EIN 73-6108657

Feed the Children

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Feed the Children exists to end childhood hunger. It’s the cause upon which they were founded in 1979 and the one that they continue to fight for each and every day. Established in 1979, Feed the Children exists to defeat childhood hunger. It is one of the largest U.S.-based charities and serves those in need in the U.S. and in 10 countries around the world. It provides food, education initiatives, essentials and disaster response. It operates five distribution centers located in Oklahoma, Indiana, California, Tennessee and Pennsylvania.
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Program areas at Feed the Children

Food and personal essentials: in the united states, in collaboration with a network of over 700 community partners across the country Feed the Children remains focused on expanding access to food for Children by providing their families with food as well as other resources that can help them reduce their expenses and maintain stable households, our distribution centers across the united states act as hubs that allow us to deliver critical supplies to these partners so they can better serve Children and families in the areas where they live.
Internationally, Feed the Children serves in 10 countries, including el salvador, guatemala, haiti, honduras, kenya, nicaragua, malawi, the philippines, tanzania, and uganda, with the goal of helping communities break the cycle of poverty and gain self-sustainability. Feed the Children develops sustainable long-term improvements in the quality of life for Children and their families in poor or developing countries by addressing the issue of childhood hunger. Feed the Children combines clean water and sanitation projects with health, food, nutrition and education programs and income generating activities that assist to move entire communities toward self-sufficiency.
Education and community development: in the united states to empower the well-being of Children and their families lacking life's essentials Feed the Children works with schools and liasons to provide materials essential to helping Children succeed in schools. Children across the country receive school supplies or Children's book each year through education-focused projects. Feed the Children also provides meals,books, and other supplies through our partner network to kids after school and in the summer to fight hunger and provide more access to nutritious food. Feed the Children's teacher's store program is designed to allow qualifying teachers access to scholastic products donated by our corporate partners, including classroom resources school supplies.
Disaster response : Feed the Children is able to swiftly respond in times of disaster due to its dedicated fleet of semi-tractor trailers,and it works with its network of agency partners to provide emergency essentials to victims of natural and man-made disasters including badly needed supplies of non-perishable food items,basic essentials (hygiene and toiletries items) , water, cleaning supplies as well as books and school supplies.
Residential care: Feed the Children provides for the well-being of at-risk, vulnerable and/or abandoned Children through its facility in kenya, including providng for food, security, medical care, provision for educational needs, social and rehabilitation services, and overall safety and security.

Grants made by Feed the Children

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Bread of Life MinistryNecessities for Needy Children & Families$0
Operation CompassionNecessities for Needy Children & Families$0
Daily Bread Ministries (DBM)Necessities for Needy Children & Families$0
...and 364 more grants made totalling $0

Who funds Feed the Children

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The Anita Rosen FoundationGeneral Support$1,000,000
James Annenberg La Vea Charitable FoundationIn Honor of James Annenberg$557,043
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$447,770
...and 280 more grants received totalling $4,536,947
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
U. S. Agency for International DevelopmentUSAID FOREIGN ASSISTANCE FOR PROGRAMS OVERSEAS$841,904
U. S. Agency for International DevelopmentUSAID FOREIGN ASSISTANCE FOR PROGRAMS OVERSEAS$90,616
Department of AgricultureFOOD FOR EDUCATION$72,928

Personnel at Feed the Children

Travis ArnoldPresident and Chief Executive Officer$365,832
Gary SloanChief U.s Operations Officer$224,453
Todd ThompsonCountry Director and Chief of Party , Malawi$151,036
Christy TharpChief Financial Officer$214,793
Becky GraningerChief Development and Marketing Officer$184,925
...and 17 more key personnel

Financials for Feed the Children

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$386,959,619
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$652,517
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$3,021
Net rental income$73,191
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-349,814
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$400,127
Total revenues$387,738,661

Form 990s for Feed the Children

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-04-06990View PDF
2020-062021-04-14990View PDF
2019-062020-09-10990View PDF
2018-062019-05-14990View PDF
2017-062018-04-10990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s

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Convoy of HopeSpringfield, MO$435,592,269
World Food Program USA (WFP)Washington, DC$124,356,865
Children's Hunger FundMission Hills, CA$123,714,088
United States Fund for UnicefNew York, NY$1,061,946,827
Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle TNNashville, TN$133,978,627
Atlanta Community Food BankAtlanta, GA$194,337,596
Second Harvest HeartlandBrooklyn Park, MN$221,947,314
Doctors without Borders USANew York, NY$649,355,353
Vitamin AngelsGoleta, CA$131,095,448
Data update history
July 5, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
June 25, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
June 16, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
June 14, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 5 new personnel
June 10, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 4 new vendors, including , , , and
Nonprofit Types
International-focused organizationsFood banksCharities
HungerForeign affairsInternational development
LobbyingPeer-to-peer fundraisingOperates internationallyNational levelReceives government fundingCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
333 N Meridian
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
Metro area
Oklahoma City, OK
Oklahoma County, OK
Website URL
(800) 627-4556
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IRS details
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Form 990
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
Q33: International Relief
NAICS code, primary
624210: Community Food Services
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