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Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego

The house that love built

three stars

81.56

2929 Children's Way San Diego, CA 92123
tel: (858) 467-4750   Web Site
EIN: 95-3251490

Board Leadership
K.C. Thompson
Chair

CEO
Charles E. Day
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.56 three stars
  Financial 74.88 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1980, Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego provides a 'home away from home' to families with children being treated for serious, often life-threatening conditions at local hospitals. Following treatment protocols and keeping up with bills is hard enough without having to find meals and a place to stay far from home. We help ease these burdens, take care of basic needs, and offer support to families as they cope with serious illness. We just opened a greatly expanded new House where we will serve 15,000 family members each year, up from 3,500 at the old location. We now serve day visitors as well as resident guests with a comprehensive, first-of-its-kind Family Care Center. Our House is open to any family with a child in a local hospital.

Founded in 1980, Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego provides a 'home away from home' to families with children being treated for serious, often life-threatening conditions at local hospitals. Following treatment protocols and keeping up with bills is hard enough without having to find meals and a place to stay far from home. We help ease these burdens, take care of basic needs, and offer support to families as they cope with serious illness. We just opened a greatly expanded new House where we will serve 15,000 family members each year, up from 3,500 at the old location. We now serve day visitors as well as resident guests with a comprehensive, first-of-its-kind Family Care Center. Our House is open to any family with a child in a local hospital.

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Financial

two stars

74.88

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
71.5%
  Administrative Expenses 11.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.27
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.78
  Program Expenses Growth 3.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego (CA) 81.56 three stars
Family Reach Foundation (NJ) 94.66 four stars
Cancer Support Community San Francisco Bay Area (CA) 97.53 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mid-Missouri (MO) 86.10 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of St. Louis (MO) 86.20 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,402,072
   Federated Campaigns $6,150
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $894,088
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,302,310
   Program Service Revenue $482,530
Total Primary Revenue $4,784,840
   Other Revenue $3,794,172
TOTAL REVENUE $8,579,012
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $4,973,375
   Administrative Expenses $1,424,469
   Fundraising Expenses $1,348,789
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,746,633
   
Payments to Affiliates $5,564
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $832,379
   
Net Assets $25,326,853

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
Residential Care for Families $4,996,401 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/01/2019 81.56 three stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 82.63 three stars
2016-12 10/01/2017 81.35 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 85.21 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.10 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 84.85 three stars
2013-12 02/01/2015 88.06 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 93.04 four stars
2011-12 09/01/2012 91.58 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 90.09 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 88.41 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 87.01 three stars
2008-12 03/01/2010 77.58 two stars
2007-12 03/01/2009 83.55 three stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 75.73 two stars
2005-12 04/01/2007 71.43 two stars
2004-12 07/01/2006 79.67 two 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 95-3251490
Name in IRS Master File RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES OF SAN DIEGO INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (179) Other health services
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 December, 1978
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$243,056 3.13% Charles Day President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego (CA) 81.56 three stars
National Women's Health Network (DC) 90.95 four stars
Cancer Support Community North Texas (TX) 89.24 three stars
Pet Partners (WA) 93.05 four stars
National Foundation for Transplants (TN) 94.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego
2929 Children's Way
San Diego, CA 92123
tel: (858) 467-4750
fax: (858) 467-4757
EIN: 95-3251490

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Board Leadership

K.C. Thompson
Chair

CEO

Charles E. Day
President, CEO

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