Agriculture, Food, Nutrition

St. Louis Area Food Bank, Inc.

  • St. Louis, MO
  • www.stlfoodbank.org

Mission Statement

The St. Louis Area Foodbank feeds hungry people by acquiring and distributing food through our member agencies; and educates the public about the nature of and the solutions to the problems of hunger.

ruling year

1982

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Mr. Frank Finnegan

Keywords

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food, hunger, hungry, st., louis, poverty, family, Feeding America

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EIN

43-1253102

 Number

1684368772

Also Known As

St. Louis Area Foodbank

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Food Banks, Food Pantries (K31)

Congregate Meals (K34)

Organization-Sponsored Eatery or Agency (K35)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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The Foodbank distributes more than 25 million pounds of food annually through our network.  By working with 500 community based hunger relief agencies - soup kitchens, food pantries, and homeless shelters - 57,000 unduplicated people are fed each week.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

The St. Louis Area Foodbank's operating programs include food drives which include "Scouting for Food" and many other local community drives, food purchases, food solicitation from local and national food manufacturers and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for both Missouri and Illinois.

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Affiliations + Memberships

United Way Member Agency

Association of Fundraising Professionals - Member

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Financials

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ST LOUIS AREA FOOD BANK INC
Fiscal year: Oct 01-Sep 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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St. Louis Area Food Bank, Inc.

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mr. Frank Finnegan

BIO

Frank Finnegan has spent a career focused on helping those in need. As executive director of the St. Louis Area Foodbank, he has overseen an operation that aids the hungry in eastern Missouri and southwestern Illinois. Finnegan's experience in non-profit organizations is varied. Prior to joining the Foodbank in 1989, he held positions with the United Way of Greater St. Louis, the City of Phoenix, Arizona " where he provided services to the elderly and the homeless, and the Rainbow Retreat " an organization aiding abused women and children. At the St. Louis Area Foodbank, Finnegan now addresses hunger issues from legislation to food donations - co-organizing food drives such as "Scouting for Food," and the "National Letter Carriers' Food Drive." Nationally recognized as a hunger advocate, Finnegan has been featured on National Public Radio (NPR) and has been interviewed by Katie Couric on NBC's Today show. In addition to his employment with the St. Louis Area Foodbank, Finnegan serves on the Board of Directors for the Federal Emergency Management Agencies (FEMA) in St. Louis City, St. Louis County and Jefferson County. A native of St. Louis, Finnegan received his bachelor of arts degree in sociology from the University of Missouri Columbia, and a master's degree in public administration from Golden State University in San Francisco. Finnegan and his wife live in Webster Groves, Missouri with their daughter.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Sean Fitzgerald

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