Community Food Bank of Citrus County

Ending Hunger, Nourishing Hope

aka Community Food Bank   |   Homosassa, FL   |  feedcitrus.org

Mission

THE MISSION OF THE COMMUNITY FOOD BANK OF CITRUS COUNTY IS TO ACQUIRE AND DISTRIBUTE NUTRITOUS QUALITY FOOD TO PANTRIES, SOUP KITCHENS, AND SHELTERS WITHIN CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA AND TOGETHER WITH OUR VOLUNTEERS AND DONORS WE WILL PROMOTE PUBLIC AWARENESS, INSPIRE COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT, AND STRIVE TO END HUNGER AND NOURISH HOPE FOR THOSE IN NEED OF OUR SUPPORT.

Ruling year info

2009

President

Mike Orlito

Executive Director

Barbara Sprague

Main address

5259 W. Cardinal Street Building B Building B

Homosassa, FL 34446 USA

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EIN

80-0459100

NTEE code info

(Human Service Organizations) (P20)

Food Banks, Food Pantries (K31)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

We fight hunger in our community. over 24,000 residents in our county live at or below the poverty level. 72% of school age children are on free and reduced lunch programs, but go hungry after school and during the Summer. We supply food and supplies to over 50 pantries, shelters, soup kitchens and social service agencies to increase the availability of resources.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

Food Distribution

Our Food and supply distribution programming distributes over 3 million pounds of critical supplies to over 50 local agencies to fight hunger in our community.

Population(s) Served
Economically disadvantaged people
Homeless people

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Total pounds of food rescued

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Economically disadvantaged people

Related Program

Food Distribution

Type of Metric

Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Increasing

Pounds of produce distributed

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

At-risk youth, Economically disadvantaged people, Homeless people

Related Program

Food Distribution

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Our goal is to alleviate hunger and aid in the elevation of individuals and families from poverty. We work to strategically supply food to our entire area with a focus on the most at risk.
-We are working to cover our entire region with accessible resources.
-We hope to foster a collaborative environment for all of our partners to work in.
-We strive to elevate the nutritional content of diets of persons with food insecurity with fresh, low fat, low sodium options.

By organizing our agency approvals by areas of need and helping them to grow we are expanding the reach we have.

We are able to purchase, transport and organize food on a commercial level, thus ensuring free or very low cost availability to the agencies. We have commercial refrigerated trucks and warehousing as well as processors who are able to rescue salvage product for redistribution.

Since 2013 we have supplied 14 million pounds of nutritious food to the community. Every year 3 million pounds of supplies are distributed to assist those people facing food insecurity. We currently serve 17,300 people through our partners, but are looking to be a resource for all 24,000 as determined by the ALICE Report.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Community Food Bank of Citrus County

Board of directors
as of 11/24/2020
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Mike Orlito

Remax

Term: 2018 - 2020


Board co-chair

Steve Ponticos

Sweetwater Homes of Citrus

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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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

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 11/24/2020

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male
Sexual orientation
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or other sexual orientations in the LGBTQIA+ community
Disability status
Person without a disability

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

Disability

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Equity strategies

Last updated: 05/27/2020

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Data
  • We review compensation data across the organization (and by staff levels) to identify disparities by race.
  • We ask team members to identify racial disparities in their programs and / or portfolios.
  • We analyze disaggregated data and root causes of race disparities that impact the organization's programs, portfolios, and the populations served.
  • We disaggregate data to adjust programming goals to keep pace with changing needs of the communities we support.
  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
  • We disaggregate data by demographics, including race, in every policy and program measured.
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We use a vetting process to identify vendors and partners that share our commitment to race equity.
  • We have a promotion process that anticipates and mitigates implicit and explicit biases about people of color serving in leadership positions.
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.
  • We measure and then disaggregate job satisfaction and retention data by race, function, level, and/or team.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.