EIN 23-7122205

Freestore Foodbank

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The Freestore Foodbank is the largest emergency food and services provider to children and families in Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky and Southeast Indiana.

Program areas at Freestore Foodbank

Freestore Foodbank has served our neighbors in need for 49 years, starting in cincinnati, Ohio and expanding to a 20-county region in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. The mission of Freestore Foodbank is to improve lives by eliminating hunger in partnership with our community. Our vision is a hunger-free, healthy, and thriving community. To achieve this vision, our objectives are to provide nutritious food, connect families to supportive services and ensure hope through pathways from crisis to stability. The majority of the organization's revenue comes from food and product donations (non-cash contributions). Financial contributions are also obtained to support our programs and services with the goal of eliminating food insecurity in our region. Freestore Foodbank supplied over 37 million meals in the 2020 fiscal year, helping to serve the 244,000 food insecure individuals in our region (according to feeding america's pre-covid-19 research). A trusted network of more than 500 community partners helps Freestore Foodbank to distribute emergency food and other social services. Member agencies include: soup kitchens, shelters, food pantries, churches, daycare centers, senior centers, school program sites and other community and social service organizations. Together, we can solve hunger!
Located in cincinnati's over-the-rhine, Freestore Foodbank's customer connection center and liberty street market meet the needs of our community's most vulnerable neighbors, including those who are homeless or unemployed, as well as the working poor and families in crisis. Emergency food assistance, serving approximately 300 individuals each day was distributed from the liberty street market during the 2020 fiscal year, helping to feed over 40,000 people in need. Freestore Foodbank works daily to address not only the issue of hunger, but also offers services aimed at creating stability and self-sufficiency in the areas of housing, transportation, clothing, benefits enrollment, financial management and job assistance.

Form 990s for Freestore Foodbank

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-05-11990View PDF
2019-062020-08-20990View PDF
2018-062019-04-15990View PDF
2017-062018-03-14990View PDF
2016-062017-07-11990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds Freestore Foodbank

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The Greater Cincinnati FoundationGeneral Purpose$1,520,680
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Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of Health and Human ServicesTEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES$8,354,703
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Grants made by Freestore Foodbank

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Helping Hands in Christian ServicesBuild Capacity To Distribute Food$49,000
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Financials for Freestore Foodbank

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$95,419,925
Program services$2,163,070
Investment income and dividends$2,581
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-21,410
Net income from fundraising events$395,914
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$97,960,080

Personnel at Freestore Foodbank

Anne PezelChief Operating Officer$108,082
Timothy WeidnerChief Financial Officer$132,299
Trisha RaynerVice President of External Affairs / Chief Development Officer$123,600
 Subscribe to viewVice President of Human Resources$108,455
 Subscribe to viewVice President of Customer Connection$121,735
...and 7 more key personnel

Organizations like Freestore Foodbank

The Food Bank of Western MassachusettsHatfield, MA$29,078,193
Atlanta Community Food BankAtlanta, GA$168,987,977
Northern Illinois Food BankGeneva, IL$174,517,189
Central Pennsylvania Food BankHarrisburg, PA$111,952,048
Food Bank of the RockiesDenver, CO$143,204,094
Harvesters - The Community Food NetworkKansas City, MO$133,997,595
FoodshareBloomfield, CT$42,132,283
Community Food Bank of So AZTucson, AZ$128,599,875
Dare To CareLouisville, KY$54,494,011
Regional Food Bank of OklahomaOklahoma City, OK$95,465,627
Food Bank of Central and Eastern NCRaleigh, NC$169,408,393
San Diego Food BankSan Diego, CA$82,380,607
Greater Cleveland Food BankCleveland, OH$91,856,981
Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest FloridaFort Myers, FL$64,471,173
Idaho Foodbank WarehouseMeridian, ID$51,827,602
Community Food Bank of Eastern OklahomaTulsa, OK$70,589,274
Oregon Food BankPortland, OR$107,235,524
Connecticut Food Bank (CFB)Wallingford, CT$65,265,382
Utah Food BankSalt Lake City, UT$106,173,989
Central Texas Food BankAustin, TX$92,992,836
Food Bank of Western New YorkBuffalo, NY$24,645,821
Tarrant Area Food Bank (TAFB)Fort Worth, TX$82,110,523
Hawaii FoodbankHonolulu, HI$49,063,609
Island HarvestBethpage, NY$34,105,479
Foodbank of Southeastern VirginiaNorfolk, VA$36,548,687
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General information
1141 Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Metro area
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN
Website URL
(513) 482-4500
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
K31: Food Banks, Food Pantries
NAICS code, primary
621: Outpatient Health Care Practitioners and Facilities
Parent/child status
Central organization