Agriculture, Food, Nutrition

Freedom Pantry For Veterans

Our veterans had our nations back, Now we must have theirs

Mission

To fill a need in our Veteran community by gathering, distributing non perishable food items, grocery gift card, pet food donations to Veterans in need without cost to them, educate the public about Veteran issues and to support and work together with other veteran non profits to benefit our Nations Veterans.

Ruling Year

2018

President

Cindy Stephens

Main Address

1614 S 74th Ave

Yakima, WA 98908 UNITED STATES

Keywords

Advocacy, food pantry,

EIN

26-2864750

 Number

4034259865

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Food Banks, Food Pantries (K31)

Food Service, Free Food Distribution Programs (K30)

Food Banks, Food Pantries (K31)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Social Media

Programs + Results

What we aim to solve New!

Donations are few as we are just starting up. We are working to get the word out and to advertise in the best cost effective way, apply for grants and to fund raise now that we have our 501 c3 approval.

Our programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Emergency food program

Vets & Pets

Where we workNew!

Our Results

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Number of food donation partners

TOTALS BY YEAR
Population(s) served

Military personnel,

Veterans

Related program

Emergency food program

Charting Impact

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What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?

What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?

How will they know if they are making progress?

What have and haven't they accomplished so far?

To eliminate food insecurities within our veteran and military community by being a dependable resource, to implement a mobile food pantry for a homeless veterans/ home bound veterans program.

Work diligently to apply and get approved for grants, To encourage the community to invest in our cause, To network with other non profits, apply to national food bank network.

Dedication, ability to network , volunteers, Veterans and military volunteers who are dedicated to our cause. Advocates who are able to network with other organizations. Radio and tv connections for advertising .

We will know by comparing numbers of clients who utilize our services, our ability to grow with the number of clients requesting our services. and by the number of donations we receive.

We have accomplished getting our 501c3 approved, received a donation from chewy.com, registered in 2 states , having our 1st annual food drive for our 1st annual veterans holiday food baskets

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Not Applicable

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Not Applicable

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Not Applicable

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Not Applicable

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

Not Applicable