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International : Development and Relief Services

Feed My Starving Children

Turn Hunger into Hope with Your Own Two Hands

four stars

92.92

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

Board Leadership
Charlie Wesser
Board Chair

CEO
Mark Crea
CEO/Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.92 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) is a Christian nonprofit dedicated to providing nutritious meals to children worldwide. FMSC meals are hand-packed by volunteers and sent to an incredible network of partner organizations who distribute them to those in need. More than 1.2 million volunteers packed more than 333 million FMSC meals in 2017. More than 90 percent of total donations go directly to feed kids.

Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) is a Christian nonprofit dedicated to providing nutritious meals to children worldwide. FMSC meals are hand-packed by volunteers and sent to an incredible network of partner organizations who distribute them to those in need. More than 1.2 million volunteers packed more than 333 million FMSC meals in 2017. More than 90 percent of total donations go directly to feed kids.

Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
86.5%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.34
  Program Expenses Growth 10.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 35.8%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Feed My Starving Children (MN) 92.92 four stars
OneSight (OH) 92.83 four stars
Medical Benevolence Foundation (TX) 87.39 three stars
Global Hope Network International (FL) 88.27 three stars
Hands Together (MA) 90.71 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $35,957,792
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,546,938
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $37,504,730
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $37,504,730
   Other Revenue $1,004,207
TOTAL REVENUE $38,508,937
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $30,548,310
   Administrative Expenses $2,343,088
   Fundraising Expenses $2,679,359
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $35,570,757
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,938,180
   
Net Assets $11,544,802

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.

Ratings History
Feed My Starving Children has received 13 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-02 03/01/2018 92.92 four stars
2016-02 02/01/2017 91.16 four stars
2015-02 06/01/2016 92.92 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-02 02/01/2016 99.14 four stars
2015-02 12/01/2015 97.04 four stars
2014-02 03/01/2015 99.16 four stars
2013-02 02/01/2014 99.05 four stars
2012-02 02/01/2013 99.08 four stars
2011-02 11/01/2011 99.14 four stars
2010-02 10/01/2011 99.25 four stars
2010-02 09/20/2011 97.07 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-02 06/01/2011 98.94 four stars
2009-02 07/01/2010 99.35 four stars
2008-02 10/01/2008 98.96 four stars
2007-02 12/15/2007 94.01 four stars
2006-02 02/01/2007 94.02 four stars
2005-02 01/01/2006 93.96 four stars
2004-02 09/01/2005 89.28 three 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 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, 2017
  • February, 2016
  • February, 2015
  • February, 2014
  • February, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$215,832 0.60% Mark Crea CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Feed My Starving Children (MN) 92.92 four stars
Food for the Hungry (AZ) 88.62 three stars
Armenian General Benevolent Union (NY) 85.03 three stars
International Orthodox Christian Charities (MD) 88.62 three stars
Heal Africa USA (MI) 92.83 four stars

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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

Charlie Wesser
Board Chair

CEO

Mark Crea
CEO/Executive Director

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