Health : Patient and Family Support

Sharsheret

Supporting young women and their families facing breast cancer

four stars

97.66

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

Board Leadership
Jonathan Blinken
President

CEO
Elana Silber
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.66 four stars
  Financial 96.70 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2019
Dollars raised overall and from specific sources, such as individual donors, foundations, grants and events
4,659,300
Number of community events or trainings held and attendance
825
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

96.70

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 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)
82.2%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.64
  Program Expenses Growth 17.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.0%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,171,868
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,120,963
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $366,407
Total Contributions $3,659,238
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,659,238
   Other Revenue $108,720
TOTAL REVENUE $3,767,958
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,445,950
   Administrative Expenses $198,401
   Fundraising Expenses $328,083
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,972,434
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $795,524
   
Net Assets $7,074,131

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$223,200 7.50% Elana Silber Executive Director

Mission

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.

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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

Jonathan Blinken
President

CEO

Elana Silber
Executive Director