Health : Patient and Family Support

The Sunshine Kids Foundation

Dedicated to children with cancer

four stars

96.36

2814 Virginia Street Houston, TX 77098
tel: (800) 594-5756   Web Site
EIN: 76-0020802

Board Leadership
Craig Taffaro
Board Chairman

CEO
G.W. Bailey
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.36 four stars
  Financial 94.86 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1982, The Sunshine Kids Foundation adds quality of life to children with cancer by providing them with exciting, positive group activities, so they may once again do what Kids are meant to do . . . have fun and celebrate life! Young cancer patients participate in positive group activities which promote self-esteem, personal accomplishment and just plain old fashioned fun. Thousands of children from hospitals across the country have benefited from The Sunshine Kids Foundation's many programs and national and regional events. The Sunshine Kids continues, as it has since its inception, to provide all of its activities completely free of charge to the children, their families and hospitals.

Founded in 1982, The Sunshine Kids Foundation adds quality of life to children with cancer by providing them with exciting, positive group activities, so they may once again do what Kids are meant to do . . . have fun and celebrate life! Young cancer patients participate in positive group activities which promote self-esteem, personal accomplishment and just plain old fashioned fun. Thousands of children from hospitals across the country have benefited from The Sunshine Kids Foundation's many programs and national and regional events. The Sunshine Kids continues, as it has since its inception, to provide all of its activities completely free of charge to the children, their families and hospitals.

Financial

four stars

94.86

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 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)
87.0%
  Administrative Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.66
  Program Expenses Growth 4.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Sunshine Kids Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Sunshine Kids Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,466,583
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,466,583
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,466,583
   Other Revenue $50,378
TOTAL REVENUE $4,516,961
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,238,301
   Administrative Expenses $176,621
   Fundraising Expenses $274,733
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,689,655
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $827,306
   
Net Assets $5,588,337

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$82,083 2.22% G. W. Bailey Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$55,000 1.49% Rhoda Tomasco Founder

Mission

Founded in 1982, The Sunshine Kids Foundation adds quality of life to children with cancer by providing them with exciting, positive group activities, so they may once again do what Kids are meant to do . . . have fun and celebrate life! Young cancer patients participate in positive group activities which promote self-esteem, personal accomplishment and just plain old fashioned fun. Thousands of children from hospitals across the country have benefited from The Sunshine Kids Foundation's many programs and national and regional events. The Sunshine Kids continues, as it has since its inception, to provide all of its activities completely free of charge to the children, their families and hospitals.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Sunshine Kids Foundation (TX) 96.36 four stars
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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama (AL) 86.29 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Wisconsin (WI) 99.16 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Baltimore (MD) 87.07 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Sunshine Kids Foundation
2814 Virginia Street
Houston, TX 77098
tel: (800) 594-5756
fax: (713) 524-7165
EIN: 76-0020802

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Board Leadership

Craig Taffaro
Board Chairman

CEO

G.W. Bailey
Executive Director