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Health : Patient and Family Support

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charleston

Keeping families close

four stars

92.39

81 Gadsden Street Charleston, SC 29401
tel: (843) 723-7957   Web Site
EIN: 57-0724845

Board Leadership
Ken Bate
Chairman

CEO
Kathy 'kp' Papadimitriou
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.39 four stars
  Financial 89.24 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Vision

We believe that when a child is in time of greatest need, families and communities can come together to create solutions, ultimately changing a child's life forever.

Mission Statement

The mission of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charleston is to create compassionate environment and programs that provide families the best chance of success in caring for their child with complex medical needs.

Vision

We believe that when a child is in time of greatest need, families and communities can come together to create solutions, ultimately changing a child's life forever.

Mission Statement

The mission of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charleston is to create compassionate environment and programs that provide families the best chance of success in caring for their child with complex medical needs.

Financial

three stars

89.24

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 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)
73.6%
  Administrative Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.21
  Program Expenses Growth 9.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charleston on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charleston 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), Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Case management notes
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?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
The people we serve tell us they find data collection burdensome, It is difficult to find the ongoing funding to support feedback collection, Staff find it hard to prioritize feedback collection and review due to lack of time
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 Charleston (SC) 92.39 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon and Southwest Washington (OR) 89.95 three stars
Cancer Support Community San Francisco Bay Area (CA) 99.49 four stars
Leg Up Farm (PA) 85.28 three stars
Men's Health Network (DC) 89.48 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,575,329
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $319,761
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,895,090
   Program Service Revenue $180,165
Total Primary Revenue $3,075,255
   Other Revenue $101,219
TOTAL REVENUE $3,176,474
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,409,652
   Administrative Expenses $154,757
   Fundraising Expenses $508,086
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,072,495
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,103,979
   
Net Assets $8,279,318

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
Family Housing $1,368,168 97.1%
Family Room $25,920 1.8%
BabyBLOOMS $15,564 1.1%

Ratings History
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charleston has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 04/01/2021 92.39 four stars
2018-12 03/01/2020 93.77 four stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 91.89 four stars
2016-12 09/01/2018 88.83 three stars
2016-12 08/01/2018 88.48 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2018 92.18 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 89.34 three stars
2014-12 02/01/2017 89.50 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 57-0724845
Name in IRS Master File RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES OF CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA 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 (179) Other health services
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 March, 1982
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$94,121 4.54% Kathleen Papadimitriou Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charleston (SC) 92.39 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama (AL) 89.89 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Denver (CO) 95.03 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities, Inc. (IL) 100.00 four stars
Cancer Support Team (NY) 86.20 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charleston
81 Gadsden Street
Charleston, SC 29401
tel: (843) 723-7957
fax: (843) 722-2204
EIN: 57-0724845

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Board Leadership

Ken Bate
Chairman

CEO

Kathy 'kp' Papadimitriou
CEO

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