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

Food Bank for Westchester

Leading the charge to end hunger

three stars

87.96

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

Board Leadership
Maria Bronzi
Chair of the Board

CEO
Leslie Gordon
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.96 three stars
  Financial 84.48 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

Financial

three stars

84.48

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
87.5%
  Administrative Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.30
  Program Expenses Growth 6.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank for Westchester on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank for Westchester on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank for Westchester (NY) 87.96 three stars
SF-Marin Food Bank (CA) 94.49 four stars
Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona (AZ) 93.91 four stars
SeaShare (WA) 89.24 three stars
Second Harvest Foodbank of the Mahoning Valley (OH) 96.46 four stars

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Driven by the belief that access to healthy food is a basic right for all people, the 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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,217,692
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $442,305
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,102,307
Total Contributions $12,762,304
   Program Service Revenue $797,676
Total Primary Revenue $13,559,980
   Other Revenue $3,676
TOTAL REVENUE $13,563,656
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,900,958
   Administrative Expenses $697,264
   Fundraising Expenses $1,243,340
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,841,562
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-277,906
   
Net Assets $3,898,212

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 $11,679,864 98.1%
Backpack Program $221,094 1.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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 THE FOOD BANK FOR 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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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
$162,433 1.17% Ellen Lynch President/Ce

Driven by the belief that access to healthy food is a basic right for all people, the 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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank for Westchester (NY) 87.96 three stars
Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank (OH) 96.66 four stars
Three Square (NV) 96.66 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio (OH) 89.16 three stars
Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland (OH) 85.41 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

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

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Board Leadership

Maria Bronzi
Chair of the Board

CEO

Leslie Gordon
Chief Executive Officer

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