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

St. Louis Area Foodbank

Gathering and distributing food for the hungry

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four stars

94.22

70 Corporate Woods Drive St. Louis, MO 63044
tel: (314) 292-6262   Web Site
EIN: 43-1253102

Board Leadership
Tim Reeves
Board Chair

CEO
Meredith Knopp
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.22 four stars
  Financial 98.39 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The St. Louis Area Foodbank's mission is to feed hungry people by distributing food throughout the bi-state region and engage our community in the fight against hunger. We gather and distribute over 37 million pounds of food each year to 500+ food pantries, homeless shelters, soup kitchens and emergency feeding programs throughout 14 counties in eastern Missouri and 12 counties in southwestern Illinois. We help the elderly, single-parent families and the working poor. Children comprise the largest segment of the population in need of food. Hunger does not discriminate. It affects poor and homeless people in urban and rural areas.

The St. Louis Area Foodbank's mission is to feed hungry people by distributing food throughout the bi-state region and engage our community in the fight against hunger. We gather and distribute over 37 million pounds of food each year to 500+ food pantries, homeless shelters, soup kitchens and emergency feeding programs throughout 14 counties in eastern Missouri and 12 counties in southwestern Illinois. We help the elderly, single-parent families and the working poor. Children comprise the largest segment of the population in need of food. Hunger does not discriminate. It affects poor and homeless people in urban and rural areas.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of meals served or provided
35,384,000
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Financial

four stars

98.39

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 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)
96.9%
  Administrative Expenses 1.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.27
  Program Expenses Growth 7.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by St. Louis Area Foodbank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by St. Louis Area Foodbank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $61,193,652
   Federated Campaigns $404,547
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $39,550
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $19,847,866
Total Contributions $81,485,615
   Program Service Revenue $425,685
Total Primary Revenue $81,911,300
   Other Revenue $202,188
TOTAL REVENUE $82,113,488
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $78,931,557
   Administrative Expenses $1,177,191
   Fundraising Expenses $1,406,001
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $81,514,749
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $598,739
   
Net Assets $21,008,530

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$186,215 0.22% Frank Finnegan President & CEO

Mission

The St. Louis Area Foodbank's mission is to feed hungry people by distributing food throughout the bi-state region and engage our community in the fight against hunger. We gather and distribute over 37 million pounds of food each year to 500+ food pantries, homeless shelters, soup kitchens and emergency feeding programs throughout 14 counties in eastern Missouri and 12 counties in southwestern Illinois. We help the elderly, single-parent families and the working poor. Children comprise the largest segment of the population in need of food. Hunger does not discriminate. It affects poor and homeless people in urban and rural areas.

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Charity Contact Info

St. Louis Area Foodbank
70 Corporate Woods Drive
St. Louis, MO 63044
tel: (314) 292-6262
fax: (314) 292-6266
EIN: 43-1253102

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Board Leadership

Tim Reeves
Board Chair

CEO

Meredith Knopp
President and CEO