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Health : Patient and Family Support

Cancer Support Team

Care. Compassion. Always free of charge.

three stars

88.69

2900 Westchester Avenue Suite 103
Purchase, NY 10577
tel: (914) 777-2777   Web Site
EIN: 13-2938964

Board Leadership
Bonnie Gould
Chair

CEO
Tania Weiss
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.69 three stars
  Financial 84.52 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life of patients and families affected by cancer. The Cancer Support Team (CST) is the only Westchester County-based nonprofit home care program, licensed by the New York State Department of Health, providing: access to essential health care services, professional nursing, social work counseling, case management and other supportive services at no cost and without regard to insurance coverage to our patients and their families at any stage of the illness. Cancer Support Team was founded in 1978 under the guidance and vision of Arnold Wald, M.D. and Gayle Lee, R.N.

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life of patients and families affected by cancer. The Cancer Support Team (CST) is the only Westchester County-based nonprofit home care program, licensed by the New York State Department of Health, providing: access to essential health care services, professional nursing, social work counseling, case management and other supportive services at no cost and without regard to insurance coverage to our patients and their families at any stage of the illness. Cancer Support Team was founded in 1978 under the guidance and vision of Arnold Wald, M.D. and Gayle Lee, R.N.

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Financial

three stars

84.52

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
74.6%
  Administrative Expenses 19.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.22
  Program Expenses Growth -9.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cancer Support Team on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cancer Support Team on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cancer Support Team (NY) 88.69 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $965,781
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $438,862
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,404,643
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,404,643
   Other Revenue $3,602
TOTAL REVENUE $1,408,245
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $669,563
   Administrative Expenses $188,735
   Fundraising Expenses $98,217
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $956,515
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $451,730
   
Net Assets $1,452,964

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
Home Professional Nursing and Support Services $669,563 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 88.69 three stars
2017-12 04/01/2020 90.36 four 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 13-2938964
Name in IRS Master File CANCER SUPPORT TEAM INC
NTEE Code G30
NTEE Classification Cancer
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
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 August, 1986
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
$92,911 9.71% Julie Meade Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cancer Support Team (NY) 88.69 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Pittsburgh and Morgantown (PA) 85.01 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana (IL) 86.80 three stars
Gilda's Club Louisville (KY) 87.65 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Ozarks (MO) 86.45 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Cancer Support Team
2900 Westchester Avenue
Suite 103
Purchase, NY 10577
tel: (914) 777-2777
fax: (914) 777-2780
EIN: 13-2938964

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Board Leadership

Bonnie Gould
Chair

CEO

Tania Weiss
Executive Director

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