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

America's Second Harvest of the Big Bend

Fighting Hunger Feeding Hope

92.92

4446 Entrepot Blvd Tallahassee, FL 32310
tel: (850) 562-3033   Web Site
EIN: 59-2610345

Board Leadership
Jowanna Nicole Oates
Board President

CEO
Monique E. Van Pelt
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.92
  Financial 90.00
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Second Harvest of the Big Bend (SHBB) is a nonprofit charity started in 1982 to address the urgent problem of hunger in the community. The food bank's mission is to meet the short-term nutritional needs of the 125,300 hungry, food insecure people, including 29,000 children, and lead the community in the fight to end hunger.

Because people often have to make difficult choices between feeding themselves and their families, and paying for other necessities, no-cost food assistance can lift a big weight from their shoulders. Thanks to SHBB, clients can utilize income to pay for other expenses, such as medicines, school expenses for children, rent and utilities. This helps them to save money, increase assets and strengthen resiliency.

Second Harvest of the Big Bend (SHBB) is a nonprofit charity started in 1982 to address the urgent problem of hunger in the community. The food bank's mission is to meet the short-term nutritional needs of the 125,300 hungry, food insecure people, including 29,000 children, and lead the community in the fight to end hunger.

Because people often have to make difficult choices between feeding themselves and their families, and paying for other necessities, no-cost food assistance can lift a big weight from their shoulders. Thanks to SHBB, clients can utilize income to pay for other expenses, such as medicines, school expenses for children, rent and utilities. This helps them to save money, increase assets and strengthen resiliency.

Impact & Results Score

Score
100/100
Program Name: Mobile Pantry, Backpack Program, Afterschool Meal Program, Summer Food Service Program, Food on the Move, Senior Grocery Program and Food Bank
Program Name: Mobile Pantry, Backpack Program, Afterschool Meal Program, Summer Food Service Program, Food on the Move, Senior Grocery Program and Food Bank

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
America's Second Harvest of the Big Bend 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 America's Second Harvest of the Big Bend.
Data Source
Outcome data collected during the program. America's Second Harvest of the Big Bend 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 America's Second Harvest of the Big Bend’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

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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 1.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.23
  Program Expenses Growth 17.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 36.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by America's Second Harvest of the Big Bend on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by America's Second Harvest of the Big Bend on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Suggestion box/email
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
America's Second Harvest of the Big Bend (FL) 92.92
Los Angeles Regional Food Bank (CA) 94.69
Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana (LA) 90.55
Center for Food Action in New Jersey (NJ) 87.74
Foodbank of Santa Barbara County (CA) 88.67

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $13,647,688
   Federated Campaigns $68,998
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $5,762,185
Total Contributions $19,478,871
   Program Service Revenue $110,408
Total Primary Revenue $19,589,279
   Other Revenue $-364,175
TOTAL REVENUE $19,225,104
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $17,439,572
   Administrative Expenses $378,629
   Fundraising Expenses $277,185
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $18,095,386
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,129,718
   
Net Assets $3,473,526

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
Food Distribution $17,439,572 100.0%

Ratings History
America's Second Harvest of the Big Bend has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 02/01/2021 92.92
2018-06 10/01/2019 92.92
2017-06 09/01/2018 89.98
2016-06 08/01/2017 90.68
2015-06 10/01/2016 87.94
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.48
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 91.97
2013-06 12/01/2014 94.67
2012-06 08/01/2013 94.67
2011-06 06/01/2012 94.65
2010-06 09/20/2011 94.16
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 04/01/2011 95.62
2009-06 05/01/2010 93.31
2008-06 06/01/2009 74.33
2007-06 06/01/2008 69.05
2006-06 04/01/2007 74.25
2005-06 06/01/2006 73.24
2004-06 11/01/2005 84.42

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

EIN 59-2610345
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAS SECOND HARVEST OF THE BIG BEND INC
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 (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 August, 1989
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
$88,000 0.48% Rick Minor CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
America's Second Harvest of the Big Bend (FL) 92.92
Loaves & Fishes Community Services (IL) 95.59
Georgia Mountain Food Bank (GA) 95.47
Food Pantry of Waukesha County (WI) 88.89
Arkansas Foodbank (AR) 90.83

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Charity Contact Info

America's Second Harvest of the Big Bend
4446 Entrepot Blvd
Tallahassee, FL 32310
tel: (850) 562-3033
fax: (850) 562-6176
EIN: 59-2610345

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Board Leadership

Jowanna Nicole Oates
Board President

CEO

Monique E. Van Pelt
CEO

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