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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Washington, DC

Easing the hardship of children's illness on families.

three stars

85.65

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

Board Leadership
Julie Jones
Board Chair

CEO
Karen Torres
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.65 three stars
  Financial 79.72 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Number of children receiving care and education on the KIDS Mobile Medical Clinic/Ronald McDonald Care Mobile
1,080
Number of families accessing amenities provided by Ronald McDonald Family Rooms
3,127
Number of families of seriously ill children who stayed at one of our two Ronald McDonald Houses
413
Number of children/families participating in FITNESS Program activities focused on nutrition, exercise and healthy weight management (RMHCDC's second Care Mobile program).
3,041
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

two stars

79.72

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
75.3%
  Administrative Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.23
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.70
  Program Expenses Growth -0.2%
  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.
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 Voice

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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
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 identify actionable feedback
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Washington, DC (DC) 85.65 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Chattanooga (TN) 87.78 three stars
Lovelane Special Needs Horseback Riding Program (MA) 85.12 three stars
Ronald McDonald House of Winston-Salem (NC) 91.56 four stars
Family Reach Foundation (NJ) 94.66 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,951,379
   Federated Campaigns $80,226
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $72,389
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,103,994
   Program Service Revenue $116,605
Total Primary Revenue $2,220,599
   Other Revenue $640,657
TOTAL REVENUE $2,861,256
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,524,690
   Administrative Expenses $483,079
   Fundraising Expenses $526,201
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,533,970
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-672,714
   
Net Assets $20,590,132

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
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)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$189,225 5.35% Karen Torres President And CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Washington, DC (DC) 85.65 three stars
Little Red Door Cancer Agency (IN) 93.78 four stars
Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill (NC) 94.14 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California (CA) 85.49 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois (IA) 91.54 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

Julie Jones
Board Chair

CEO

Karen Torres
President & CEO

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