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Intercongregation Communities Association (ICA Food Shelf)

The mission and vision of ICA is: • To offer hope as we provide assistance to our neighbors in need • To uphold the dignity of our neighbors in need as they strive for self-sufficiency • To share the ongoing work of assisting our neighbors in partnership with the congregations, organizations, businesses and individuals in our communities

Mission Statement
Review Completed: 9/27/2013
12990 St. Davids Road
Minnetonka, MN 55345
Phone: 9529380729
Fax: 952-938-7822
Other Names Used ICA Food Shelf
EIN 41-0979010
Principal Staff Peg Keenan, Executive Director
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE) 12
Number of Volunteers 750
Number of Clients Served 5,765
Donated Goods Accepts donated goods
General Information
Board Chair Dale Feste
Number of Board Members 11
Board meetings with quorum 11
Average Member Attendance at Board Meetings 9.45
Publicly Available Documents Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
Board
Accomplishments
• FOOD: In 2012, ICA distributed 1.7 million pounds of food (a 10% increase over 2011). 1.5 million pounds went to 5,382 individuals. This was an increase of 112% compared to 2008. ICA also distributes specialty foods to meet the allergy, medical, and ethnic needs of our clients • MOBILE FOOD SHELF: 101,904 pounds of food were delivered in the first year of operation. Now in the second year, deliveries are made to five low-income senior housing units with the projection of adding one additional location this year. • FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: ICA provided $301,735 in financial assistance benefiting 1,618 individuals in 2012. ICA assisted with rent, mortgage, utilities, bus passes, bus tokens, transit link passes, and miscellaneous items. • EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE: 152 Individuals met with ICA’s Employment Specialist and 62 individuals secured employment in 2012. The specialist works with clients who are unemployed/under-employed to increase their chances of securing employment. In May 2013, an additional staff member has been hired to meet demands of clients seeking employment. • FOOD SUPPORT OUTREACH: A multilingual staff meets with our clients to provide resources to SNAP (food support), MFIP, Hennepin County services and other resources. • SEASONAL PROGRAMS: During the summer months, ICA operates a Lunch in the Sun program providing extra bags of child-friendly food for lunches and snacks to families with children. A turkey is provided to every household visiting the food shelf during November and December.
Current Goals
1. Expand teen services within Minnetonka and Hopkins school districts 2. Develop a definitive and permanent presence in Hopkins 3. Develop and increase congregational partnerships and commitments 4. Expand Employment Services to clients 5. Further develop business partnerships within ICA service area 6. Duplicate the most efficient and effective community fundraising and awareness raising events 7. Provide increased opportunities for community members to engage in ICA fundraising, food-raising, and volunteerism
Community or Constituency Served
Western Minneapolis Suburbs of Deephaven, Excelsior, Greenwood, Hopkins, Minnetonka, Shorewood, and Woodland.
Geographic Area Served
Western Minneapolis Suburbs of Deephaven, Excelsior, Greenwood, Hopkins, Minnetonka, Shorewood, and Woodland.
Impact and Programs

3 Year Average Expenses

Program Services: $3,057,253 93.1%
Management: $117,886 3.6%
Fundraising: $107,764 3.3%

Unrestricted Net Assets

2011 2010 2009
End of Year: $1,765,561 $1,337,636 $1,363,667
Beginning of Year $1,420,452 $1,363,667 $1,122,822
Difference $345,109 ($26,031) $240,845
Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990 $1,765,561
Based on information provided on 2009 to 2011
Financials
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