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Boston Ronald McDonald House

The house that love built

four stars

95.68

229 Kent Street Brookline, MA 02446
tel: (617) 734-3333   Web Site
EIN: 04-2627411

Board Leadership
Rick Filosa
President

CEO
Peggy Enirght & Andrew Richards
Co-Executive Directors

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.68 four stars
  Financial 95.39 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

95.39

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
83.7%
  Administrative Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.56
  Program Expenses Growth 5.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boston Ronald McDonald House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boston Ronald McDonald House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boston Ronald McDonald House (MA) 95.68 four stars
The Damien Center (IN) 88.57 three stars
Children's Cancer Center (FL) 89.53 three stars
Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte (NC) 86.41 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama (AL) 87.98 three stars

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The Boston Ronald McDonald House opened its doors in Brookline in 1979, establishing itself as the eighth House in the country. The Boston Ronald McDonald House is a home-away-from-home for families of children ages birth through 21 being treated for cancer at Children's Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's Jimmy Fund Clinic and other area hospitals. Families live with us while their children are inpatients, undergoing surgery, chemotherapy and bone marrow transplants. They also stay while the children receive outpatient treatment such as radiation therapy and many types of chemotherapy.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $577,627
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $204,337
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $781,964
   Program Service Revenue $25,665
Total Primary Revenue $807,629
   Other Revenue $283,967
TOTAL REVENUE $1,091,596
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $862,574
   Administrative Expenses $100,300
   Fundraising Expenses $67,495
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,030,369
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $61,227
   
Net Assets $5,716,571

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
Ronald McDonald House Operations $862,574 100.0%

Ratings History
Boston Ronald McDonald House has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 08/01/2016 95.68 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2016 97.13 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 96.81 four stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 96.83 four stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 96.99 four stars
2010-12 05/01/2012 94.87 four stars
2009-12 02/01/2012 89.76 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 79.73 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 88.66 three stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 98.77 four stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 77.99 two stars
2006-12 08/01/2008 87.44 three stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 91.88 four stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 91.75 four stars
2003-12 07/01/2005 91.54 four 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 04-2627411
Name in IRS Master File BOSTON RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE INC
NTEE Code G30
NTEE Classification Cancer
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (399) Other housing activities
(179) Other health services
(561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
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]
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

The Boston Ronald McDonald House opened its doors in Brookline in 1979, establishing itself as the eighth House in the country. The Boston Ronald McDonald House is a home-away-from-home for families of children ages birth through 21 being treated for cancer at Children's Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's Jimmy Fund Clinic and other area hospitals. Families live with us while their children are inpatients, undergoing surgery, chemotherapy and bone marrow transplants. They also stay while the children receive outpatient treatment such as radiation therapy and many types of chemotherapy.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boston Ronald McDonald House (MA) 95.68 four stars
Little Red Door Cancer Agency (IN) 91.83 four stars
National Organization for Rare Disorders (CT) 92.74 four stars
Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel (NY) 89.94 three stars
National Women's Health Network (DC) 93.78 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boston Ronald McDonald House
229 Kent Street
Brookline, MA 02446
tel: (617) 734-3333
fax: (617) 734-5239
EIN: 04-2627411

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Board Leadership

Rick Filosa
President

CEO

Peggy Enirght & Andrew Richards
Co-Executive Directors

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