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Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill

We are a home-away-from-home for families of seriously ill or injured children being treated locally.

four stars

94.14

101 Old Mason Farm Road Chapel Hill, NC 27517
tel: (919) 913-2040   Web Site
EIN: 56-1413188

Board Leadership
Josh Tilley
President

CEO
Heather Shanahan
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.14 four stars
  Financial 92.75 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/20/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill provides a home-away-from-home for families of children who are receiving health services at area hospitals. The House offers physical comfort and emotional support through programs dedicated to the well-being of the whole family. Since opening its doors in 1988, the House has served more than 36,000 families. In mid-2015, the House will add 24,000 square feet to bring the total number of rooms to 53, including 8 two-bedroom apartments, two spacious kitchens and dining areas, two children's playroom, a game room, chapel and comfortable family rooms. A beautiful one-acre courtyard with peaceful outdoor gardens and kid-friendly play areas is at the center of the campus. The House is located just over a mile south of UNC Hospitals.

The Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill provides a home-away-from-home for families of children who are receiving health services at area hospitals. The House offers physical comfort and emotional support through programs dedicated to the well-being of the whole family. Since opening its doors in 1988, the House has served more than 36,000 families. In mid-2015, the House will add 24,000 square feet to bring the total number of rooms to 53, including 8 two-bedroom apartments, two spacious kitchens and dining areas, two children's playroom, a game room, chapel and comfortable family rooms. A beautiful one-acre courtyard with peaceful outdoor gardens and kid-friendly play areas is at the center of the campus. The House is located just over a mile south of UNC Hospitals.

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Financial

four stars

92.75

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/20/2019 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)
81.5%
  Administrative Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.93
  Program Expenses Growth 8.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill (NC) 94.14 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Pennsylvania (PA) 87.70 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of North Carolina (NC) 87.09 three stars
Friends of Karen (NY) 89.76 three stars
Connecticut Cancer Foundation (CT) 85.52 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,345,185
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,345,185
   Program Service Revenue $205,850
Total Primary Revenue $1,551,035
   Other Revenue $476,983
TOTAL REVENUE $2,028,018
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,641,838
   Administrative Expenses $175,832
   Fundraising Expenses $145,481
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,963,151
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $64,867
   
Net Assets $12,748,402

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
Short Term Residence Facility $1,641,838 100.0%

Ratings History
Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/20/2019 94.14 four stars
2017-12 08/01/2019 92.98 four stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 91.44 four stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 89.35 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 92.56 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 88.18 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.40 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 06/01/2015 82.37 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 86.75 three stars
2011-12 09/01/2013 83.36 three stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 80.37 three 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 56-1413188
Name in IRS Master File RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE OF CHAPEL HILL 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 (399) Other housing 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 December, 1984
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
$118,939 6.05% Elizabeth Snyder Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill (NC) 94.14 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati (OH) 91.94 four stars
Pet Partners (WA) 87.24 three stars
Children's Burn Foundation (CA) 93.31 four stars
Tulsa CARES (OK) 89.15 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill
101 Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
tel: (919) 913-2040
fax: (919) 951-0123
EIN: 56-1413188

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Board Leadership

Josh Tilley
President

CEO

Heather Shanahan
Executive Director

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