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

Feeding Westchester

Leading the charge to end hunger

three stars

88.01

200 Clearbrook Road Elmsford, NY 10523
tel: (914) 923-1100   Web Site
EIN: 13-3507988

Board Leadership
Sue Norton
Board Chair

CEO
Leslie Gordon
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.01 three stars
  Financial 83.05 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Driven by the belief that access to healthy food is a basic right for all people, the Feeding Westchester (formerly Food Bank for Westchester) leads hunger action programs and mobilizes the resources needed to eradicate hunger in Westchester County.

The Food Bank for Westchester serves over 300 local hunger-relief programs throughout Westchester, including food pantries, soup kitchens, child and adult day-care centers, and shelters. The Food Bank provides 95% of all the food given to hungry families, children and seniors as cooked meals or groceries to take home.

Driven by the belief that access to healthy food is a basic right for all people, the Feeding Westchester (formerly Food Bank for Westchester) leads hunger action programs and mobilizes the resources needed to eradicate hunger in Westchester County.

The Food Bank for Westchester serves over 300 local hunger-relief programs throughout Westchester, including food pantries, soup kitchens, child and adult day-care centers, and shelters. The Food Bank provides 95% of all the food given to hungry families, children and seniors as cooked meals or groceries to take home.

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Financial

three stars

83.05

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
86.9%
  Administrative Expenses 5.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.34
  Program Expenses Growth 7.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Feeding Westchester on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Feeding Westchester on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Feeding Westchester (NY) 88.01 three stars
High Plains Food Bank (TX) 96.66 four stars
Manna on Main Street (PA) 87.92 three stars
Feeding America Southwest Virginia (VA) 86.16 three stars
Capital Area Food Bank (DC) 90.15 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,731,833
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $818,768
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,397,929
Total Contributions $15,948,530
   Program Service Revenue $615,899
Total Primary Revenue $16,564,429
   Other Revenue $-32,581
TOTAL REVENUE $16,531,848
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,789,243
   Administrative Expenses $842,252
   Fundraising Expenses $1,120,483
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $15,751,978
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $779,870
   
Net Assets $5,034,946

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
Emergency Food Distribution $13,540,874 98.2%
Backpack Program $248,369 1.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 88.01 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 87.34 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 87.96 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 88.55 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 88.21 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 86.16 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 04/01/2016 87.20 three stars
2014-06 04/01/2015 88.22 three stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 94.42 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 13-3507988
Name in IRS Master File FEEDING WESTCHESTER INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
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 (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 January, 1990
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
$177,399 1.12% Leslie Gordon President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Feeding Westchester (NY) 88.01 three stars
The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri (MO) 92.59 four stars
Food Lifeline (WA) 91.13 four stars
Sunshine Division Portland Police Dept (OR) 90.89 four stars
Maui Food Bank (HI) 97.58 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Feeding Westchester
200 Clearbrook Road
Elmsford, NY 10523
tel: (914) 923-1100
fax: (914) 923-1198
EIN: 13-3507988

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Board Leadership

Sue Norton
Board Chair

CEO

Leslie Gordon
Chief Executive Officer

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