Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

Can Do Multiple Sclerosis

Thrive with MS.

four stars

96.16

100 W. Beaver Creek Blvd. Suite 200 PO Box 5860
Avon, CO 81620
tel: (800) 367-3101   Web Site
EIN: 74-2337853

Board Leadership
David E. Jones
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Lisa Mattis
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.16 four stars
  Financial 94.57 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Can Do Multiple Sclerosis, formerly The Heuga Center for Multiple Sclerosis, transforms lives by delivering health and wellness programs on exercise, nutrition, symptom management, and motivation to help families with MS thrive. The organization has helped thousands of people living with MS transform challenges into possibilities in health and life. In 2019, we provided programs to more than 60,000 people. Can Do MS honors the legacy and beliefs of the organization's founder, Jimmie Heuga, who founded the organization in 1984.

Can Do Multiple Sclerosis, formerly The Heuga Center for Multiple Sclerosis, transforms lives by delivering health and wellness programs on exercise, nutrition, symptom management, and motivation to help families with MS thrive. The organization has helped thousands of people living with MS transform challenges into possibilities in health and life. In 2019, we provided programs to more than 60,000 people. Can Do MS honors the legacy and beliefs of the organization's founder, Jimmie Heuga, who founded the organization in 1984.

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Financial

four stars

94.57

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
83.5%
  Administrative Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.96
  Program Expenses Growth 18.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Can Do Multiple Sclerosis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Can Do Multiple Sclerosis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,552,996
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $584,397
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,137,393
   Program Service Revenue $436,483
Total Primary Revenue $2,573,876
   Other Revenue $5,168
TOTAL REVENUE $2,579,044
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,801,652
   Administrative Expenses $248,487
   Fundraising Expenses $145,305
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,195,444
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $383,600
   
Net Assets $1,909,041

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$123,959 5.64% Lisa Mattis President, CEO

Mission

Can Do Multiple Sclerosis, formerly The Heuga Center for Multiple Sclerosis, transforms lives by delivering health and wellness programs on exercise, nutrition, symptom management, and motivation to help families with MS thrive. The organization has helped thousands of people living with MS transform challenges into possibilities in health and life. In 2019, we provided programs to more than 60,000 people. Can Do MS honors the legacy and beliefs of the organization's founder, Jimmie Heuga, who founded the organization in 1984.

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Charity Contact Info

Can Do Multiple Sclerosis
100 W. Beaver Creek Blvd. Suite 200
PO Box 5860
Avon, CO 81620
tel: (800) 367-3101
fax: (970) 926-1295
TTY: (970) 926-1290
EIN: 74-2337853

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Board Leadership

David E. Jones
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Lisa Mattis
President & CEO