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Channel One

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Channel One is a food bank based in Rochester, MN that was founded in 1980. As of 2018 they had $17 million in revenue and $5.5 million in assets.

Working with others to help feed people in need. To collect donated and surplus food that would otherwise go to waste and distribute it to those in need. To work in partnership with others to help feed people in need.

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Program areas at Channel One

CHANNEL ONE FOOD BANK: Provides food and non-food product to approximately 179 programs provided by approximately 119 nonprofit 501(c)(3) agencies that feed people as part of their program services mission. During the year ended June 30, 2018, Channel One food bank received in 10,264,044 gross pounds of food and non-food items and distributed 9,611,419 pounds to agencies in 13 counties in southern Minnesota and La Crosse County, WI. We also provided 534,018 pounds of food items to other affiliated food banks, for a total of 10,145,437 pounds of food distributed through the food bank. Channel One is dependent on generous food donations. (Continued on Schedule O)

SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD SHELF: Provides a monthly distribution of food and non-food items, including government commodities to low-income Olmsted county residents. Provided an approximately 5-day supply of food items to 7,205 registered households who participate in this monthly distribution. In total, there were 42,275 household visits during the last fiscal year ended June 30, 2018.

COMMODITY SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM: Nutrition Assistance Program for Seniors (NAPS) provides nutritionally balanced, supplemental federal government commodity food packages to income-eligible senior citizens on a monthly basis in the 13 county service area in Minnesota. There were 14,608 packages distributed in the year ended June 30, 2018.

Form 990s for Channel One

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06May 14, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Jan 19, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Apr 17, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Feb 8, 2016990View PDF
2014-06Dec 3, 2014990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Channel One

Total grants, contributions, etc.$16,029,771
Program services$1,194,160
Investment income and dividends$3,277
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-334
Net income from fundraising events$-18,609
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$9,243
Total revenues$17,217,508

Vendors for Channel One

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2020-09-06
█████████ ████████Software2020-09-06
█████████ ██████ ██████ █████Tax accounting; Audit accounting2020-01-22
██████████████████ ███Tax accounting2014-12-03

Personnel at Channel One

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Linda LovikHuman Resources / Interim Executive Director / Human Resources$87,467Sept. 19, 2019
Virginia MerrittExecutive Director$0Sept. 19, 2019
███████ ████████Director of Operations-Sept. 19, 2019
██████ █████Finance Director$56,339Feb. 22, 2020
█████ █████Development and Communications Director-Dec. 6, 2017
████ █████Program and Agency Services Director-Sept. 19, 2019
███████ ████Communications and Events Manager-Sept. 19, 2019
████ █████Corporate and Major Gifts Manager-Sept. 19, 2019
███████ ████Warehouse Manager-Sept. 19, 2019
█████ ████████Chairman and Vice Chair / Corporate Officer$0June 30, 2018
...and 11 more key personnel

Peer food banks and pantries

1North Country Food Bank501(c)(3)$16 millionCrookston, MN
2Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank501(c)(3)$11 millionDuluth, MN
3Second Harvest North Central Food Bank501(c)(3)$6.7 millionGrand Rapids, MN
4Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People501(c)(3)$11 millionBloomington, MN
5Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano501(c)(3)$72 millionConcord, CA
6Crossroads Community Services501(c)(3)$5.7 millionDallas, TX
7United Food Bank and Services of Plant City501(c)(3)$4.3 millionPlant City, FL
8Nourish Pierce County501(c)(3)$11 millionTacoma, WA
9The River Food Pantry501(c)(3)$6.4 millionMadison, WI
10Feeding America Kentucky's Heartland501(c)(3)$22 millionElizabethtown, KY
11The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri501(c)(3)$53 millionColumbia, MO
12Bellingham Food Bank501(c)(3)$7.7 millionBellingham, WA
13Care and Share501(c)(3)$48 millionColorado Springs, CO
14Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wi501(c)(3)$31 millionMadison, WI
15Emergency Food Bank (EFBFS)501(c)(3)$9.0 millionStockton, CA
16Minnies Food Pantry501(c)(3)$6.2 millionPlano, TX
17Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank501(c)(3)$46 millionAkron, OH
18Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County501(c)(3)$61 millionIrvine, CA
19Treasure Coast Food Bank (TCFB)501(c)(3)$23 millionFort Pierce, FL
20Aurora Area Interfaith Food Pantry501(c)(3)$6.0 millionAurora, IL
21Life Message501(c)(3)$7.4 millionRowlett, TX
22Toledo Seagate Foodbank501(c)(3)$6.3 millionToledo, OH
23San Diego Food Bank501(c)(3)$52 millionSan Diego, CA
24MANNA Food Bank (MANNA)501(c)(3)$32 millionAsheville, NC
25White Pony Express501(c)(3)$6.5 millionPleasant Hill, CA