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

Second Harvest Heartland

Second Harvest Heartland's mission is to end hunger through community partnerships.

three stars

85.05

1140 Gervais Avenue St. Paul, MN 55109
tel: (888) 339-3663   Web Site
EIN: 23-7417654

Board Leadership
Greg Hilding
Board Chair

CEO
Rob Zeaske
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.05 three stars
  Financial 79.24 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Second Harvest Heartland, the Upper Midwest's largest hunger-relief organization, works to reinvent hunger relief through leadership and innovation so as to help those who are hungry today and provide the means for those who are hungry to be fed tomorrow. Pioneering partnerships and programs have paved the way for Second Harvest Heartland to distribute more than 70 million pounds of grocery products last year to hungry seniors, families and children through nearly 1,000 non-profit member agencies and programs serving 59 counties in Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

Second Harvest Heartland, the Upper Midwest's largest hunger-relief organization, works to reinvent hunger relief through leadership and innovation so as to help those who are hungry today and provide the means for those who are hungry to be fed tomorrow. Pioneering partnerships and programs have paved the way for Second Harvest Heartland to distribute more than 70 million pounds of grocery products last year to hungry seniors, families and children through nearly 1,000 non-profit member agencies and programs serving 59 counties in Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

Financial

two stars

79.24

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 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)
94.5%
  Administrative Expenses 2.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.14
  Program Expenses Growth 0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 46.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Second Harvest Heartland on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Second Harvest Heartland on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Second Harvest Heartland (MN) 85.05 three stars
Ballard Food Bank (WA) 91.16 four stars
Food Bank of Northeast Georgia (GA) 87.30 three stars
Rock River Valley Pantry (IL) 87.91 three stars
Emergency Food Network (WA) 92.78 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $128,041,663
   Federated Campaigns $307,327
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $851,888
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,629,488
Total Contributions $131,830,366
   Program Service Revenue $9,478,027
Total Primary Revenue $141,308,393
   Other Revenue $143,331
TOTAL REVENUE $141,451,724
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $130,284,073
   Administrative Expenses $3,649,842
   Fundraising Expenses $4,181,938
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $138,115,853
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,335,871
   
Net Assets $19,649,735

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 Bank $118,242,476 90.8%
Commodity Supplemental Food Program $7,726,329 5.9%
Community Outreach Programs $1,804,089 1.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-09 09/01/2018 85.05 three stars
2016-09 12/01/2017 85.93 three stars
2015-09 05/01/2017 86.77 three stars
2015-09 10/01/2016 85.32 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 90.11 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 91.27 four stars
2013-09 11/01/2014 96.48 four stars
2012-09 10/01/2013 93.69 four stars
2011-09 11/06/2012 97.89 four stars
2010-09 12/23/2011 96.04 four stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 95.13 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 11/01/2010 94.23 four stars
2008-09 10/01/2009 86.51 three stars
2007-09 04/01/2009 84.44 three stars
2006-09 08/01/2007 71.97 two stars
2005-09 03/01/2007 73.44 two stars
2001-06 04/15/2002 83.62 three 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 23-7417654
Name in IRS Master File SECOND HARVEST HEARTLAND
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
(562) Other loans to individuals
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 December, 1974
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 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
$266,076 0.19% Rob Zeaske Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Second Harvest Heartland (MN) 85.05 three stars
Food Bank of Northeast Georgia (GA) 87.30 three stars
Weld Food Bank (CO) 100.00 four stars
Heartland Hope Mission (NE) 88.81 three stars
Houston Food Bank (TX) 97.10 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Second Harvest Heartland
1140 Gervais Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55109
tel: (888) 339-3663
fax: (651) 484-1064
EIN: 23-7417654

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Board Leadership

Greg Hilding
Board Chair

CEO

Rob Zeaske
Chief Executive Officer

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