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Health : Patient and Family Support

Rofeh Cholim Cancer Society

We fund miracles

three stars

83.74

762 Bedford Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11205
tel: (718) 722-2002   Web Site
EIN: 11-3355081

Board Leadership
Rabbi Hershel Kohn
President & Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.74 three stars
  Financial 82.58 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Rofeh Cholim Cancer Society (RCCS) incorporated in 1997 with a five-point mandate to help cancer victims: help cancer patients secure the best health insurance policies possible; provide whatever financial assistance is needed to maintain health insurance policies; keep abreast of the newest and most effective cancer treatments; provide the best medical referrals; and advocacy for the cancer patient and the patient's entire family. RCCS has never declined a valid application for help. Its singular mission, duplicated by no other organization, has helped save the lives of over one thousand cancer patients across the United States.

Rofeh Cholim Cancer Society (RCCS) incorporated in 1997 with a five-point mandate to help cancer victims: help cancer patients secure the best health insurance policies possible; provide whatever financial assistance is needed to maintain health insurance policies; keep abreast of the newest and most effective cancer treatments; provide the best medical referrals; and advocacy for the cancer patient and the patient's entire family. RCCS has never declined a valid application for help. Its singular mission, duplicated by no other organization, has helped save the lives of over one thousand cancer patients across the United States.

Financial

three stars

82.58

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 09/01/2020 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)
67.8%
  Administrative Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 20.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.55
  Program Expenses Growth 13.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Rofeh Cholim Cancer Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Rofeh Cholim Cancer Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Rofeh Cholim Cancer Society (NY) 83.74 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama (AL) 89.89 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of North Central Florida (FL) 89.20 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Florida (FL) 87.34 three stars
The Gathering Place, Beachwood (OH) 86.57 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $947,646
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $9,798,225
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $10,745,871
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $10,745,871
   Other Revenue $65,955
TOTAL REVENUE $10,811,826
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,187,831
   Administrative Expenses $607,086
   Fundraising Expenses $1,659,946
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,454,863
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,356,963
   
Net Assets $11,387,989

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
Patient Services $5,322,446 86.0%
Medical Subsidies $670,542 10.8%
Insurance Advocacy $194,843 3.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 09/01/2020 83.74 three stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 81.73 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 80.01 three stars
2015-12 12/01/2017 82.62 three stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 74.71 two stars
2014-12 11/01/2016 85.11 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.17 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 81.10 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 83.02 three stars
2011-12 09/01/2013 80.70 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2013 82.82 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 82.34 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 81.34 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 81.70 three stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 87.46 three stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 85.10 three stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 82.32 three stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 66.27 one star
2004-12 01/01/2006 76.79 two stars
2003-12 06/01/2005 74.17 two 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 11-3355081
Name in IRS Master File ROFEH CHOLIM CANCER SOCIETY INC
NTEE Code T50
NTEE Classification Philanthropy, Charity, Voluntarism Promotion, General
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) 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 October, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$160,256 1.89% Aaron Steier Regional Director
Other Salaries of Note
$198,454 2.34% Zishe Lowy Program Director
$55,000 0.65% Rabbi Yosef Golding Board Member
$12,000 0.14% Sheya Greenberg Secretary

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Rofeh Cholim Cancer Society (NY) 83.74 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Rofeh Cholim Cancer Society
762 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205
tel: (718) 722-2002
fax: (718) 722-4757
EIN: 11-3355081

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Board Leadership

Rabbi Hershel Kohn
President & Founder

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