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

Foodshare

Hunger is big. Our community is bigger.

four stars

93.44

450 Woodland Avenue Bloomfield, CT 06002
tel: (860) 286-9999   Web Site
EIN: 22-2474771

Board Leadership
John Hackendorn
Chair

CEO
John J. Hackendorn
Interim President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.44 four stars
  Financial 93.93 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

93.93

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 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)
94.7%
  Administrative Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.37
  Program Expenses Growth 5.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Foodshare on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Foodshare on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Foodshare (CT) 93.44 four stars
West Suburban Community Pantry (IL) 85.75 three stars
Foodbank of Santa Barbara County (CA) 85.03 three stars
Community Food Share (CO) 96.74 four stars
Maui Food Bank (HI) 92.16 four stars

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Foodshare is leading an informed, coordinated response to hunger in our community.

As Greater Hartford's regional food bank, we are working to nourish our neighbors every, single day by increasing access to healthy food. We will continue this work for as long as there are people in need-but hunger is bigger than food. Collecting and distributing 11.5 million of meals worth of food each year gives us a stark understanding of the everyday realities of food insecurity. With your support we are building collaborative partnerships and advocating on behalf of those we serve, with one goal in mind-building a stronger and healthier Greater Hartford for us all.

Foodshare is changing what it means to be a food bank. Join the conversation online at www.foodshare.org.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $24,028,860
   Federated Campaigns $289,428
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $467,376
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $5,159,599
Total Contributions $29,945,263
   Program Service Revenue $746,481
Total Primary Revenue $30,691,744
   Other Revenue $54,468
TOTAL REVENUE $30,746,212
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $28,761,546
   Administrative Expenses $694,146
   Fundraising Expenses $897,522
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $30,353,214
   
Payments to Affiliates $9,296
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $392,998
   
Net Assets $11,499,183

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 Collection & Distribution $27,931,977 97.1%
Advocacy $829,569 2.9%

Ratings History
Foodshare has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 02/01/2017 93.44 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.21 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 90.85 four stars
2013-12 03/01/2015 91.00 four stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 91.18 four stars
2011-12 12/01/2012 97.44 four stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 95.52 four stars
2010-12 11/01/2011 95.20 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 95.23 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 96.94 four stars
2008-12 02/01/2010 95.82 four stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 92.33 four stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 82.71 three stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 89.09 three stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 97.01 four stars
2003-12 12/01/2004 96.50 four stars
2002-12 10/01/2003 97.07 four stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 97.04 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 22-2474771
Name in IRS Master File FOODSHARE INC
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
(995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
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 January, 1984
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
$54,731 0.18% James Arena-Derosa President And CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$132,989 0.43% Christine O'Rourke Executive Vice President And Coo
$113,361 0.37% Mary Kate Cox Vice President

Foodshare is leading an informed, coordinated response to hunger in our community.

As Greater Hartford's regional food bank, we are working to nourish our neighbors every, single day by increasing access to healthy food. We will continue this work for as long as there are people in need-but hunger is bigger than food. Collecting and distributing 11.5 million of meals worth of food each year gives us a stark understanding of the everyday realities of food insecurity. With your support we are building collaborative partnerships and advocating on behalf of those we serve, with one goal in mind-building a stronger and healthier Greater Hartford for us all.

Foodshare is changing what it means to be a food bank. Join the conversation online at www.foodshare.org.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Foodshare (CT) 93.44 four stars
Mid-South Food Bank (TN) 90.59 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida (FL) 91.36 four stars
Blue Ridge Area Food Bank (VA) 92.16 four stars
Community Food Share (CO) 96.74 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Foodshare
450 Woodland Avenue
Bloomfield, CT 06002
tel: (860) 286-9999
fax: (860) 286-7860
EIN: 22-2474771

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Board Leadership

John Hackendorn
Chair

CEO

John J. Hackendorn
Interim President & CEO

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