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Make-A-Wish Foundation of Hawaii

Share the power of a wish

four stars

90.63

223 South King Street Suite 100
Honolulu, HI 96813
tel: (808) 537-3118   Web Site
EIN: 99-0220777

Board Leadership
Todd Apo
Board Chair

CEO
Janel Chandler
Interim CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.63 four stars
  Financial 87.10 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Incorporated late in 1982, Make-A-Wish Foundation of Hawaii, is the thirteenth of 66 chapters in 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Territory of Guam, that comprise the Make-A-Wish Foundation of America. We grant the wishes of children in Hawaii with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Our purpose is to grant the wish of each child between the ages of 2 ½ and 18 who has a life-threatening medical condition (i.e., a progressive, degenerative or malignant medical condition that has placed the child's life in jeopardy). The first Hawaii wish was granted in 1984. Now, 25 years later, more than 700 wishes have been completed.

Incorporated late in 1982, Make-A-Wish Foundation of Hawaii, is the thirteenth of 66 chapters in 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Territory of Guam, that comprise the Make-A-Wish Foundation of America. We grant the wishes of children in Hawaii with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Our purpose is to grant the wish of each child between the ages of 2 ½ and 18 who has a life-threatening medical condition (i.e., a progressive, degenerative or malignant medical condition that has placed the child's life in jeopardy). The first Hawaii wish was granted in 1984. Now, 25 years later, more than 700 wishes have been completed.

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Financial

three stars

87.10

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
83.6%
  Administrative Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.52
  Program Expenses Growth 14.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 45.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of Hawaii on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of Hawaii on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Hawaii (HI) 90.63 four stars
Catch-A-Dream Foundation (MS) 85.41 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central and Northern Florida (FL) 86.89 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Suffolk County, NY (NY) 90.47 four stars
Dream Foundation (CA) 88.76 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,340,893
   Federated Campaigns $144,291
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $839,756
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,324,940
   Program Service Revenue $951,201
Total Primary Revenue $4,276,141
   Other Revenue $132,984
TOTAL REVENUE $4,409,125
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,079,279
   Administrative Expenses $308,403
   Fundraising Expenses $525,048
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,912,730
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $496,395
   
Net Assets $2,521,759

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
Wish Granting $3,079,279 100.0%

Ratings History
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Hawaii has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-08 12/21/2018 90.63 four stars
2016-08 03/01/2018 90.91 four stars
2015-08 10/01/2017 92.61 four stars
2015-08 03/01/2017 91.36 four stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 95.87 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 10/01/2015 97.56 four stars
2013-08 12/01/2014 87.59 three stars
2012-08 12/20/2013 85.00 three stars
2011-08 12/01/2012 84.88 three stars
2010-08 09/20/2011 85.58 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 09/01/2010 92.45 four stars
2008-08 12/01/2009 85.94 three stars
2007-08 10/01/2008 85.02 three stars
2006-08 08/01/2007 91.36 four stars
2005-08 11/01/2006 92.33 four stars
2004-08 05/01/2005 95.61 four stars
2003-08 03/01/2005 88.71 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 99-0220777
Name in IRS Master File MAKE A WISH HAWAII 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 (998) Unspecified
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, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$147,039 3.75% Siana Austin Hunt President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Hawaii (HI) 90.63 four stars
Make-A-Wish® Philadelphia, Delaware & Susquehanna Valley (PA) 85.20 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northeast New York (NY) 86.06 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of San Diego (CA) 96.87 four stars
Sunshine Foundation (PA) 86.35 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Hawaii
223 South King Street
Suite 100
Honolulu, HI 96813
tel: (808) 537-3118
fax: (808) 536-5566
EIN: 99-0220777

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1877
Honolulu, HI 96805

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Board Leadership

Todd Apo
Board Chair

CEO

Janel Chandler
Interim CEO

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