EIN 52-1648941

Food & Friends

IRS 501(c) type
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To foster a community caring for men, women, and children living with HIV/AIDS, cancer, and other life-challenging illnesses by preparing and delivering specialized meals and groceries in conjunction with nutrition counseling.
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Food and Friends
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Program areas at Food & Friends

In fy 2022, Food & Friends staff and more than 2,900 volunteers prepared, packaged, and home-delivered more than 1,590,000 medically tailored meals to over 4,800 adults and children living with hiv/aids, cancer, and other life-challenging illnesses. Food & Friends staff and volunteers also provided meals for the caregivers and dependents of the clients it serves, who are often the providers for their families and can't perform the activities of daily living. Food & Friends' freshly prepared, life-sustaining meals are designed by professional chefs and dietitians and delivered free of charge to recipients thanks to caring donors, funding from state and local governments, and corporate sponsorships.
In fy 2022, Food & Friends' community dietitians worked one-on-one with seriously ill clients to provide them with medical nutrition therapy, providing: 1,559 nutrition assessments to Food & Friends' clients living with life-challenging illnesses. This nutrition counseling typically includes a professional evaluation of a client's health status, a diet analysis, and in-depth medical nutrition therapy tailored to each client's needs. These services are also free of charge to recipients, and in tandem with Food & Friends' meal deliveries, reduce social isolation, improve mental health, and create supportive human bonds. Food & Friends cultivates relationships and facilitates a caring community that surrounds its clients in order to provide a positive impact.

Grants made by Food & Friends

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Bill's KitchenGift To Restore Facility and Services To Clients Due To the Hurricane in Puerto Rico.$35,000

Who funds Food & Friends

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
A James and Alice B Clark FoundationGeneral Operating Support of Food Programs for People With Serious Illnesses$325,000
The Robin B Martin Family FoundationGeneral Support$200,000
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$182,011
...and 85 more grants received totalling $2,447,826

Personnel at Food & Friends

Carolyn Schmidt, CfreChief Development Officer$177,358
Lesley WooleyChief Program Officer$136,869
Carrie StoltzfusExecutive Director$277,514
Daniel ConwayDelivery and Weekend Operations Director$103,258
Jay ShepleyCommunications Director
...and 19 more key personnel

Financials for Food & Friends

RevenuesFYE 09/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$14,862,689
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$216,103
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$56,597
Net income from fundraising events$-500,506
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$27,704
Total revenues$14,662,587

Form 990s for Food & Friends

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2021-092022-08-10990View PDF
2020-092021-08-11990View PDF
2020-092021-07-29990View PDF
2019-092020-10-06990View PDF
2018-092019-10-04990View PDF
...and 11 more Form 990s

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Data update history
August 21, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
August 19, 2023
Received grants
Identified 71 new grant, including a grant for $325,000 from A James and Alice B Clark Foundation
July 13, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
June 26, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 3 new personnel
May 17, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
Nonprofit Types
Food banksFood and nutrition programsCharities
HealthHuman servicesDiseases and disordersHIV / AIDSFood and nutritionHunger
LobbyingFundraising eventsNational levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
219 Riggs Rd Ne
Washington, DC 20011
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
District of Columbia, DC
Website URL
(202) 269-2277
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
K30: Food Service, Free Food Distribution Programs
NAICS code, primary
624210: Community Food Services
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