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

Virginia Peninsula Foodbank

We Are Hunger Relief Inspiring Hope, Feeding Families

95.47

2401 Aluminum Avenue Hampton, VA 23661
tel: (757) 596-7188   Web Site
EIN: 54-1422298

Board Leadership
Dr. Terry Morris
President

CEO
Karen Joyner
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.47
  Financial 93.60
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 11/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1986, the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank distributes food effectively through collaborative efforts that minimize hunger, promote nutrition and encourage self-reliance through education. The Foodbank is the leading non-profit hunger-relief organization on the Virginia Peninsula which receives and distributes purchased and donated food. In turn, these items are distributed to qualified nonprofit organizations providing food to the less fortunate across the Greater Peninsula. For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020, the Foodbank distributed over 12.7 million pounds of food (equal to 10.6 million meals) throughout its service area which encompasses the cities of Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson and Williamsburg and the counties of Gloucester, James City, Mathews, Surry, and York.

Founded in 1986, the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank distributes food effectively through collaborative efforts that minimize hunger, promote nutrition and encourage self-reliance through education. The Foodbank is the leading non-profit hunger-relief organization on the Virginia Peninsula which receives and distributes purchased and donated food. In turn, these items are distributed to qualified nonprofit organizations providing food to the less fortunate across the Greater Peninsula. For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020, the Foodbank distributed over 12.7 million pounds of food (equal to 10.6 million meals) throughout its service area which encompasses the cities of Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson and Williamsburg and the counties of Gloucester, James City, Mathews, Surry, and York.

Impact & Results Score

Score
100/100
Program Name: Food Distribution, BackPack Program, Kids Cafe, Mobile Pantry, Self-Help and Resource Exchange, Summer Food Service Program and Commodity Programs
Program Name: Food Distribution, BackPack Program, Kids Cafe, Mobile Pantry, Self-Help and Resource Exchange, Summer Food Service Program and Commodity Programs

Note: The Impact & Results score currently has no effect on the nonprofit's Star Rating.

The Impact & Results score is a measure of how well a nonprofit delivers on its stated mission. To issue a score, Charity Navigator estimates the actual impact the nonprofit has on the lives of those it serves, and determines whether it is making good use of donor resources to achieve that impact. Learn more about our Impact & Results methodology here.

Program Activities
Virginia Peninsula Foodbank primarily collects, warehouses and distributes food to front-line organizations like food pantries and soup kitchens. It also manages smaller programs that serve meals and provide groceries directly to beneficiaries.
Impact Statement
$2 provides a meal to a person in need.
Assessment Benchmark
Impact & Results scores of food distribution programs are based on the cost of a meal relative to the cost that a food-secure person incurs to buy a meal in that county. Programs receive an Impact & Results score of 100 if they are less than 75% the cost of a meal and a score of 75 if they are less than 125%. If a nonprofit reports impact but doesn't meet the threshold for cost-effectiveness, it earns a score of 50.
Methodology
ImpactMatters analyzed publicly available data to rate the cost-effectiveness of Virginia Peninsula Foodbank.
Data Source
Outcome data collected during the program. Virginia Peninsula Foodbank publicly reports the amount of food it provides.
Method for Attributing Outcomes
We assume that the distribution of a meal from one nonprofit's food distribution program does not diminish the amount of food distributed by any other (neighboring) food distribution program. This “counterfactual” assumption about the amount of food distributed in the absence of Virginia Peninsula Foodbank’s food distribution program implies that the benefit of a meal to a beneficiary in need constitutes a net gain; the gain is not offset by reductions in food provided to other beneficiaries in need. We therefore set the counterfactual to zero.
Details
Analysis conducted by ImpactMatters and published on November 22, 2019.
This impact information is current as of September 2020, when it was provided to us by ImpactMatters. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

93.60

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
96.3%
  Administrative Expenses 0.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.85
  Program Expenses Growth 0.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Virginia Peninsula Foodbank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Virginia Peninsula Foodbank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Virginia Peninsula Foodbank (VA) 95.47
Worcester County Food Bank (MA) 91.45
Mississippi Food Network (MS) 94.34
Feeding San Diego (CA) 89.76
Montgomery Area Food Bank (AL) 96.66

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $21,275,219
   Federated Campaigns $227,331
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,470,798
Total Contributions $22,973,348
   Program Service Revenue $816,770
Total Primary Revenue $23,790,118
   Other Revenue $-54,376
TOTAL REVENUE $23,735,742
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $20,509,163
   Administrative Expenses $201,810
   Fundraising Expenses $579,307
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $21,290,280
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,445,462
   
Net Assets $17,230,133

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
Donated Food Distribution Program $19,227,370 93.8%
Kid's Café Program $902,106 4.4%
Share Program $379,687 1.8%

Ratings History
Virginia Peninsula Foodbank has received 15 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 11/01/2021 95.47
2019-06 07/01/2020 92.92
2019-06 06/01/2020 92.38
2018-06 10/01/2019 93.98
2017-06 05/01/2018 94.58
2016-06 06/01/2017 97.32
2015-06 08/01/2016 96.90
2014-06 06/01/2016 98.75
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 95.25
2014-06 10/01/2015 94.47
2013-06 05/01/2014 91.86
2012-06 03/01/2013 94.71
2011-06 05/01/2012 90.52
2010-06 09/20/2011 93.94
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 04/01/2011 95.05
2009-06 08/01/2010 91.95
2008-06 06/01/2009 96.76
2007-06 06/01/2008 99.74
2006-06 07/01/2007 94.98

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

EIN 54-1422298
Name in IRS Master File VIRGINIA PENINSULA FOODBANK
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 (169) Hospital pharmacy, parking facility, food services, etc.
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 March, 1988
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$108,093 0.50% Karen Joyner Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Virginia Peninsula Foodbank (VA) 95.47
Central Texas Food Bank (TX) 95.53
Foodlink (NY) 91.68
Wichita Falls Area Food Bank (TX) 89.02
Center for Food Action in New Jersey (NJ) 87.74

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Charity Contact Info

Virginia Peninsula Foodbank
2401 Aluminum Avenue
Hampton, VA 23661
tel: (757) 596-7188
EIN: 54-1422298

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Board Leadership

Dr. Terry Morris
President

CEO

Karen Joyner
Chief Executive Officer

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