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Sharsheret

Supporting young women and their families facing breast cancer

four stars

99.41

1086 Teaneck Road, Suite 2G Teaneck, NJ 07666
tel: (866) 474-2774   Web Site
EIN: 13-4198529

Board Leadership
Dr. Dalia Shoretz Nagel
President

CEO
Elana Silber
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 99.41 four stars
  Financial 99.17 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Sharsheret, Hebrew for "chain", is a national organization supporting young women and their families, of all Jewish backgrounds, facing breast cancer. Our mission is to offer a community of support to women diagnosed with breast cancer or at increased genetic risk, by fostering culturally-relevant individualized connections with networks of peers, health professionals, and related resources. Since Sharsheret's founding in 2001, we have responded to more than 55,000 breast cancer inquiries, involved more than 5,300 peer supporters, and presented over 250 educational programs annually nationwide.

Sharsheret, Hebrew for "chain", is a national organization supporting young women and their families, of all Jewish backgrounds, facing breast cancer. Our mission is to offer a community of support to women diagnosed with breast cancer or at increased genetic risk, by fostering culturally-relevant individualized connections with networks of peers, health professionals, and related resources. Since Sharsheret's founding in 2001, we have responded to more than 55,000 breast cancer inquiries, involved more than 5,300 peer supporters, and presented over 250 educational programs annually nationwide.

Financial

four stars

99.17

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 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)
82.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.25
  Program Expenses Growth 9.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sharsheret on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sharsheret on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Sharsheret (NJ) 99.41 four stars
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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas (NV) 89.81 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,290,455
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,066,012
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $362,864
Total Contributions $2,719,331
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,719,331
   Other Revenue $-23,728
TOTAL REVENUE $2,695,603
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,517,393
   Administrative Expenses $157,441
   Fundraising Expenses $143,128
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,817,962
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $877,641
   
Net Assets $3,897,792

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
Support Programs and Services $813,291 53.6%
Education and Outreach Programs $704,102 46.4%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 06/01/2017 99.41 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.87 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 98.72 four stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 98.84 four stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 97.42 four stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 96.81 four 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 13-4198529
Name in IRS Master File SHARSHERET INC
NTEE Code G12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 February, 2002
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
$131,885 7.25% Elana Silber Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$34,640 1.90% Rochelle Shoretz Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sharsheret (NJ) 99.41 four stars
Cancer Support Community (DC) 97.17 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Washington, DC (DC) 93.83 four stars
Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel (NY) 95.05 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon and Southwest Washington (OR) 85.94 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Sharsheret
1086 Teaneck Road, Suite 2G
Teaneck, NJ 07666
tel: (866) 474-2774
fax: (201) 837-5025
EIN: 13-4198529

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Board Leadership

Dr. Dalia Shoretz Nagel
President

CEO

Elana Silber
Executive Director

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