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

Alameda County Community Food Bank

Alleviating hunger in Alameda County

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four stars

97.78

7900 Edgewater Drive Oakland, CA 94621
tel: (510) 635-3663   Web Site
EIN: 94-2960297

Board Leadership
Dawn Willoughby
Chair

CEO
Suzan Bateson
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.78 four stars
  Financial 99.12 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Through a network of 275 community based organizations, including food pantries and soup kitchens, the Food Bank has provided food assistance to 49,000 people each week, including low-income and working poor adults, children, and the elderly, since 1985. In addition to food distribution, the Food Bank educates the community about the causes of hunger and poverty, advocates for policies to address the root causes of poverty and operates an emergency food referral hotline.

Through a network of 275 community based organizations, including food pantries and soup kitchens, the Food Bank has provided food assistance to 49,000 people each week, including low-income and working poor adults, children, and the elderly, since 1985. In addition to food distribution, the Food Bank educates the community about the causes of hunger and poverty, advocates for policies to address the root causes of poverty and operates an emergency food referral hotline.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of meals served or provided
30,314,100
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

four stars

99.12

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

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)
95.2%
  Administrative Expenses 1.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.33
  Program Expenses Growth 8.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alameda County Community Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alameda County Community Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $66,051,357
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $708,952
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $8,030,423
Total Contributions $74,790,732
   Program Service Revenue $658,491
Total Primary Revenue $75,449,223
   Other Revenue $160,755
TOTAL REVENUE $75,609,978
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $70,167,726
   Administrative Expenses $1,383,526
   Fundraising Expenses $2,224,315
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $73,775,567
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,834,411
   
Net Assets $23,143,070

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$247,774 0.33% Suzan Bateson Executive Director

Mission

Through a network of 275 community based organizations, including food pantries and soup kitchens, the Food Bank has provided food assistance to 49,000 people each week, including low-income and working poor adults, children, and the elderly, since 1985. In addition to food distribution, the Food Bank educates the community about the causes of hunger and poverty, advocates for policies to address the root causes of poverty and operates an emergency food referral hotline.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alameda County Community Food Bank (CA) 97.78 four stars
Foodbank of Santa Barbara County (CA) 87.46 three stars
Heartland Hope Mission (NE) 93.91 four stars
Westmoreland County Food Bank (PA) 91.82 four stars
Montana Food Bank Network (MT) 95.47 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Alameda County Community Food Bank
7900 Edgewater Drive
Oakland, CA 94621
tel: (510) 635-3663
fax: (510) 635-3773
EIN: 94-2960297

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 2599
Oakland, CA 94614

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Board Leadership

Dawn Willoughby
Chair

CEO

Suzan Bateson
Executive Director