EIN 73-6108657

Feed the Children

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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.

Program areas at Feed the Children

Food and personal essentials:in the united states, Feed the Children supplements basic needs of Children and families with food and other basic necessities. Feed the Children partners with over 1,200 local agencies, including food pantries, churches, and soup kitchens, distributing food and other essentials to help families nationwide. No child or family is ever charged for the food, supplies and assistance they receive.
Education and community support: domestically, to empower the well-being of Children and their families lacking life's essentials, Feed the Children delivers backpacks filled with school supplies, age appropriate books and personal hygiene items, to homeless students enrolled in public schools, helping to provide a sense of normalcy for these Children. To date, Feed the Children has distributed more than 1 million backpacks. Additionally, Children across the country receive school supplies or Children's books each year through education-focused projects. Feed the Children's teacher's store program provides much-needed school supplies and resources to teachers, free of charge.
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.

Form 990s for Feed the Children

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-04-14990View PDF
2019-062020-09-10990View PDF
2018-062019-05-14990View PDF
2017-062018-04-10990View PDF
2016-062017-07-28990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds Feed the Children

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$314,394
 View purchase optionsGeneral Operating Support$203,450
 View purchase optionsGeneral Support$194,432
...and 127 more grants received
Federal funding details
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U. S. Agency for International DevelopmentUSAID FOREIGN ASSISTANCE FOR PROGRAMS OVERSEAS$2,587,222
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Financials for Feed the Children

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$464,030,113
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$464,807
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$5,686
Net rental income$153,635
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$995,802
Net income from fundraising events$71,426
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$892,306
Total revenues$466,613,775

Personnel at Feed the Children

Travis ArnoldPresident and Chief Executive Officer / Director and Chief Executive O$355,113
Gary SloanChief U.s Operations Officer / Chief Operating Officer$212,744
Christy TharpChief Financial Officer$201,733
 View purchase optionsChief Development and Marketing Officer$175,051
 View purchase optionsChief Information Officer$193,312
...and 12 more key personnel

Organizations like Feed the Children

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Food For The Poor (FFP)Coconut Creek, FL$914,482,299
Harvesters - The Community Food NetworkKansas City, MO$133,997,595
Northern Illinois Food BankGeneva, IL$174,517,189
Matthew 25 MinistriesCincinnati, OH$233,829,665
Second Harvest Food Bank of Central FloridaOrlando, FL$180,895,532
Second Harvest HeartlandMaplewood, MN$161,802,097
Community Food Bank of So AZTucson, AZ$128,599,875
Feeding Tampa Bay (FTB)Tampa, FL$155,209,329
Food Bank of Central and Eastern NCRaleigh, NC$169,408,393
Food LifelineSeattle, WA$147,819,082
Second Harvest Inland NorthwestSpokane, WA$133,596,645
North Texas Food BankPlano, TX$202,605,139
Los Angeles Regional Food BankLos Angeles, CA$131,368,814
Tarrant Area Food Bank (TAFB)Fort Worth, TX$123,667,095
The Houston Food BankHouston, TX$321,020,841
Gleaners Food Bank of IndianaIndianapolis, IN$139,884,309
Second Harvest Food Bank of MetrolinaCharlotte, NC$133,897,542
St Mary's Food Bank AlliancePhoenix, AZ$198,375,278
Soles4SoulsOld Hickory, TN$121,693,413
Aga Khan Foundation UsaWashington, DC$173,497,175
Doctors without Borders USANew York, NY$558,340,480
Food ForwardNorth Hollywood, CA$119,164,188
United States Fund for UnicefNew York, NY$538,517,959
Orbis InternationalNew York, NY$376,015,307
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333 N Meridian
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
Metro area
Oklahoma City, OK
Oklahoma County, OK
Website URL
(800) 627-4556
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
K31: Food Banks, Food Pantries
NAICS code, primary
624230: Emergency and Relief Services
Parent/child status