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Childhood Leukemia Foundation

Lifting spirits

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28.86

807 Mantoloking Road Suite 202
Brick, NJ 08723
tel: (888) 253-7109   Web Site
EIN: 52-1825483

CEO
Barbara Haramis
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 28.86 zero star
  Financial 0.00 zero star
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1992, the mission of the Childhood Leukemia Foundation (CLF) is to lift the spirit and enhance the quality of life of children suffering with cancer. Our goal is to make sure children battling cancer know they are not alone. All of our programs have been designed to: educate and entertain; provide a sense of physical normalcy and help raise self esteem; encourage physical participation and therapeutic play; maintain a communications lifeline; and provide care management tools. CLF works with more than 140 specialized treatment centers. The organization serves over 15,000 children nationwide with free program and service offerings for childhood cancer patients and their families.5

Founded in 1992, the mission of the Childhood Leukemia Foundation (CLF) is to lift the spirit and enhance the quality of life of children suffering with cancer. Our goal is to make sure children battling cancer know they are not alone. All of our programs have been designed to: educate and entertain; provide a sense of physical normalcy and help raise self esteem; encourage physical participation and therapeutic play; maintain a communications lifeline; and provide care management tools. CLF works with more than 140 specialized treatment centers. The organization serves over 15,000 children nationwide with free program and service offerings for childhood cancer patients and their families.5

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Pediatric oncology patients, family and health care worker feedback
2,000
This impact information is current as of July 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

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0.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
23.3%
  Administrative Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 70.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.73
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.23
  Program Expenses Growth -22.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Childhood Leukemia Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Childhood Leukemia Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Childhood Leukemia Foundation (NJ) 28.86 zero star
Commonweal (CA) 93.02 four stars
Leukemia Research Foundation (IL) 91.93 four stars
Florida Breast Cancer Foundation (FL) 100.00 four stars
Skin Cancer Foundation (NY) 92.38 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,734,775
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,734,775
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,734,775
   Other Revenue $67,301
TOTAL REVENUE $2,802,076
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $588,136
   Administrative Expenses $114,793
   Fundraising Expenses $2,079,527
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,782,456
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $19,620
   
Net Assets $864,921

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
Hope Binder $284,759 48.4%
Keeping Kids Connected Program $117,092 19.9%
Wish Baskets $85,045 14.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 11/01/2018 28.86 zero star
2016-12 02/01/2018 28.86 zero star
2015-12 12/01/2016 28.86 zero star
2014-12 06/01/2016 28.49 zero star
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 28.49 zero star
2013-12 09/01/2014 26.93 zero star
2012-12 09/01/2013 29.11 zero star
2011-12 05/01/2013 29.11 zero star
2011-12 07/01/2012 84.55 three stars
2010-12 11/01/2011 85.32 three stars
2010-12 10/01/2011 80.10 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 74.44 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 74.88 two stars
2008-12 10/01/2009 64.49 one star
2007-12 11/01/2008 58.53 one star
2006-12 08/01/2007 35.76 zero star
2004-12 12/01/2005 32.50 zero star
2003-12 10/01/2004 36.04 zero star
2002-12 11/01/2003 49.18 zero star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 52-1825483
Name in IRS Master File CHILDHOOD LEUKEMIA FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (179) Other health services
(927) Fundraising
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 September, 1993
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$176,982 6.36% Barbara Haramis Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Childhood Leukemia Foundation (NJ) 28.86 zero star
Cancer Wellness Center (IL) 98.70 four stars
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (CA) 95.72 four stars
Colorectal Cancer Alliance (DC) 91.67 four stars
International Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Foundation (FL) 95.29 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Childhood Leukemia Foundation
807 Mantoloking Road
Suite 202
Brick, NJ 08723
tel: (888) 253-7109
fax: (732) 920-8859
EIN: 52-1825483

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CEO

Barbara Haramis
Executive Director

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