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Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank

Feed northeastern Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin's hungry by rescuing and distributing food and engaging our region in the fight against hunger.

Mission Statement
Review Completed: 8/26/2013
4503 Airpark Boulevard
Duluth, MN 55811
Phone: (218) 727-5653 ext 113
Fax: (218) 727-0105
EIN 36-3479964
Principal Staff Shaye Moris, Executive Director
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE) 13
Number of Volunteers 1,002
Number of Clients Served 44,000
Affiliations We are licensed and inspected by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. We also undergo an annual monitor visit by the Minnesota Department of Health and Minnesota's Office of Economic Opportunity related to the distribution of our commodity foods.
General Information
Board Chair
Number of Board Members 11
Board meetings with quorum 10
Average Member Attendance at Board Meetings 8.5
Publicly Available Documents Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
Over the last year, Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank rescued and distributed 4.6 million pounds of nationally and regionally donated food and grocery product, the equivalent of 3.7 million meals, to 120 non-profit programs and approximately 44,000 people in need throughout NE Minnesota (St. Louis, Carlton, Lake and Cook) and NW Wisconsin (Douglas, Bayfield, Ashland and Iron) counties.
Current Goals
Our goal is to rescue and distribute 4.7 million pounds of nationally and regionally donated food, the equivalent of 3.8 million meals, for our 120 non-profit partners and approximately 44,000 people in need throughout NE Minnesota and NW Wisconsin.
Community or Constituency Served
Qualifying non-profit organizations and people in need
Geographic Area Served
NE Minnesota (St. Louis, Carlton, Lake, Cook counties) NW Wisconsin (Douglas, Bayfield, Ashland, Iron counties)
Impact and Programs

3 Year Average Expenses

Program Services: $7,730,871 96.9%
Management: $148,655 1.9%
Fundraising: $98,785 1.2%

Unrestricted Net Assets

2014 2012 2011
End of Year: $4,536,310 $4,265,120 $4,040,444
Beginning of Year $4,734,555 $4,040,444 $3,878,741
Difference ($198,245) $224,676 $161,703
Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990 $4,536,310
Based on information provided on 2011 to 2014
From the Charity We are pleased to once again meet the Charities Review Council's Standards of Accountability. We take great pride in the results of our review and hope our donors see the value in our organization undertaking this voluntary process and our willingness to be transparent and operate with honesty and integrity.
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