8. Central Pennsylvania Food Bank
The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank has helped to make a difference in the lives of hungry families in the area for over 30 years. The Bank distributes nearly 33 million meals each year to more than 800 soup kitchens, shelters, and food pantries throughout central Pennsylvania.
Based on data from Charity Navigator, the charity has achieved the highest rating for fiscal responsibility and excellence for four consecutive years. For fiscal 2014, of the $50.66 million raised, 97.50% went directly towards fighting hunger.