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

Island Harvest

Fighting hunger. Touching lives.

four stars

93.81

199 Second Street Mineola, NY 11501
tel: (516) 294-8528   Web Site
EIN: 11-3136350

Board Leadership
Ellen Sanders & Dave P. Widmer
Chairman's Council

CEO
Randi Shubin Dresner
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.81 four stars
  Financial 91.26 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 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

91.26

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 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)
95.1%
  Administrative Expenses 1.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.15
  Program Expenses Growth 4.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Island Harvest on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Island Harvest on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Island Harvest (NY) 93.81 four stars
Food Bank of Central New York (NY) 91.08 four stars
Ozarks Food Harvest (MO) 99.26 four stars
Kansas Food Bank (KS) 93.90 four stars
Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank (PA) 90.83 four stars

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Island Harvest works to end hunger and reduce food waste on Long Island. Since 1992, Island Harvest has been serving as the bridge between those who have surplus food and those who need it. Our volunteers and staff rescue or collect surplus food from over 800 local restaurants, caterers, farmers, and other food businesses. We then distribute it to a network of more than 570 soup kitchens, food pantries, and other places where those in need can access it. We also conduct educational programs to increase hunger awareness and inform the public how they can get involved in our mission to end hunger and reduce food waste on Long Island.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $16,681,088
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $814,740
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $908,206
Total Contributions $18,404,034
   Program Service Revenue $85,429
Total Primary Revenue $18,489,463
   Other Revenue $24,379
TOTAL REVENUE $18,513,842
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $17,546,337
   Administrative Expenses $467,943
   Fundraising Expenses $602,572
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $18,616,852
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-103,010
   
Net Assets $3,477,170

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 $17,546,337 100.0%

Ratings History
Island Harvest has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 06/01/2017 93.81 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.30 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 97.99 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 98.00 four stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 87.71 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 92.16 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 88.89 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 85.53 three stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 84.04 three stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 92.81 four stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 94.76 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 94.79 four stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 94.78 four stars
2003-12 11/01/2004 83.91 three stars
2002-12 02/01/2004 71.92 two stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 74.61 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 11-3136350
Name in IRS Master File ISLAND HARVEST LTD
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
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 March, 1993
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
$158,519 0.85% Randi Shubin Dresner President, CEO

Island Harvest works to end hunger and reduce food waste on Long Island. Since 1992, Island Harvest has been serving as the bridge between those who have surplus food and those who need it. Our volunteers and staff rescue or collect surplus food from over 800 local restaurants, caterers, farmers, and other food businesses. We then distribute it to a network of more than 570 soup kitchens, food pantries, and other places where those in need can access it. We also conduct educational programs to increase hunger awareness and inform the public how they can get involved in our mission to end hunger and reduce food waste on Long Island.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Island Harvest (NY) 93.81 four stars
The Food Bank of the Golden Crescent (TX) 91.55 four stars
High Plains Food Bank (TX) 92.06 four stars
East Texas Food Bank (TX) 94.88 four stars
Eastern Illinois Foodbank (IL) 100.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Island Harvest
199 Second Street
Mineola, NY 11501
tel: (516) 294-8528
fax: (516) 747-6843
EIN: 11-3136350

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Board Leadership

Ellen Sanders & Dave P. Widmer
Chairman's Council

CEO

Randi Shubin Dresner
President, CEO

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