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International : Development and Relief Services

Rise Against Hunger

Working together to end world hunger

four stars

92.92

3733 National Drive Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27612
tel: (888) 501-8440   Web Site
EIN: 16-1541024

Board Leadership
Anne Bander
Chair

CEO
Rod Brooks
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.92 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
85.5%
  Administrative Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.19
  Program Expenses Growth 21.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 33.8%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Rise Against Hunger (NC) 92.92 four stars
Central Asia Institute (MT) 87.06 three stars
Indian Muslim Relief and Charities (CA) 94.74 four stars
Mercy Ships (TX) 93.50 four stars
Splash International (WA) 94.18 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $38,790,665
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $38,790,665
   Program Service Revenue $64,234
Total Primary Revenue $38,854,899
   Other Revenue $-4,982
TOTAL REVENUE $38,849,917
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $32,206,942
   Administrative Expenses $4,394,859
   Fundraising Expenses $1,437,624
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $38,039,425
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $810,492
   
Net Assets $5,984,199

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
Partners with Organizations to Meet Community Need $17,653,711 54.8%
Meal Packaging and Distribution $14,553,231 45.2%

Ratings History
Rise Against Hunger has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
2002-12 11/01/2003 75.36 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 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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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
$174,582 0.45% Rodney W Brooks President, CEO

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Rise Against Hunger (NC) 92.92 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Rise Against Hunger
3733 National Drive
Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27612
tel: (888) 501-8440
fax: (919) 839-8971
EIN: 16-1541024

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Board Leadership

Anne Bander
Chair

CEO

Rod Brooks
Chief Executive Officer

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