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Health : Patient and Family Support

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana

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three stars

85.23

1301 West 22nd Street Suite 905
Oak Brook, IL 60523
tel: (630) 623-5300   Web Site
EIN: 36-3532553

Board Leadership
Kevin Ozan
Chairman

CEO
Holly Buckendahl
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.23 three stars
  Financial 79.51 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

We exist so families can get better together

We exist so families can get better together

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of nights families were able to keep close to their child receiving hospital treatment at a Chicagoland Ronald McDonald House or Ronald McDonald Family Room.
44,794
Number of children who received a medical screening and/or medical treatment on the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile.
2,669
Number of children served by Chicagoland Ronald McDonald Houses and Ronald McDonald Family Rooms.
10,337
This impact information is current as of March 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

two stars

79.51

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
72.7%
  Administrative Expenses 13.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.74
  Program Expenses Growth 0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana (IL) 85.23 three stars
The Autism Community in Action (CA) 85.09 three stars
Ronald McDonald House of Long Island (NY) 87.49 three stars
Cancer Support Community (DC) 96.66 four stars
Operation Access (CA) 86.33 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,810,204
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,884,758
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,694,962
   Program Service Revenue $279,116
Total Primary Revenue $8,974,078
   Other Revenue $888,272
TOTAL REVENUE $9,862,350
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,612,514
   Administrative Expenses $1,394,902
   Fundraising Expenses $1,565,531
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,572,947
   
Payments to Affiliates $240,888
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $289,403
   
Net Assets $62,639,196

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 Houses $6,257,034 94.6%
Scholarship Program $210,000 3.2%
Care Mobile $145,480 2.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 03/01/2019 85.23 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 87.84 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 96.26 four stars
2014-12 08/01/2016 92.49 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2016 91.78 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 93.68 four stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 91.58 four stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 89.23 three stars
2010-12 08/01/2012 91.34 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 36-3532553
Name in IRS Master File RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES OF CHICAGOLAND AND NORTHWEST INDIANA
NTEE Code P30
NTEE Classification Children's, Youth Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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, 2006
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$228,748 2.38% Holly Buckendahl Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana (IL) 85.23 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Denver (CO) 96.53 four stars
Ryan House (AZ) 90.29 four stars
Locks of Love (FL) 90.94 four stars
Operation Access (CA) 86.33 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana
1301 West 22nd Street
Suite 905
Oak Brook, IL 60523
tel: (630) 623-5300
fax: (630) 623-0808
EIN: 36-3532553

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Board Leadership

Kevin Ozan
Chairman

CEO

Holly Buckendahl
Chief Executive Officer

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