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Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

Cancer Wellness Center

Helping people live better while living with cancer

87.23

215 Revere Drive Northbrook, IL 60062
tel: (847) 509-9595   Web Site
EIN: 36-3604463

Board Leadership
Marc Z. Samotny
Chair

CEO
Nancy Bulzoni
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.23
  Financial 85.69
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

85.69

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 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)
77.8%
  Administrative Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.08
  Program Expenses Growth -0.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cancer Wellness Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cancer Wellness Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cancer Wellness Center (IL) 87.23
Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (CA) 94.05
Ovarian Cancer National Alliance (DC) 92.22
Kidney Cancer Association (IL) 91.36
Colon Cancer Coalition Foundation (MN) 85.31

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The Cancer Wellness Center was founded in 1989 to help people live better while living with cancer. We help people feel more connected by becoming part of a comfortable community of people who understand, because they are going through it too. We deal with the very real emotional issues that cancer can cause by offering trained, experienced counseling and support. We nurture mind, body and spirit with programs that offer simple exercises, stress relief, healthy diets, relaxing activities, and meaningful conversations. In addition, we offer an extensive library of books, tapes and videos, and involve discussions with other participants.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $624,876
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $545,584
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,170,460
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,170,460
   Other Revenue $24,855
TOTAL REVENUE $1,195,315
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $802,667
   Administrative Expenses $136,890
   Fundraising Expenses $117,917
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,057,474
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $137,841
   
Net Assets $2,480,516

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
Counseling Services $413,792 51.6%
Group Program Services $193,992 24.2%
Wellness Programs $128,469 16.0%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.23
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 83.12
2013-12 12/22/2014 88.67
2012-12 03/01/2014 84.14
2011-12 03/01/2013 75.19
2010-12 03/01/2012 77.68
2009-12 09/20/2011 79.63
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 71.74
2008-12 06/01/2010 77.52
2007-12 02/01/2009 70.38
2006-12 04/01/2008 70.79
2005-12 03/01/2007 69.54
2004-12 10/01/2005 68.17
2003-12 07/01/2005 79.58

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 36-3604463
Name in IRS Master File CANCER WELLNESS CENTER
NTEE Code G30
NTEE Classification Cancer
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (179) Other health services
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 February, 1989
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, 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
$104,885 9.91% Nancy Bulzoni Executive Director

The Cancer Wellness Center was founded in 1989 to help people live better while living with cancer. We help people feel more connected by becoming part of a comfortable community of people who understand, because they are going through it too. We deal with the very real emotional issues that cancer can cause by offering trained, experienced counseling and support. We nurture mind, body and spirit with programs that offer simple exercises, stress relief, healthy diets, relaxing activities, and meaningful conversations. In addition, we offer an extensive library of books, tapes and videos, and involve discussions with other participants.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cancer Wellness Center (IL) 87.23
Colon Cancer Alliance (DC) 94.86
Us TOO International (IL) 89.32
American Italian Cancer Foundation (NY) 93.81
National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (TX) 90.01

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Charity Contact Info

Cancer Wellness Center
215 Revere Drive
Northbrook, IL 60062
tel: (847) 509-9595
fax: (847) 509-9596
EIN: 36-3604463

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Board Leadership

Marc Z. Samotny
Chair

CEO

Nancy Bulzoni
Executive Director

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