Health : Patient and Family Support

Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington

Share the power of a wish

three stars

83.93

811 First Avenue Suite 520
Seattle, WA 98104
tel: (800) 304-9474   Web Site
EIN: 91-1329433

Board Leadership
Heather Morelli
Chair

CEO
Barry K. McConnell
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.93 three stars
  Financial 77.48 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

two stars

77.48

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
76.2%
  Administrative Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.24
  Program Expenses Growth 13.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 61.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,006,332
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,722,803
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,729,135
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,729,135
   Other Revenue $116,333
TOTAL REVENUE $7,845,468
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,804,360
   Administrative Expenses $913,227
   Fundraising Expenses $1,135,115
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,852,702
   
Payments to Affiliates $188,989
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,007,234
   
Net Assets $1,919,886

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$175,586 1.98% Barry K. McConnell President & CEO

Mission

Since 1986, Make-A-Wish® Alaska and Washington has granted wishes to more than 6,200 children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Currently, more than 500 children are awaiting their wishes and that's just the beginning. One in five kids are not being referred to our program because they don't know about us. We need your help. You can help wish kids rise above their illnesses. A life-threatening diagnosis is devastating for wish kids and their families. Wishes are a way to combat that. The benefits of a wish are tangible. For some, a wish is incentive to comply with their treatments so they can get healthy enough to experience their wish. For others, it's a distraction and something positive to look forward to. You are the key to Make-A-Wish meeting the opportunities that lie ahead. If you stand with us, every eligible child can receive the renewal of a wish experience.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington (WA) 83.93 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas (TX) 86.71 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northeastern California and Northern Nevada (CA) 87.49 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Minnesota (MN) 85.56 three stars
A Kid Again (OH) 94.03 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington
811 First Avenue
Suite 520
Seattle, WA 98104
tel: (800) 304-9474
fax: (206) 623-5333
EIN: 91-1329433

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Board Leadership

Heather Morelli
Chair

CEO

Barry K. McConnell
President & CEO

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