Feeding America is a 501 (c) (3) whose mission is “to feed America’s hungry through a nationwide network of food banks and engage the country in the fight to end hunger.” With more than 37 million people (or 1 out of 9 people) experiencing hunger every day, Feeding America seeks to alleviate hunger by procuring and distributing food, creating public awareness and educating the public, lawmakers, and public policy influencers, and conducting research on hunger.
In 2021, Feeding America raised $4.1 billion of which $3.4 billion or 83% were non-cash contributions (food) and $700,000 were cash contributions, program revenue, and royalties. The organization’s largest expense was grants – primarily food ($3.4 billion). The second largest expense was compensation for the 318 employees who received $46 million, which equates to an average compensation of $145,000. 137 employees received more than $100,000 in compensation with the 19 most highly compensated employees listed below: Read more