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

The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts

Feed. Lead. Strengthen

four stars

98.23

97 North Hatfield Road Hatfield, MA 01038
tel: (413) 247-9738   Web Site
EIN: 04-2751023

Board Leadership
Brandon Braxton
President

CEO
Andrew Morehouse
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Mission: To feed our neighbors in need and lead the community to end hunger.

Vision: A Western Massachusetts where no one goes hungry and everyone has access to nutritious food.

Overarching value: We believe that everyone has the right to healthy food regardless of their circumstances.

The Food Bank is the leader provider of emergency food and other food assistance to more than 223,457 individuals at risk of hunger in the four counties of Western Massachusetts (Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin and Berkshire counties). We also lead the community to end hunger through public education and advocacy.

For more information on how you can get involved in your community, visit www.foodbankwma.org

Mission: To feed our neighbors in need and lead the community to end hunger.

Vision: A Western Massachusetts where no one goes hungry and everyone has access to nutritious food.

Overarching value: We believe that everyone has the right to healthy food regardless of their circumstances.

The Food Bank is the leader provider of emergency food and other food assistance to more than 223,457 individuals at risk of hunger in the four counties of Western Massachusetts (Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin and Berkshire counties). We also lead the community to end hunger through public education and advocacy.

For more information on how you can get involved in your community, visit www.foodbankwma.org

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2017 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)
92.8%
  Administrative Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.45
  Program Expenses Growth 9.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts (MA) 98.23 four stars
Food Lifeline (WA) 94.61 four stars
Island Harvest (NY) 91.09 four stars
Foodbank of Santa Barbara County (CA) 87.69 three stars
Loaves & Fishes Community Services (IL) 93.61 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $14,526,121
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,157,318
Total Contributions $15,683,439
   Program Service Revenue $531,111
Total Primary Revenue $16,214,550
   Other Revenue $568,090
TOTAL REVENUE $16,782,640
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $15,600,960
   Administrative Expenses $507,818
   Fundraising Expenses $816,739
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,925,517
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-142,877
   
Net Assets $7,325,596

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 Operations, Delivery & Brown Bag $14,631,128 93.8%
Network Capacity Building $368,383 2.4%
Nutrition Education $324,782 2.1%

Ratings History
The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-09 08/01/2017 98.23 four stars
2015-09 09/01/2016 94.69 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 93.91 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 94.57 four stars
2013-09 11/01/2014 83.30 three stars
2012-09 12/20/2013 81.72 three stars
2011-09 12/01/2012 94.02 four stars
2010-09 02/01/2012 95.96 four stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 95.44 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 08/01/2010 94.30 four stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 68.94 one 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 04-2751023
Name in IRS Master File THE FOOD BANK OF WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
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 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 February, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 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
$98,122 0.57% Andrew Morehouse Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts (MA) 98.23 four stars
Community Table (CO) 92.20 four stars
Feeding Westchester (NY) 87.34 three stars
Arkansas Foodbank (AR) 92.77 four stars
San Antonio Food Bank (TX) 97.16 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts
97 North Hatfield Road
Hatfield, MA 01038
tel: (413) 247-9738
fax: (413) 247-9577
EIN: 04-2751023

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 160
Hatfield, MA 01038

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Board Leadership

Brandon Braxton
President

CEO

Andrew Morehouse
Executive Director

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