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

Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee

Serving the eight counties in northeast Tennessee with emergency food for distribution

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four stars

91.42

1020 Jericho Drive Kingsport, TN 37663
tel: (423) 279-0430   Web Site
EIN: 62-1303822

Board Leadership
Chris Chandley
President

CEO
Rhonda Chafin
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.42 four stars
  Financial 88.25 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in May 1986, Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee serves the eight counties in northeast Tennessee with emergency food for distribution. We secure food from national manufacturers, grocers, and individuals and redistribute it to over 200 food pantries, soup kitchens, children's homes, and other non-profit charities that feed the hungry in the area. Our Mission is to feed the hungry by securing and distributing food and grocery products to regional agencies that provide services to the needy, ill, children and elderly in Northeast Tennessee.

Founded in May 1986, Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee serves the eight counties in northeast Tennessee with emergency food for distribution. We secure food from national manufacturers, grocers, and individuals and redistribute it to over 200 food pantries, soup kitchens, children's homes, and other non-profit charities that feed the hungry in the area. Our Mission is to feed the hungry by securing and distributing food and grocery products to regional agencies that provide services to the needy, ill, children and elderly in Northeast Tennessee.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of meals served or provided
8,833,330
This impact information is current as of July 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

88.25

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
96.5%
  Administrative Expenses 2.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.23
  Program Expenses Growth 3.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee (TN) 91.42 four stars
Westmoreland County Food Bank (PA) 91.82 four stars
Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry (NC) 85.94 three stars
Long Island Cares (NY) 87.57 three stars
Food Bank of Northern Nevada (NV) 93.60 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $15,887,521
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $23,209
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,788,016
Total Contributions $17,698,746
   Program Service Revenue $1,160,869
Total Primary Revenue $18,859,615
   Other Revenue $23,258
TOTAL REVENUE $18,882,873
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $18,030,632
   Administrative Expenses $465,418
   Fundraising Expenses $266,354
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $18,762,404
   
Payments to Affiliates $8,304
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $120,469
   
Net Assets $4,666,283

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
Collect and Distribute Food $18,030,632 100.0%

Ratings History
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee has received 12 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 91.42 four stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 93.56 four stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 97.17 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 100.00 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 03/01/2016 99.75 four stars
2014-06 09/01/2015 99.75 four stars
2013-06 05/01/2014 99.70 four stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 98.69 four stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 97.51 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 94.33 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 94.33 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 99.60 four stars
2009-06 08/01/2010 99.56 four stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 97.07 four stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 92.89 four stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 77.58 two stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 87.96 three stars
2004-06 09/01/2005 93.56 four 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 62-1303822
Name in IRS Master File SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK OF NORTHEAST TENNESSEE 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
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 May, 1987
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$93,849 0.50% Rhonda Chafin Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee (TN) 91.42 four stars
Central Pennsylvania Food Bank (PA) 98.23 four stars
Shared Harvest Foodbank (OH) 86.64 three stars
Manna on Main Street (PA) 87.92 three stars
Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes (MI) 90.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee
1020 Jericho Drive
Kingsport, TN 37663
tel: (423) 279-0430
fax: (423) 279-0590
EIN: 62-1303822

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 3327
Johnson City, TN 37602

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Board Leadership

Chris Chandley
President

CEO

Rhonda Chafin
Executive Director

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