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Health : Patient and Family Support

Generation Rescue

Hope for recovery

one star

68.99

13636 Ventura Boulevard Suite 259
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
tel: (877) 982-8847   Web Site
EIN: 20-2063267

Board Leadership
Jenny McCarthy
President

CEO
Zack Peter
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 68.99 one star
  Financial 71.12 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 67.00 one star
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Generation Rescue is the leading national organization that provides hope, information and immediate treatment assistance to families affected by autism spectrum disorders. Generation Rescue provides a number of ways to support families including more than 1,300 volunteer parent mentors (Rescue Angels), a toll-free hotline, programming on autism treatment, a free national conference, virtual and local conferences, a list of recommended physicians, and medical grants for families who cannot afford critical treatments such as doctor visits, lab testing and nutritional counseling.

Generation Rescue is the leading national organization that provides hope, information and immediate treatment assistance to families affected by autism spectrum disorders. Generation Rescue provides a number of ways to support families including more than 1,300 volunteer parent mentors (Rescue Angels), a toll-free hotline, programming on autism treatment, a free national conference, virtual and local conferences, a list of recommended physicians, and medical grants for families who cannot afford critical treatments such as doctor visits, lab testing and nutritional counseling.

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Financial

two stars

71.12

Accountability & Transparency

one star

67.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
86.2%
  Administrative Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 1.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 185.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Generation Rescue on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Generation Rescue on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Generation Rescue (CA) 68.99 one star
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana (IL) 85.23 three stars
Children's Burn Foundation (CA) 93.31 four stars
CaringBridge (MN) 88.97 three stars
Project Sunshine (NY) 94.86 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $663,906
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $356,933
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,020,839
   Program Service Revenue $70,559
Total Primary Revenue $1,091,398
   Other Revenue $-34,692
TOTAL REVENUE $1,056,706
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,125,285
   Administrative Expenses $125,081
   Fundraising Expenses $30,001
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,280,367
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-223,661
   
Net Assets $-103,439

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
Rescue Family Grant Program $389,388 34.6%
Autism Education Summit $137,578 12.2%
Patient and Family Education $38,932 3.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 10/01/2019 68.99 one star
2016-12 07/01/2018 82.88 three stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 82.67 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 78.60 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 81.05 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 09/01/2015 80.33 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 78.30 two stars
2012-12 11/01/2014 84.91 three stars
2012-12 08/01/2014 74.99 two stars
2012-12 07/01/2014 72.26 two 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 20-2063267
Name in IRS Master File GENERATION RESCUE INC
NTEE Code G84
NTEE Classification Autism
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 October, 2005
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
$153,100 11.95% Candace McDonald Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Generation Rescue (CA) 68.99 one star
Ronald McDonald House Charities of St. Louis (MO) 86.20 three stars
Fieldstone Farm Therapeutic Riding Center (OH) 88.49 three stars
Friends of Karen (NY) 89.76 three stars
Ronald McDonald House of Rochester, Minnesota (MN) 87.18 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Generation Rescue
13636 Ventura Boulevard
Suite 259
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
tel: (877) 982-8847
EIN: 20-2063267

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Board Leadership

Jenny McCarthy
President

CEO

Zack Peter
Executive Director

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