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Ronald McDonald House Charities of St. Louis

Providing a home-away-from-home for families of seriously-ill children

three stars

83.52

4381 West Pine Boulevard St. Louis, MO 63108
tel: (314) 773-1100   Web Site
EIN: 43-1160478

Board Leadership
Deb Vogt
Chairperson

CEO
Dan Harbaugh
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.52 three stars
  Financial 77.04 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Ronald McDonald House Charities of St. Louis provides comfort, care, and lodging to families of seriously-ill children. These children, who live outside a 50 mile radius of St. Louis, are being treated at local area hospitals. In addition to the three Houses and the apartment complex, three local hospitals have a special place where any family can take respite, a Ronald McDonald Family Room. RMHC provides a warm, home-like atmosphere where families can eat, sleep, watch TV, or just relax, but most importantly, spend time with each other and with other families in similar situations. Since the St. Louis House first opened its first house 1981, over 30,000 families from all over the U.S. and several foreign countries have benefited from the services and hospitality of our volunteers and staff.

Ronald McDonald House Charities of St. Louis provides comfort, care, and lodging to families of seriously-ill children. These children, who live outside a 50 mile radius of St. Louis, are being treated at local area hospitals. In addition to the three Houses and the apartment complex, three local hospitals have a special place where any family can take respite, a Ronald McDonald Family Room. RMHC provides a warm, home-like atmosphere where families can eat, sleep, watch TV, or just relax, but most importantly, spend time with each other and with other families in similar situations. Since the St. Louis House first opened its first house 1981, over 30,000 families from all over the U.S. and several foreign countries have benefited from the services and hospitality of our volunteers and staff.

Financial

two stars

77.04

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
68.4%
  Administrative Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.53
  Program Expenses Growth 0.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities of St. Louis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities of St. Louis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Charities of St. Louis (MO) 83.52 three stars
Center for Mind-Body Medicine (DC) 87.31 three stars
Cancer Lifeline (WA) 85.47 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southeastern Michigan (MI) 86.96 three stars
Project Sunshine (NY) 92.03 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,409,535
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $526,176
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,935,711
   Program Service Revenue $367,199
Total Primary Revenue $4,302,910
   Other Revenue $552,884
TOTAL REVENUE $4,855,794
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,998,901
   Administrative Expenses $617,790
   Fundraising Expenses $953,741
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,570,432
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $285,362
   
Net Assets $16,302,669

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
Managing Ronald McDonald House $2,998,901 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 02/01/2021 83.52 three stars
2018-12 12/01/2019 86.20 three stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 90.61 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 89.52 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 89.64 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.11 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 90.12 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 90.03 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 83.93 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 83.18 three stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 90.17 four stars
2010-12 11/01/2011 85.31 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.23 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 80.71 three stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 85.97 three stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 89.04 three stars
2006-12 10/01/2007 89.69 three stars
2005-12 11/01/2006 92.07 four stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 88.24 three stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 67.30 one 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 43-1160478
Name in IRS Master File RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES OF ST LOUIS
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (179) Other health services
(326) Care and housing of children (orphanage, etc)
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 April, 1979
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$245,722 5.37% Dan Harbaugh President

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Ronald McDonald House Charities of St. Louis (MO) 83.52 three stars
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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama (AL) 87.56 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ronald McDonald House Charities of St. Louis
4381 West Pine Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63108
tel: (314) 773-1100
fax: (314) 773-2053
EIN: 43-1160478

Mail donations to:
3450 Park Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63104

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Board Leadership

Deb Vogt
Chairperson

CEO

Dan Harbaugh
President

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