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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
New York City Coalition Against Hunger

A BBB Accredited charity


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New York City Coalition Against Hunger
50 Broad Street
Suite 1520
New York, NY 10004
Web Site:
Year, State Incorporated:
1987, New York
Stated Purpose:
" NYCCAH is the voice for more than 1,100 soup kitchens and food pantries in New York City and nearly 1.5 million low-income New Yorkers who live in homes that cannot afford enough food. "

Evaluation Conclusions

New York City Coalition Against Hunger meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.


NYCCAH works not only to meet these residents’ immediate food needs, but also to enact innovative solutions to help society move “beyond the soup kitchen” to ensure economic and food self-sufficiency for all Americans. We help families access nutritious foods, provide technical assistance to food pantries and soup kitchens, and effectively address the root causes of poverty and hunger by fighting for improved governmental and economic policies.


Chief Executive Officer:
Joel Berg, Executive Director
Chair of the Board:
Timothy Brosnan
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Moody's Investors Service
Board Size:
Paid Staff Size:

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

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:

Direct mail appeals, invitations to fund raising events, grant proposals, and internet.
Fund raising costs were 15.6% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $655,905, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)

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.


The following information is based on the New York City Coalition Against Hunger's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2010.

Source of Funds  

Grants and contributions


Contract services


Other income


Investment income


Total Income


Program Expenses  

Program services

Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Expenses in Excess of Income




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 81%  Fund Raising: 8%  Administrative 11% 
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Beginning net assets $527,759
Ending net assets 504,309
Total liabilities 313,408

Total assets



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