Better Business Bureau Report for
Second Harvest Community Food Bank

Better Business Bureau Report issued October 2016
Better Business Bureau Report expires October 2018


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Charity Contact Information

Name: Second Harvest Community Food Bank
Address: 915 Douglas
  St. Joseph, MO 64505
Phone: 816-364-3663
Web Address: www.OurCommunityFoodBank.org
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Formerly known as:America's Second Harvest of Greater St. Joseph
Second Harvest Food Bank/Mo-Kan Region
Harvesters Food Bank of St. Joseph, Inc

Year, State Incorporated: 1981, Missouri
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: Our mission is to feed the hungry in Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas through a network of partner agencies and direct service programs and engage the region in the fight to end hunger.

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Evaluation Conclusions

              

Second Harvest Community Food Bank meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Programs

              

Second Harvest Community Food Bank is a nonprofit food Distribution Center serving 19 counties across Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas. We distribute food through a network of over 100 Partner Agencies located throughout our service area and through our direct service programs. Last year, Second Harvest distributed 5.1 million pounds of food. Second Harvest is a proud member of Feeding America, the Missouri Food Bank Association, the Kansas Association of Food Banks and the Hunger Coalition.

For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2106, Second Harvest Community Food Bank's program expenses were:

  
All programs 9,354,241
Total Program Expenses: $9,354,241
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Governance

              

Chief Executive : Chad Higdon, Chief Executive Officer
Compensation*: 
$69,195

Chair of the Board: Lisa A. Michaelis
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Health care

Board Size: 16

Paid Staff Size: 16

*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, telephone, invitations to fund raising events, print advertisements, television, radio, grant proposals, internet, cause-related marketing
Fund raising costs were 9% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $2,872,821, 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 Second Harvest Community Food Bank's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2106.

Source of Funds  
Contributed Food 6,740,691
Contributions 2,872,821
Handling fees and Other 332,167
Investment income 32,734
Total Income $9,978,413


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Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

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

Total income $9,978,413
Program expenses $9,354,241
Fund raising expenses 264,311
Administrative expenses 102,424
Total expenses $9,720,976
Income in Excess of Expenses 257,437
Beginning net assets 3,187,024
Ending net assets 3,444,461
Total liabilities 126,411
Total assets $3,570,872


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