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Kids Wish Network

Where dreams really do come true

zero star

26.37

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

Board Leadership
David Clevenger
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 26.37 zero star
  Financial 0.00 zero star
  Accountability & Transparency 71.00 two stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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

two stars

71.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 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)
19.7%
  Administrative Expenses 1.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 78.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.81
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.09
  Program Expenses Growth -13.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 48.4%
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 $13,941,111
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $13,941,111
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $13,941,111
   Other Revenue $800
TOTAL REVENUE $13,941,911
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $2,232,377
   Administrative Expenses $285,867
   Fundraising Expenses $11,789,859
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $14,308,103
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-366,192
   
Net Assets $1,369,478

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$217,887 1.52% Anna Lanzantella 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) 26.37 zero star
Dream Factory (KY) 92.38 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Hampshire (NH) 85.96 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Nebraska (NE) 93.28 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-South (TN) 89.86 three 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