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Health : Patient and Family Support

Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Washington, DC

Keeping Families Close®

three stars

84.87

3727 14th Street, NE Washington, DC 20017
tel: (202) 529-8204   Web Site
EIN: 52-1132262

Board Leadership
Brad Cole
Board Chair

CEO
Karen Torres
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.87 three stars
  Financial 78.61 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Washington, DC (RMHCDC) eases the hardship of children's illness on families through programs that directly improve the health and wellbeing of children. We do this through three core programs that focus on the critical needs of children, celebrating the diversity of the donors who make them possible, staying true to our heritage of responsible stewardship, and operating with accountability and transparency.

Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Washington, DC (RMHCDC) eases the hardship of children's illness on families through programs that directly improve the health and wellbeing of children. We do this through three core programs that focus on the critical needs of children, celebrating the diversity of the donors who make them possible, staying true to our heritage of responsible stewardship, and operating with accountability and transparency.

Financial

two stars

78.61

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
73.5%
  Administrative Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.33
  Program Expenses Growth 0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Washington, DC on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Washington, DC on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Feedback

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Here's how this organization is listening and learning from the people they serve:
How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Suggestion box/email
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, We don't have the right technology to collect and aggregate feedback efficiently, Staff find it hard to prioritize feedback collection and review due to lack of time, It is difficult to get honest feedback from our clients, It is difficult to identify actionable feedback
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
Many of our constituents expressed difficulty with transportation to and from our partner hospitals Based on this feedback we evaluated our transportation options and developed a multifaceted approach that worked to better meet the need
This Constituent Feedback information is provided to us by Candid. At this time, Constituent Feedback information published on this organization's page has no effect on its star rating per our methodology.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Washington, DC (DC) 84.87 three stars
Flashes of Hope (PA) 85.90 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities New York Metro (NY) 89.51 three stars
Gilda's Club Kentuckiana (KY) 87.40 three stars
Eagle Mount (MT) 92.21 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,781,942
   Federated Campaigns $74,426
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $87,743
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,944,111
   Program Service Revenue $192,670
Total Primary Revenue $4,136,781
   Other Revenue $792,286
TOTAL REVENUE $4,929,067
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $2,676,642
   Administrative Expenses $351,897
   Fundraising Expenses $583,478
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,612,017
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,317,050
   
Net Assets $23,405,695

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 84.87 three stars
2018-12 02/01/2020 85.65 three stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 92.68 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 94.92 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 93.83 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 89.89 three 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 52-1132262
Name in IRS Master File RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES OF GREATER WASHINGTON DC 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 (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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 November, 1978
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$201,590 5.58% Karen Torres CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Washington, DC (DC) 84.87 three stars
Eagle Mount (MT) 92.21 four stars
Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation (FL) 91.67 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas (NV) 94.47 four stars
Quantum House (FL) 91.32 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Washington, DC
3727 14th Street, NE
Washington, DC 20017
tel: (202) 529-8204
fax: (202) 635-3578
EIN: 52-1132262

Mail donations to:
3312 Gallows Road
Falls Church, VA 22042

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Board Leadership

Brad Cole
Board Chair

CEO

Karen Torres
President & CEO

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