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Children's Cancer Recovery Foundation

Creating smiles, inspiring hope, rediscovering childhood.

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69.23

249 Lincoln Way East New Oxford, PA 17350
tel: (717) 688-7940   Web Site
EIN: 33-0418563

Board Leadership
Stephen Dukes
President

CEO
Bridget Vigue
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 69.23 one star
  Financial 57.24 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Children's Cancer Recovery Foundation annually assists more than 16,000 children, and their families, who are facing the hardships of a cancer diagnosis. Its mission is to deliver simple acts of care and kindness to children and their families experiencing cancer. It focuses on improving the mental, social and emotional well-being of children with cancer by minimizing the devastation that cancer can cause.

Its programs deliver toys to children in hospitals, provide financial assistance to families, send children to recreational camps, and promote toxic free lifestyles to reduce childhood cancer incidence and mortality.

Children's Cancer Recovery Foundation annually assists more than 16,000 children, and their families, who are facing the hardships of a cancer diagnosis. Its mission is to deliver simple acts of care and kindness to children and their families experiencing cancer. It focuses on improving the mental, social and emotional well-being of children with cancer by minimizing the devastation that cancer can cause.

Its programs deliver toys to children in hospitals, provide financial assistance to families, send children to recreational camps, and promote toxic free lifestyles to reduce childhood cancer incidence and mortality.

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Financial

one star

57.24

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 12/01/2017 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)
66.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 27.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.28
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.05
  Program Expenses Growth -4.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children's Cancer Recovery Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children's Cancer Recovery Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children's Cancer Recovery Foundation (PA) 69.23 one star
Timmy Global Health (IN) 85.85 three stars
DKT International (DC) 88.81 three stars
Splash International (WA) 87.78 three stars
Mano a Mano International (MN) 95.19 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $12,420,181
   Federated Campaigns $19,569
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $12,439,750
   Program Service Revenue $25,205
Total Primary Revenue $12,464,955
   Other Revenue $486
TOTAL REVENUE $12,465,441
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $8,822,726
   Administrative Expenses $939,282
   Fundraising Expenses $2,978,936
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,740,944
   
Payments to Affiliates $476,935
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-275,503
   
Net Assets $867,174

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
Medical Missions Program $8,006,713 75.6%
Community Outreach $2,114,687 20.0%
The Gifts Program $292,037 2.8%
The Helping Hands Fund Program $179,469 1.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 12/01/2017 69.23 one star
2015-12 02/01/2017 70.36 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 76.92 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 73.49 two stars
2014-12 11/01/2015 71.92 two stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 73.66 two stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 75.39 two stars
2011-12 07/11/2013 --Donor Advisory

Prior to 9/1/2016, Charity Navigator issued Advisories under the name CN Watchlist and Donor Advisory. For more information on the CN Advisory system click here. This charity was issued a DA.

This donor advisory was published on Thursday, July 11, 2013

In accordance with our policy for removing Donor Advisories, Charity Navigator removed the Donor Advisory for the Children's Cancer Recovery Foundation (CCRF) on June 1, 2014 because the Donor Advisory had been in place for more than a year (since May 2013) and because the issues that prompted the Donor Advisory have been resolved. Specifically:

  • CCRF filed an amended Form 990 for 2011 which removed the value associated with the Gardasil HPV vaccine CCRF received from World Help and then donated to a charity in Ghana. 

Charity Navigator had published a Donor Advisory for this charity because we became aware of the following information in connection with this charity:

  • On May 9, 2013, The Chronicle of Philanthropy reported that "less than two weeks after the Christian relief charity World Help reported that it had overstated its 2011 revenues by 1,400 percent, in large part because it said it had overvalued medicine it provided to other charities, one of its beneficiaries is taking similar, though smaller, action. The Children's Cancer Recovery Foundation, in Harrisburg, Pa., said it would lower its 2011 revenues by removing the value associated with the Gardasil HPV vaccine it received from World Help and then donated to a charity in Ghana. Greg Anderson, the group's founder, did not specify exactly how much the revenue would change, but the vaccine was valued at $4.1-million, which accounted for 34 percent of the group's revenue." In the article, Greg Anderson was quoted as saying "it is my belief that World Help's lack of management oversight, internal controls, and transparency brought about this mess. Children's Cancer Recovery Foundation is a victim, not a perpetrator." For more information, please see The Chronicle of Philanthropy article.
2011-12 02/01/2013 72.14 two stars
2010-12 09/01/2012 74.55 two stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 78.42 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 67.27 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 59.84 one star
2008-12 02/01/2010 88.72 three stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 89.22 three stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 80.34 three stars
2005-12 10/01/2006 88.89 three stars
2004-12 11/01/2005 69.60 one star
2003-12 02/01/2005 52.50 zero star
2002-12 02/01/2004 42.50 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 33-0418563
Name in IRS Master File CHILDRENS CANCER RECOVERY FOUNDATION
NTEE Code S21
NTEE Classification Community Coalitions
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (404) Community promotion
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, 1990
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
$61,808 0.48% Jocelyn Davis Executive Director

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Children's Cancer Recovery Foundation (PA) 69.23 one star
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ActionAid USA (DC) 92.44 four stars
Timmy Global Health (IN) 85.85 three stars
Indian Muslim Relief and Charities (CA) 94.74 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Children's Cancer Recovery Foundation
249 Lincoln Way East
New Oxford, PA 17350
tel: (717) 688-7940
fax: (717) 688-7938
EIN: 33-0418563

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Board Leadership

Stephen Dukes
President

CEO

Bridget Vigue
Executive Director

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