washington, and Crawford in Indiana. Our 55,000 square foot warehouse is equipped to store and inventory food at the highest commercial food safety standards. In the past year, Dare to Care distributed food for more than 16 million meals to local families struggling with hunger.

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Financial

four stars

96.13

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
94.9%
  Administrative Expenses 1.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.38
  Program Expenses Growth 7.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Dare to Care Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Dare to Care Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Dare to Care Food Bank (KY) 96.53 four stars
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San Antonio Food Bank (TX) 95.96 four stars
Channel One Regional Food Bank (MN) 92.05 four stars
Missoula Food Bank (MT) 91.34 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $31,468,544
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $111,464
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $10,812,111
Total Contributions $42,392,119
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $42,392,119
   Other Revenue $489,729
TOTAL REVENUE $42,881,848
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $41,173,624
   Administrative Expenses $720,889
   Fundraising Expenses $1,332,484
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $43,226,997
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-345,149
   
Net Assets $15,492,703

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
Food Distribution $39,538,754 96.0%
Community Kitchen $1,052,646 2.6%
Kids Café Program $582,224 1.4%

Ratings History
Dare to Care Food Bank has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 06/01/2018 96.53 four stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 97.23 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 99.24 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 100.00 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 97.15 four stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 99.66 four stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 97.15 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 88.70 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 94.59 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 96.93 four stars
2009-06 09/01/2010 96.94 four stars
2008-06 02/01/2010 99.55 four stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 80.34 three stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 92.41 four stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 99.49 four stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 98.47 four stars
2003-06 07/01/2004 81.30 three stars
2002-06 10/01/2003 78.08 two stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 76.46 two stars
2000-06 04/15/2002 92.04 four 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 23-7345952
Name in IRS Master File DARE TO CARE INC
NTEE Code K31
NTEE Classification Food Banks, Food Pantries
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 Central - the organization is a central type organization (no group exemption) of a National, Regional or Geographic grouping of organizations.
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date February, 1974
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
$140,252 0.32% Brian Riendeau Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Dare to Care Food Bank (KY) 96.53 four stars
Idaho Foodbank (ID) 93.48 four stars
Maui Food Bank (HI) 97.58 four stars
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Houston Food Bank (TX) 97.10 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Dare to Care Food Bank
5803 Fern Valley Road
Louisville, KY 40228
tel: (502) 966-3821
fax: (502) 966-3827
EIN: 23-7345952

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Board Leadership

Keith Myers
Chair

CEO

Brian Riendeau
Executive Director

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