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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

89.64

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

Board Leadership
Steve Pelch
Chairperson

CEO
Dan Harbaugh
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.64 three stars
  Financial 87.73 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

87.73

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 05/01/2017 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)
76.6%
  Administrative Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.82
  Program Expenses Growth 4.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.9%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Charities of St. Louis (MO) 89.64 three stars
National Foundation for Transplants (TN) 87.25 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama (AL) 87.98 three stars
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford (CA) 86.87 three stars
Mended Hearts (TX) 92.48 four stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,739,329
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $152,715
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,892,044
   Program Service Revenue $280,377
Total Primary Revenue $3,172,421
   Other Revenue $616,243
TOTAL REVENUE $3,788,664
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,826,041
   Administrative Expenses $399,895
   Fundraising Expenses $468,825
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,694,761
   
Payments to Affiliates $58,169
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $93,903
   
Net Assets $14,118,930

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 $2,826,041 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$182,848 4.94% Dan Harbaugh President

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Charities of St. Louis (MO) 89.64 three stars
Cancer Support Community North Texas (TX) 90.00 four stars
Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte (NC) 86.41 three stars
National Foundation for Transplants (TN) 87.25 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Pittsburgh (PA) 86.22 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

Steve Pelch
Chairperson

CEO

Dan Harbaugh
President

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