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

Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County

Helping neighbors feed neighbors

four stars

92.74

800 Ohlone Parkway Watsonville, CA 95076
tel: (831) 722-7110   Web Site
EIN: 77-0326685

Board Leadership
Lisa Kirk
Chair

CEO
Willy Elliott-McCrea
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.74 four stars
  Financial 89.74 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1972, Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County educates and involves individuals to end hunger and alleviate malnutrition in our communities. Second Harvest began by distributing food from a parking lot in Santa Cruz to groups operating the Breakfast For Kids programs. Today, Second Harvest distributes over 8 million pounds of food per year to local hungry families, children, individuals and seniors in our community through 200 partner agencies and programs. Our core values of community engagement, empowerment, diversity empathy, respect, social justice and trust and integrity govern our relationships with each other and with the community at large, ensuring that we stay true to our mission everyday.

Founded in 1972, Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County educates and involves individuals to end hunger and alleviate malnutrition in our communities. Second Harvest began by distributing food from a parking lot in Santa Cruz to groups operating the Breakfast For Kids programs. Today, Second Harvest distributes over 8 million pounds of food per year to local hungry families, children, individuals and seniors in our community through 200 partner agencies and programs. Our core values of community engagement, empowerment, diversity empathy, respect, social justice and trust and integrity govern our relationships with each other and with the community at large, ensuring that we stay true to our mission everyday.

Financial

three stars

89.74

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

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)
95.1%
  Administrative Expenses 1.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.50
  Program Expenses Growth 3.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County (CA) 92.74 four stars
Weld Food Bank (CO) 98.44 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee (TN) 88.94 three stars
Linn Benton Food Share (OR) 93.49 four stars
Northeast Iowa Food Bank (IA) 97.17 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $16,423,021
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,546,286
Total Contributions $18,969,307
   Program Service Revenue $230,869
Total Primary Revenue $19,200,176
   Other Revenue $113,131
TOTAL REVENUE $19,313,307
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $18,268,506
   Administrative Expenses $428,961
   Fundraising Expenses $496,094
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $19,193,561
   
Payments to Affiliates $322,309
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $119,746
   
Net Assets $9,526,571

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 Distribution $17,291,455 94.7%
Education Outreach $977,051 5.3%

Ratings History
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 09/01/2018 92.74 four stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 90.76 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 92.19 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.87 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 90.79 four stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 92.32 four stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 95.86 four stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 92.62 four stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 93.76 four stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 93.73 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 09/01/2010 94.57 four stars
2008-06 09/01/2009 96.59 four stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 86.30 three stars
2006-06 06/01/2007 85.48 three stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 86.68 three stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 94.51 four stars
2003-06 08/01/2004 89.47 three stars
2002-06 11/01/2003 89.12 three stars
2001-06 04/15/2003 77.11 two 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 77-0326685
Name in IRS Master File SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK SANTA CRUZ COUNTY
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
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, 1993
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
$173,496 0.90% Willy Elliot-McCrea Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County (CA) 92.74 four stars
Food Finders (CA) 90.85 four stars
The Billings Food Bank (MT) 90.30 four stars
Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma (OK) 92.65 four stars
The Food Group (MN) 89.99 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County
800 Ohlone Parkway
Watsonville, CA 95076
tel: (831) 722-7110
fax: (831) 722-0435
EIN: 77-0326685

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Board Leadership

Lisa Kirk
Chair

CEO

Willy Elliott-McCrea
Chief Executive Officer

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