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Annual Report

Posted by jripperger on October 30, 2016 at 2:45 AM Comments comments (0)

FSM Choice Pantry is a 501(c)(3) non-profit recognized by the IRS.

Tax ID Number: 31-1023843

Family Service of Middletown Choice Pantry is a USDA program participating agency and Feeding America food rescue organization that picks up donations from local farms and retailers. FSM annually recieves food donations with an average retail value of $870,000 an amount included in the total revenue and listed as contributions on the IRS form 990 each year. Rescued food donations are picked up by the agency in their box truck daily. Community cash donations and grants are used for fuel, truck maintenance, driver insurance, repairs and tires. The transportation, storage and some administration cost per year for FSM Choice Pantry to distribute rescued food averages $160,000. Community members receiving nutritional assistance often live at or below 200% of the poverty line even while working a 40 hour a week job. The USDA poverty guideline as of July 1, 2016 is 452.00/week per person in the household.

Board of Directors In tax year: 2014

Jeff Jehle, President

Ken Tucker, Board Member

Susan Bell, Board Member

Karin Maney, Board Member

Bill Lias, Board Member

Victoria Burns, Board Member

Verlena Stewar, Board Member

James Synder, Board Member

Maurice Maxwel, CEO

Civil Rights

Posted by jripperger on September 27, 2012 at 3:25 PM Comments comments (0)

"In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.


To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (202) 720-5964 (voice and TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer."

Middletown Choice Market

Posted by jripperger on August 13, 2012 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Family Service of Middletown is situated in downtown Middletown, Ohio, part of Butler County, providing assistance with food for families, children and seniors, some medical needs, and other basic needs. Many of the programs are supported by in-kind donations of products and services that come from community members, local businesses, officials, philanthropic organizations, and community organizations.

We collaborate with the local churches and other non-profits in an effort to build strong and stable families and ultimately a strong community. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age or socio-economic background