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

94.28

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 94.28 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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 March 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

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
95.7%
  Administrative Expenses 1.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.25
  Program Expenses Growth 10.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.6%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $33,781,734
   Federated Campaigns $64,277
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $643,852
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $9,081,434
Total Contributions $43,571,297
   Program Service Revenue $1,835,618
Total Primary Revenue $45,406,915
   Other Revenue $-197,220
TOTAL REVENUE $45,209,695
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $43,086,080
   Administrative Expenses $746,347
   Fundraising Expenses $975,149
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $44,807,576
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $402,119
   
Net Assets $10,569,372

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$148,289 0.33% Lynne Telford President, CEO

Mission

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) 94.28 four stars
The San Francisco-Marin Food Bank (CA) 91.06 four stars
Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan (MI) 94.69 four stars
America's Second Harvest of the Big Bend (FL) 89.98 three stars
Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona (AZ) 96.46 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

Edward Gleason
Board Chair

CEO

Lynne Telford
President, CEO