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Convalescent Aid Society

Loan of medical equipment

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four stars

91.55

3255 East Foothill Boulevard Pasadena, CA 91107
tel: (626) 793-1696   Web Site
EIN: 95-1782304

Board Leadership
Bobbi Abrams
President

CEO
Mark Waterson
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.55 four stars
  Financial 88.05 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Convalescent Aid Society is a non-profit organization in continuous operation since 1923, dedicated to improving the quality of life for residents in Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley, including Burbank, Glendale and La Cañada Flintridge, through the free loan of durable medical equipment for in-home use. Convalescent Aid Society is dedicated to improving the quality of life, restoring and prolonging mobility, promoting continued independence and autonomy and championing sustainable and cost effective re-use, repair and recycling of durable medical equipment.

The Convalescent Aid Society is a non-profit organization in continuous operation since 1923, dedicated to improving the quality of life for residents in Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley, including Burbank, Glendale and La Cañada Flintridge, through the free loan of durable medical equipment for in-home use. Convalescent Aid Society is dedicated to improving the quality of life, restoring and prolonging mobility, promoting continued independence and autonomy and championing sustainable and cost effective re-use, repair and recycling of durable medical equipment.

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Financial

three stars

88.05

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
76.0%
  Administrative Expenses 18.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.32
  Program Expenses Growth 3.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Convalescent Aid Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Convalescent Aid Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Convalescent Aid Society (CA) 91.55 four stars
Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth (TX) 90.42 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central and Northern Arizona (AZ) 91.54 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oklahoma City (OK) 91.47 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western Washington & Alaska (WA) 92.56 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $763,947
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $17,775
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $781,722
   Program Service Revenue $37,522
Total Primary Revenue $819,244
   Other Revenue $473,784
TOTAL REVENUE $1,293,028
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $827,065
   Administrative Expenses $206,951
   Fundraising Expenses $47,186
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,081,202
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $211,826
   
Net Assets $6,249,616

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
Loaning Medical Equipment to Those in Need $827,065 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 07/01/2019 91.55 four stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 88.51 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 83.06 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 86.75 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.83 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 79.78 two stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 83.67 three stars
2012-06 06/01/2014 81.76 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 95-1782304
Name in IRS Master File CONVALESCENT AID SOCIETY
NTEE Code E91
NTEE Classification Nursing, Convalescent Facilities
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (917) Thrift ship, retail outlet, etc.
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1959
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$102,901 9.51% Mark Waterson Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Convalescent Aid Society (CA) 91.55 four stars
Operation Access (CA) 86.33 three stars
Ronald McDonald House of Delaware (DE) 89.90 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Florida (FL) 91.33 four stars
Patient Services Incorporated (VA) 94.73 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Convalescent Aid Society
3255 East Foothill Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91107
tel: (626) 793-1696
EIN: 95-1782304

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Board Leadership

Bobbi Abrams
President

CEO

Mark Waterson
Executive Director

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