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Health : Patient and Family Support

Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House

The first house that love built

four stars

95.67

3925 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104
tel: (215) 387-8406   Web Site
EIN: 23-7377505

Board Leadership
Peter J. Degnan
President

CEO
Susan Campbell
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.67 four stars
  Financial 93.88 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House provides a home away from home for families of critically ill children receiving treatment at local hospitals. We operate two Houses in Philadelphia serving a total of 59 families each night. The Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House also runs the Ronald McDonald Camp in the Poconos for oncology patients and their siblings. In addition we offer two Ronald McDonald Family Rooms in the Oncology and Cardiac Centers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to provide a respite space away from the bedside. Founded in 1974 as the very first Ronald McDonald House in the world, we are the model for the over 285 Houses throughout the globe.

The Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House provides a home away from home for families of critically ill children receiving treatment at local hospitals. We operate two Houses in Philadelphia serving a total of 59 families each night. The Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House also runs the Ronald McDonald Camp in the Poconos for oncology patients and their siblings. In addition we offer two Ronald McDonald Family Rooms in the Oncology and Cardiac Centers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to provide a respite space away from the bedside. Founded in 1974 as the very first Ronald McDonald House in the world, we are the model for the over 285 Houses throughout the globe.

Financial

four stars

93.88

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
76.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.34
  Program Expenses Growth 8.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House (PA) 95.67 four stars
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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Denver (CO) 97.06 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,690,245
   Federated Campaigns $35,674
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $126,311
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,852,230
   Program Service Revenue $25,115
Total Primary Revenue $6,877,345
   Other Revenue $508,834
TOTAL REVENUE $7,386,179
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,786,674
   Administrative Expenses $406,647
   Fundraising Expenses $753,153
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,946,474
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,439,705
   
Net Assets $33,857,074

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
House Program $3,408,980 90.0%
Camp Program $286,519 7.6%
Family Room Program $91,175 2.4%

Ratings History
Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 02/01/2018 95.67 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 95.57 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.86 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 86.76 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 88.77 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 92.33 four stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 84.56 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 88.32 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 87.10 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 85.46 three stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 88.91 three stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 95.12 four stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 94.84 four stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 84.93 three stars
2004-12 03/01/2006 88.85 three stars
2003-12 06/01/2005 78.03 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 23-7377505
Name in IRS Master File PHILADELPHIA RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (179) Other health services
(399) Other housing activities
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 July, 1976
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$157,211 3.17% Susan Campbell Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House (PA) 95.67 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House
3925 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
tel: (215) 387-8406
fax: (215) 386-4977
EIN: 23-7377505

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Board Leadership

Peter J. Degnan
President

CEO

Susan Campbell
Executive Director

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