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Food Gatherers

AKA Food Gatherers

Ann Arbor , MI

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Food Gatherers

Also Known As:
Food Gatherers
Physical Address:
Ann Arbor , MI 48113 
EIN:
38-2853858
Web URL:
www.foodgatherers.org
Blog URL:
www.foodgatherers.or...
Leadership:
Ms. Eileen Spring
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Fiscal Year Starting: Jul 01, 2011
Fiscal Year Ending: Jun 30, 2012
Revenue
Total Revenue $10,123,587
Expenses
Total Expenses $10,074,235

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Basic Organization Information

Food Gatherers

Also Known As:
Food Gatherers
Physical Address:
Ann Arbor , MI 48113 
EIN:
38-2853858
Web URL:
www.foodgatherers.org 
Blog URL:
www.foodgatherers.or... 
NTEE Category:
K Agriculture, Food, Nutrition 
K30 Food Service, Free Food Distribution Programs 
K Agriculture, Food, Nutrition 
K31 Food Banks, Food Pantries 
Ruling Year:
1989 
How This Organization Is Funded:
General Donations - $1,745,589
Coordinated Funding - City, County, United Way, AAACF - $340,000
Special Events - $318,922

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Mission Statement

Food Gatherer's mission is to alleviate hunger and eliminate its causes in the Washtenaw County community by: reducing food waste through the rescue and distribution of perishable and non-perishable food, coordinating with other hunger relief providers, educating the public about hunger and developing new food resources. Food Gatherers also offers job training in the food service industry to young people at risk of homelessness.

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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. December, 2013)

Ms. Eileen Spring

Profile:

Eileen Spring has served as the Executive Director of Food Gatherers since 1994. She has a Bachelor's degree from Hofstra University in New York and Master's degree in American Culture from University of Michigan and has more than 21 years experience in the non-profit sector. Under her leadership, Ms. Spring has witnessed Food Gatherers' growth from a very small supplemental provider of services to the primary provider of hunger relief in Washtenaw County, as well as a significant force in the non-profit community.



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Program: Community Kitchen Job Training Program

Budget:
$80,937
Category:
None
Population Served:
Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)
Young Adults (20-25 years) -- currently not in use
None

Program Description:

Food Gatherers' Community Kitchen Job Training Program is part of our organization's overall effort to not merely alleviate hunger but to end hunger. Students are at-risk youth (ages 17-21) who receive six weeks (120 hours) of instruction in the culinary arts, food safety (ServSafe certification)  and community service. They obtain marketable skills and at the same time they are feeding our neighbors in need. By targeting young at-risk adults who are often recipients of food assistance, we hope to help them secure gainful employment in the food industry.

Program Long-Term Success:

Currently, 89% of our graduates are either employed or enrolled in school. Food Gatherers also offered 13 paid, six-eight week internships to graduates of this program.

Program Short-Term Success:

Program Success Monitored by:

Food Gatherers verified data by enrollment records, self-reporting, employer interviews and ServSafe verification.

Program Success Examples:

Program: Community Kitchen

Budget:
$362,226
Category:
None
Population Served:
Adults
Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)
None

Program Description:

Food Gatherers' Community Kitchen  provides direct service in the form of free, daily meals to those in need in our community. With the support of more than 1,500 volunteers, three meals a day are prepared and served Monday through Friday and two meals on Saturday and Sunday.  On any given day, breakfast is served to an average of 50 individuals; lunch to 100; and dinner to 100 to 150 individuals. Guests receive hot, wholesome meals in one central location. The kitchen is also the home of the Chain of Plenty/YMCA Program.  During the school year, the Chain of Plenty involves youth with special needs from the Ann Arbor Public Schools in the preparation of lunches served in the Community Kitchen. In the summer months, Food Gatherers hosts the Community Kitchen Job Training Program (CKJT) for young adults at risk of homelessness.

Program Long-Term Success:

Program Short-Term Success:

Program Success Monitored by:

Food Gatherers reports on food rescued and redistributed to those in need and meals served through the Community Kitchen.

Program Success Examples:


Impact Summary from the Nonprofit

Strengthened by strategic alliances and resources, Food Gatherers provides leadership to:  1) optimize our community's distribution of surplus food to those in need and 2) forge/support efforts which create healthy food resources and/or address the root causes of hunger. Goals: 1. Advance food security by procuring more nutritious food via increasing the number of food donors and enhancing food conversion and production. 2. Increase services to seniors and children at risk of hunger. 3.  Provide a Job Training Program at the Community Kitchen to at-risk young adults in the food service industry. 4.  Ensure that Food Gatherers' resources go to those most in need; ensure adequate service coverage across Washtenaw County. 5.  Enhance organizational sustainability by securing additional financial resources, strengthening Board leadership and encouraging staff development.

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