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

Linn Benton Food Share

Fighting hunger in the midst of plenty.

four stars

93.38

545 SW 2nd Street Suite A
Corvallis, OR 97333
tel: (541) 758-2609   Web Site
EIN: 93-1099406

Board Leadership
Bill Hall
Chair

CEO
Martha Lyon
Executive Director, Community Services Consortium

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.38 four stars
  Financial 90.64 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Linn Benton Food Share is the regional food bank for Linn and Benton Counties. Since 1981, Food Share has been committed to fulfilling our goal that Everybody Eats. Through our network of 68 agencies we attempt to reach every person who cannot find enough resources to adequately feed themselves or their family. We prevent hunger by soliciting, transporting, storing and distributing over 5.3 million pounds of food each year to our member agencies--emergency food pantries, soup kitchens, emergency shelters, child and senior care centers, shelter homes, and gleaning groups.

Linn Benton Food Share is the regional food bank for Linn and Benton Counties. Since 1981, Food Share has been committed to fulfilling our goal that Everybody Eats. Through our network of 68 agencies we attempt to reach every person who cannot find enough resources to adequately feed themselves or their family. We prevent hunger by soliciting, transporting, storing and distributing over 5.3 million pounds of food each year to our member agencies--emergency food pantries, soup kitchens, emergency shelters, child and senior care centers, shelter homes, and gleaning groups.

Financial

four stars

90.64

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
98.8%
  Administrative Expenses 0.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.27
  Program Expenses Growth -0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Linn Benton Food Share on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Linn Benton Food Share on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Linn Benton Food Share (OR) 93.38 four stars
City Harvest (NY) 89.18 three stars
Missoula Food Bank (MT) 92.74 four stars
Maui Food Bank (HI) 97.32 four stars
Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, Inc. (IN) 91.72 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,830,190
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $617,097
Total Contributions $9,447,287
   Program Service Revenue $296,848
Total Primary Revenue $9,744,135
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $9,744,135
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,402,773
   Administrative Expenses $67,218
   Fundraising Expenses $14,821
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,484,812
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $259,323
   
Net Assets $2,648,887

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
Distribution of Food $9,402,773 100.0%

Ratings History
Linn Benton Food Share has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 11/01/2016 93.38 four stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 91.73 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 98.10 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 02/01/2016 94.12 four stars
2014-06 11/01/2015 93.75 four stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 87.15 three stars
2012-06 02/26/2014 89.68 three stars
2011-06 02/04/2013 86.04 three stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 82.46 three stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 80.17 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 82.95 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 85.90 three stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 85.89 three stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 93.44 four stars
2006-06 09/01/2007 94.30 four stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 94.94 four stars
2004-06 06/01/2005 94.96 four stars
2003-06 09/01/2004 94.87 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 93-1099406
Name in IRS Master File LINN BENTON FOOD SHARE
NTEE Code K33
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 (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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 July, 1996
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$109,200 1.15% Martha Lyon Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$114,945 1.21% Mike Gibson Former Food Share Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Linn Benton Food Share (OR) 93.38 four stars
Food Bank for Monterey County (CA) 95.40 four stars
The Food Bank of Central Louisiana (LA) 91.94 four stars
Atlanta Community Food Bank (GA) 92.38 four stars
Treasure Coast Food Bank (FL) 92.92 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Linn Benton Food Share
545 SW 2nd Street
Suite A
Corvallis, OR 97333
tel: (541) 758-2609
fax: (541) 752-2348
EIN: 93-1099406

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Board Leadership

Bill Hall
Chair

CEO

Martha Lyon
Executive Director, Community Services Consortium

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