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Ronald McDonald House of Durham

Providing a home away from home for families of critically ill children

three stars

89.11

506 Alexander Avenue Durham, NC 27705
tel: (919) 281-1065   Web Site
EIN: 56-1220376

Board Leadership
Laura Gorry
President

CEO
Oie Osterkamp
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.11 three stars
  Financial 84.61 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1980, the Ronald McDonald House of Durham has allowed families to focus on the health and well-being of their critically ill children by keeping families together who are in need of a community of hope, comfort, and empathy. Ronald McDonald House of Durham offers families the comforts of home - inviting bedrooms, bright community spaces, daily home-cooked meals and a fully stocked kitchen - as well as a network of support through interactions with other families, staff and volunteers. The families who rely on the Ronald McDonald House of Durham know they can count on us to provide a home away from home every day at our House and at our Family Room.

Since 1980, the Ronald McDonald House of Durham has allowed families to focus on the health and well-being of their critically ill children by keeping families together who are in need of a community of hope, comfort, and empathy. Ronald McDonald House of Durham offers families the comforts of home - inviting bedrooms, bright community spaces, daily home-cooked meals and a fully stocked kitchen - as well as a network of support through interactions with other families, staff and volunteers. The families who rely on the Ronald McDonald House of Durham know they can count on us to provide a home away from home every day at our House and at our Family Room.

Financial

three stars

84.61

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2017 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)
74.0%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.23
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.88
  Program Expenses Growth 7.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House of Durham on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House of Durham on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House of Durham (NC) 89.11 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Phoenix (AZ) 90.35 four stars
Gilda's Club Louisville (KY) 96.03 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities in Omaha (NE) 90.87 four stars
Caring Voice Coalition (VA) 95.47 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,054,846
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $190,414
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,245,260
   Program Service Revenue $56,754
Total Primary Revenue $2,302,014
   Other Revenue $422,529
TOTAL REVENUE $2,724,543
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,089,031
   Administrative Expenses $246,515
   Fundraising Expenses $584,236
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,919,782
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-195,239
   
Net Assets $11,309,720

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
Ronald McDonald House $2,089,031 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 12/01/2017 89.11 three stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 89.07 three stars
2014-12 10/01/2016 86.54 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.24 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 90.60 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 90.59 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 85.84 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 82.86 three stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 79.94 two stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 78.70 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 66.71 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 79.46 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 56-1220376
Name in IRS Master File RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE OF DURHAM 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 (399) Other housing 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 March, 1979
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
$132,337 4.53% Oie Osterkamp Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House of Durham (NC) 89.11 three stars
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Ronald McDonald House Charities (IL) 95.91 four stars
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National Women's Health Network (DC) 93.78 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ronald McDonald House of Durham
506 Alexander Avenue
Durham, NC 27705
tel: (919) 281-1065
fax: (919) 286-7307
EIN: 56-1220376

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Board Leadership

Laura Gorry
President

CEO

Oie Osterkamp
Executive Director

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