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

Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank

Ending hunger in West Michigan

four stars

95.15

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 95.15 four stars
  Financial 93.84 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

93.84

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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 0.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.18
  Program Expenses Growth 6.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.8%
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) 95.15 four stars
Treasure Coast Food Bank (FL) 92.92 four stars
Virginia Peninsula Foodbank (VA) 96.90 four stars
Blue Ridge Area Food Bank (VA) 92.16 four stars
The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri (MO) 93.28 four stars

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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 $43,921,428
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $60,016
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $491,665
Total Contributions $44,473,109
   Program Service Revenue $2,782,007
Total Primary Revenue $47,255,116
   Other Revenue $24,091
TOTAL REVENUE $47,279,207
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $45,777,762
   Administrative Expenses $394,129
   Fundraising Expenses $392,452
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $46,564,343
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $714,864
   
Net Assets $8,986,487

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 $45,777,762 100.0%

Ratings History
Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 03/01/2017 95.15 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.36 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 95.02 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 96.36 four stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 83.96 three stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 85.24 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 91.45 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 91.83 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 96.50 four stars
2008-12 03/01/2010 90.66 four stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 90.23 four stars
2006-12 10/01/2007 85.05 three stars
2005-12 10/01/2006 82.63 three stars
2004-12 11/01/2005 84.77 three stars
2003-12 09/01/2004 74.52 two stars
2002-12 11/01/2003 80.67 three stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 78.39 two stars
2000-12 04/15/2002 92.45 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 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)
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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
$118,818 0.25% Kenneth R. Estelle Chief Executive Officer

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) 95.15 four stars
Feeding the Gulf Coast (AL) 88.88 three stars
Arvada Community Food Bank (CO) 88.17 three stars
Maui Food Bank (HI) 92.16 four stars
The Foodbank of Southern California (CA) 91.45 four stars

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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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