Health : Patient and Family Support

Kids Wish Network

Where dreams really do come true

zero star

28.59

4060 Louis Avenue Holiday, FL 34691
tel: (888) 918-9004   Web Site
EIN: 31-1579097

Board Leadership
David Clevenger
President

CEO
Tam Lai Keenan
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 28.59 zero star
  Financial 0.00 zero star
  Accountability & Transparency 86.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Kids Wish Network has been making dreams come true for hundreds of thousands of children all over the world since 1997. We are dedicated to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life for children who are experiencing life-altering situations. We started with the single purpose of granting wishes to children suffering with life-threatening conditions, but have since created additional programs to benefit kids nationwide, including Hero of the Month, Kids Wish Network On Tour, Holiday of Hope Gift Banks, A Child Forever Funeral Assistance, and our International Relief program. It is our promise to continue to bring much-needed joy to these brave young hearts through our unique programs and services and bring them the hope and comfort they truly deserve.

Kids Wish Network has been making dreams come true for hundreds of thousands of children all over the world since 1997. We are dedicated to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life for children who are experiencing life-altering situations. We started with the single purpose of granting wishes to children suffering with life-threatening conditions, but have since created additional programs to benefit kids nationwide, including Hero of the Month, Kids Wish Network On Tour, Holiday of Hope Gift Banks, A Child Forever Funeral Assistance, and our International Relief program. It is our promise to continue to bring much-needed joy to these brave young hearts through our unique programs and services and bring them the hope and comfort they truly deserve.

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Financial

zero star

0.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

86.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
17.1%
  Administrative Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 80.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.83
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.03
  Program Expenses Growth -9.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 81.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kids Wish Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kids Wish Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $15,833,164
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $15,833,164
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $15,833,164
   Other Revenue $315
TOTAL REVENUE $15,833,479
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $2,295,971
   Administrative Expenses $480,769
   Fundraising Expenses $13,909,369
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,686,109
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-852,630
   
Net Assets $516,848

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$114,401 0.68% Tam Lai Keenan Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$213,558 1.27% Anna Lanzantella Former Executive Director

Mission

Kids Wish Network has been making dreams come true for hundreds of thousands of children all over the world since 1997. We are dedicated to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life for children who are experiencing life-altering situations. We started with the single purpose of granting wishes to children suffering with life-threatening conditions, but have since created additional programs to benefit kids nationwide, including Hero of the Month, Kids Wish Network On Tour, Holiday of Hope Gift Banks, A Child Forever Funeral Assistance, and our International Relief program. It is our promise to continue to bring much-needed joy to these brave young hearts through our unique programs and services and bring them the hope and comfort they truly deserve.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kids Wish Network (FL) 28.59 zero star
Make-A-Wish International (AZ) 88.10 three stars
HopeKids (AZ) 98.23 four stars
Give Kids The World Village (FL) 97.62 four stars
Make-A-Wish Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana (TX) 90.74 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Kids Wish Network
4060 Louis Avenue
Holiday, FL 34691
tel: (888) 918-9004
EIN: 31-1579097

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Board Leadership

David Clevenger
President

CEO

Tam Lai Keenan
Executive Director