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Health : Patient and Family Support

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama

35 Years and 36,000 Families

three stars

87.56

1700 Fourth Avenue South Birmingham, AL 35233
tel: (205) 638-7255   Web Site
EIN: 63-0753358

Board Leadership
Wil Puckett, II
President

CEO
Katherine Estes Billmeier
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.56 three stars
  Financial 82.87 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.

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama, Inc. (RMHCA) is committed to enhancing the lives of children and their families, with a primary emphasis on facilitating access to pediatric health care for residents of Alabama and adjacent states. RMHCA provides a safe, affordable, supportive home-away-from-home for sick or injured children and their families when they travel to Birmingham for medical treatment and a place to rest and re-group while only steps from their sick child's bedside at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa.

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama, Inc. (RMHCA) is committed to enhancing the lives of children and their families, with a primary emphasis on facilitating access to pediatric health care for residents of Alabama and adjacent states. RMHCA provides a safe, affordable, supportive home-away-from-home for sick or injured children and their families when they travel to Birmingham for medical treatment and a place to rest and re-group while only steps from their sick child's bedside at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa.

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Financial

three stars

82.87

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)
68.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 20.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.26
  Program Expenses Growth 18.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama (AL) 87.56 three stars
Ronald McDonald House of Durham & Wake (NC) 85.16 three stars
Turning Pointe Autism Foundation (IL) 94.74 four stars
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Friends of Karen (NY) 89.76 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,439,756
   Federated Campaigns $146,410
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $145,652
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,731,818
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,731,818
   Other Revenue $912,317
TOTAL REVENUE $2,644,135
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,173,011
   Administrative Expenses $313,592
   Fundraising Expenses $451,958
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,938,561
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-294,426
   
Net Assets $18,803,507

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 Operations $2,173,011 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/01/2019 87.56 three stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 84.93 three stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 86.29 three stars
2015-12 11/01/2016 87.98 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 82.76 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 82.70 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 81.78 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 78.94 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 63-0753358
Name in IRS Master File RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES OF ALABAMA
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 (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(399) Other housing activities
(408) Community 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 January, 1979
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
$134,272 4.56% Katherine Estes Billmeier Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama (AL) 87.56 three stars
The Boston House (MA) 93.65 four stars
Tulsa CARES (OK) 89.15 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Upper Midwest (MN) 91.52 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Florida (FL) 91.33 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama
1700 Fourth Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233
tel: (205) 638-7255
fax: (205) 638-7256
EIN: 63-0753358

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Board Leadership

Wil Puckett, II
President

CEO

Katherine Estes Billmeier
Executive Director

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