The Food Bank of Siouxland is being named the best in the entire country.
That ranking comes from “24/7 Wall Street,” a financial news internet publication.
The designation is based on charity navigator scores; the Food Bank of Siouxland has a “100”.
They also noted that more than 97-percent of expenses spent on programs that serve Siouxlanders.
Food Bank of Siouxland Executive Director Linda Scheid says, “It was shocking to say the very least because I didn’t know that there was any such report in the works and so just finding out about it and I actually found out about it from a colleague who came in at number two, so it was really neat that she shared that with me.”
The Food Bank of Siouxland serves 11 counties in Siouxland and distribute food to nearly 100 nonprofit organizations.
You can take a look at the complete list of ranked food banks, by clicking here.