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Health : Patient and Family Support

Eblen Charities

Assisting those in our community in times of need

two stars

75.76

50 Westgate Parkway Asheville, NC 28806
tel: (828) 255-3066   Web Site
EIN: 56-1758077

Board Leadership
George Suggs
Chairman

CEO
Susan Riddle
Interim CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 75.76 two stars
  Financial 83.43 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 70.00 two stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1991, The Eblen Charities' outreach extends throughout the counties of western North Carolina and through its numerous programs has helped thousands upon thousand of families each year with medical and emergency assistance. Today, Eblen Charities has become one of North Carolina's most innovative and effective social enterprises. They also offer programs focused on education, housing, and energy assistance for families in the community who are facing financial burdens and the effects that illness and disabilities often bring.

Founded in 1991, The Eblen Charities' outreach extends throughout the counties of western North Carolina and through its numerous programs has helped thousands upon thousand of families each year with medical and emergency assistance. Today, Eblen Charities has become one of North Carolina's most innovative and effective social enterprises. They also offer programs focused on education, housing, and energy assistance for families in the community who are facing financial burdens and the effects that illness and disabilities often bring.

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Financial

three stars

83.43

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

70.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
93.1%
  Administrative Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.75
  Program Expenses Growth 3.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 40.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Eblen Charities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Eblen Charities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Eblen Charities (NC) 75.76 two stars
The Shea Center for Therapeutic Riding (CA) 87.07 three stars
Flashes of Hope (OH) 85.90 three stars
Quantum Leap Farm (FL) 90.99 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central and Northern Arizona (AZ) 87.39 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,303,154
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $409,452
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,369,760
Total Contributions $4,082,366
   Program Service Revenue $1,036,384
Total Primary Revenue $5,118,750
   Other Revenue $382,708
TOTAL REVENUE $5,501,458
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,556,935
   Administrative Expenses $171,400
   Fundraising Expenses $26,364
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,754,699
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $746,759
   
Net Assets $3,682,071

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
Medical Assistance $4,556,935 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 75.76 two stars
2017-12 07/01/2019 80.80 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 86.29 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 89.39 three stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 84.09 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 83.84 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 81.58 three stars
2013-12 02/01/2016 75.10 two stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 72.94 two stars
2012-12 07/01/2014 89.81 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 82.28 three stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 65.34 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 56-1758077
Name in IRS Master File EBLEN CHARITIES
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 (301) Fundraising athletic or sports event
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(569) Referral service (social agencies)
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 August, 1992
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$67,500 1.41% William J. Murdock President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Eblen Charities (NC) 75.76 two stars
Family House (CA) 96.66 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Indiana (IN) 85.54 three stars
Lighthouse Family Retreat (GA) 89.72 three stars
Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation (NV) 91.40 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Eblen Charities
50 Westgate Parkway
Asheville, NC 28806
tel: (828) 255-3066
fax: (828) 255-3775
EIN: 56-1758077

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Board Leadership

George Suggs
Chairman

CEO

Susan Riddle
Interim CEO

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