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

Harvest Hope Food Bank

Providing for the needs of hungry people

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three stars

89.17

2220 Shop Road Columbia, SC 29201
tel: (803) 254-4432   Web Site
EIN: 57-0725560

Board Leadership
Erinn Rowe
Chair

CEO
Wendy Broderick
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.17 three stars
  Financial 86.39 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Beginning in 1981 as an emergency food box program, Harvest Hope Food Bank is now a regional distribution program that collects, stores and distributes food and related items to more than 450 qualified agencies engaged in feeding needy, elderly and ill families and children throughout central South Carolina. The mission of Harvest Hope Food Bank is to provide for the needs of hungry people by gathering and sharing quality food with dignity, compassion and education. As a member of Feeding America, the national network of over 200 food banks, Harvest Hope is a powerful agent in the war against hunger. On average, we distribute over 27 million pounds of food per year.

Beginning in 1981 as an emergency food box program, Harvest Hope Food Bank is now a regional distribution program that collects, stores and distributes food and related items to more than 450 qualified agencies engaged in feeding needy, elderly and ill families and children throughout central South Carolina. The mission of Harvest Hope Food Bank is to provide for the needs of hungry people by gathering and sharing quality food with dignity, compassion and education. As a member of Feeding America, the national network of over 200 food banks, Harvest Hope is a powerful agent in the war against hunger. On average, we distribute over 27 million pounds of food per year.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of clients served
2,039,150
Number of pounds of food distributed annually
29,232,500
Number of meals provided to clientele.
22,461,200
Number of agencies served with support services.
413
This impact information is current as of July 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

86.39

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
98.4%
  Administrative Expenses 0.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.08
  Program Expenses Growth 5.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Harvest Hope Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Harvest Hope Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Harvest Hope Food Bank (SC) 89.17 three stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County (CA) 96.80 four stars
Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado (CO) 94.28 four stars
Food Lifeline (WA) 91.13 four stars
United Food Bank (AZ) 89.95 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $44,391,933
   Federated Campaigns $211,968
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $8,396,638
Total Contributions $53,000,539
   Program Service Revenue $803,765
Total Primary Revenue $53,804,304
   Other Revenue $286,955
TOTAL REVENUE $54,091,259
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $53,651,142
   Administrative Expenses $436,778
   Fundraising Expenses $292,932
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $54,380,852
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-289,593
   
Net Assets $4,363,166

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 Provision $43,486,232 81.1%
Emergency Food Pantries $8,426,950 15.7%
Supplemental Nutrition & Meals for Children $1,737,960 3.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 02/01/2019 89.17 three stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 90.62 four stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 85.63 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.54 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 87.56 three stars
2014-06 11/01/2015 86.33 three stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 90.74 four stars
2012-06 12/20/2013 95.69 four stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 96.30 four stars
2010-06 06/01/2012 93.82 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 89.43 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 94.79 four stars
2009-06 08/01/2010 97.29 four stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 92.33 four stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 88.74 three stars
2006-06 03/01/2007 81.57 three stars
2005-06 03/01/2006 82.41 three stars
2004-06 06/01/2005 91.85 four stars
2003-06 03/01/2004 92.36 four stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 92.35 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 57-0725560
Name in IRS Master File HARVEST HOPE 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
(575) Services for the aged (see also 153 ad 382)
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, 1982
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
$150,231 0.27% Denise Holland CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Harvest Hope Food Bank (SC) 89.17 three stars
The Food Group (MN) 89.99 three stars
Food Bank of Alaska (AK) 94.66 four stars
Loaves and Fishes (MN) 85.79 three stars
Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank (LA) 85.85 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Harvest Hope Food Bank
2220 Shop Road
Columbia, SC 29201
tel: (803) 254-4432
fax: (803) 254-6011
EIN: 57-0725560

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 451
Columbia, SC 29202

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Board Leadership

Erinn Rowe
Chair

CEO

Wendy Broderick
Chief Executive Officer

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