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Health : Patient and Family Support

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Baltimore

Keeping families close

four stars

98.23

635 West Lexington Street Baltimore, MD 21201
tel: (410) 528-1010   Web Site
EIN: 52-1184957

Board Leadership
Melissa Nigro
Chair

CEO
Sandy Pagnotti
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Ronald McDonald House Charities Baltimore provides a “home-away-from-home” for seriously ill children and their families. By creating, finding and supporting programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children, Ronald McDonald House Charities Baltimore is working to better the lives of children and their families whether they live in or travel through our communities. We have been home to more than 35,000 families since our opening on June 28, 1982.

Ronald McDonald House Charities Baltimore provides a “home-away-from-home” for seriously ill children and their families. By creating, finding and supporting programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children, Ronald McDonald House Charities Baltimore is working to better the lives of children and their families whether they live in or travel through our communities. We have been home to more than 35,000 families since our opening on June 28, 1982.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2020 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)
92.9%
  Administrative Expenses 3.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.70
  Program Expenses Growth 127.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Baltimore on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Baltimore on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Baltimore (MD) 98.23 four stars
Georgia Transplant Foundation (GA) 94.04 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,569,166
   Federated Campaigns $81,605
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,400,071
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,050,842
   Program Service Revenue $67,441
Total Primary Revenue $5,118,283
   Other Revenue $229,040
TOTAL REVENUE $5,347,323
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $18,617,846
   Administrative Expenses $283,461
   Fundraising Expenses $196,632
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $19,097,939
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-13,750,616
   
Net Assets $21,570,079

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 Operations $18,617,846 100.0%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 09/01/2020 98.23 four stars
2017-12 07/01/2019 90.95 four stars
2016-12 09/01/2018 87.39 three stars
2016-12 07/01/2018 87.07 three stars
2015-12 11/01/2017 92.97 four stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 89.90 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 52-1184957
Name in IRS Master File RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES OF MARYLAND INC
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (399) Other housing activities
(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 March, 1981
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
$173,490 0.90% Sandra Pagnotti President, CEO

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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Baltimore (MD) 98.23 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Baltimore
635 West Lexington Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
tel: (410) 528-1010
fax: (410) 727-6177
EIN: 52-1184957

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Board Leadership

Melissa Nigro
Chair

CEO

Sandy Pagnotti
President, CEO

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