Health : Patient and Family Support

Wishing Well Foundation USA

Making the wishes of terminally ill children come true

zero star

14.48

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

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 14.48 zero star
  Financial 0.00 zero star
  Accountability & Transparency 32.00 zero star
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

zero star

0.00

Accountability & Transparency

zero star

32.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 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)
5.1%
  Administrative Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 83.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.84
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth -60.1%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $0
   Federated Campaigns $703,167
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $703,167
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $703,167
   Other Revenue $25
TOTAL REVENUE $703,192
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,928
   Administrative Expenses $102,850
   Fundraising Expenses $599,093
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $707,871
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-4,679
   
Net Assets $11,648

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- Robin Withers President

Mission

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.

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Wishing Well Foundation USA (LA) 14.48 zero star
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enCourage Kids Foundation (NY) 89.25 three stars

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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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