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Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House

The first house that love built

four stars

93.70

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

Board Leadership
Leonard Bernstein
President

CEO
Susan Campbell
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.70 four stars
  Financial 94.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

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Financial

four stars

94.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
86.2%
  Administrative Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.66
  Program Expenses Growth 7.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.7%
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) 93.70 four stars
Locks of Love (FL) 90.94 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Jacksonville (FL) 90.58 four stars
Jack and Jill Late Stage Cancer Foundation (GA) 88.74 three stars
Lighthouse Family Retreat (GA) 89.82 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $18,958,640
   Federated Campaigns $47,654
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $312,599
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $19,318,893
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $19,318,893
   Other Revenue $342,008
TOTAL REVENUE $19,660,901
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,224,692
   Administrative Expenses $1,016,691
   Fundraising Expenses $637,187
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,878,570
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $13,782,331
   
Net Assets $32,031,905

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 $3,850,944 91.1%
Camp Program $291,199 6.9%
Family Room Program $82,549 2.0%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 10/01/2019 93.70 four stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 92.74 four stars
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$179,615 3.05% Susan Campbell Executive Director

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Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House (PA) 93.70 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

Leonard Bernstein
President

CEO

Susan Campbell
Executive Director

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