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    Make-A-Wish Oregon

    Make-A-Wish Oregon


    ...Is this your nonprofit?

    ...501(c)(3) organization

    ...Donations are tax-deductible


    ...5901 S MACADAM AVE STE 200
    Portland OR 97239-3621


    Portland OR | IRS ruling year: 1984 | EIN: 82-0385049  


    Make-A-Wish Oregon creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. Make-A-Wish Oregon formed in 1983. The Oregon chapter has since granted more than 4,000 wishes to children in Oregon and Clark County, Washington. The Oregon chapter serves children, ages 2 ½ through 17. Wish kids and their families share in a magical interlude during difficult times of treatments, financial burdens and hospital stays. Healthcare providers see the remarkable impact of a wish on a child's response to treatment.
    - 89% of doctors, nurses, social workers & child life specialists surveyed believe the wish experience positively influences wish kids' health.
    - 97% of parents said the wish experience strengthened their families.
    - 99% of parents and reported that the wish experience gave their children increased feelings of happiness.


    Rating Information


    This charity's score is 88%, earning it a Three-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.

    This overall score is calculated from multiple beacon scores: 90% Accountability & Finance, 10% Leadership & Adaptability. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

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    • Impact & Results
    • Accountability & Finance
    • Culture & Community
    • Leadership & Adaptability
    Accountability & Finance
    Impact & ResultsAccountability & FinanceCulture & CommunityLeadership & Adaptability


    Accountability & Finance


    Make-A-Wish Oregon has earned a 86% for the Accountability & Finance beacon. See the metrics below for more information.

    This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.

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    Accountability and Transparency
    ...Full Credit
    ...Partial Credit
    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable

    Financial Metrics
    ...Full Credit
    ...Partial Credit
    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable
    ...Liabilities to Assets Ratio - 11.89% - 7.5/10 pts
    ...Working Capital Ratio - 0.66 years - 7.5/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Efficiency - $0.16 - 7.5/10 pts
    ...Administrative Expense Ratio - 5.50% - 10/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Expense Ratio - 16.40% - 5/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Ratio - 77.90% - 7.97/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Growth - 4.47% - 5.47/10 pts

    Unscored Information

    Total Revenue and Expenses - No Data Available
    Salary of Key Persons - No Data Available
    IRS Published Data (Business Master File) - Data Available
    Data Sources (IRS Forms 990) - Data Available
    Pandemic Response - Data Available

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