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Wishing Well Foundation USA
3000 West Esplanade Avenue
Suite 100
Metairie, LA 70002
tel: (888) 663-9474
EIN: 72-1297795

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Elwin LeBeau

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Health : Patient and Family Support

Wishing Well Foundation USA

Making the wishes of terminally ill children come true

(out of 100)
Overall 16.04 0 stars
  Financial 0.00 0 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 36.00 0 stars
This rating was published 07/01/2015 using data for FY2013, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics (Data from FY2013 990)
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 85.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.84
  Primary Revenue Growth -3.2%
  Program Expenses Growth -20.7%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.06
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wishing Well Foundation USA on the FY2013 990 they filed with the IRS

Income Statement     (FYE 12/2013)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $0
   Federated Campaigns $1,115,408
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,115,408
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,115,408
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $1,115,408
   Program Expenses $52,470
   Administrative Expenses $104,869
   Fundraising Expenses $942,653
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $15,416
Net Assets $67,292


Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 12/2013)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$63,568 5.77% Robin Withers President


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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