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Health : Patient and Family Support

Ronald McDonald House Charities in Omaha

A sick child should never be alone

four stars

90.87

620 South 38th Avenue Omaha, NE 68105
tel: (402) 346-9377   Web Site
EIN: 47-0755104

Board Leadership
Scott Searl
Board President

CEO
Lindsey Rai Reasner
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.87 four stars
  Financial 87.73 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

87.73

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
75.0%
  Administrative Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.14
  Program Expenses Growth 3.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities in Omaha on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities in Omaha on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Charities in Omaha (NE) 90.87 four stars
Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities (GA) 86.04 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Connecticut and Western Massachusetts (CT) 85.78 three stars
Ronald McDonald House of Delaware (DE) 90.98 four stars
Leg Up Farm (PA) 89.05 three stars

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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Omaha helps families. The organization provides for families that bring their sick children to our community for medical care, provides dental care to kids who might otherwise go without and supports organizations that focus on improving children's lives. The Omaha Ronald McDonald House keeps families together during a most difficult time. We provide a temporary home for families that bring their sick children to our community for medical care in one of our hospitals or institutions. We have served more than 1,100 families from 43 states and six countries during the past 12 years. Approximately 40 percent of those families are from Nebraska, another 20 percent are from Iowa. The Ronald McDonald House Charities in Omaha is part of a global organization with chapters in 50 countries. Together, they form the official charities of McDonald's restaurants.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $876,088
   Federated Campaigns $3,148
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $474,985
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,354,221
   Program Service Revenue $16,460
Total Primary Revenue $1,370,681
   Other Revenue $-82,593
TOTAL REVENUE $1,288,088
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $736,200
   Administrative Expenses $185,605
   Fundraising Expenses $144,393
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,066,198
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $221,890
   
Net Assets $3,708,199

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
Providing a Supportive Home-Away-From-Home $669,600 91.0%
Ronald McDonald Care Mobile $66,600 9.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 02/01/2017 90.87 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.32 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 80.60 three stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 86.00 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 82.64 three stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 84.79 three stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 86.25 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 77.80 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 70.59 two stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 73.45 two stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 77.29 two stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 85.10 three stars
2005-12 10/01/2006 80.16 three stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 74.25 two stars
2003-12 07/01/2005 86.50 three 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 47-0755104
Name in IRS Master File RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES IN OMAHA INC
NTEE Code E21
NTEE Classification Community Health Systems
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (157) Cooperative hospital service organization
(995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
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 March, 1998
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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
$99,000 9.28% Lindsey Rai Reasner Executive Director

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Omaha helps families. The organization provides for families that bring their sick children to our community for medical care, provides dental care to kids who might otherwise go without and supports organizations that focus on improving children's lives. The Omaha Ronald McDonald House keeps families together during a most difficult time. We provide a temporary home for families that bring their sick children to our community for medical care in one of our hospitals or institutions. We have served more than 1,100 families from 43 states and six countries during the past 12 years. Approximately 40 percent of those families are from Nebraska, another 20 percent are from Iowa. The Ronald McDonald House Charities in Omaha is part of a global organization with chapters in 50 countries. Together, they form the official charities of McDonald's restaurants.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Charities in Omaha (NE) 90.87 four stars
Children's Burn Foundation (CA) 92.67 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western Washington & Alaska (WA) 94.70 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Indiana (IN) 85.66 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of New Mexico (NM) 88.47 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ronald McDonald House Charities in Omaha
620 South 38th Avenue
Omaha, NE 68105
tel: (402) 346-9377
EIN: 47-0755104

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Board Leadership

Scott Searl
Board President

CEO

Lindsey Rai Reasner
Executive Director

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