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Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel

When seconds count... United Hatzalah is there

four stars

96.46

205 East 42nd Street 19th Floor
New York, NY 10017
tel: (646) 833-7108   Web Site
EIN: 11-3533002

Board Leadership
Mark Gerson
Chairman

CEO
Eli Beer
Founder, President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.46 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four 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.

Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel's mission is to support the lifesaving efforts of United Hatzalah of Israel, the fastest emergency medical first response throughout Israel. Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel provides financial support, supplies and medical equipment to first responders. The organization strives to develop ways to reduce emergency response time to reach medical events.

Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel's mission is to support the lifesaving efforts of United Hatzalah of Israel, the fastest emergency medical first response throughout Israel. Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel provides financial support, supplies and medical equipment to first responders. The organization strives to develop ways to reduce emergency response time to reach medical events.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of medical emergencies responded to
295,000
Number of volunteers
4,000
Number of ambucycles
650
Number of defibrillators
1,900
Number of international cities using United Hatzalah model
12
Average response time in minutes
3
This impact information is current as of August 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

four stars

95.00

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)
91.1%
  Administrative Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.43
  Program Expenses Growth 38.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel (NY) 96.46 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Wisconsin (WI) 99.13 four stars
There With Care (CO) 87.35 three stars
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

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $21,133,420
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $21,133,420
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $21,133,420
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $21,133,420
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $19,660,315
   Administrative Expenses $203,309
   Fundraising Expenses $1,435,029
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $21,298,653
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-165,233
   
Net Assets $8,679,022

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
Support for United Hatzalah of Israel $19,660,315 100.0%

Ratings History
Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 96.46 four stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 93.91 four stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 86.79 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 94.74 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 95.05 four stars
2014-12 04/01/2017 94.74 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.94 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 80.70 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 73.19 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 11-3533002
Name in IRS Master File FRIENDS OF UNITED HATZALAH INC
NTEE Code A70
NTEE Classification Humanities Organizations
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
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 July, 2001
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
$180,469 0.84% Eliezer Beer President
Other Salaries of Note
$209,940 0.98% Michael Brown Vice President & Treasurer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel (NY) 96.46 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel
205 East 42nd Street
19th Floor
New York, NY 10017
tel: (646) 833-7108
fax: (212) 898-0424
EIN: 11-3533002

Mail donations to:
208 East 51st Street
Suite 303
New York, NY 10022

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Board Leadership

Mark Gerson
Chairman

CEO

Eli Beer
Founder, President

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