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

MANNA FoodBank

Together, we can end hunger in Western North Carolina

98.23

627 Swannanoa River Road Asheville, NC 28805
tel: (828) 299-3663   Web Site
EIN: 58-1514800

Board Leadership
Judy Butler
President

CEO
Hannah Randall
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23
  Financial 97.50
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

MANNA FoodBank's mission is to involve, educate, and unite people in the work of ending hunger in Western North Carolina (WNC). Through collaborative partnerships with over 220 agencies, we are committed to providing food with hope, dignity, and without discrimination to our most vulnerable residents. MANNA's Feeding Children Year-Round program provides nutritious food to children in need when free school meals are not available. Our Community Outreach Helpline provides vital information about local food and other resources, and helps callers to apply for SNAP and other stabilizing benefits. MANNA is committed to addressing the intersection between food insecurity and the health disparities that plague those in poverty by providing nutritious, balanced food options and by reaching high need underserved communities across our 16-county service area. MANNA is a non-partisan organization dedicated to educating the public and policy makers on issues affecting people in poverty.

MANNA FoodBank's mission is to involve, educate, and unite people in the work of ending hunger in Western North Carolina (WNC). Through collaborative partnerships with over 220 agencies, we are committed to providing food with hope, dignity, and without discrimination to our most vulnerable residents. MANNA's Feeding Children Year-Round program provides nutritious food to children in need when free school meals are not available. Our Community Outreach Helpline provides vital information about local food and other resources, and helps callers to apply for SNAP and other stabilizing benefits. MANNA is committed to addressing the intersection between food insecurity and the health disparities that plague those in poverty by providing nutritious, balanced food options and by reaching high need underserved communities across our 16-county service area. MANNA is a non-partisan organization dedicated to educating the public and policy makers on issues affecting people in poverty.

Impact & Results Score

Score
100/100
Program Name: Food Distribution and Feeding Kids Year Round
Program Name: Food Distribution and Feeding Kids Year Round

Note: The Impact & Results score currently has no effect on the nonprofit's Star Rating.

The Impact & Results score is a measure of how well a nonprofit delivers on its stated mission. To issue a score, Charity Navigator estimates the actual impact the nonprofit has on the lives of those it serves, and determines whether it is making good use of donor resources to achieve that impact. Learn more about our Impact & Results methodology here.

Program Activities
MANNA FoodBank primarily collects, warehouses and distributes food to front-line organizations like food pantries and soup kitchens. It also manages smaller programs that provide groceries directly to beneficiaries.
Impact Statement
$2 provides a meal to a person in need.
Assessment Benchmark
Impact & Results scores of food distribution programs are based on the cost of a meal relative to the cost that a food-secure person incurs to buy a meal in that county. Programs receive an Impact & Results score of 100 if they are less than 75% the cost of a meal and a score of 75 if they are less than 125%. If a nonprofit reports impact but doesn't meet the threshold for cost-effectiveness, it earns a score of 50.
Methodology
ImpactMatters analyzed publicly available data to rate the cost-effectiveness of MANNA FoodBank.
Data Source
Outcome data collected during the program. MANNA FoodBank publicly reports the amount of food it provides.
Method for Attributing Outcomes
We assume that the distribution of a meal from one nonprofit's food distribution program does not diminish the amount of food distributed by any other (neighboring) food distribution program. This “counterfactual” assumption about the amount of food distributed in the absence of MANNA FoodBank’s food distribution program implies that the benefit of a meal to a beneficiary in need constitutes a net gain; the gain is not offset by reductions in food provided to other beneficiaries in need. We therefore set the counterfactual to zero.
Details
Analysis conducted by ImpactMatters and published on November 22, 2019.
This impact information is current as of September 2020, when it was provided to us by ImpactMatters. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
95.6%
  Administrative Expenses 2.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.27
  Program Expenses Growth 9.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by MANNA FoodBank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by MANNA FoodBank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $27,741,596
   Federated Campaigns $133,196
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $228,570
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,985,481
Total Contributions $31,088,843
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $31,088,843
   Other Revenue $1,429,998
TOTAL REVENUE $32,518,841
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $31,411,738
   Administrative Expenses $871,241
   Fundraising Expenses $645,488
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $32,928,467
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-409,626
   
Net Assets $9,074,166

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$104,830 0.31% Hannah Randall Executive Director

Mission

MANNA FoodBank's mission is to involve, educate, and unite people in the work of ending hunger in Western North Carolina (WNC). Through collaborative partnerships with over 220 agencies, we are committed to providing food with hope, dignity, and without discrimination to our most vulnerable residents. MANNA's Feeding Children Year-Round program provides nutritious food to children in need when free school meals are not available. Our Community Outreach Helpline provides vital information about local food and other resources, and helps callers to apply for SNAP and other stabilizing benefits. MANNA is committed to addressing the intersection between food insecurity and the health disparities that plague those in poverty by providing nutritious, balanced food options and by reaching high need underserved communities across our 16-county service area. MANNA is a non-partisan organization dedicated to educating the public and policy makers on issues affecting people in poverty.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
MANNA FoodBank (NC) 98.23
Chattanooga Area Food Bank (TN) 90.42
Second Harvest of Silicon Valley (CA) 93.96
Houston Food Bank (TX) 95.83
Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas (AR) 100.00

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Charity Contact Info

MANNA FoodBank
627 Swannanoa River Road
Asheville, NC 28805
tel: (828) 299-3663
fax: (828) 299-3664
EIN: 58-1514800

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Board Leadership

Judy Butler
President

CEO

Hannah Randall
Chief Executive Officer