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Ronald McDonald House Houston

Sharing the strength of our home

three stars

87.80

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

Board Leadership
Lesha Pulido Elsenbrook
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.80 three stars
  Financial 83.01 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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

83.01

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 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)
73.6%
  Administrative Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.38
  Program Expenses Growth 3.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Houston (TX) 87.80 three stars
Jack and Jill Late Stage Cancer Foundation (GA) 88.74 three stars
Children's Burn Foundation (CA) 92.73 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Denver (CO) 96.53 four stars
High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, Inc. (CT) 85.31 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,167,430
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,571,236
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,738,666
   Program Service Revenue $518,733
Total Primary Revenue $9,257,399
   Other Revenue $16,799
TOTAL REVENUE $9,274,198
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,322,481
   Administrative Expenses $363,179
   Fundraising Expenses $803,815
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,489,475
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,784,723
   
Net Assets $19,376,254

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 $2,066,997 62.2%
Texas Children's Hospital $615,565 18.5%
MD Anderson Children's Cancer Center $324,741 9.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 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
$202,000 4.49% Leslie Bourne CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Houston (TX) 87.80 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California (CA) 86.91 three stars
Connecticut Cancer Foundation (CT) 88.74 three stars
Children's Organ Transplant Association (IN) 97.27 four stars
The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults (MD) 86.10 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

Lesha Pulido Elsenbrook
President

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