Charity Review

Issued: April 2015 Expires: April 2017

Charity Seal Holder

Mid-Ohio Foodbank

Meets Standards
(614) 274-7770 3960 Brookham Dr, Grove City OH 43123-9741
  1. Conclusions
  2. Purpose
  3. Governance & Staff
  4. Fund Raising
  5. Tax Status
  6. Financial
  7. BBB Comment

Mid-Ohio Foodbank meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.


Incorporated: 1975 in OH

Governance & Staff

Board Chair: Mr. Tom Katzenmeyer, Board Chair Business Affiliation: Greater Columbus Arts Council

CEO: Mr. Matthew D. Habash, President and CEO

Board Size: 19

Staff: 109

Fund Raising
Method(s) used: Direct Mail Appeals Invitations to Fundraising Events Print Advertisements (Newspapers, Magazines, etc.) Television Appeals Radio Appeals Grant Proposals Internet Appeals Planned Giving Arrangements Cause-Related Marketing Appeals via Social Media (Facebook, etc.)

% of Related Contributions on Fundraising: 14.90%

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 Mid-Ohio Foodbank Consolidated Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ending Monday, June 30, 2014.

Source of Funds
Food Contributions $68,523,172
Food Drive Campaign $2,607,471
Donations & Grants $7,640,159
Special Events $169,145
Shared Maintenance Fees $3,296,672
Government (CSFP, TEFAP, OFPACP, City) $1,306,103
Interest Income $393,264
Rental & Other Income $149,055
Total Income: $84,085,041
Fusion Chart
Program Expenses: $80,386,999
Fundraising Expenses: $1,552,392
Administrative Expenses: $2,642,926
Total Expenses: $84,582,317
Income in Excess of Expenses: ($497,276)
Beginning Net Assets: $28,821,223
Ending Net Assets: $28,323,947
Total Liabilities: $1,080,453
Total Assets: $29,404,400

BBB Comment

A BBB Accredited Charity since May 17, 2007, Mid-Ohio Foodbank adheres to the BBB Code of Business Practices, which includes a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any complaints.  Charities that display the BBB Accredited Charity Seal pay a fee for review / monitoring and for support of BBB's services to the public. BBB accreditation does not mean that the charity's programs or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB or that BBB has made a determination as to the charity's competency in performing services.

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