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Health : Patient and Family Support

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Pittsburgh and Morgantown

A Home Away from Home

three stars

85.01

The Plaza Building 451 44th Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
tel: (412) 362-3400   Web Site
EIN: 25-1320272

Board Leadership
Mark Giaquinto
President

CEO
Eleanor Reigel
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.01 three stars
  Financial 85.03 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Pittsburgh provides temporary housing to families who must travel to the Pittsburgh area to get life-saving medical care for their children. Our goal is to provide a “home away from home” during one of the most difficult times in their lives. By providing the necessities of home, families can focus solely on the well-being of their sick child. RMHC of Pittsburgh has also partnered with Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh to provide the Care Mobile, a 40-foot vehicle designed and built specifically for the delivery of pediatric health care. The state of the art vehicle brings vital medical services to underserved communities in Western Pennsylvania.

The Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Pittsburgh provides temporary housing to families who must travel to the Pittsburgh area to get life-saving medical care for their children. Our goal is to provide a “home away from home” during one of the most difficult times in their lives. By providing the necessities of home, families can focus solely on the well-being of their sick child. RMHC of Pittsburgh has also partnered with Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh to provide the Care Mobile, a 40-foot vehicle designed and built specifically for the delivery of pediatric health care. The state of the art vehicle brings vital medical services to underserved communities in Western Pennsylvania.

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Financial

three stars

85.03

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
72.0%
  Administrative Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.25
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.41
  Program Expenses Growth 8.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Pittsburgh and Morgantown on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Pittsburgh and Morgantown on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Pittsburgh and Morgantown (PA) 85.01 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Miami Valley Region (OH) 87.97 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Pennsylvania (PA) 86.94 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon and Southwest Washington (OR) 89.95 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,445,154
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $214,238
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,659,392
   Program Service Revenue $125,242
Total Primary Revenue $1,784,634
   Other Revenue $367,080
TOTAL REVENUE $2,151,714
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,699,945
   Administrative Expenses $239,987
   Fundraising Expenses $478,743
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,418,675
   
Payments to Affiliates $244
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-266,961
   
Net Assets $10,362,885

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 House $1,683,145 99.0%
Care Mobile $16,800 1.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 85.01 three stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 82.80 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 86.27 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 86.22 three stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 84.94 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2016 86.95 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 80.82 three stars
2012-12 07/01/2014 84.21 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 25-1320272
Name in IRS Master File RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES OF PITTSBURGH AND MORGANTOWN INC
NTEE Code E30
NTEE Classification Health Treatment Facilities, Primarily Outpatient
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (179) Other health services
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 November, 1997
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
$133,973 5.53% Eleanor B. Reigel Executive Director

Highly Rated

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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Pittsburgh and Morgantown (PA) 85.01 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Pittsburgh and Morgantown
The Plaza Building
451 44th Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
tel: (412) 362-3400
fax: (412) 362-8540
EIN: 25-1320272

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Board Leadership

Mark Giaquinto
President

CEO

Eleanor Reigel
Executive Director

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