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Wishing Well Foundation USA
3000 West Esplanade Avenue
Suite 100
Metairie, LA 70002
tel: (504) 510-5379
EIN: 72-1297795

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Board Leadership

Robin Withers
President


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Health : Patient and Family Support

Wishing Well Foundation USA

Making the wishes of terminally ill children come true

 
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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 22.45 0 stars
  Financial 0.00 0 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 55.00 1 stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
7.2%
  Administrative Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 82.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.82
  Program Expenses Growth -11.8%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.01
  Liabilities to Assets 12.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wishing Well Foundation USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Income Statement     (FYE 12/2014)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $0
   Federated Campaigns $856,519
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $856,519
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $856,519
   Other Revenue $35
TOTAL REVENUE $856,554
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $79,829
   Administrative Expenses $101,856
   Fundraising Expenses $706,049
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $887,734
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-31,180
   
Net Assets $16,327

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Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 12/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$55,190 6.21% Robin Withers President

Mission

The Wishing Well Foundation USA's single goal is to bring joy to children with life threatening illnesses by providing them with their fondest wish in life. The Wishing Well Foundation USA was founded by Elwin and Lisbeth LeBeau after comforting their friend as best they could as their friend's child's life slowly ebbed away. The Foundation hopes to provide the family of the ill child with some special memories . . .memories not of hospitals, doctors, and treatments but memories of a more carefree time; a time the child will cherish for as long as they live! The family will have fond memories of carefree days . . .the day their child was granted their fondest wish.

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