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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Denver

The house that love built

four stars

97.06

1300 East 21st Avenue Denver, CO 80205
tel: (303) 832-2667   Web Site
EIN: 84-0728926

Board Leadership
Jerry Borowick
Board President

CEO
Laura Cordes
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.06 four stars
  Financial 98.88 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/22/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1979, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Denver provides a home away from home for families of children being treated at area hospitals and supports community programs that serve the needs of children. Our main focus is providing comfortable, low-cost housing to out-of-town mothers and fathers needing to be near their hospitalized children. Our largest residence, the Aurora House opened in March 2008. Only 7 years earlier a new Denver House was built. We award college scholarships to high school seniors and grants to community groups. Each summer, we host a mountain camp for children with cancer and their siblings. With the help of volunteers, Sky High Hope Camp welcomes kids from across America.

Founded in 1979, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Denver provides a home away from home for families of children being treated at area hospitals and supports community programs that serve the needs of children. Our main focus is providing comfortable, low-cost housing to out-of-town mothers and fathers needing to be near their hospitalized children. Our largest residence, the Aurora House opened in March 2008. Only 7 years earlier a new Denver House was built. We award college scholarships to high school seniors and grants to community groups. Each summer, we host a mountain camp for children with cancer and their siblings. With the help of volunteers, Sky High Hope Camp welcomes kids from across America.

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Financial

four stars

98.88

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/22/2017 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)
81.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.95
  Program Expenses Growth 11.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Denver on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Denver on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Denver (CO) 97.06 four stars
Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund (PA) 85.40 three stars
Ronald McDonald House of Delaware (DE) 91.59 four stars
Lewy Body Dementia Association (GA) 90.61 four stars
Any Baby Can of San Antonio (TX) 90.22 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,311,670
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $479,993
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,791,663
   Program Service Revenue $2,086
Total Primary Revenue $3,793,749
   Other Revenue $24,110
TOTAL REVENUE $3,817,859
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,943,651
   Administrative Expenses $241,348
   Fundraising Expenses $293,824
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,478,823
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $339,036
   
Net Assets $26,032,948

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
Ronald McDonald Houses $2,704,250 91.9%
Community Grants $108,292 3.7%
Sky High Hope $89,438 3.0%

Ratings History
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Denver has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 12/22/2017 97.06 four stars
2015-12 11/01/2016 92.39 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.98 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 92.14 four stars
2013-12 03/01/2015 90.71 four stars
2012-12 10/01/2013 86.26 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2012 83.93 three stars
2010-12 09/20/2011 92.85 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 10/01/2010 95.45 four stars
2008-12 12/01/2009 98.20 four stars
2007-12 10/01/2008 95.49 four stars
2006-12 07/01/2007 84.90 three stars
2005-12 07/01/2006 92.36 four stars
2004-12 07/01/2005 84.96 three stars
2003-12 08/01/2004 95.29 four stars

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

EIN 84-0728926
Name in IRS Master File RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES OF DENVER INC
NTEE Code G30
NTEE Classification Cancer
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (179) Other health services
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 May, 1977
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

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$111,560 3.20% Pamela Whitaker Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Denver (CO) 97.06 four stars
The Sunshine Kids Foundation (TX) 96.36 four stars
National Women's Health Network (DC) 93.21 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Augusta (GA) 87.81 three stars
Family Reach Foundation (NJ) 94.79 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Denver
1300 East 21st Avenue
Denver, CO 80205
tel: (303) 832-2667
fax: (303) 832-3802
EIN: 84-0728926

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Board Leadership

Jerry Borowick
Board President

CEO

Laura Cordes
Executive Director

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