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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

96.46

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

Board Leadership
Michelle Butt
Board Chair

CEO
Eric Aft
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.46 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

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Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2018 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)
97.5%
  Administrative Expenses 1.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.11
  Program Expenses Growth 15.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.5%
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) 96.46 four stars
Food Bank of Lincoln (NE) 88.34 three stars
The Billings Food Bank (MT) 90.02 four stars
Clark County Food Bank (WA) 99.08 four stars
Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia (VA) 92.02 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $53,649,706
   Federated Campaigns $202,340
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $185,755
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $4,862,181
Total Contributions $58,899,982
   Program Service Revenue $2,353,479
Total Primary Revenue $61,253,461
   Other Revenue $-30,363
TOTAL REVENUE $61,223,098
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $59,552,169
   Administrative Expenses $638,192
   Fundraising Expenses $660,917
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $60,851,278
   
Payments to Affiliates $60,851,278
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $371,820
   
Net Assets $6,044,593

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 $58,099,018 97.6%
Backpack Program $667,309 1.1%
Triad Community Kitchen $234,915 0.4%

Ratings History
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
2001-06 04/15/2003 91.13 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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$169,779 0.27% Clyde W. Fitzgerald Jr. Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina (NC) 96.46 four stars
Arkansas Foodbank (AR) 92.77 four stars
Food Lifeline (WA) 91.13 four stars
South Plains Food Bank (TX) 89.53 three stars
Montgomery County Food Bank (TX) 89.99 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

Michelle Butt
Board Chair

CEO

Eric Aft
Executive Director

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