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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Miracles for Kids

Improve the lives of critically-ill children and their families in need

two stars

78.18

17848 Sky Park Circle Suite C
Irvine, CA 92614
tel: (714) 730-3040   Web Site
EIN: 91-2160616

Board Leadership
Jason Pendergist
Chair

CEO
Autumn Strier
CEO, Co-Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.18 two stars
  Financial 73.04 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Miracles for Kids' mission is to improve the lives of critically-ill children and their families in need. Miracles for Kids is one of the only organizations on the West Coast providing monthly financial assistance, subsidized housing, mental health services and wellness activities to families with a critically-ill child. The services help to create stability when families are crumbling from the financial and emotional devastation of fighting for their child's life. Founded in 2002, Miracles for Kids has a main office in Irvine, CA and a subsidized housing complex in Orange, CA.

Miracles for Kids' mission is to improve the lives of critically-ill children and their families in need. Miracles for Kids is one of the only organizations on the West Coast providing monthly financial assistance, subsidized housing, mental health services and wellness activities to families with a critically-ill child. The services help to create stability when families are crumbling from the financial and emotional devastation of fighting for their child's life. Founded in 2002, Miracles for Kids has a main office in Irvine, CA and a subsidized housing complex in Orange, CA.

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Financial

two stars

73.04

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 08/01/2020 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)
74.4%
  Administrative Expenses 14.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.83
  Program Expenses Growth 1.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 65.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Miracles for Kids on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Miracles for Kids on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Miracles for Kids (CA) 78.18 two stars
Jewish Family & Community Services East Bay (CA) 92.22 four stars
Family Centers (CT) 92.92 four stars
Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties (CA) 88.46 three stars
Jewish Family & Children's Service of St. Louis (MO) 94.20 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $676,529
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $803,057
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,479,586
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,479,586
   Other Revenue $913,559
TOTAL REVENUE $2,393,145
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,600,007
   Administrative Expenses $246,153
   Fundraising Expenses $330,327
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,176,487
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $216,658
   
Net Assets $2,047,889

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
Food and Other Basic Necessities $747,160 46.7%
Grant Program $544,817 34.1%
The Miracle Manor Program $286,116 17.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 08/01/2020 78.18 two stars
2018-12 06/01/2020 77.07 two stars
2017-12 03/01/2020 85.18 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 91-2160616
Name in IRS Master File MORTGAGE MIRACLES FOR KIDS INC
NTEE Code N20
NTEE Classification Recreational and Sporting Camps
NTEE Type Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 May, 2002
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, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$144,774 6.65% Autumn Strier CEO, Co-Founded

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Miracles for Kids (CA) 78.18 two stars
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Metropolitan Family Services (IL) 92.61 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Miracles for Kids
17848 Sky Park Circle
Suite C
Irvine, CA 92614
tel: (714) 730-3040
EIN: 91-2160616

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Board Leadership

Jason Pendergist
Chair

CEO

Autumn Strier
CEO, Co-Founder

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