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Give Kids The World
210 South Bass Road
Kissimmee, FL 34746
tel: (800) 995-5437
fax: (407) 396-1207
EIN: 59-2654440

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Board Leadership

Michael J. Short


Pam Landwirth

Give From Your Donor Advised Fund

Health : Patient and Family Support

Give Kids The World

Where happiness inspires hope

(out of 100)
Overall Score & Rating 100.00 4 stars
  Financial 100.00 4 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 4 stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  Administrative Expenses 1.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.61
  Program Expenses Growth 10.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Give Kids The World on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Income Statement     (FYE 12/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $38,548,230
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $512,330
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $39,060,560
   Program Service Revenue $7,151,189
Total Primary Revenue $46,211,749
   Other Revenue $4,568,626
TOTAL REVENUE $50,780,375
   Program Expenses $41,785,140
   Administrative Expenses $822,611
   Fundraising Expenses $2,312,428
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,860,196
Net Assets $105,919,312

Financial Charts

Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 12/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$231,420 0.51% Pamela Landwirth President


Give Kids The World exists only to fulfill the wishes of all children with life-threatening illnesses and their families from around the world to experience a memorable, joyful, cost-free visit to the Central Florida attractions, and to enjoy the magic of Give Kids The World Village for as long as there is a need. Each day, Give Kids The World lives by this mission and has made a promise to never turn a child away. Since 1986, more than 122,000 children have had their dream come true at Give Kids The World. Through the tireless support of our volunteers, employees and generous partners, we dedicate each and every day to these special families.

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