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Casting for Recovery

CfR provides healing retreats at no cost to women of any age and at any stage of breast cancer treatment or recovery.

four stars

95.48

P.O. Box 1123 3738 Main Street
Manchester, VT 05254
tel: (888) 553-3500   Web Site
EIN: 03-0354382

Board Leadership
Mary Turney
Chairperson

CEO
Whitney Milhoan
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.48 four stars
  Financial 93.61 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

93.61

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
80.5%
  Administrative Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.06
  Program Expenses Growth 1.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Casting for Recovery on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Casting for Recovery on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Casting for Recovery (VT) 95.48 four stars
Camp John Marc (TX) 92.92 four stars
Double H Ranch (NY) 85.12 three stars
Children's Oncology Services, Inc. (IL) 88.48 three stars
Camp Aranzazu (TX) 91.47 four stars

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The mission of Casting for Recovery® (CfR) is to enhance the quality of life of women with breast cancer through a unique program that combines breast cancer education and peer support with the therapeutic sport of fly fishing. The retreats offer opportunities for women to find inspiration, discover renewed energy for life and experience healing connections with other women and nature. CfR's retreats are open to breast cancer survivors of all ages, in all stages of treatment and recovery, and are free to participants. On a physical level, the gentle, rhythmic motion of fly casting is similar to exercises often prescribed after surgery or radiation to promote soft tissue stretching. On an emotional level, women are given the opportunity to experience a new activity in a safe environment amongst a supportive group of peers. The retreats also provide resources to help address quality of life issues after a breast cancer diagnosis.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,378,882
   Federated Campaigns $637
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,379,519
   Program Service Revenue $30,158
Total Primary Revenue $1,409,677
   Other Revenue $1,488
TOTAL REVENUE $1,411,165
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $984,521
   Administrative Expenses $105,716
   Fundraising Expenses $132,304
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,222,541
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $188,624
   
Net Assets $1,225,680

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Fishing Retreats $984,521 100.0%

Ratings History
Casting for Recovery has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 03/01/2017 95.48 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.24 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 85.15 three stars
2013-12 11/01/2015 92.33 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 90.26 four stars
2012-12 11/01/2014 90.79 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 80.28 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 80.06 three stars
2010-12 11/06/2012 80.08 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 03-0354382
Name in IRS Master File CASTING FOR RECOVERY INC
NTEE Code E50
NTEE Classification Rehabilitative Medical Services
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(149) Other instruction and training
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date January, 1998
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$92,547 7.57% Whitney Lange Milhoan Executive Director

The mission of Casting for Recovery® (CfR) is to enhance the quality of life of women with breast cancer through a unique program that combines breast cancer education and peer support with the therapeutic sport of fly fishing. The retreats offer opportunities for women to find inspiration, discover renewed energy for life and experience healing connections with other women and nature. CfR's retreats are open to breast cancer survivors of all ages, in all stages of treatment and recovery, and are free to participants. On a physical level, the gentle, rhythmic motion of fly casting is similar to exercises often prescribed after surgery or radiation to promote soft tissue stretching. On an emotional level, women are given the opportunity to experience a new activity in a safe environment amongst a supportive group of peers. The retreats also provide resources to help address quality of life issues after a breast cancer diagnosis.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Casting for Recovery (VT) 95.48 four stars
Double H Ranch (NY) 85.12 three stars
Camp Oakhurst (NY) 89.48 three stars
Camp Summit (TX) 92.27 four stars
Roundup River Ranch (CO) 90.56 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Casting for Recovery
P.O. Box 1123
3738 Main Street
Manchester, VT 05254
tel: (888) 553-3500
fax: (802) 362-9182
EIN: 03-0354382

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Board Leadership

Mary Turney
Chairperson

CEO

Whitney Milhoan
Executive Director

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