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Feed the Children, Inc. Organization Name provided in the GuideStar Exchange* as of 09/25/2014: Feed the Children, Inc.

Organization Name as listed in the IRS Business Master File as of 09/08/2014: FEED THE CHILDREN INC

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AKA  Feed the Children
Oklahoma City, OK
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Feed the Children, Inc. Organization Name provided in the GuideStar Exchange* as of 09/25/2014: Feed the Children, Inc.

Organization Name as listed in the IRS Business Master File as of 09/08/2014: FEED THE CHILDREN INC

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Also Known As: Feed the Children
Physical Address: Oklahoma City, OK 73101 0036
EIN: 73-6108657
Web URL: www.feedthechildren.org 
Blog URL: www.feedthechildren.org/blog 
Video URL(s): Feed the Children- Creating a world where no child goes to bed hungry
NTEE Category: P Human Services
P60 Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash)
K Agriculture, Food, Nutrition
K30 Food Service, Free Food Distribution Programs
Q International, Foreign Affairs, and National Security
Q33 International Relief
Ruling Year: 1967 


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Mission Statement

Providing hope and resources for those without life's essentials

Legitimacy Information

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Annual Revenue & Expenses (GuideStar Exchange,
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Fiscal Year Starting: July 1, 2012
Fiscal Year Ending: June 30, 2013

Total Revenue $453,867,785
Total Expenses $411,604,686

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Fiscal Year Starting: July 1, 2012
Fiscal Year Ending: June 30, 2013

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Leadership (GuideStar Exchange,
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Kevin Hagan

Profile:

Kevin Hagan brings an impressive background in food distribution and operational management to his role as president and CEO of Feed The Children. He also comes with a keen passion to help those in need around the world. Most recently, he served as chief operating officer for Good360, an Alexandria, Virginia-based nonprofit organization dedicated to fulfilling the needs of nonprofits with corporate product donations. While there, he was responsible for day-to-day operations including customer service, human resources, security and compliance, and distribution logistics. Before Good360, Kevin honed his industry expertise at U.S. Foodservice, Inc., the second largest broadline foodservice distributor in the country with more than $20 billion in revenues. Kevin also spent time in the government sector at the U.S. Postal Service headquarters, an organization with more than 800,000 employees. For nearly 10 years he worked as an innovative national level manager overseeing several transformational initiatives and organizational restructures to increase operational efficiencies.Kevin received his bachelor’s degree in History, Political Science, and German from Mercer University in Georgia and earned his master’s degree in International Affairs from The American University in Washington, DC.

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No
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Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?
Yes
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Programs

Program: H.E.L.P. (Homeless Education and Literacy Program) (GuideStar Exchange,
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Budget:
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Category:
None
Population Served:
Children Only (5 - 14 years)
Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)
None

Program Description:

Feed the Children's H.E.L.P. works directly with NAEHCY (The National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth) to distribute backpacks full of supplies, book, and other essentials to homeless children in Title One public schools.

Program Long-Term Success:

Since the launch of Feed the Children’s H.E.L.P. (Homeless Education Literacy Program), we’ve distributed over 700,000 backpacks to American children who are homeless. In fiscal year 2013, H.E.L.P. provided 65,000 backpacks.

Program Short-Term Success:

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Program Success Monitored by:

FTC Education Coordinator and NAHECY homeless liasons.

Program Success Examples:

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Program: Americans Feeding Americans (GuideStar Exchange,
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Budget:
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Category:
None
Population Served:
Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)
Single Parents
General Public/Unspecified

Program Description:

Established in 2009 to deal with the economic downturn in the U.S., the Americans Feeding Americans Caravan has provided help to more than 400,000 families to date.  The program provides food, personal care items and Avon products to families in cities that have experienced job losses, foreclosures, plant closings, high unemployment and increased poverty rates.

Program Long-Term Success:

Program Short-Term Success:

In fiscal year 2013, more than 150,000 families received help and hope through our Americans Feeding Americans program, which provides each family a box of food, a box of essential household and personal items, and a “dignity kit” from Avon.

Program Success Monitored by:

Program Success Examples:

Program: disaster relief (GuideStar Exchange,
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Budget:
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Category:
None
Population Served:
General Public/Unspecified
Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)
None

Program Description:

Feed the Children stays prepared to respond when disasters hit. In the United States and around the world, we respond quickly with food, shelter, supplies, and medical help.

Program Long-Term Success:

Program Short-Term Success:

Feed the Children and 56 of our partners responded to Hurricane Sandy with 145 shipments of food and supplies, weighing 3 million pounds and valued at $8 million. Feed the Children and more than 50 of our partners responded to the 2013 Oklahoma tornadoes with nearly 250 shipments of food and supplies, weighing more than 2.6 million pounds and valued at $8.5 million.

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Program Success Examples:

Program: Hunger relief (GuideStar Exchange,
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Budget:
--
Category:
None
Population Served:
None
None
None

Program Description:

For Feed the Children, hunger relief happens all around the world every day. Our four-pillar approach breaks the cycles of hunger and poverty, helping communities get back on their feet toward self-sufficiency.

Program Long-Term Success:

Program Short-Term Success:

Program Success Monitored by:

Program Success Examples:

Program: Child Sponsorship (GuideStar Exchange,
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Budget:
--
Category:
None
Population Served:
None
None
None

Program Description:

Providing food, essentials and educational support for children in need in the U.S. and around the world

Program Long-Term Success:

Program Short-Term Success:

Program Success Monitored by:

Program Success Examples:

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Since 1979, Feed the Children has grown into one of the largest U.S. based charities. By banding together to defeat hunger, Feed the Children distributed over $344 million in food, essentials, educational supplies, and medicine to over 10 million individuals in the United States and 18 other countries in fiscal year 2013.
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