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

Food Bank of West Central Texas

Raising hunger awareness and feed the hungry in West Central Texas

four stars

91.35

5505 North First Street Abilene, TX 79603
tel: (325) 695-6311   Web Site
EIN: 75-1888192

Board Leadership
Angelia Spicer
Chair

CEO
Jody Houston
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.35 four stars
  Financial 94.65 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Food Bank of West Central Texas is a community service organization that collects donated food to distribute to other non-profit agencies serving the needy of the Big Country. The Food Bank began in early 1983 under the leadership of Sonny Hermann and John Herod. Our service area includes Brown, Callahan, Coleman, Comanche, Eastland, Fisher, Jones, Mitchell, Nolan, Runnels, Shackelford, Stephens, and Taylor counties. We will continue to serve the Big Country through innovative programs that help raise hunger awareness and feed the hungry in West Central Texas.

The Food Bank of West Central Texas is a community service organization that collects donated food to distribute to other non-profit agencies serving the needy of the Big Country. The Food Bank began in early 1983 under the leadership of Sonny Hermann and John Herod. Our service area includes Brown, Callahan, Coleman, Comanche, Eastland, Fisher, Jones, Mitchell, Nolan, Runnels, Shackelford, Stephens, and Taylor counties. We will continue to serve the Big Country through innovative programs that help raise hunger awareness and feed the hungry in West Central Texas.

Financial

four stars

94.65

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2018 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)
94.4%
  Administrative Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.62
  Program Expenses Growth 2.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank of West Central Texas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank of West Central Texas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank of West Central Texas (TX) 91.35 four stars
SeaGate Food Bank (OH) 86.51 three stars
Atlanta Community Food Bank (GA) 92.38 four stars
Montana Food Bank Network (MT) 92.02 four stars
Food Bank of Northern Indiana (IN) 86.61 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,782,118
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,008,549
Total Contributions $5,790,667
   Program Service Revenue $630,197
Total Primary Revenue $6,420,864
   Other Revenue $57,856
TOTAL REVENUE $6,478,720
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,062,108
   Administrative Expenses $188,399
   Fundraising Expenses $156,925
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,407,432
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $71,288
   
Net Assets $4,031,245

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 Bank Operations $6,062,108 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 04/01/2018 91.35 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 89.78 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.39 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 89.29 three stars
2013-12 09/01/2014 97.15 four stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 90.20 four stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 94.98 four stars
2010-12 12/23/2011 93.93 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 91.68 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 95.82 four stars
2008-12 02/01/2010 89.65 three stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 76.51 two stars
2006-12 09/01/2007 74.80 two stars
2005-12 09/01/2006 71.64 two stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 74.54 two stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 74.57 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 75-1888192
Name in IRS Master File FOOD BANK OF ABILENE INC
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 (429) Other inner city or community benefit activities
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 November, 1983
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • 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
$70,836 1.10% Jo D. Houston Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank of West Central Texas (TX) 91.35 four stars
Forgotten Harvest (MI) 85.38 three stars
Food Bank of Alaska (AK) 96.66 four stars
River City Food Bank (CA) 86.94 three stars
Three Square (NV) 98.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Food Bank of West Central Texas
5505 North First Street
Abilene, TX 79603
tel: (325) 695-6311
fax: (325) 695-6827
EIN: 75-1888192

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Board Leadership

Angelia Spicer
Chair

CEO

Jody Houston
Executive Director

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