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International : Development and Relief Services

Feed My Starving Children

Turn Hunger into Hope with Your Own Two Hands

92.92

401 93rd Avenue NW Coon Rapids, MN 55433
tel: (763) 504-2919   Web Site
EIN: 41-1601449

Board Leadership
Leif Syverson
Board Chair

CEO
Mark Crea
CEO/Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.92
  Financial 90.00
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
87.7%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.31
  Program Expenses Growth 20.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 34.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Feed My Starving Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Feed My Starving Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Feed My Starving Children (MN) 92.92
Russian Children's Welfare Society (NY) 88.94
CURE International (PA) 91.02
Carolina for Kibera (NC) 92.08
Samaritan's Feet (NC) 85.01

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A Christian non-profit, Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) has tackled world hunger since 1987 by sending volunteer-packed, nutritious meals to 70 countries. These meals are specifically designed to reverse and prevent malnutrition and are used in schools, orphanages, clinics and feeding programs to break the cycle of poverty. In 2015, FMSC welcomed more than 1 million volunteers to pack nearly 273 million meals through its permanent sites and nationwide MobilePack program. The Minnesota-based charity spends 92% of total donations directly on feeding the hungry and has earned the highest 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for 11 consecutive years. Visit fmsc.org for more information.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $29,799,128
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $790,205
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $30,589,333
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $30,589,333
   Other Revenue $861,922
TOTAL REVENUE $31,451,255
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $27,349,006
   Administrative Expenses $2,006,553
   Fundraising Expenses $1,736,491
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $31,092,050
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $359,205
   
Net Assets $8,191,447

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-02 06/01/2016 92.92
 
CN 2.0
2015-02 02/01/2016 99.14
2015-02 12/01/2015 97.04
2014-02 03/01/2015 99.16
2013-02 02/01/2014 99.05
2012-02 02/01/2013 99.08
2011-02 11/01/2011 99.14
2010-02 10/01/2011 99.25
2010-02 09/20/2011 97.07
 
CN 1.0
2010-02 06/01/2011 98.94
2009-02 07/01/2010 99.35
2008-02 10/01/2008 98.96
2007-02 12/15/2007 94.01
2006-02 02/01/2007 94.02
2005-02 01/01/2006 93.96
2004-02 09/01/2005 89.28

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

EIN 41-1601449
Name in IRS Master File FEED MY STARVING CHILDREN
NTEE Code Q33
NTEE Classification International Relief
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (408) Community service organization
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, 1989
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End February
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • February, 2015
  • February, 2014
  • February, 2013
  • February, 2012
  • February, 2011

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
$190,576 0.61% Mark Crea CEO

A Christian non-profit, Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) has tackled world hunger since 1987 by sending volunteer-packed, nutritious meals to 70 countries. These meals are specifically designed to reverse and prevent malnutrition and are used in schools, orphanages, clinics and feeding programs to break the cycle of poverty. In 2015, FMSC welcomed more than 1 million volunteers to pack nearly 273 million meals through its permanent sites and nationwide MobilePack program. The Minnesota-based charity spends 92% of total donations directly on feeding the hungry and has earned the highest 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for 11 consecutive years. Visit fmsc.org for more information.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Feed My Starving Children (MN) 92.92
Focus Humanitarian Assistance USA (TX) 96.66
Pangaea Global AIDS (CA) 87.25
Village Health Works (NY) 88.55
Medical Ambassadors International (CA) 91.29

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Charity Contact Info

Feed My Starving Children
401 93rd Avenue NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55433
tel: (763) 504-2919
fax: (763) 504-5235
EIN: 41-1601449

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Board Leadership

Leif Syverson
Board Chair

CEO

Mark Crea
CEO/Executive Director

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