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

Central Pennsylvania Food Bank

No one should be hungry

four stars

98.23

3908 Corey Road Harrisburg, PA 17109
tel: (717) 564-1700   Web Site
EIN: 23-2202250

Board Leadership
John MacDonald
President

CEO
Joseph Arthur
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

"Fighting Hunger, Improving Lives, Strengthening Communities"
The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank has been dedicated to ending hunger for more than 30 years. In Fiscal Year 2016, the Food Bank provided more than 40 million meals to more than 900 soup kitchens, shelters, food pantries, and other partner agencies in 27 central Pennsylvania counties. These agencies directly feed thousands of hungry families throughout central Pennsylvania.

The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank has also adopted a 10-year, strategic Bold Goal. With the help of our partner agencies, volunteer efforts, and generous donors, we will solve hunger by ensuring that everyone struggling with hunger has access to enough wholesome food each and every day.

The Food Bank is a member of Feeding America, the Nation's Food Bank Network, comprised of more than 200 food banks and food-rescue programs.

"Fighting Hunger, Improving Lives, Strengthening Communities"
The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank has been dedicated to ending hunger for more than 30 years. In Fiscal Year 2016, the Food Bank provided more than 40 million meals to more than 900 soup kitchens, shelters, food pantries, and other partner agencies in 27 central Pennsylvania counties. These agencies directly feed thousands of hungry families throughout central Pennsylvania.

The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank has also adopted a 10-year, strategic Bold Goal. With the help of our partner agencies, volunteer efforts, and generous donors, we will solve hunger by ensuring that everyone struggling with hunger has access to enough wholesome food each and every day.

The Food Bank is a member of Feeding America, the Nation's Food Bank Network, comprised of more than 200 food banks and food-rescue programs.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
96.9%
  Administrative Expenses 1.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.40
  Program Expenses Growth 15.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Central Pennsylvania Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Central Pennsylvania Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Central Pennsylvania Food Bank (PA) 98.23 four stars
Food Finders (CA) 90.31 four stars
Treasure Coast Food Bank (FL) 92.92 four stars
Feed My People (MO) 96.46 four stars
Utah Food Bank (UT) 93.38 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $66,169,477
   Federated Campaigns $285,670
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $96,650
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,263,410
Total Contributions $67,815,207
   Program Service Revenue $1,666,906
Total Primary Revenue $69,482,113
   Other Revenue $927,462
TOTAL REVENUE $70,409,575
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $67,452,618
   Administrative Expenses $1,022,544
   Fundraising Expenses $1,392,420
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $69,867,582
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $541,993
   
Net Assets $25,222,914

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
Distributing food to non-profit organizations $53,761,497 79.7%
Outreach Initiatives $13,436,569 19.9%
Endowment Fund $254,552 0.4%

Ratings History
Central Pennsylvania Food Bank has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 07/01/2017 98.23 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 98.23 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 04/01/2016 92.21 four stars
2014-06 03/01/2015 99.82 four stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 97.16 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 99.54 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 95.96 four stars
2010-06 03/01/2012 89.86 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 87.53 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 86.95 three stars
2009-06 06/01/2010 93.24 four stars
2008-06 05/01/2009 78.77 two stars
2007-06 05/01/2008 88.21 three stars
2006-06 03/01/2007 79.42 two stars
2005-06 03/01/2006 96.92 four stars
2004-06 03/01/2005 93.11 four stars
2003-06 02/01/2004 81.54 three stars
2002-06 04/15/2003 95.04 four stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 97.33 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 23-2202250
Name in IRS Master File CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA FOOD BANK
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
(559) Other matters
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 May, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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
$138,190 0.19% Joseph Arthur Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Central Pennsylvania Food Bank (PA) 98.23 four stars
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Food Lifeline (WA) 94.61 four stars
Arvada Community Food Bank (CO) 92.20 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Central Pennsylvania Food Bank
3908 Corey Road
Harrisburg, PA 17109
tel: (717) 564-1700
fax: (717) 561-4636
EIN: 23-2202250

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Board Leadership

John MacDonald
President

CEO

Joseph Arthur
Executive Director

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