Health : Treatment and Prevention Services

ALSAC - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Fundraising for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

four stars

91.42

262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105
tel: (800) 822-6344   Web Site
EIN: 35-1044585

Board Leadership
Judy A. Habib
Chair

CEO
Dr. James Downing
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.42 four stars
  Financial 87.87 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

ALSAC (American Lebanese Syrian Associated Charities) was founded in 1957 and exists for the sole purpose of raising funds to support the operating and maintenance of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is to find cures for children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. It is supported primarily by donations raised by ALSAC. Research efforts are directed at understanding the molecular, genetic and chemical bases of catastrophic diseases in children; identifying cures for such diseases; and promoting their prevention. Research is focused specifically on cancers, some acquired and inherited immunodeficiencies, sickle cell disease, infectious diseases and genetic disorders.

ALSAC (American Lebanese Syrian Associated Charities) was founded in 1957 and exists for the sole purpose of raising funds to support the operating and maintenance of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is to find cures for children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. It is supported primarily by donations raised by ALSAC. Research efforts are directed at understanding the molecular, genetic and chemical bases of catastrophic diseases in children; identifying cures for such diseases; and promoting their prevention. Research is focused specifically on cancers, some acquired and inherited immunodeficiencies, sickle cell disease, infectious diseases and genetic disorders.

Financial

three stars

87.87

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
71.4%
  Administrative Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.52
  Program Expenses Growth 9.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ALSAC - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ALSAC - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,667,697,499
   Federated Campaigns $3,836,869
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $11,313,800
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $93,978,570
Total Contributions $1,776,826,738
   Program Service Revenue $109,172,619
Total Primary Revenue $1,885,999,357
   Other Revenue $276,613,699
TOTAL REVENUE $2,162,613,056
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,099,358,307
   Administrative Expenses $204,668,443
   Fundraising Expenses $252,021,933
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,556,048,683
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $606,564,373
   
Net Assets $6,059,689,696

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$840,195 0.05% Richard C. Shadyac Jr. CEO of ALSAC

Mission

ALSAC (American Lebanese Syrian Associated Charities) was founded in 1957 and exists for the sole purpose of raising funds to support the operating and maintenance of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is to find cures for children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. It is supported primarily by donations raised by ALSAC. Research efforts are directed at understanding the molecular, genetic and chemical bases of catastrophic diseases in children; identifying cures for such diseases; and promoting their prevention. Research is focused specifically on cancers, some acquired and inherited immunodeficiencies, sickle cell disease, infectious diseases and genetic disorders.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ALSAC - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (TN) 91.42 four stars
Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital Foundation (FL) 85.08 three stars
American Committee for Shaare Zedek Medical Center In Jerusalem (NY) 92.15 four stars
RWJ University Hospital Foundation (NJ) 89.14 three stars
Morton Plant Mease Foundation (FL) 93.45 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

ALSAC - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN 38105
tel: (800) 822-6344
EIN: 35-1044585

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Board Leadership

Judy A. Habib
Chair

CEO

Dr. James Downing
President and CEO