International : Development and Relief Services

Feed My Starving Children

Turn Hunger into Hope with Your Own Two Hands

four stars

91.84

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

Board Leadership
Dean Nadasdy
Board Chair

CEO
Mark Crea
CEO/Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.84 four stars
  Financial 88.47 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2018, 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 that distribute them to those in need. More than 1.3 million volunteers packed nearly 365 million FMSC meals in 2018. More than 91 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 that distribute them to those in need. More than 1.3 million volunteers packed nearly 365 million FMSC meals in 2018. More than 91 percent of total donations go directly to feed kids.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of volunteers
1,306,130
Number of organizational partners
78
Number of meals served or provided
347,747,000
Number of children fed daily
999,110
This impact information is current as of September 2019, 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

88.47

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 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)
85.7%
  Administrative Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.40
  Program Expenses Growth 7.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 30.2%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $39,342,904
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,514,843
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $40,857,747
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $40,857,747
   Other Revenue $1,127,261
TOTAL REVENUE $41,985,008
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $33,954,742
   Administrative Expenses $2,757,650
   Fundraising Expenses $3,114,557
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $39,826,949
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,158,059
   
Net Assets $14,830,260

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$229,365 0.57% Mark Crea CEO

Mission

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 that distribute them to those in need. More than 1.3 million volunteers packed nearly 365 million FMSC meals in 2018. More than 91 percent of total donations go directly to feed kids.

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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

Dean Nadasdy
Board Chair

CEO

Mark Crea
CEO/Executive Director