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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 06/01/2016 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

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 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)
97.2%
  Administrative Expenses 1.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.47
  Program Expenses Growth 19.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.8%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Central Pennsylvania Food Bank (PA) 98.23 four stars
Rhode Island Community Food Bank (RI) 88.11 three stars
North Texas Food Bank (TX) 92.92 four stars
Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, Inc. (IN) 91.72 four stars
Northwest Harvest (WA) 98.23 four stars

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"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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $52,688,914
   Federated Campaigns $314,893
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $118,705
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $862,751
Total Contributions $53,985,263
   Program Service Revenue $1,674,089
Total Primary Revenue $55,659,352
   Other Revenue $1,169,678
TOTAL REVENUE $56,829,030
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $56,006,911
   Administrative Expenses $808,940
   Fundraising Expenses $904,493
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $57,720,344
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-891,314
   
Net Assets $25,097,712

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 $54,983,288 98.2%
Endowment Fund $399,169 0.7%
Childhood Hunger Programs $624,454 1.1%

Ratings History
Central Pennsylvania Food Bank has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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]
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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
$119,749 0.20% Joseph Arthur Executive Director

"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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Central Pennsylvania Food Bank (PA) 98.23 four stars
Food for Others (VA) 91.81 four stars
United Food Bank (AZ) 89.09 three stars
Northern Illinois Food Bank (IL) 94.69 four stars
Forgotten Harvest (MI) 85.57 three 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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