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

Los Angeles Regional Food Bank

Fighting hunger. Giving hope.

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four stars

91.95

1734 East 41st Street Los Angeles, CA 90058
tel: (323) 234-3030   Web Site
EIN: 95-3135649

Board Leadership
David Bishop
Chairperson

CEO
Michael Flood
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.95 four stars
  Financial 88.62 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank has been serving the community since 1973. The Food Bank's mission is to mobilize resources to fight hunger in our community and our vision is that no one goes hungry in Los Angeles County. We are at the heart of a charitable food distribution network that includes 650 agencies with more than 1,000 agency and program sites throughout Los Angeles County including abused and abandoned children homes, battered women shelters, senior centers, local food pantries, soup kitchens, AIDS hospices and more. In 2017, we distributed 68 million pounds of food and 17.5% of all food distributed is fresh produce. We serve 300,000 men, women, and children each month.

The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank has been serving the community since 1973. The Food Bank's mission is to mobilize resources to fight hunger in our community and our vision is that no one goes hungry in Los Angeles County. We are at the heart of a charitable food distribution network that includes 650 agencies with more than 1,000 agency and program sites throughout Los Angeles County including abused and abandoned children homes, battered women shelters, senior centers, local food pantries, soup kitchens, AIDS hospices and more. In 2017, we distributed 68 million pounds of food and 17.5% of all food distributed is fresh produce. We serve 300,000 men, women, and children each month.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Average number of service recipients per month
300,000
Number of meals served or provided
57,000,000
Total pounds of food rescued
16,200,000
Number of participants engaged in programs
35,500
Number of volunteers
30,600
Number of unique website visitors
144,863
Number of return website visitors
2,721
Number of clients participating in educational programs
486
Average grant amount
26,399
Average number of dollars received per donor
565
Number of donations made by board members
66
Number of donors retained
11,284
Average online donation
124
Number of grants received
105
Number of new grants received
3
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This impact information is current as of March 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

88.62

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
97.1%
  Administrative Expenses 0.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.15
  Program Expenses Growth 5.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Los Angeles Regional Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Los Angeles Regional Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $57,521,543
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $343,707
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $31,090,008
Total Contributions $88,955,258
   Program Service Revenue $762,017
Total Primary Revenue $89,717,275
   Other Revenue $233,176
TOTAL REVENUE $89,950,451
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $89,813,884
   Administrative Expenses $618,499
   Fundraising Expenses $1,861,732
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $92,294,115
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,343,664
   
Net Assets $13,788,495

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$211,259 0.22% Michael Flood President, CEO

Mission

The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank has been serving the community since 1973. The Food Bank's mission is to mobilize resources to fight hunger in our community and our vision is that no one goes hungry in Los Angeles County. We are at the heart of a charitable food distribution network that includes 650 agencies with more than 1,000 agency and program sites throughout Los Angeles County including abused and abandoned children homes, battered women shelters, senior centers, local food pantries, soup kitchens, AIDS hospices and more. In 2017, we distributed 68 million pounds of food and 17.5% of all food distributed is fresh produce. We serve 300,000 men, women, and children each month.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Los Angeles Regional Food Bank (CA) 91.95 four stars
Harvest Hope Food Bank (SC) 89.17 three stars
Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services (CA) 88.81 three stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida (FL) 92.92 four stars
Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank (CA) 95.26 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Los Angeles Regional Food Bank
1734 East 41st Street
Los Angeles, CA 90058
tel: (323) 234-3030
fax: (323) 234-0943
EIN: 95-3135649

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Board Leadership

David Bishop
Chairperson

CEO

Michael Flood
President & CEO