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

Long Island Cares

Because it takes more than food to feed the hungry

four stars

91.52

10 Davids Drive Hauppauge, NY 11788
tel: (631) 582-3663   Web Site
EIN: 11-2524512

Board Leadership
Sandy Chapin
President

CEO
Paule Pachter
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.52 four stars
  Financial 88.02 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Long Island Cares, Inc.-The Harry Chapin Food Bank is the regional food bank for Nassau and Suffolk County. Founded by the late singer/songwriter and social activist, Harry Chapin in 1980, Long Island Cares brings together all available resources for the benefit of the hungry and food insecure on Long Island and, to the best of our ability, provides for the humanitarian needs of our community. Our goals are to improve food security for families, sponsor programs that help individuals and families achieve self-sufficiency, and educate the general public about the causes and consequences of hunger and food insecurity on Long Island. Our organization contracts with New York State and the Department of Health, Hunger Prevention Nutrition Assistance Program, and the USDA Emergency Food Assistance Program to administer two of the government's major hunger relief programs for the Long Island Region

Long Island Cares, Inc.-The Harry Chapin Food Bank is the regional food bank for Nassau and Suffolk County. Founded by the late singer/songwriter and social activist, Harry Chapin in 1980, Long Island Cares brings together all available resources for the benefit of the hungry and food insecure on Long Island and, to the best of our ability, provides for the humanitarian needs of our community. Our goals are to improve food security for families, sponsor programs that help individuals and families achieve self-sufficiency, and educate the general public about the causes and consequences of hunger and food insecurity on Long Island. Our organization contracts with New York State and the Department of Health, Hunger Prevention Nutrition Assistance Program, and the USDA Emergency Food Assistance Program to administer two of the government's major hunger relief programs for the Long Island Region

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Number of veterans served
1,206
Total pounds of food rescued
2,415,850
Number of food donation partners
371
Meals provided to children
117,619
Total pounds of food distributed
10,586,300
This impact information is current as of March 2020, 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

three stars

88.02

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
91.7%
  Administrative Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.62
  Program Expenses Growth 3.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Long Island Cares on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Long Island Cares on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $13,373,131
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $75,281
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,382,872
Total Contributions $15,831,284
   Program Service Revenue $832,590
Total Primary Revenue $16,663,874
   Other Revenue $202,963
TOTAL REVENUE $16,866,837
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $15,045,037
   Administrative Expenses $755,718
   Fundraising Expenses $644,004
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,444,759
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $422,078
   
Net Assets $9,690,294

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$196,741 1.19% Paule Pachter Chief Executive Officer

Mission

Long Island Cares, Inc.-The Harry Chapin Food Bank is the regional food bank for Nassau and Suffolk County. Founded by the late singer/songwriter and social activist, Harry Chapin in 1980, Long Island Cares brings together all available resources for the benefit of the hungry and food insecure on Long Island and, to the best of our ability, provides for the humanitarian needs of our community. Our goals are to improve food security for families, sponsor programs that help individuals and families achieve self-sufficiency, and educate the general public about the causes and consequences of hunger and food insecurity on Long Island. Our organization contracts with New York State and the Department of Health, Hunger Prevention Nutrition Assistance Program, and the USDA Emergency Food Assistance Program to administer two of the government's major hunger relief programs for the Long Island Region

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Long Island Cares (NY) 91.52 four stars
The Food Bank of Central Louisiana (LA) 86.55 three stars
Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia (VA) 91.82 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana (IN) 91.36 four stars
Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas (AR) 95.02 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Long Island Cares
10 Davids Drive
Hauppauge, NY 11788
tel: (631) 582-3663
fax: (631) 273-2184
EIN: 11-2524512

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Board Leadership

Sandy Chapin
President

CEO

Paule Pachter
CEO