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Name: Martin Luther King Kitchen for the Poor
Phone: (419) 241-2596
Fax: (419) 241-5496
Address: 650 Vance St
Toledo, OH 43604-8344
Website: www.kitchenforthepoor.org
Report Issued Date: March 11, 2015
Report Expiration Date: June 1, 2017
Original Business Start Date: January 1969
Principal: Mr. Harvey Savage, Executive Director
Customer Contact: Mr. Harvey Savage, Executive Director - (419) 241-2596
Incorporated: January 1972, OH
Employees: 3 full time and 3 part time
Type of Business: Charity - Local

Additional DBA Names

MLK Kitchen For the Poor
Kitchen For the Poor

Stated Purpose

Our mission is to help meet the needs of the homeless and low income in our immediate community, by providing food, clothing and support that can lead to self-sufficiency.


Evaluation Conclusions

This organization has been evaluated according to the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. This organization meets all those Standards and is a BBB Accredited Charity.


Programs

Provide food baskets to those referred to us by many local agencies and serve a hot meal Monday through Thursday and a bag lunch on Fridays. At MLK Center and the Friendly Center.

For the year ended June 30, 2015, Martin Luther King Kitchen for the Poor's program expenses were:

Program Services:$124,378
 
Total Program Expenses:$124,378

Governance

Chief Executive Officer:Harvey Savage, Executive Director
Chair of the Board:Jeff Sweich
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:Attorney
Board Size:8
Paid Staff Size:3 full time and 3 part time

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:Fund raising methods include: Direct Mail Appeals, Invitations to Fund Raising Events, Print Advertisements, Radio, and Grant Proposals.


Financial

According to Martin Luther King Kitchen for the Poor's Audited financial statements for the year ended June 30, 2015:

Income
 Contributions and Related Donations$178,025
 Total Income:$178,025
 
Expenses  % of total
Expenses
% of total
Income
 Programs:$124,378 71.01%69.87%
 Fund Raising:$17,490 9.99%9.82%
 Administrative:$33,286 19.00%18.70%
 Total Expenses:$175,154
 
Excess of Income over Expenses$2,871
Ending Net Assets:$188,521
Total Assets$188,521

Report as of February 10, 2016 15:29
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