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

Mid-South Food Bank

Feeding the need

four stars

92.30

239 South Dudley Memphis, TN 38104
tel: (901) 527-0841   Web Site
EIN: 62-1340755

Board Leadership
James R. Huffman
Chairman

CEO
Estella Mayhue-Greer
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.30 four stars
  Financial 89.54 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Mid-South Food Bank works to fight hunger through the efficient collection and distribution of wholesome food, and through education and advocacy. Serving nearly 300 charitable feeding programs in 31 Mid-South counties, the Mid-South Food Bank fights hunger by efficiently collecting and distributing wholesome food, while educating the community about the problem of hunger and advocating on behalf of hungry people. Every week, 12,400 people rely on food from Mid-South Food Bank for their very next meal; 46 percent of them are children under the age of 18. Mid-South Food Bank is a member of Feeding America, the nation's largest hunger-relief organization.

The Mid-South Food Bank works to fight hunger through the efficient collection and distribution of wholesome food, and through education and advocacy. Serving nearly 300 charitable feeding programs in 31 Mid-South counties, the Mid-South Food Bank fights hunger by efficiently collecting and distributing wholesome food, while educating the community about the problem of hunger and advocating on behalf of hungry people. Every week, 12,400 people rely on food from Mid-South Food Bank for their very next meal; 46 percent of them are children under the age of 18. Mid-South Food Bank is a member of Feeding America, the nation's largest hunger-relief organization.

Financial

three stars

89.54

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
95.9%
  Administrative Expenses 1.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.38
  Program Expenses Growth 2.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mid-South Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mid-South Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mid-South Food Bank (TN) 92.30 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee (TN) 90.60 four stars
East Texas Food Bank (TX) 95.28 four stars
The Society of St. Andrew (VA) 89.82 three stars
Marion Polk Food Share (OR) 91.31 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $20,262,433
   Federated Campaigns $55,932
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $5,485,688
Total Contributions $25,804,053
   Program Service Revenue $812,544
Total Primary Revenue $26,616,597
   Other Revenue $122,092
TOTAL REVENUE $26,738,689
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $24,332,852
   Administrative Expenses $429,632
   Fundraising Expenses $728,574
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $25,491,058
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,247,631
   
Net Assets $10,530,671

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
Food Distribution $24,332,852 100.0%

Ratings History
Mid-South Food Bank has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 08/01/2017 92.30 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 90.59 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.46 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 91.11 four stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 95.91 four stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 94.84 four stars
2010-12 12/23/2011 99.71 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 96.41 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 94.92 four stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 79.65 two stars
2007-12 03/01/2009 78.25 two 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 62-1340755
Name in IRS Master File MID-SOUTH FOOD BANK
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 (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 December, 1988
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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
$124,569 0.48% Estella Mayhue-Greer President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mid-South Food Bank (TN) 92.30 four stars
Food Bank of Alaska (AK) 94.66 four stars
Fredericksburg Area Food Bank (VA) 91.30 four stars
Feeding Westchester (NY) 87.34 three stars
Food Bank of North Central Arkansas (AR) 87.97 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Mid-South Food Bank
239 South Dudley
Memphis, TN 38104
tel: (901) 527-0841
fax: (901) 528-1172
EIN: 62-1340755

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Board Leadership

James R. Huffman
Chairman

CEO

Estella Mayhue-Greer
President, CEO

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