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Health : Patient and Family Support

Lighthouse Family Retreat

To provide respite for families caring for a child with cancer.

three stars

89.72

4470 Chamblee Dunwoody Road Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30338
tel: (678) 290-2955   Web Site
EIN: 58-2509728

Board Leadership
Jon Vaughan
Board Chair

CEO
Chris Woodruff
CEO, Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.72 three stars
  Financial 85.47 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Lighthouse Family Retreat strengthens families living through childhood cancer by providing restorative retreats and helpful resources to encourage and equip them through their childhood cancer journey.

Lighthouse Family Retreat strengthens families living through childhood cancer by providing restorative retreats and helpful resources to encourage and equip them through their childhood cancer journey.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Total dollars received in contributions
4,175,000
Number of Retreats
23
Number of volunteers
2,415
Number of active church partnerships
18
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

85.47

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
77.9%
  Administrative Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.40
  Program Expenses Growth 16.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lighthouse Family Retreat on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lighthouse Family Retreat on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Lighthouse Family Retreat (GA) 89.72 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,411,373
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $65,632
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,477,005
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,477,005
   Other Revenue $-34,270
TOTAL REVENUE $3,442,735
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,300,835
   Administrative Expenses $257,679
   Fundraising Expenses $440,722
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,999,236
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $443,499
   
Net Assets $1,089,155

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
Seaside Family Retreat $2,300,835 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 89.72 three stars
2017-12 07/01/2019 89.82 three stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 86.75 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 83.31 three stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 83.34 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 83.41 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 84.09 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2015 75.01 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 58-2509728
Name in IRS Master File LIGHTHOUSE FAMILY RETREAT 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
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 February, 2000
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
$136,795 4.56% Chris Woodruff Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lighthouse Family Retreat (GA) 89.72 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Antonio Texas (TX) 91.16 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Idaho (ID) 85.44 three stars
Family Reach Foundation (NJ) 94.66 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of North Central Florida (FL) 89.68 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Lighthouse Family Retreat
4470 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30338
tel: (678) 290-2955
EIN: 58-2509728

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Board Leadership

Jon Vaughan
Board Chair

CEO

Chris Woodruff
CEO, Executive Director

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