Human Services

SONSHINE SOUP KITCHEN

Quick Facts

Derry, NH

Mission

For the glory of God, the Sonshine Soup Kitchen feeds the hungry, clothes the cold and barefoot, and offers hope to the despairing.

Notes from the Nonprofit

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Link for online donations

Ruling Year

1990

Principal Officer

Christine Fudala

Main Address

6 Crystal Ave.

Derry, NH 03038 USA

Keywords

free meals, homeless, needy people, food

EIN

02-0438520

 Number

4493310315

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Human Service Organizations (P20)

Food Service, Free Food Distribution Programs (K30)

Congregate Meals (K34)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

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Programs + Results

What we aim to solve

We are working on ending hunger in our community.

Our programs

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

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Free meals

Where we work

Charting Impact

Five powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

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What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?

What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?

How will they know if they are making progress?

What have they accomplished so far and what's next?

We aim to continue to serve a free, nutritious meal Monday through Friday.

We apply for grants to help add to the generous donations that support this mission.

We have volunteers that work in many different capacities of fund raising for us.

We will keep serving dinner!

The Sonshine Soup Kitchen has been serving the hungry for 30 years, we would like to keep doing so. The dining room fills up every night with seniors, adults and children that are hungry, and need a nutritious meal.

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Financials

SONSHINE SOUP KITCHEN

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Board Leadership Practices

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SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Yes

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Yes

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

No

Organizational Demographics

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? This organization has voluntarily shared information to answer this important question and to support sector-wide learning. GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 01/28/2020

Leadership

No data

Race & Ethnicity

No data

Gender Identity

No data

Sexual Orientation

No data

Disability

No data

Equity Strategies

Last updated: 01/28/2020

Policies and practices developed in partnership with Equity in the Center, a project that works to shift mindsets, practices, and systems within the social sector to increase racial equity. Learn more

Policies and processes

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We use a vetting process to identify vendors and partners that share our commitment to race equity.
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We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
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We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
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We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.
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We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.