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Name: Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank
Phone: (616) 784-3250
Address: 864 W River Center Dr NE
Comstock Park, MI 49321-8955
Website: www.feedingamericawestmichigan.org
Report Issued Date: February 11, 2014
Report Expiration Date: March 18, 2016
Original Business Start Date: April 1981
Principal: Mr. Kenneth R. Estelle, Chief Executive Officer
Customer Contact: Mr. Kenneth R. Estelle, Chief Executive Officer - (616) 784-3250
Entity: Corporation
Incorporated: April 1981, MI
Type of Business: Charity - Local

Stated Purpose

Feeding America of West Michigan will treat everyone (staff, agencies, volunteers, vendors, community partners) with respect and dignity. We will be good stewards of all our resources. We will be accountable for the use of these resources to fight hunger. We will always act with integrity by being honest and open, and always delivering on our commitments. We will build strong relationships within our community. Striving for collaboration and trust to engage our community in the fight against hunger. We will strive to build on the diverse strengths of our staff and Board that represent the diversity of our community.


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

Feeding America of West Michigan will collect salvageable products from the retail food industry and other resources then distribute those products to the agencies that serve the needy free of charge.

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Total Program Services Expenses:$4,932,573
 
Total Program Expenses:$4,932,573

Governance

Chief Executive Officer:Kenneth Estelle, Chief Executive Officer
CEO Compensation:$115,694
Chair of the Board:Kelly Crosse
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:Director of Human Resources
Board Size:17
Paid Staff Size:47 full time and 25 part time

Fund Raising

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


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

Income
 Total Revenue$5,705,698
 Total Income:$5,705,698
 
Expenses  % of total
Expenses
% of total
Income
 Programs:$4,932,573 87.94%86.45%
 Fund Raising:$291,098 5.19%5.10%
 Administrative:$385,281 6.87%6.75%
 Total Expenses:$5,608,952
 
Excess of Income over Expenses$96,746
Beginning Net Assets$8,435,090
Ending Net Assets:$8,276,234
Total Assets$8,949,524
Total Liabilities$673,290

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Report as of September 16, 2014 09:53
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