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

Ozarks Food Harvest

Transforming Hunger into Hope

four stars

96.20

2810 North Cedarbrook Avenue Springfield, MO 65803
tel: (417) 865-3411   Web Site
EIN: 43-1426384

Board Leadership
Tamara de Wild
President

CEO
Bart Brown
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.20 four stars
  Financial 96.42 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Ozarks Food Harvest has a mission of Transforming Hunger into Hope. This simple statement serves as a meaningful summary of Ozarks Food Harvest's goal to supply as much food as possible to individuals in need. The Food Bank rescues, warehouses, processes and distributes food and supplies to 270 nonprofit hunger-relief organizations in 28 counties, reaching 30,000 children, families and seniors weekly.

Founded in 1983, Ozarks Food Harvest is the Feeding America food bank for southwest Missouri. The Food Bank distributes 15 million meals annually, made possible with a network of member charities and direct-relief programs, such as the Weekend Backpack Program, After-School and Summer Food programs and Mobile Food Pantry program. Ozarks Food Harvest's facility, the O'Reilly Center for Hunger Relief, holds a superior food safety rating from AIB International.

Ozarks Food Harvest has a mission of Transforming Hunger into Hope. This simple statement serves as a meaningful summary of Ozarks Food Harvest's goal to supply as much food as possible to individuals in need. The Food Bank rescues, warehouses, processes and distributes food and supplies to 270 nonprofit hunger-relief organizations in 28 counties, reaching 30,000 children, families and seniors weekly.

Founded in 1983, Ozarks Food Harvest is the Feeding America food bank for southwest Missouri. The Food Bank distributes 15 million meals annually, made possible with a network of member charities and direct-relief programs, such as the Weekend Backpack Program, After-School and Summer Food programs and Mobile Food Pantry program. Ozarks Food Harvest's facility, the O'Reilly Center for Hunger Relief, holds a superior food safety rating from AIB International.

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Financial

four stars

96.42

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

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)
95.7%
  Administrative Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.54
  Program Expenses Growth 5.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ozarks Food Harvest on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ozarks Food Harvest on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ozarks Food Harvest (MO) 96.20 four stars
Feeding America Southwest Virginia (VA) 86.93 three stars
FeedMore (VA) 97.17 four stars
Good Shepherd Food Bank of Maine (ME) 93.98 four stars
Food Bank of South Jersey (NJ) 88.54 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $25,943,572
   Federated Campaigns $7,775
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $5,610,818
Total Contributions $31,562,165
   Program Service Revenue $1,209,790
Total Primary Revenue $32,771,955
   Other Revenue $65,940
TOTAL REVENUE $32,837,895
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $29,136,766
   Administrative Expenses $683,146
   Fundraising Expenses $604,340
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $30,424,252
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,413,643
   
Net Assets $15,812,210

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 $29,136,766 100.0%

Ratings History
Ozarks Food Harvest has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 09/01/2018 96.20 four stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 100.00 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 99.26 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 100.00 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 97.34 four stars
2013-06 03/01/2015 99.70 four stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 99.73 four stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 97.15 four stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 89.38 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 90.09 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/22/2010 99.53 four stars
2008-06 11/01/2009 99.34 four stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 90.83 four stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 79.93 two stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 75.87 two stars
2003-12 09/01/2004 94.70 four stars
2002-12 04/01/2004 94.64 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 43-1426384
Name in IRS Master File OZARKS FOOD HARVEST INC
NTEE Code K30
NTEE Classification Food Service, Free Food Distribution Programs
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 that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1987
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
$133,303 0.43% Bart Brown Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ozarks Food Harvest (MO) 96.20 four stars
Circle Of Concern (MO) 88.01 three stars
Westmoreland County Food Bank (PA) 90.51 four stars
God's Pantry Food Bank (KY) 94.54 four stars
Greater Chicago Food Depository (IL) 93.42 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ozarks Food Harvest
2810 North Cedarbrook Avenue
Springfield, MO 65803
tel: (417) 865-3411
fax: (417) 865-0504
EIN: 43-1426384

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 5746
Springfield, MO 65801

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Board Leadership

Tamara de Wild
President

CEO

Bart Brown
President, CEO

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