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Feeding America

AKA (formerly named America's Second Harvest)

Chicago, IL

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Feeding America

Also Known As:
(formerly named America's Second Harvest)
Physical Address:
Chicago, IL 60601 2200
EIN:
36-3673599
Web URL:
www.feedingamerica.org
Leadership:
Ms. Vicki Escarra
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Fiscal Year Starting: Jul 01, 2011
Fiscal Year Ending: Jun 30, 2012
Revenue
Total Revenue $1,554,156,485
Expenses
Total Expenses $1,559,486,335

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Basic Organization Information

Feeding America

Also Known As:
(formerly named America's Second Harvest)
Physical Address:
Chicago, IL 60601 2200
EIN:
36-3673599
Web URL:
www.feedingamerica.org 
NTEE Category:
K Agriculture, Food, Nutrition 
K30 Food Service, Free Food Distribution Programs 
K Agriculture, Food, Nutrition 
K01 Alliance/Advocacy Organizations 
M Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness and Relief 
M20 Disaster Preparedness and Relief Services 
Ruling Year:
1990 

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Mission Statement

Our mission is to feed America's hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engage our country in the fight to end hunger. Feeding America distributes food and grocery products through a nationwide certified member network, increases public awareness of domestic hunger and advocates for public policies that benefit America's hungry.

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Leadership (GuideStar ExchangeThe GuideStar Exchange allows nonprofits to regularly update key information directly to GuideStar. It provides richer and broader information about their programs, impact, finances, people and more. May, 2012)

Ms. Vicki Escarra

Term:

Since Mar 2006

Profile:

Vicki B. Escarra became President and Chief Executive Officer of America?s Second Harvest ? The Nation?s Food Bank Network on March 1, 2006. As leader of the nation?s largest hunger-relief organization, Escarra has sought to increase the amount of food that is available to hungry people by enhancing relationships with corporate America, government partners and individuals. In her time as President and CEO, Escarra has launched the development of a new strategic plan, brought new corporate partners into the organization and heightened the visibility of the organization with hunger-relief features in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, the NBC Nightly News and other publications and programs. Escarra is a 30-year veteran of Delta Air Lines, most recently serving as Executive Vice President, Chief Customer Service Officer. In that role, Escarra was responsible for corporate customer service strategy, leading a work force of 52,000. While Chief Marketing Officer, Escarra expanded Delta?s revenue by establishing unique agreements with organizational partners, restructured the customer loyalty program to increase customer satisfaction and created a consumer research department to analyze brand positioning for organizational advancement. She was responsible for the first global redesign and reengineering of Delta?s flight schedule following the events of September 11, 2001. Escarra served as Chairman of the Board of the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau from 2004 to 2006. As Chairman she led a diverse team, which helped bring more revenue to the area through business and tourism. She also served as the Chairman of the Brand Atlanta Marketing Campaign for Mayor Shirley Franklin in 2005. She serves on the boards of Health Net, Inc., A.G. Edwards, Inc., The Congressional Hunger Center and The Committee of 200. The Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum presented Escarra with the National Aviation and Space Exploration Wall of Honor certificate in 2000. She has received numerous other awards. A native of Decatur, Georgia, Escarra holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from Georgia State University. She has completed Columbia University's Executive Management Program and Harvard University?s Executive Leadership Program



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Program: Back Pack Program

Budget:
$616,223,570
Category:
Public Safety, Disaster Services
Population Served:
General Public/Unspecified

Program Description:

There are children in America that rely on resources such as free or reduced-priced school lunch, during the school year.  The BackPack Program is designed to meet the needs of hungry children(http://feedingamerica.org/faces-of-hunger/hunger-101/child-hunger-facts.aspx)  at times when other resources are not available, such as weekends and school vacations.

Program Long-Term Success:

Distributed over 2 billion pounds of food through food bank and food-rescue affiliates to emergency food providers serving 23.3 million Americans.

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Evidence of Impact

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This organization has impact with its broad scope working with food banks, pantries, etc. throughout the US. I believe the leadership is strategic, the vision is great, and the risks they take to do more have been well worth the effort. Nonprofit Senior Staff
This is the nation's largest charitable hunger-relief organization with a network of more than 200 regional member food banks and food rescue programs. Other

Organizational Strengths

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They have great corporate partnerships, stellar leadership, and amazing cause marketing. Nonprofit Senior Staff
Each year, the Feeding America network provides food to more than 37 million low-income people facing hunger in the United States, including more than 14 million children and nearly 3 million seniors. Their network of more than 200 food banks serves all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, securing and distributing more than 2.5 billion pounds of food and grocery products annually. Those member food banks support approximately 61,000 local charitable agencies and 70,000 programs, which provide food directly to individuals and families in need. Other

Areas for Improvement

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They could improve with more programs that physically teach nutrition versus those that serve nutritious foods and provide healthy backpacks, etc. Nonprofit Senior Staff

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