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Health : Patient and Family Support

Ronald McDonald House of Delaware

Keeping children healthy through helping families

three stars

88.74

1901 Rockland Road Wilmington, DE 19803
tel: (302) 656-4847   Web Site
EIN: 51-0295320

Board Leadership
Perry Beberman
Chair

CEO
Pamela Cornforth
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.74 three stars
  Financial 84.60 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1986, the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware provides a safe, affordable "home away from home" to families of seriously or chronically ill or injured children who are being treated at area hospitals and operates 3 Ronald McDonald Family Rooms within pediatric units of hospitals across Delaware. The House is a place where families can stay together and receive the kind of special care they need at such difficult times. Families find a bit of comfort and peace and a hot evening meal after a long day at the Hospital. The Ronald McDonald House of Delaware's mission is to support families in reaching the hope of tomorrow from the challenges of today.

Founded in 1986, the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware provides a safe, affordable "home away from home" to families of seriously or chronically ill or injured children who are being treated at area hospitals and operates 3 Ronald McDonald Family Rooms within pediatric units of hospitals across Delaware. The House is a place where families can stay together and receive the kind of special care they need at such difficult times. Families find a bit of comfort and peace and a hot evening meal after a long day at the Hospital. The Ronald McDonald House of Delaware's mission is to support families in reaching the hope of tomorrow from the challenges of today.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of children who have access to healthcare
1,726
Number of families who are able to better cope with their child's situation because they have a safe and comfortable place to stay.
1,700
This impact information is current as of January 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

three stars

84.60

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
76.2%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.58
  Program Expenses Growth 4.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House of Delaware on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House of Delaware on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House of Delaware (DE) 88.74 three stars
Cancer Care Services (TX) 88.44 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Ozarks (MO) 89.35 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of St. Louis (MO) 86.20 three stars
Shanti (CA) 86.47 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,228,257
   Federated Campaigns $86,711
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $462,538
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,777,506
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,777,506
   Other Revenue $122,526
TOTAL REVENUE $2,900,032
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,965,378
   Administrative Expenses $219,097
   Fundraising Expenses $404,447
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,588,922
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $311,110
   
Net Assets $11,971,816

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
Housing $1,919,286 97.7%
Family Room $46,092 2.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/01/2019 88.74 three stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 89.90 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 91.59 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 90.98 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.94 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 90.81 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 89.47 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 85.96 three stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 91.91 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 51-0295320
Name in IRS Master File RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE OF DELAWARE INC
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 (157) Cooperative hospital service organization
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, 1987
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
$147,828 5.71% Pamela Cornforth President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House of Delaware (DE) 88.74 three stars
Any Baby Can of San Antonio (TX) 90.71 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central and Northern Arizona (AZ) 91.54 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charleston (SC) 91.89 four stars
Quantum Leap Farm (FL) 90.99 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ronald McDonald House of Delaware
1901 Rockland Road
Wilmington, DE 19803
tel: (302) 656-4847
EIN: 51-0295320

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Board Leadership

Perry Beberman
Chair

CEO

Pamela Cornforth
President, CEO

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