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International : Development and Relief Services

Rise Against Hunger

Working together to end world hunger

three stars

89.39

4801 Glenwood Avenue Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27612
tel: (888) 501-8440   Web Site
EIN: 16-1541024

Board Leadership
Anne Bander and Bart Norman
Co-Chairs

CEO
Barry Mattson
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.39 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Rise Against Hunger (formerly Stop Hunger Now) is an international hunger relief organization that coordinates the distribution of food and other life-saving aid around the world. The organization is driven by a vision of a world without hunger and a mission to end hunger in our lifetime by providing food and life-saving aid to the world's most vulnerable and by creating a global commitment to mobilize the necessary resources. Rise Against Hunger's meal packaging program provides volunteers the opportunity to package dehydrated, high protein, and highly nutritious meals that are used in crisis situations and in school feeding programs for schools and orphanages in developing countries around the world. In its efforts to respond to emergency needs around the world Stop Hunger Now receives and distributes significant donations of in-kind aid. These donations are large quantities of food, medicines, medical supplies and other such items as may be of use in fighting hunger and providing relief in a crisis.

Rise Against Hunger (formerly Stop Hunger Now) is an international hunger relief organization that coordinates the distribution of food and other life-saving aid around the world. The organization is driven by a vision of a world without hunger and a mission to end hunger in our lifetime by providing food and life-saving aid to the world's most vulnerable and by creating a global commitment to mobilize the necessary resources. Rise Against Hunger's meal packaging program provides volunteers the opportunity to package dehydrated, high protein, and highly nutritious meals that are used in crisis situations and in school feeding programs for schools and orphanages in developing countries around the world. In its efforts to respond to emergency needs around the world Stop Hunger Now receives and distributes significant donations of in-kind aid. These donations are large quantities of food, medicines, medical supplies and other such items as may be of use in fighting hunger and providing relief in a crisis.

Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2021 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)
88.9%
  Administrative Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.06
  Program Expenses Growth 20.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 57.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Rise Against Hunger on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Rise Against Hunger on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Rise Against Hunger (NC) 89.39 three stars
Russian Children's Welfare Society (NY) 89.61 three stars
World Help (VA) 85.65 three stars
UCP Wheels for Humanity (CA) 87.97 three stars
Meds & Food for Kids (MO) 94.13 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $62,272,169
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $15,671
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $62,287,840
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $62,287,840
   Other Revenue $65,675
TOTAL REVENUE $62,353,515
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $56,745,237
   Administrative Expenses $4,368,537
   Fundraising Expenses $1,472,396
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $62,586,170
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-232,655
   
Net Assets $3,478,169

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
Nourishing Lives $36,553,708 64.4%
Crisis Response $170,752 0.3%
Empowering Communities $135,173 0.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 07/01/2021 89.39 three stars
2018-12 05/01/2020 89.39 three stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 91.16 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 92.92 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 92.92 four stars
2014-12 04/01/2017 92.92 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.38 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 94.77 four stars
2013-12 03/01/2015 95.63 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 86.54 three stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 81.17 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 81.45 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 92.10 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/01/2010 92.20 four stars
2008-12 11/01/2009 92.18 four stars
2007-12 10/01/2008 92.08 four stars
2006-12 09/01/2007 86.50 three stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 73.61 two stars
2004-12 08/01/2005 92.38 four stars
2003-12 07/01/2004 50.65 zero star

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

EIN 16-1541024
Name in IRS Master File RISE AGAINST HUNGER
NTEE Code Q33
NTEE Classification International Relief
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(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, 1998
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$126,388 0.20% Catherine Day President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$168,500 0.26% Rodney W. Brooks Former President & CEO

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Rise Against Hunger (NC) 89.39 three stars
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Rafiki Foundation (FL) 93.21 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Rise Against Hunger
4801 Glenwood Avenue
Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27612
tel: (888) 501-8440
fax: (919) 839-8971
EIN: 16-1541024

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Board Leadership

Anne Bander and Bart Norman
Co-Chairs

CEO

Barry Mattson
Chief Executive Officer

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