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Health : Patient and Family Support

HopeKids

Restoring Hope. Transforming Lives.

four stars

98.23

P.O. Box 28471 Scottsdale, AZ 85255
tel: (800) 319-5845   Web Site
EIN: 86-1042378

Board Leadership
Dave Oasgood
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Josh Taylor
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

HopeKids provides ongoing events & activities and a powerful, unique support community for families who have a child with cancer or some other life-threatening medical condition. We surround these remarkable children and their families with the message that hope can be a powerful medicine.

HopeKids provides ongoing events & activities and a powerful, unique support community for families who have a child with cancer or some other life-threatening medical condition. We surround these remarkable children and their families with the message that hope can be a powerful medicine.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of families served
4,744
Number of HopeDay Program events conducted
2,151
Number of HopeDay Program event attendees
76,159
Number of new families enrolled
937
Program participation has given an increased sense of hope
97
Program provides a safe and accepting environment
98
Program participation has encouraged family to connect with each other in a way they had not prior to HopeKids
92
Program participation creates an positive outlook on the future
97
Program provides opportunities that would be difficult to access due to the financial challenges resulting from child's medical condition
97
Program participation has allowed the development of relationships and support with other families that share similar challenges
82
Program allowed family to spend more positive time together
93
Program has increased the amount of time my whole family spends together
93
This impact information is current as of October 2019, 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

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
87.9%
  Administrative Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.66
  Program Expenses Growth 17.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by HopeKids on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by HopeKids on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
HopeKids (AZ) 98.23 four stars
Dream Factory (KY) 92.63 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Suffolk County, NY (NY) 93.11 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of South Dakota (SD) 86.90 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Massachusetts and Rhode Island (MA) 87.31 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,608,729
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $214,216
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,822,945
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,822,945
   Other Revenue $190,493
TOTAL REVENUE $4,013,438
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,593,177
   Administrative Expenses $225,002
   Fundraising Expenses $269,282
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,087,461
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-74,023
   
Net Assets $2,470,047

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
HopeDay Program $2,619,757 72.9%
HopeCommunity Program $973,420 27.1%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 09/03/2019 98.23 four stars
2017-12 10/01/2018 98.23 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 98.23 four stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 98.23 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 98.23 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 97.50 four stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 88.00 three stars
2012-12 02/04/2014 81.14 three stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 74.38 two stars
2010-12 05/01/2012 73.84 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 86-1042378
Name in IRS Master File HOPEKIDS INC
NTEE Code E86
NTEE Classification Patient Services - Entertainment, Recreation
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
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 May, 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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$129,508 3.16% Josh Taylor President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
HopeKids (AZ) 98.23 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Hampshire (NH) 85.96 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Suffolk County, NY (NY) 93.11 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Massachusetts and Rhode Island (MA) 87.31 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Hawaii (HI) 88.35 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

HopeKids
P.O. Box 28471
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
tel: (800) 319-5845
fax: (888) 418-3980
EIN: 86-1042378

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Board Leadership

Dave Oasgood
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Josh Taylor
President

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