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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Pennsylvania

Serving children and their families by providing compassionate and accessible support through programs and healthcare partnerships.

four stars

96.88

745 West Governor Road Hershey, PA 17033
tel: (717) 533-4001   Web Site
EIN: 23-2204761

Board Leadership
Glen Mattox
President

CEO
Karla Mitchell
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.88 four stars
  Financial 98.17 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

98.17

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
78.6%
  Administrative Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.38
  Program Expenses Growth 10.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Pennsylvania on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Pennsylvania on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Pennsylvania (PA) 96.88 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Connecticut and Western Massachusetts (CT) 85.78 three stars
The Children's Inn at NIH (MD) 91.45 four stars
Cancer Support Community (DC) 97.17 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama (AL) 87.98 three stars

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The mission of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Pennsylvania is to serve children and their families by providing compassionate and accessible support through programs and healthcare partnerships. The Ronald McDonald House keeps children and families together by providing temporary housing, at no charge, to out-of-town families of seriously ill children who are being treated at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,353,073
   Federated Campaigns $64,174
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $209,574
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,626,821
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,626,821
   Other Revenue $245,784
TOTAL REVENUE $1,872,605
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,231,051
   Administrative Expenses $145,092
   Fundraising Expenses $215,196
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,591,339
   
Payments to Affiliates $39,021
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $281,266
   
Net Assets $9,173,504

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 $1,059,437 86.1%
Grant Program $113,501 9.2%
Ronald McDonald Family Room $58,113 4.7%

Ratings History
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Pennsylvania has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 02/01/2017 96.88 four stars
2014-12 09/01/2016 96.86 four 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 23-2204761
Name in IRS Master File RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES OF CENTRAL PA
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 (179) Other health services
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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, 1982
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$103,709 6.51% Ann Hughes Executive Director

The mission of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Pennsylvania is to serve children and their families by providing compassionate and accessible support through programs and healthcare partnerships. The Ronald McDonald House keeps children and families together by providing temporary housing, at no charge, to out-of-town families of seriously ill children who are being treated at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Pennsylvania (PA) 96.88 four stars
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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana (IL) 96.26 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Pennsylvania
745 West Governor Road
Hershey, PA 17033
tel: (717) 533-4001
fax: (717) 533-1299
EIN: 23-2204761

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Board Leadership

Glen Mattox
President

CEO

Karla Mitchell
Executive Director

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