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

Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina

Sharing the abundance so no one goes hungry

four stars

94.69

3655 Reed Street Winston-Salem, NC 27107
tel: (336) 784-5770   Web Site
EIN: 58-1457912

Board Leadership
Phillip Lynn McAdams
Board Chair

CEO
Eric Aft
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.69 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina was founded in 1981 and opened its doors in 1982 to address the growing needs of people seeking emergency food assistance in Northwest North Carolina. Since then, we have experienced dramatic growth in food distribution, operations and programming to better serve our more than 390 partner agencies and the thousands of people who rely on the food they provide each year. To date, the Second Harvest Food Bank has distributed nearly 100 million pounds of food to non-profit agencies and churches that feed our hungry neighbors in 18 counties. We are a member of Feeding America, a collaborative and coordinated network of more than 200 food banks united nationally and operating locally.

The Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina was founded in 1981 and opened its doors in 1982 to address the growing needs of people seeking emergency food assistance in Northwest North Carolina. Since then, we have experienced dramatic growth in food distribution, operations and programming to better serve our more than 390 partner agencies and the thousands of people who rely on the food they provide each year. To date, the Second Harvest Food Bank has distributed nearly 100 million pounds of food to non-profit agencies and churches that feed our hungry neighbors in 18 counties. We are a member of Feeding America, a collaborative and coordinated network of more than 200 food banks united nationally and operating locally.

Impact & Results Score

Score
100/100
Program Name: Kids Cafe, Weekend BackPacks, School Pantries, Summer Meal Programs and Core Food Distribution
Program Name: Kids Cafe, Weekend BackPacks, School Pantries, Summer Meal Programs and Core Food Distribution

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
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina primarily collects, warehouses and distributes food to front-line organizations like food pantries and soup kitchens. It also manages smaller programs that serve meals and provide groceries directly to beneficiaries.
Impact Statement
$1 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 Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina.
Data Source
Outcome data collected during the program. Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina 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 Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina’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

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 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)
97.5%
  Administrative Expenses 1.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.11
  Program Expenses Growth 8.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina (NC) 94.69 four stars
America's Second Harvest of the Big Bend (FL) 92.92 four stars
Loaves & Fishes Community Services (IL) 95.59 four stars
Montgomery Area Food Bank (AL) 93.14 four stars
The Society of St. Andrew (VA) 89.39 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $52,144,237
   Federated Campaigns $212,889
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $273,923
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $8,350,217
Total Contributions $60,981,266
   Program Service Revenue $2,559,160
Total Primary Revenue $63,540,426
   Other Revenue $1,390
TOTAL REVENUE $63,541,816
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $60,291,297
   Administrative Expenses $889,481
   Fundraising Expenses $832,959
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $62,013,737
   
Payments to Affiliates $16,722
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,528,079
   
Net Assets $6,988,373

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
Donated Product $58,760,556 97.5%
Backpack Program $661,910 1.1%
TCK Providences $489,260 0.8%

Ratings History
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina has received 11 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 05/01/2021 94.69 four stars
2018-06 09/03/2019 96.46 four stars
2017-06 10/01/2018 96.46 four stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 96.46 four stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 95.46 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 96.46 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 98.02 four stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 98.00 four stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 97.08 four stars
2012-06 12/20/2013 97.99 four stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 97.83 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 99.56 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 97.83 four stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 74.51 two stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 83.93 three stars
2006-06 11/01/2007 94.49 four stars
2005-06 11/01/2006 92.59 four stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 94.55 four stars
2003-06 07/01/2004 83.46 three stars
2002-06 09/01/2003 94.40 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 58-1457912
Name in IRS Master File SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK OF NORTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA INC
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 March, 1982
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
$125,005 0.20% Eric A. Aft Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina (NC) 94.69 four stars
Second Harvest Foodbank of the Mahoning Valley (OH) 94.82 four stars
Coastal Bend Food Bank (TX) 97.17 four stars
Montana Food Bank Network (MT) 96.46 four stars
Manna on Main Street (PA) 85.48 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina
3655 Reed Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27107
tel: (336) 784-5770
fax: (336) 784-7369
EIN: 58-1457912

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Board Leadership

Phillip Lynn McAdams
Board Chair

CEO

Eric Aft
Executive Director

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