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

Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank

Ending hunger in West Michigan

95.36

864 West River Center Drive Comstock Park, MI 49321
tel: (616) 784-3250   Web Site
EIN: 38-2439659

Board Leadership
Kelly Crosse
President

CEO
Kenneth R. Estelle
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.36
  Financial 93.45
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

93.45

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
98.2%
  Administrative Expenses 0.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.18
  Program Expenses Growth 8.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank (MI) 95.36
Arkansas Foodbank (AR) 94.34
SeaGate Food Bank (OH) 86.48
Feeding the Gulf Coast (AL) 88.88
Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana (IN) 98.09

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Since 1981, Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank has served as West Michigan's regional nonprofit clearinghouse for saved, donated food on its way from the food industry to churches and charity agencies that assist needy people. The food we distribute is drawn primarily from the surpluses and edible/useable errors of local and national food and grocery products companies. Through our seven warehouses, we serve roughly 1,300 food pantries, homeless shelters, soup kitchens, domestic violence shelters, rescue missions, and other charity agencies across 40 Michigan counties. Each year, we distribute close to 25 million pounds of food and other goods.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $43,272,614
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $71,976
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $487,119
Total Contributions $43,831,709
   Program Service Revenue $2,615,766
Total Primary Revenue $46,447,475
   Other Revenue $36,633
TOTAL REVENUE $46,484,108
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $46,005,211
   Administrative Expenses $423,683
   Fundraising Expenses $418,297
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $46,847,191
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-363,083
   
Net Assets $8,323,162

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
Distribution to food pantries $46,005,211 100.0%

Ratings History
Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.36
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 95.02
2013-12 07/01/2015 96.36
2012-12 03/01/2014 83.96
2011-12 03/01/2013 85.24
2010-12 03/01/2012 91.45
2009-12 09/20/2011 91.83
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 96.50
2008-12 03/01/2010 90.66
2007-12 12/01/2008 90.23
2006-12 10/01/2007 85.05
2005-12 10/01/2006 82.63
2004-12 11/01/2005 84.77
2003-12 09/01/2004 74.52
2002-12 11/01/2003 80.67
2001-12 10/15/2002 78.39
2000-12 04/15/2002 92.45

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 38-2439659
Name in IRS Master File SECOND HARVEST GLEANERS FOOD BANK OF WEST MICHIGAN INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (429) Other inner city or community benefit activities
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 March, 1983
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$122,155 0.26% Kenneth Estelle Executive Director

Since 1981, Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank has served as West Michigan's regional nonprofit clearinghouse for saved, donated food on its way from the food industry to churches and charity agencies that assist needy people. The food we distribute is drawn primarily from the surpluses and edible/useable errors of local and national food and grocery products companies. Through our seven warehouses, we serve roughly 1,300 food pantries, homeless shelters, soup kitchens, domestic violence shelters, rescue missions, and other charity agencies across 40 Michigan counties. Each year, we distribute close to 25 million pounds of food and other goods.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank (MI) 95.36
Utah Food Bank (UT) 94.26
High Plains Food Bank (TX) 93.00
The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts (MA) 94.69
Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana (IN) 98.09

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Charity Contact Info

Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank
864 West River Center Drive
Comstock Park, MI 49321
tel: (616) 784-3250
fax: (616) 784-3255
EIN: 38-2439659

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Board Leadership

Kelly Crosse
President

CEO

Kenneth R. Estelle
Chief Executive Officer

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