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

Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania

Providing food to those in need within eleven counties of northwest Pennsylvania.

four stars

92.92

1507 Grimm Drive Erie, PA 16501
tel: (814) 459-3663   Web Site
EIN: 25-1405798

Board Leadership
Jim Bure
President

CEO
Karen S. Seggi
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.92 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania, which began operation in 1982, is a nonprofit charitable organization with the mission to provide food to those in need within 11 counties of northwest Pennsylvania while creating awareness and educating the community on the realities of hunger. Second Harvest is the only food bank and the largest nonprofit food distribution organization in northwest Pennsylvania. With 60,000 square feet of space, Second Harvest solicits, receives, inventories, stores and distributes food and grocery products to 453 partner agencies in 11 counties. The counties served include: Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Forest, Jefferson, McKean, Venango and Warren. During calendar year 2017, Second Harvest distributed over 12 million pounds of food, which reached at least 167,000 unduplicated individuals.

The Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania, which began operation in 1982, is a nonprofit charitable organization with the mission to provide food to those in need within 11 counties of northwest Pennsylvania while creating awareness and educating the community on the realities of hunger. Second Harvest is the only food bank and the largest nonprofit food distribution organization in northwest Pennsylvania. With 60,000 square feet of space, Second Harvest solicits, receives, inventories, stores and distributes food and grocery products to 453 partner agencies in 11 counties. The counties served include: Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Forest, Jefferson, McKean, Venango and Warren. During calendar year 2017, Second Harvest distributed over 12 million pounds of food, which reached at least 167,000 unduplicated individuals.

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
96.3%
  Administrative Expenses 1.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.53
  Program Expenses Growth -3.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania (PA) 92.92 four stars
Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services (CA) 88.81 three stars
The Food Bank of Central Louisiana (LA) 86.55 three stars
Community Food Share (CO) 98.91 four stars
Loaves and Fishes (MN) 85.79 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $12,797,806
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,742,009
Total Contributions $15,539,815
   Program Service Revenue $1,085,922
Total Primary Revenue $16,625,737
   Other Revenue $210,636
TOTAL REVENUE $16,836,373
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $16,234,663
   Administrative Expenses $379,016
   Fundraising Expenses $358,299
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,971,978
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-135,605
   
Net Assets $9,895,684

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
Collection, Storage and Distribution of Food $16,234,663 100.0%

Ratings History
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania has received 12 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 92.92 four stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 92.92 four stars
2016-06 03/01/2017 95.78 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 98.16 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 03/01/2016 95.29 four stars
2014-06 10/01/2015 99.80 four stars
2014-06 07/01/2015 97.16 four stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 99.80 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 99.79 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 93.09 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 93.36 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 91.34 four stars
2009-06 08/01/2010 91.72 four stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 91.80 four stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 92.97 four stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 80.12 three stars
2004-06 03/01/2005 79.69 two stars
2003-06 03/01/2004 77.15 two stars
2002-06 06/09/2003 79.63 two stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 75.39 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 25-1405798
Name in IRS Master File SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK OF NORTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA
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
(429) Other inner city or community benefit activities
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 October, 1981
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$117,765 0.69% Karen Seggi Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania (PA) 92.92 four stars
Golden Harvest Food Bank (GA) 85.92 three stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County (CA) 97.17 four stars
Food Bank of the Rockies (CO) 93.52 four stars
Sunshine Division, Inc. (OR) 93.91 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania
1507 Grimm Drive
Erie, PA 16501
tel: (814) 459-3663
fax: (814) 456-6481
EIN: 25-1405798

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Board Leadership

Jim Bure
President

CEO

Karen S. Seggi
Executive Director

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