Health : Patient and Family Support

Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Mexico

Granting wishes that change the lives of the kids we serve.

two stars

78.68

144 Louisiana Boulevard NE Albuquerque, NM 87108
tel: (505) 888-9474   Web Site
EIN: 85-0347088

Board Leadership
Troy Geer
Chair

CEO
Sara Lister
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.68 two stars
  Financial 70.00 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Every 37 minutes Make-A-Wish® grants the wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition in the United States and its territories. The New Mexico chapter was established in 1986, and in January of 1987 we granted our first Wish for Donovan, who Wished for his very own bicycle. In the past 30 years we have granted more than 1800 Wishes to New Mexico children! We are incredibly grateful to our donors, supporters and volunteers who have helped to make our success possible as we strive to reach as many eligible New Mexico children as possible…THANK YOU!

Every 37 minutes Make-A-Wish® grants the wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition in the United States and its territories. The New Mexico chapter was established in 1986, and in January of 1987 we granted our first Wish for Donovan, who Wished for his very own bicycle. In the past 30 years we have granted more than 1800 Wishes to New Mexico children! We are incredibly grateful to our donors, supporters and volunteers who have helped to make our success possible as we strive to reach as many eligible New Mexico children as possible…THANK YOU!

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Financial

two stars

70.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
86.3%
  Administrative Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth -0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 139.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Mexico on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Mexico on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,389,319
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $262,975
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,652,294
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,652,294
   Other Revenue $3,376
TOTAL REVENUE $1,655,670
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,489,847
   Administrative Expenses $41,823
   Fundraising Expenses $234,879
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,766,549
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-110,879
   
Net Assets $-173,890

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$37,154 2.10% Sara Lister CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$126,052 7.13% Robert Biggers Former CEO

Mission

Every 37 minutes Make-A-Wish® grants the wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition in the United States and its territories. The New Mexico chapter was established in 1986, and in January of 1987 we granted our first Wish for Donovan, who Wished for his very own bicycle. In the past 30 years we have granted more than 1800 Wishes to New Mexico children! We are incredibly grateful to our donors, supporters and volunteers who have helped to make our success possible as we strive to reach as many eligible New Mexico children as possible…THANK YOU!

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Mexico (NM) 78.68 two stars
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Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida (FL) 86.76 three stars
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Make-A-Wish Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana (TX) 90.74 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Mexico
144 Louisiana Boulevard NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
tel: (505) 888-9474
EIN: 85-0347088

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Board Leadership

Troy Geer
Chair

CEO

Sara Lister
President, CEO