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

Harvest Against Hunger

Providing healthy food to people in need builds healthier communities.

two stars

79.17

1201 First Avenue S, Suite 327 Seattle, WA 98134
tel: (206) 236-0408   Web Site
EIN: 91-1229941

Board Leadership
Jim Tanasse
President

CEO
David Bobanick
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.17 two stars
  Financial 77.50 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Harvest Against Hunger, formerly Rotary First Harvest, connects farmers, truckers, volunteers and food banks for hunger relief. We believe hungry people don't just need food, they need healthy food.

HAH's core work is to identify truckload-sized donations (typically 40,000 pounds) of produce from farmers, packing houses and processors, then arrange for donated or discounted trucking to deliver the produce to one of our hunger relief partners' distribution warehouses. From there, the produce is distributed to more than 450 hunger relief organizations.

Our Harvest VISTA program has been named one of the most effective AmeriCorps programs in the nation, and with good reason. Harvest VISTA places AmeriCorps*VISTA members directly at hunger relief and community partner locations to develop gleaning and produce recovery programs that connect local small and medium scale farmers, volunteers and local hunger relief efforts.

Harvest Against Hunger, formerly Rotary First Harvest, connects farmers, truckers, volunteers and food banks for hunger relief. We believe hungry people don't just need food, they need healthy food.

HAH's core work is to identify truckload-sized donations (typically 40,000 pounds) of produce from farmers, packing houses and processors, then arrange for donated or discounted trucking to deliver the produce to one of our hunger relief partners' distribution warehouses. From there, the produce is distributed to more than 450 hunger relief organizations.

Our Harvest VISTA program has been named one of the most effective AmeriCorps programs in the nation, and with good reason. Harvest VISTA places AmeriCorps*VISTA members directly at hunger relief and community partner locations to develop gleaning and produce recovery programs that connect local small and medium scale farmers, volunteers and local hunger relief efforts.

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Financial

two stars

77.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
98.4%
  Administrative Expenses 0.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.02
  Program Expenses Growth -14.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Harvest Against Hunger on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Harvest Against Hunger on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Harvest Against Hunger (WA) 79.17 two stars
Houston Food Bank (TX) 98.23 four stars
Maui Food Bank (HI) 94.30 four stars
South Plains Food Bank (TX) 92.59 four stars
nourish.NJ (NJ) 91.20 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,009,153
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $82,263
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,091,416
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $8,091,416
   Other Revenue $85,234
TOTAL REVENUE $8,176,650
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,027,874
   Administrative Expenses $90,189
   Fundraising Expenses $131,513
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,249,576
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-72,926
   
Net Assets $309,186

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
Procurement and Distribution of Food $8,027,874 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 02/01/2020 79.17 two stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 74.75 two stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 78.69 two stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 84.81 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 82.32 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 77.76 two stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 67.34 one star
2012-06 12/01/2013 67.29 one star
2012-06 05/01/2013 60.79 one star

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

EIN 91-1229941
Name in IRS Master File HARVEST AGAINST HUNGER
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 February, 1984
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
$98,651 1.19% David Bobanick Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Harvest Against Hunger (WA) 79.17 two stars
Three Square (NV) 98.23 four stars
Second Harvest Inland Northwest (WA) 91.45 four stars
Food Bank for Monterey County (CA) 88.07 three stars
River City Food Bank (CA) 89.86 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Harvest Against Hunger
1201 First Avenue S, Suite 327
Seattle, WA 98134
tel: (206) 236-0408
EIN: 91-1229941

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 4098
Seattle, WA 98134

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Board Leadership

Jim Tanasse
President

CEO

David Bobanick
Executive Director

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