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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Interfaith Nutrition Network

A BBB Accredited charity


  • Meets all standards

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Interfaith Nutrition Network
211 Fulton Avenue
Hempstead, NY 11550
Web Site:
Year, State Incorporated:
1983, New York
Stated Purpose:
" The INN (Interfaith Nutrition Network) addresses the issues of hunger and homelessness on Long Island by providing food, shelter, long-term housing, and supportive services in a dignified and respectful manner for those who seek help. "

Evaluation Conclusions

Interfaith Nutrition Network meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.


The Interfaith Nutrition Network (The INN) offers various programs and services which help the hungry, the homeless, veterans and people seeking long term housing. The organization operates soup kitchens on Long Island which provide meals to the hungry. Social workers are also available through the soup kitchen to help people find employment, housing and provide information on food stamps. The INN operates three facilities on Long Island that are open 365 days a year for families seeking emergency shelter. Social workers and staff assist the families in securing affordable housing and address issues resulting from homelessness. The INN's Long Term Housing and Supportive Serivces Program provides affordable housing to homeless families. The supportive services portion of the program focuses on addressing the causes of poverty through life skills training, vocational training and educational tutoring for children and adults. The INN runs a Veteran's Housing program in collaboration with Veterans Medical Center to provide affordable housing and support services for homeless veterans. The supportive services provided through the Veteran's Housing Program include learning skills for employment and assistance and support to maintain sobriety.


Chief Executive Officer:
Ms. Jean Kelly, Executive Director
Chair of the Board:
Mr. Harry Disimone
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
MP, Encore Financial Partners
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
Fund raising costs were 5% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $5,405,697, 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 Interfaith Nutrition Network's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013.

Source of Funds  



Contributions and grants from the public


Fees from Government agencies


In-kind contributions


Rental income


Gain on sale of land and building




Interest income


Total Income


Program Expenses  

Soup Kitchens




Long-Term Housing

Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 85%  Fund Raising: 4%  Administrative 11% 
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Beginning net assets $5,992,244
Ending net assets 5,998,448
Total liabilities 232,954

Total assets



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