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

Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado

An end to hunger in Southern Colorado.

94.69

2605 Preamble Point Colorado Springs, CO 80915
tel: (719) 528-1247   Web Site
EIN: 84-0731930

Board Leadership
Edward Gleason
Board Chair

CEO
Lynne Telford
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.69
  Financial 92.50
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 08/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2016 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)
95.4%
  Administrative Expenses 2.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.29
  Program Expenses Growth 11.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado (CO) 94.69
All Faiths Food Bank (FL) 95.44
Foodbank of Santa Barbara County (CA) 85.03
Food Bank of the Albemarle (NC) 93.69
Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana (LA) 89.30

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Care and Share Food Bank is a southern Colorado-based food bank affiliated with Feeding America's national network of food banks. Our mission is to "bridge the gap between hunger and abundance." Through a comprehensive food acquisition system, Care and Share acts as the sole food bank in the region for locally and nationally donated and purchased food. In fiscal year 2010-11 Care and Share distributed 11.4 million pounds of food through more than 300 human service agencies in southern Colorado. These agencies include emergency food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters for the homeless, child placement agencies, domestic violence shelters, residential treatment facilities, day care centers for both youth and the elderly and other individuals in need.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $32,462,118
   Federated Campaigns $17,776
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $544,841
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,677,649
Total Contributions $36,702,384
   Program Service Revenue $1,456,155
Total Primary Revenue $38,158,539
   Other Revenue $-138,099
TOTAL REVENUE $38,020,440
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $35,560,095
   Administrative Expenses $775,305
   Fundraising Expenses $911,758
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $37,247,158
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $773,282
   
Net Assets $9,905,746

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
Provide Emergency and Supplemental Food $35,388,969 99.5%
Send Hunger Packing (Backpack) Program $171,126 0.5%

Ratings History
Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 08/01/2016 94.69
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.58
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 92.21
2013-06 08/01/2014 95.42
2012-06 04/01/2013 88.70
2011-06 05/01/2012 97.85
2010-06 10/01/2011 97.87
2010-06 09/20/2011 89.18
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 96.96
2008-06 11/01/2009 96.87
2007-06 04/01/2008 94.43
2006-06 04/01/2007 93.06
2005-06 03/01/2006 94.33
2004-06 05/01/2005 88.98
2003-06 09/01/2004 96.29

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 84-0731930
Name in IRS Master File CARE AND SHARE 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 (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, 1978
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
$137,979 0.37% Lynne Telford President/CEO

Care and Share Food Bank is a southern Colorado-based food bank affiliated with Feeding America's national network of food banks. Our mission is to "bridge the gap between hunger and abundance." Through a comprehensive food acquisition system, Care and Share acts as the sole food bank in the region for locally and nationally donated and purchased food. In fiscal year 2010-11 Care and Share distributed 11.4 million pounds of food through more than 300 human service agencies in southern Colorado. These agencies include emergency food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters for the homeless, child placement agencies, domestic violence shelters, residential treatment facilities, day care centers for both youth and the elderly and other individuals in need.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado (CO) 94.69
Capital Area Food Bank (DC) 90.71
Food Bank of East Alabama (AL) 85.36
Connecticut Food Bank (CT) 91.45
The Greater Boston Food Bank (MA) 92.75

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Charity Contact Info

Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado
2605 Preamble Point
Colorado Springs, CO 80915
tel: (719) 528-1247
fax: (719) 528-5833
EIN: 84-0731930

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Board Leadership

Edward Gleason
Board Chair

CEO

Lynne Telford
President, CEO

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