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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
City Harvest

A BBB Accredited charity

 



Expiration Date:
07/2015
Name:
City Harvest, Inc.
Address:
6 E 32nd Street
5th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Phone:
646-412-0600
Year, State Incorporated:
1983, New York
Affiliates:
Feeding America
Stated Purpose:
" Works to end hunger in communities throughout New York City through food rescue and distribution, education, and other innovative solutions. "





Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
City Harvest, Inc. meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
City Harvest is a food rescue organization that is dedicated to feeding New York City's hungry men, women and children. The organization collects excess food from all segments of the food industry, including restaurants, grocers, corporate cafeterias, manufacturers and farms. City Harvest then delivers the food to community programs throughout New York City. The organization also operates Mobile Market, which distributes fresh produce to residents of the New York City Housing Authority in Staten Island and the Bronx in farmer's market-style settings. Another program, Fruit Bowl, introduces kids to a regular supply of fresh fruits at day-care programs, and teaches the importance of healthy meals and snacks.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Jilly Stephens, Executive Director
Compensation*:
$310,107
Chair of the Board:
James Kallman
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Kallman Management Company
Board Size:
43
Paid Staff Size:
144



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




Fund Raising
 

              
Method(s) Used:


Direct mail appeals, telephone appeals, invitations to fund raising events, print advertisements (newspapers, magazines, etc.), grant proposals, internet
Fund raising costs were 6% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $90,671,164, 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.




Financial
 

              
The following information is based on City Harvest, Inc.'s Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012.

Source of Funds  

Donated food

$66,177,070

Individuals

9,128,677

Foundations

7,654,720

Corporations

3,255,859

Special events (net of direct benefits to donors of $1,062,805 in 2012)

2,237,370

Other Organizations

1,405,660

Government grants and awards

811,808

Other income

211,969

Investment income

49,303

Total Income

$90,932,436

Program Expenses  

Emergency food operations

$77,005,167

Healthy Neighborhoods and other programming

3,093,504
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses

80,098,671
5,401,142
534,779

$86,034,592

$4,897,844




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 93%  Fund Raising: 6%  Administrative 1% 
Roll the cursor over the pie chart to see the dollar amounts.


Beginning net assets $13,325,230
Ending net assets 18,223,074
Total liabilities 2,903,622

Total assets

$21,126,696






 

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