Better Business Bureau Report for
Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio

Better Business Bureau Report issued January 2017
Better Business Bureau Report expires January 2018


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Charity Contact Information

Name: Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio
Address: 5510 Baumhart Rd
  Lorain, OH 44053
Phone: 440-960-2265
Web Address: http://www.secondharvestfoodbank.org
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1982, Ohio
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: Second Harvest's mission is to gather and provide resources to hunger-relief agencies serving individuals and families in Crawford, Erie, Huron and Lorain counties.

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Evaluation Conclusions

              

Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio (SHFB) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Programs

              

As the North Central Ohio’s largest hunger-relief organization, Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio plays an integral role in meeting the food needs of families at-risk for hunger. Second Harvest secures and distributes more than six million pounds of food and grocery products annually; and works in partnership with 110 member agencies including food pantries, soup kitchens, emergency shelters, after-school programs, BackPack Programs and Kids Cafes.

For the fiscal year ended March 31, 2016, SHFB's program expenses were:

  
Food Distribution 9,693,687
Total Program Expenses: $9,693,687
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Governance

              

Chief Executive : Juliana Chase-Morefield, Executive Director
Compensation*: 
$103,576

Chair of the Board: Paul Adair
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: PolyOne Corporation

Board Size: 15

Paid Staff Size: 20

*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.
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Fund Raising

              

Method(s) Used:

direct mail, invitations to fund raising events, print advertisements, radio, grant proposals, internet, cause-related marketing
Fund raising costs were 3% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $10,326,232, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)
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Tax Status

              

This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
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Financial

              

The following information is based on SHFB's IRS Form 990 for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2016.

Source of Funds  
Contributions and Grants 10,326,232
Program Service 380,425
Other Revenue 39,647
Investment Income 34,519
Total Income $10,780,823


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Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 96%  Fund Raising: 3%  Administrative: 1% 

Total income $10,780,823
Program expenses $9,693,687
Fund raising expenses 331,275
Administrative expenses 151,476
Total expenses $10,176,438
Income in Excess of Expenses 604,385
Beginning net assets 7,301,735
Ending net assets 7,747,767
Total liabilities 2,128,796
Total assets $9,876,563


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