California Emergency Foodlink

aka Foodlink   |   Sacramento, CA   |  www.cafoodlink.org

Mission

California Emergency Foodlink was founded in 1992 with a mission of finding sensible solutions to hunger that effectively address its root causes: poverty and joblessness. To accomplish its mission, Foodlink has implemented a mission strategy of Building Better Communities by Providing Jobs, Preventing Hunger and Training for the Future.

Ruling year info

1993

Principal Officer

Mrs. Margaret Healey

Main address

5800 Foodlink St

Sacramento, CA 95828 USA

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EIN

68-0275330

NTEE code info

Other Food, Agriculture, and Nutrition N.E.C. (K99)

Food Banks, Food Pantries (K31)

Employment Training (J22)

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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Regional TEFAP Distribution

Foodlink works in partnership with the California Department of Social Services to processing, warehouse, and deliver federal commodities within the TEFAP program throughout the entire state of California.

Population(s) Served

Donate Don’t Dump

Since 1995, Foodlink has gleaned over 250 million pounds of canned foods, fresh fruits, vegetables and pastries from manufacturers, packing houses and farmers throughout California. The donated food is delivered to distribution agencies alongside the standard USDA commodities. The majority of Donate Don’t Dump food is fresh food and vegetables which significantly increases the nutritional value of a typical food bag.

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Population(s) Served

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Awards

The Dan Glickman Pyramid of Excellence Awardward for Food and Nutrition Service 1998

USDA

The Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Innovation 1999

The Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management

Affiliations & memberships

Feeding America 2002

Goals & Strategy

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Charting impact

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Foodlink provides USDA TEFAP commodities for the state of California. In addition to commodities Foodlink distributes millions of pounds of fresh and perishable fruits and vegetables to food banks throughout the state

Over 20 years of providing warehousing and transportation of food throughout the state of California.

Foodlink has over 700,000 sq feet of warehouse freezer, refrigerated and dry storage at its Sacramento Location. Foodlink maintains a fleet of semi tractor trailer equipment for statewide transport.

we have exceeded expectations

Financials

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California Emergency Foodlink

Board of directors
as of 02/12/2016
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Board chair

Mr. John Healey

California Emergency Foodlink

Term: 2015 - 2018

Brenda Coker

John Healey

Willie Hausey

Hausey & Associates (California Department of Social Services - retired)

Tiney Simon

Food Closet Manager

William Schmidt

California Department of Social Service - Food Assistance Bureau (retired)

Dan Madigan

Kathy Bridges

Board leadership practices

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  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and 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