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

United Food Bank

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

three stars

89.95

245 South Nina Drive Mesa, AZ 85210
tel: (480) 926-4897   Web Site
EIN: 86-0505273

Board Leadership
Chris Wodarcyk
Chairman

CEO
Dave Richins
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.95 three stars
  Financial 85.80 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1983, United Food Bank began operation in Mesa, Arizona. Our mission is to provide access to nutritious food for those who are without, serving as a community bridge between those who want to help and those who are in need. United Food Bank defines its work as neighbors helping neighbors. We provide hunger relief/food assistance by collecting, acquiring, storing and distributing food and related commodities through a network of partner social services agencies in our service area: eastern Maricopa County, Gila & Pinal Counties and southern Apache & Navajo Counties.

Established in 1983, United Food Bank began operation in Mesa, Arizona. Our mission is to provide access to nutritious food for those who are without, serving as a community bridge between those who want to help and those who are in need. United Food Bank defines its work as neighbors helping neighbors. We provide hunger relief/food assistance by collecting, acquiring, storing and distributing food and related commodities through a network of partner social services agencies in our service area: eastern Maricopa County, Gila & Pinal Counties and southern Apache & Navajo Counties.

Financial

three stars

85.80

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
96.7%
  Administrative Expenses 1.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.12
  Program Expenses Growth 4.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 34.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Food Bank (AZ) 89.95 three stars
Greater Chicago Food Depository (IL) 93.42 four stars
The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri (MO) 89.63 three stars
The Redwood Empire Food Bank (CA) 96.94 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties (CA) 97.68 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $37,061,057
   Federated Campaigns $444,326
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $67,114
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $4,294,418
Total Contributions $41,866,915
   Program Service Revenue $363,537
Total Primary Revenue $42,230,452
   Other Revenue $31,528
TOTAL REVENUE $42,261,980
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $41,335,482
   Administrative Expenses $657,976
   Fundraising Expenses $666,358
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $42,659,816
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-397,836
   
Net Assets $4,957,825

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
Providing Food to Partner Agencies $40,917,717 99.0%
Kids Life Program $262,576 0.6%
Help Yourself Program $155,189 0.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 12/01/2018 89.95 three stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 88.80 three stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 90.22 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 89.09 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.05 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 90.39 four stars
2014-06 11/01/2015 89.98 three stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 90.37 four stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 89.96 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 90.80 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 98.10 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 94.70 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 97.32 four stars
2008-06 07/01/2009 82.70 three stars
2007-06 05/01/2008 88.63 three stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 83.89 three stars
2005-06 05/01/2006 92.16 four stars
2004-06 04/01/2005 94.83 four stars
2003-06 08/01/2004 90.66 four stars
2002-06 04/15/2003 74.86 two 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 86-0505273
Name in IRS Master File UNITED 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
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 November, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$112,190 0.26% Ginny Hildebrand President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Food Bank (AZ) 89.95 three stars
Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan (MI) 92.74 four stars
The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts (MA) 90.87 four stars
Food Gatherers (MI) 94.08 four stars
Manna on Main Street (PA) 87.92 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Food Bank
245 South Nina Drive
Mesa, AZ 85210
tel: (480) 926-4897
fax: (480) 926-7025
EIN: 86-0505273

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Board Leadership

Chris Wodarcyk
Chairman

CEO

Dave Richins
Chief Executive Officer

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