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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

77.07

3002 Dow Avenue Suite 126
Tustin, CA 92780
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 77.07 two stars
  Financial 73.04 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 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. We help families with food, clothing, shelter and more—so they can focus on the care their child needs. When a family is brought down by the devastation of a critically-ill child, we want to be there to pick them back up. For years, we have continued to grow so we can help more families fighting for the lives of their critically-ill children. We are one of the only organizations on the West Coast that provides monthly financial aid, subsidized housing, and counseling to families fighting for their child's life.

Miracles for Kids' mission is to improve the lives of critically-ill children and their families in need. We help families with food, clothing, shelter and more—so they can focus on the care their child needs. When a family is brought down by the devastation of a critically-ill child, we want to be there to pick them back up. For years, we have continued to grow so we can help more families fighting for the lives of their critically-ill children. We are one of the only organizations on the West Coast that provides monthly financial aid, subsidized housing, and counseling to families fighting for their child's life.

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Financial

two stars

73.04

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

82.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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) 77.07 two stars
Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Service (FL) 94.74 four stars
Oasis - A Haven for Women and Children (NJ) 98.23 four stars
Children's Fund (CA) 88.14 three stars
PRISM (MN) 87.83 three 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 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

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Miracles for Kids (CA) 77.07 two stars
Dawning Family Services (FL) 88.88 three stars
Good Samaritan Community Services (TX) 92.70 four stars
Jewish Family Service of Dallas (TX) 92.75 four stars
Chai Lifeline (NY) 89.17 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Miracles for Kids
3002 Dow Avenue
Suite 126
Tustin, CA 92780
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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