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

Fulfill

Providing food and other hunger-ending resources to our neighbors in need in Monmouth and Ocean counties.

four stars

90.84

3300 Route 66 Neptune, NJ 07753
tel: (732) 918-2600   Web Site
EIN: 22-2622522

Board Leadership
Lauren Holman
Chair

CEO
Kim Guadagno
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.84 four stars
  Financial 89.11 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Fulfill (formerly The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties), provides access to nutritious food and resources to end hunger in our neighborhoods. Fulfill began in 1984 when three people saw hunger at the Jersey shore and decided to make a difference. They purchased a small, dilapidated warehouse in Spring Lake. After one year, Fulfill was serving 25 charities with 100,000 pounds of food. Today, Fulfill serves over 300 pantries, soup kitchens and other feeding programs with over twelve million pounds of food, including 2 million pounds of fresh produce, annually. Fulfill offers many hunger-ending resources including kids meals and backpack programs, mobile pantries, Culinary Training Program for people in need of better-paid jobs, Free Tax Prep and SNAP and Healthcare Enrollment assistance.

Fulfill (formerly The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties), provides access to nutritious food and resources to end hunger in our neighborhoods. Fulfill began in 1984 when three people saw hunger at the Jersey shore and decided to make a difference. They purchased a small, dilapidated warehouse in Spring Lake. After one year, Fulfill was serving 25 charities with 100,000 pounds of food. Today, Fulfill serves over 300 pantries, soup kitchens and other feeding programs with over twelve million pounds of food, including 2 million pounds of fresh produce, annually. Fulfill offers many hunger-ending resources including kids meals and backpack programs, mobile pantries, Culinary Training Program for people in need of better-paid jobs, Free Tax Prep and SNAP and Healthcare Enrollment assistance.

Impact & Results Score

Score
100/100
Program Name: Providing Food, Kids' Feeding Programs and Mobile Pantries
Program Name: Providing Food, Kids' Feeding Programs and Mobile Pantries

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
Fulfill 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
$2 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 Fulfill.
Data Source
Outcome data collected during the program. Fulfill 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 Fulfill’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

three stars

89.11

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
95.3%
  Administrative Expenses 1.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.45
  Program Expenses Growth -0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fulfill on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fulfill on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $14,789,134
   Federated Campaigns $73,302
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $192,170
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $7,541,997
Total Contributions $22,596,603
   Program Service Revenue $564,555
Total Primary Revenue $23,161,158
   Other Revenue $422,414
TOTAL REVENUE $23,583,572
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $23,211,622
   Administrative Expenses $312,993
   Fundraising Expenses $1,025,136
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $24,549,751
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-966,179
   
Net Assets $11,980,887

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Kim Guadagno President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$111,055 0.45% Amy Jolin Interim Executive Director
$102,572 0.41% Carlos Rodriguez Former Executive Director

Mission

Fulfill (formerly The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties), provides access to nutritious food and resources to end hunger in our neighborhoods. Fulfill began in 1984 when three people saw hunger at the Jersey shore and decided to make a difference. They purchased a small, dilapidated warehouse in Spring Lake. After one year, Fulfill was serving 25 charities with 100,000 pounds of food. Today, Fulfill serves over 300 pantries, soup kitchens and other feeding programs with over twelve million pounds of food, including 2 million pounds of fresh produce, annually. Fulfill offers many hunger-ending resources including kids meals and backpack programs, mobile pantries, Culinary Training Program for people in need of better-paid jobs, Free Tax Prep and SNAP and Healthcare Enrollment assistance.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fulfill (NJ) 90.84 four stars
Hawaii Foodbank (HI) 92.44 four stars
St. Louis Area Foodbank (MO) 96.39 four stars
The Foodbank (OH) 100.00 four stars
Helping Harvest (PA) 89.86 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Fulfill
3300 Route 66
Neptune, NJ 07753
tel: (732) 918-2600
fax: (732) 918-2660
EIN: 22-2622522

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Board Leadership

Lauren Holman
Chair

CEO

Kim Guadagno
Executive Director