HUNGER AND HOMELESS COALITION
PO BOX 22738
HILTON HEAD SC 29925-2738
Contact Information
Organization DBA (Doing Business As)
Organization DBA
Address PO BOX 22738
HILTON HEAD , SC 299252738
Telephone (843) 3413021
E-mail jandskerr@gmail.com
Projected Annual Revenue $50,000.00 (2016)
Mission Statement
The Hunger Coalition of the Lowcountry is an all volunteer multi-faith alliance of community volunteers who work together to address hunger issues in the Lowcountry.  
 
We focus on programs for children, families, and adults whose economic situation limits their ability to have an adequate supply of healthy food.
 
Our mission is to help end hunger in the Lowcountry. 
Leadership
CEO/Executive Director N / A
Board Chair R Joseph Kerr
Board Chair Company Affiliation n.a.
History and Background
Year of Incorporation 2011
Former Names
NameYear
Hunger and Homeless Coalition2011
Hunger Coalition of the Lowcountry2015
Financial Summary
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Statements
Mission
The Hunger Coalition of the Lowcountry is an all volunteer multi-faith alliance of community volunteers who work together to address hunger issues in the Lowcountry.  
 
We focus on programs for children, families, and adults whose economic situation limits their ability to have an adequate supply of healthy food.
 
Our mission is to help end hunger in the Lowcountry. 
Background
The Hunger Coalition began in 2010 in response to an assessment of hunger-related needs on Hilton Head Island.  We began our BackPack Buddies program in the 2010-11 school year, serving 50 students.  The three founding congregations were Congregation Beth Yam, St. Andrew By-the-Sea United Methodist, and First Presbyterian Church.
 
That program has grown to serve over 250 students in the 2015-16 school year. That growth has been made possible by continued growth in volunteer and fiancial support within both the faith community (with the additions of St Francis By the Sea Roman Catholic, Christ Lutheran, and Hilton Head Island Community Church)  and a wide range of individuals and organizations in our communities.
Impact
1. Designing and operating hunger relief programs - the primary one being BackPack Buddies, which feeds over 250 children at the three Hilton Head  elementary schools
2. Fostering community partnerships (Boys & Girls Club, local soup kitchens)
3. Education and advocacy for hunger issues 
Needs
1. We seek financial supporters to aid in the purchase of food for our programs.(Our annual food budget is approximately $50,000.)
2.  We seek volunteers to help purchase, assemble, and distribute food - in particular, we need  drivers who can deliver BackPack Buddies food to the schools.
3. We seek volunteers who would be willing to serve in leadership roles, either as Board members or as program leaders. 
CEO/Executive Director Statement n.a.
Board Chair Statement
"The concept of hunger in our community is often perceived as NOT among the major issues we face.   But in reality, far too many adults and families rely on food banks and soup kitchens to help get them through the week.  Far too many school children rely on free or reduced price breakfasts and lunches at school as their main source of nutrition.  
 
Indeed, there is a segment of our community whose conomic situation forces them to make tradeoffs in how they spend their money, and one of those tradeoffs may well be food. 
  
A guiding principle for those who have been blessed in this life is to help care for the less fortunate around us . . . one way of putting that is "to whom much is given, much is expected".
 
Please consider helping the Hunger Coalition either through your financial support or by voluntering your time or telents."
 
Joe Kerr, Chair, the Hunger Coalition of the Lowcountry 
Areas of Service
Area
Beaufort County
Primarily Hilton Head and Beaufort County. Jasper County needs are also considered and supported.
Board Chair
Board Chair R Joseph Kerr
Company Affiliation n.a.
Term Jan 2016 to Dec 2018
Email jandskerr@gmail.com
Board of Directors
NameAffiliation
Gene Arnold Board Member
Judie Aronson Board Secretary
Jan Cooper Board Member
Debbi Dunlap Co-Chair, Backpack Buddies
R Joseph Kerr Chair, Board of Directors
Tom Korzik Board Treasurer
Glenn Neff Board Member
Lynn Ovelman Board Member
Jeanie Silletti Co-Chair, Backpack Buddies
Janet Weingarten Board Member
Board Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 0
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 0
Hispanic/Latino 0
Native American/American Indian 0
Board Demographics - Gender
Male 0
Female 0
Governance
Board Meeting Attendance % 0%
Written Board Selection Criteria? No
Written Conflict of Interest Policy? No
Percentage Making Monetary Contributions 0%
Number of Full Board Meetings Annually 6
Other Boards
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Executive Director
Executive Director/CEO N / A
Experience n.a.
Staff
Full Time Staff 0
Part Time Staff 0
Volunteers 100
Contractors 0
Plans
Organization has a Strategic Plan? No
Organization has a Fundraising Plan? No
Diversity Policy No
Whistleblower Policy No
Document Destruction Policy No
Directors and Officers Insurance Policy No
Programs
Description Nutritious weekend meals to at-risk elementary school children  
Budget 48,000
Short Term Success
Children receiving BackPack Buddies meals come to school better able  and willing to learn..
 
Long Term Success
Children receiving BackPack Buddies meals come to school better able and willing to apply themselves.
 
Strategy Yes
Program Success Monitored BY School social workers
Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year 2016
Projected Revenue $50,000.00
Projected Expenses $50,000.00
IRS Letter of Exemption
Detailed Financials
Expense Allocation
Fiscal Year201520142013
Program Expense$53,054$48,756$35,599
Administration Expense$1,921$2,079$1,763
Fundraising Expense------
Payments to Affiliates------
Total Revenue/Total Expenses1.100.992.04
Program Expense/Total Expenses97%96%95%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue0%0%0%
Assets and Liabilities
Fiscal Year201520142013
Total Assets$116,431$110,908$111,474
Current Assets$116,431$110,908$111,474
Long-Term Liabilities------
Current Liabilities------
Total Net Assets$116,431$110,908$111,474
Short Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201520142013
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities------
Long Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201520142013
Long-Term Liabilities/Total Assets0%0%0%
Top Funding Sources
Fiscal Year201520142013
Top Funding Source & Dollar Amount -- -- --
Second Highest Funding Source & Dollar Amount -- -- --
Third Highest Funding Source & Dollar Amount -- -- --
Capital Campaign
Currently in a Capital Campaign? No
State Charitable Solicitations Permit
Registration Yes May 2017
Nonprofit HUNGER AND HOMELESS COALITION
Address PO BOX 22738
HILTON HEAD , SC 299252738
Primary Phone (843) 3413021
Contact Email jandskerr@gmail.com
CEO/Executive Director N / A
Board Chair R Joseph Kerr
Board Chair Company Affiliation n.a.
Year of Incorporation 2011
Former Names
Hunger and Homeless Coalition
Hunger Coalition of the Lowcountry