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Health : Patient and Family Support

Wishing Well Foundation USA

Making the wishes of terminally ill children come true

0 stars

22.45

3000 West Esplanade Avenue Suite 100
Metairie, LA 70002
tel: (504) 510-5379   Web Site
EIN: 72-1297795

Board Leadership
Robin Withers
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 22.45 0 stars
  Financial 0.00 0 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 55.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

0 stars

0.00

Accountability & Transparency

55.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
7.2%
  Administrative Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 82.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.82
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth -11.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wishing Well Foundation USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wishing Well Foundation USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wishing Well Foundation USA (LA) 22.45 0 stars
Dreams Come True (FL) 94.16
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northeastern California and Northern Nevada (CA) 85.42
Give Kids The World (FL) 100.00
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York and Western New York (NY) 92.98

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The Wishing Well Foundation USA's single goal is to bring joy to children with life threatening illnesses by providing them with their fondest wish in life. The Wishing Well Foundation USA was founded by Elwin and Lisbeth LeBeau after comforting their friend as best they could as their friend's child's life slowly ebbed away. The Foundation hopes to provide the family of the ill child with some special memories . . .memories not of hospitals, doctors, and treatments but memories of a more carefree time; a time the child will cherish for as long as they live! The family will have fond memories of carefree days . . .the day their child was granted their fondest wish.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $0
   Federated Campaigns $856,519
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $856,519
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $856,519
   Other Revenue $35
TOTAL REVENUE $856,554
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $79,829
   Administrative Expenses $101,856
   Fundraising Expenses $706,049
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $887,734
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-31,180
   
Net Assets $16,327

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 22.45 0 stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 16.04 0 stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 16.04 0 stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 20.30 0 stars
2010-12 11/01/2011 17.53 0 stars
2008-12 09/20/2011 53.09 0 stars
 
CN 1.0
2008-12 02/01/2010 37.73 0 stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 46.58 0 stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 52.50 0 stars
2005-12 10/01/2006 46.97 0 stars
2004-12 11/01/2005 44.05 0 stars
2003-12 02/01/2005 46.71 0 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 72-1297795
Name in IRS Master File WISHING WELL FOUNDATION USA INC
NTEE Code P58
NTEE Classification Gift Distribution
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 November, 1996
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$55,190 6.21% Robin Withers President

The Wishing Well Foundation USA's single goal is to bring joy to children with life threatening illnesses by providing them with their fondest wish in life. The Wishing Well Foundation USA was founded by Elwin and Lisbeth LeBeau after comforting their friend as best they could as their friend's child's life slowly ebbed away. The Foundation hopes to provide the family of the ill child with some special memories . . .memories not of hospitals, doctors, and treatments but memories of a more carefree time; a time the child will cherish for as long as they live! The family will have fond memories of carefree days . . .the day their child was granted their fondest wish.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wishing Well Foundation USA (LA) 22.45 0 stars
Make-A-Wish International (AZ) 92.08
HopeKids (AZ) 98.23
Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire (CA) 86.18
Give Kids The World (FL) 100.00

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Charity Contact Info

Wishing Well Foundation USA
3000 West Esplanade Avenue
Suite 100
Metairie, LA 70002
tel: (504) 510-5379
EIN: 72-1297795

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Board Leadership

Robin Withers
President

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