Charity ReviewIssued: June 2015 Expires: June 2017
Standards for Charity Accountability
Bean's Cafe meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
Bean's Cafe's mission is to feed the hungry and shelter the homeless during the day without discrimination. We are a non-profit serving those most in need in the Anchorage community. Our program, The Children's Lunchbox also provides meals and snacks to children in dozens of community programs, as well as offers a weekend food program to seven local Title 1 elementary schools.
Incorporated: 1979 in AK
Also Known As: Bean's Cafe, Inc.
Bean's Cafe offers the following programs and services:
Social Services Program: Bean's Cafe provides direct assistance and referral for clients seeking employment, transportation, housing, medical, legal, alcohol or drug rehabilitation and educational opportunities. In collaboration with a variety of community agencies, additional emergency and long term assistance are provided for those requiring mental health, veteran's assistance, disability, financial and case management services.
Adult Meals: Bean's Cafe provides breakfast, hot lunch, hot and cold beverages and warm day shelter as a safe alternative to the streets, 365 days per year. All people are welcome - men, women and children. These services will be provided to the public at no monetary cost to the recipient; the only requirement for service is adherence to the house rules: No Smoking; No Booze; No Sleeping; No Drugs; No Weapons; and No Disorderly Conduct.
The Children's Lunchbox: The Children's Lunchbox Program is designed to build strong and healthy foundations for children to increase productivity and enhance school age learning at school and throughout the day. Prepared meals are provided during the school year and delivered to alternative high schools, after school programs, and early morning programs, as well as parenting classes. An emphasis is made to expose the kids to delicious food that will give them nutrients they need for their growing bodies and minds. The idea being that what the kids eat today will affect what they eat as adults. The program continues through the summer months through various summer enrichment programs.
Board Chair: Steve Williams, Chief Operating Officer Business Affiliation: Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority
CEO: Ms. Lisa Sauder, Executive Director Compensation:* $59,775
Board Size: 11
Staff: 32* Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts and other allowances.
% of Related Contributions on Fundraising: 11.11%
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 Bean's Cafe Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ending Wednesday, December 31, 2014.
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