Lunch Box of Love

"I Dare You to Care"

Arlington, TX

Mission

Lunch Box of Love is a registered 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization We try to meet ALL needs for those less fortunate, have been displaced, going without food or clothing. Our work is driven by a passionate belief that we All have a responsibility to help each other. Many of those suffering are working and despite a stable income they are struggling to provide basic necessities for their families. Let's work together and share with others. Generosity changes Lives.

Notes from the nonprofit

Lunch Box of Love wants you to focus on how much you have that you don't Need and how much others Need that they don't have. Generosity Changes Lives!

Ruling year info

2021

CEO/Founder

Melissa Dent

Main address

1223 CORPORATE DR E Ste H

Arlington, TX 76006 USA

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EIN

82-2317376

NTEE code info

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (K12)

Food Service, Free Food Distribution Programs (K30)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (K12)

IRS filing requirement

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

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

We have a social problem that needs to be resolved, so All strategies must revolve around these problems.

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?

Lunch Box of Love

Lunch Box of Love is a registered 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization We try to meet ALL needs for those less fortunate, have been displaced, going without food or clothing. Our work is driven by a passionate belief that we All have a responsibility to help each other. Many of those suffering are working and despite a stable income they are struggling to provide basic necessities for their families. Let's work together and share with others. Generosity changes Lives.

Population(s) Served

Pillows are something so simple in life that can play a bigger role than just something to lay your head on. Pillows can be your place of peace, a source of comfort during hard times. Now imagine going from place to place without a pillow to call your own.

Population(s) Served
Adults

We will be distributing School supplies and uniforms to the children for this upcoming school year.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

we will be giving out filled Thanksgiving Baskets to Families in need.

Population(s) Served

We give out Toys to Children in our community, so no child will wake up to nothing for Christmas.

Population(s) Served
Unemployed people
Economically disadvantaged people
Homeless people
Low-income people
Families
Unemployed people
Economically disadvantaged people
Homeless people
Low-income people
Families
Unemployed people
Economically disadvantaged people
Homeless people
Low-income people
Families

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.

Number of return website visitors

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

Age groups, Family relationships, Social and economic status, Work status and occupations

Related Program

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Type of Metric

Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

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Number of attendees present at rallies/events

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

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Type of Metric

Other - describing something else

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of new grants received

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

Age groups, Ethnic and racial groups, Family relationships, Social and economic status

Related Program

Lunch Box of Love

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of people within the organization's service area accessing food aid

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Lunch Box of Love

Type of Metric

Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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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.

Organizing fund raisers, Seeking Sponsors for Donations and applying for available Grants. We want people to focus on how much they have that they don't need, then look at how much others need that they don't have.Then maybe they'll see that Generosity Changes Lives.

Empowering others to share , and building programs that will enable individuals to engage and volunteer in their community.Give,Give,,,,,and Give again.

By working hard to meet our goals and since we are a Nonprofit all that is invested will go in the same cause so that it can further expand and be a great success.

Targeted our strengthens to make sure no weaknesses take a toll or bring harm to our Organization. searching and applying to All resources that are willing to sign up to Care and donate seed money.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    Disadvantaged, Displaced, Senior Citizens, Students, Bruised, Broken, Unsheltered and Sheltered facing a Hard ship.

  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Suggestion box/email,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our board,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We act on the feedback we receive,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback,

Financials

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Operations

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

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Lunch Box of Love

Board of directors
as of 4/13/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Melissa Dent

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Wesley Flores

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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? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • 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? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 04/06/2022

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Black/African American/African
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data