Health : Patient and Family Support

Give Kids The World

Where happiness inspires hope

four stars

98.62

210 South Bass Road Kissimmee, FL 34746
tel: (800) 995-5437   Web Site
EIN: 59-2654440

Board Leadership
Jeff Vahle
Chairman

CEO
Pam Landwirth
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.62 four stars
  Financial 98.06 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Results Information

Reported Results
Total in 2016
Number of Families that We Serve Each Year
7,914
Overall Guest Satisfaction Rating
100
Total number of volunteer hours contributed to the organization
389,608
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Financial

four stars

98.06

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
92.5%
  Administrative Expenses 1.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.20
  Program Expenses Growth 8.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Give Kids The World on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Give Kids The World on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $38,958,405
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $669,962
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $39,628,367
   Program Service Revenue $7,644,740
Total Primary Revenue $47,273,107
   Other Revenue $3,341,823
TOTAL REVENUE $50,614,930
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $46,142,401
   Administrative Expenses $1,182,480
   Fundraising Expenses $2,927,971
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $50,252,852
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $362,078
   
Net Assets $105,438,636

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$281,959 0.56% Pamela Landwirth President

Mission

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Give Kids The World (FL) 98.62 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Connecticut (CT) 91.25 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-South (TN) 89.41 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Hudson Valley (NY) 85.11 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah (UT) 93.73 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

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

Jeff Vahle
Chairman

CEO

Pam Landwirth
President