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Health : Patient and Family Support

Camp Sunshine

A Ray of Hope for Children with Cancer

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four stars

93.90

1850 Clairmont Rd Decatur, GA 30033
tel: (404) 325-7979   Web Site
EIN: 58-1872217

Board Leadership
Randall Kirsch
Chair

CEO
Sally Hale
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.90 four stars
  Financial 91.38 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1982, Camp Sunshine enriches the lives of Georgia's children with cancer and their families through recreational, educational and support programs. Camp Sunshine provides year-round programs which allow children with cancer and their families to share similar experiences and to participate in activities that promote normal childhood development as they cope with the challenges of childhood cancer. Although Camp Sunshine began as a summer camp, programs now also include family camps, sibling camp, teen retreats, preschool and school age programs, support and educational programs for families, hospital based camp and a variety of activities throughout the year.

Founded in 1982, Camp Sunshine enriches the lives of Georgia's children with cancer and their families through recreational, educational and support programs. Camp Sunshine provides year-round programs which allow children with cancer and their families to share similar experiences and to participate in activities that promote normal childhood development as they cope with the challenges of childhood cancer. Although Camp Sunshine began as a summer camp, programs now also include family camps, sibling camp, teen retreats, preschool and school age programs, support and educational programs for families, hospital based camp and a variety of activities throughout the year.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of youth who demonstrate that they have developed a strong sense of self
375
Number of youth who demonstrate that they have developed positive relationships
375
Number of participants who would recommend program to others
332
Number of participants engaged in programs
7,311
Number of returning volunteers
400
number of alumni volunteers
275
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This impact information is current as of November 2018, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. Impact information published on this organization's rating page has no effect on its rating at this time.

Financial

four stars

91.38

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
80.7%
  Administrative Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.77
  Program Expenses Growth 5.1%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Camp Sunshine on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Camp Sunshine on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Camp Sunshine (GA) 93.90 four stars
One Heartland (MN) 85.75 three stars
Rising Treetops at Oakhurst (NY) 95.00 four stars
Okizu Foundation (CA) 85.56 three stars
Roundup River Ranch (CO) 88.39 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,599,306
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $21,488
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,620,794
   Program Service Revenue $6,875
Total Primary Revenue $1,627,669
   Other Revenue $655,511
TOTAL REVENUE $2,283,180
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,473,475
   Administrative Expenses $174,344
   Fundraising Expenses $191,867
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,839,686
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $443,494
   
Net Assets $9,482,674

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
Summer Camp $567,357 38.5%
Family Camp $164,612 11.2%
House Programs $66,466 4.5%

Ratings History
Camp Sunshine has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 06/01/2018 93.90 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 95.68 four stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 94.52 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2016 92.70 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 92.11 four stars
2012-12 11/01/2014 90.43 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 88.83 three stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 87.74 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 83.05 three stars
2009-12 10/01/2011 82.99 three stars
2008-12 09/20/2011 86.77 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2008-12 02/01/2010 87.58 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 58-1872217
Name in IRS Master File CAMP SUNSHINE 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 (318) Other recreational activities
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 October, 1990
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$137,446 7.47% Sally Hale Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Camp Sunshine (GA) 93.90 four stars
Camp Courageous of Iowa (IA) 88.22 three stars
Camp Aranzazu (TX) 90.33 four stars
Camp Summit (TX) 95.48 four stars
Double H Ranch (NY) 85.28 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Camp Sunshine
1850 Clairmont Rd
Decatur, GA 30033
tel: (404) 325-7979
fax: (404) 325-7929
EIN: 58-1872217

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Board Leadership

Randall Kirsch
Chair

CEO

Sally Hale
Executive Director

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