CALTRAN

aka Fiduciary Agency for: God's Taxi, Free Gas USA, Inc., God's Kitchen of Michigan, God's Kitchen of Israel, Broncos Kitchen and Sojourner Truth Institute of Michigan   |   Kalamazoo, MI   |  http://www.facebook.com/caltranmichigan

Mission

Our mission is to improve the overall quality of life for economically disenfranchised, elderly, disabled citizens and veterans through the delivery of alternative transportation programming, hunger relief and financial resources.

Ruling year info

1995

President

Rev. William Stein

Main address

P.O. Box 2632

Kalamazoo, MI 49003 USA

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Formerly known as

Calhoun County Transit, Inc.

Michigan Transportation Systems

EIN

38-3182796

NTEE code info

Transportation (Free or Subsidized) (P52)

Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (W99)

Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (W99)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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

Broncos Kitchen

Broncos Kitchen is a soup kitchen that provides free dinners to homeless and hungry college students and citizens residing in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Population(s) Served

Kalamazoo County Fights Hunger Fund is the "Assumed Name" of CALTRAN. It functions as the hunger relief arm of our charity. Donations provided under this name are used to support God's Kitchen of Michigan, a nonprofit soup kitchen based in Kalamazoo.

Population(s) Served

Free Gas USA, Inc. is a national gasoline assistance program. We provide grants to poor and needy individuals and families to address their basic daily requirements.

Population(s) Served

God's Kitchen of Michigan is a church-owned soup kitchen established to provide hearty and nutritious dinners to homeless and needy citizens living in Michigan. There is no cost, income requirement or other identification requirements to participate.

Population(s) Served

The Sojourner Truth Museum and Conference Center is nonprofit museum established to showcase the life and legacy of the former slave, activist and women's suffragette.

Population(s) Served

The Sojourner Truth Institute, Sojourner Truth Institute of Battle Creek and Sojourner Truth Institute of Michigan are nonprofit organizations, established to provide educational services and college scholarships for needy, college-bound high school seniors.

Population(s) Served

God's Kitchen of Israel is an international hunger relief charity established to feed poor and need residents in the Nation of Israel.

Population(s) Served

Sparty's Kitchen is a hunger relief charity. We provide free dinners to indigent college students and residents of East Lansing, Michigan.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Awards

Distinguished Organization Award 2004

Northside Ministerial Alliance Faith and Community Based Training Institute

Distinguished Organization Award 2005

Northside Ministerial Alliance Faith and Community Based Training Institute

Certificate of Congressional Recognition 2012

Congress of the United States

Certificate of Good Standing 2018

State of Michigan

Financials

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Operations

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CALTRAN

Board of directors
as of 2/1/2019
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

President William Stein

Baptism USA Ministries

Rev. Mary Gault

Church of the Brethren

Rev. William Stein

Baptism USA Ministries

Sara Lockmiller

Private Citizen

Anita Johnson

Battle Creek Public Schools

Joan Lafayette

Battle Creek Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Ret.)

Rev. Dr. William Bell, Jr.

Saint Mark CME Church

Rev. Joe Hooper

Faith Temple COGIC

Scott Brenner

E.S. Contracting

Christine Brenner

Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center of Battle Creek

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and 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? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No