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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.

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four stars

92.92

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

Board Leadership
Victoria Selfridge
Board Chair

CEO
Lynne Telford
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.92 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of meals served or provided
19,071,700
Total pounds of food rescued
23,702,100
This impact information is current as of July 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
96.1%
  Administrative Expenses 1.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.23
  Program Expenses Growth 9.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.6%
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) 92.92 four stars
Community FoodBank of New Jersey (NJ) 93.22 four stars
Food Pantry of Waukesha County (WI) 89.40 three stars
North Texas Food Bank (TX) 96.66 four stars
Middle Georgia Community Food Bank (GA) 89.45 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $38,634,383
   Federated Campaigns $49,198
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $553,179
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $7,176,060
Total Contributions $46,412,820
   Program Service Revenue $2,112,974
Total Primary Revenue $48,525,794
   Other Revenue $-337,582
TOTAL REVENUE $48,188,212
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $46,744,514
   Administrative Expenses $704,626
   Fundraising Expenses $997,370
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $48,446,510
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-258,298
   
Net Assets $10,311,074

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 $46,566,232 99.6%
Send Hunger Packing (Backpack) Program $178,282 0.4%

Ratings History
Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 92.92 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 94.28 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 94.69 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 94.69 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.58 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 92.21 four stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 95.42 four stars
2012-06 04/01/2013 88.70 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 97.85 four stars
2010-06 10/01/2011 97.87 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 89.18 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 96.96 four stars
2008-06 11/01/2009 96.87 four stars
2007-06 04/01/2008 94.43 four stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 93.06 four stars
2005-06 03/01/2006 94.33 four stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 88.98 three stars
2003-06 09/01/2004 96.29 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 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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$145,998 0.30% Lynne Telford President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado (CO) 92.92 four stars
Central Texas Food Bank (TX) 96.46 four stars
Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank (PA) 92.08 four stars
Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia (VA) 91.82 four stars
Greater Chicago Food Depository (IL) 93.37 four stars

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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

Victoria Selfridge
Board Chair

CEO

Lynne Telford
President, CEO

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