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Ronald McDonald House Houston

Sharing the strength of our home

three stars

89.15

1907 Holcombe Boulevard Houston, TX 77030
tel: (713) 795-3500   Web Site
EIN: 74-1984499

Board Leadership
Maggie Stacy
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.15 three stars
  Financial 84.96 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1981, Ronald McDonald House Houston has been serving families with children undergoing treatment for life-threatening illnesses at Texas Medical Center institutions. We offer loving, home-like environments, where families can find support and share experiences with others, including in-hospital facilities and a freestanding 50-bedroom home for longer term stays. Ronald McDonald House Houston offers a home away from home providing care, compassion and hope to families with seriously ill children being treated in Texas Medical Center member institutions. We are proud to offer a safe and loving environment to all families of children facing a life threatening condition, including those in need of an organ transplant or fighting cancer.

Since 1981, Ronald McDonald House Houston has been serving families with children undergoing treatment for life-threatening illnesses at Texas Medical Center institutions. We offer loving, home-like environments, where families can find support and share experiences with others, including in-hospital facilities and a freestanding 50-bedroom home for longer term stays. Ronald McDonald House Houston offers a home away from home providing care, compassion and hope to families with seriously ill children being treated in Texas Medical Center member institutions. We are proud to offer a safe and loving environment to all families of children facing a life threatening condition, including those in need of an organ transplant or fighting cancer.

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Financial

three stars

84.96

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
73.9%
  Administrative Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.31
  Program Expenses Growth 5.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Houston on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Houston on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Houston (TX) 89.15 three stars
Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel (NY) 96.46 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Philadelphia Region (PA) 93.70 four stars
Lewy Body Dementia Association (GA) 89.09 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Indiana (IN) 85.54 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,001,744
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,581,336
   Related Organizations $500,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,083,080
   Program Service Revenue $172,548
Total Primary Revenue $9,255,628
   Other Revenue $-62,406
TOTAL REVENUE $9,193,222
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,887,440
   Administrative Expenses $656,081
   Fundraising Expenses $823,723
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,367,244
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,825,978
   
Net Assets $30,400,848

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 House Operations $2,428,770 62.5%
Texas Children's Hospital $733,360 18.9%
Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital $379,007 9.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 89.15 three stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 87.79 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 87.80 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 90.64 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.50 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 03/01/2016 82.27 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 80.85 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 82.32 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 87.40 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 89.24 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 87.04 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 82.84 three stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 86.85 three stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 77.69 two stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 80.17 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 77.08 two stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 76.42 two stars
2003-12 11/01/2004 85.25 three 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 74-1984499
Name in IRS Master File RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE OF HOUSTON INC
NTEE Code E86
NTEE Classification Patient Services - Entertainment, Recreation
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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, 1983
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
$217,041 4.04% Richard Noriega Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Houston (TX) 89.15 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Philadelphia Region (PA) 93.70 four stars
Angel Foundation (MN) 89.80 three stars
Help Hope Live (PA) 92.92 four stars
Cancer Support Team (NY) 88.69 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ronald McDonald House Houston
1907 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX 77030
tel: (713) 795-3500
fax: (713) 795-3557
EIN: 74-1984499

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Board Leadership

Maggie Stacy
President

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