Health : Patient and Family Support

Sunshine Foundation

The original dream makers organization

three stars

88.12

1041 Mill Creek Drive Feasterville, PA 19053
tel: (215) 396-4770   Web Site
EIN: 23-2044056

Board Leadership
Amanda E. Agati
Chair

CEO
Kate Sample
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.12 three stars
  Financial 83.20 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Sunshine Foundation is the original wish granting organization founded in 1976. Sunshine answers the dreams of seriously ill, physically challenged and abused children, ages 3-18 from all over the country. We have answered 32,000 dreams for children since our inception. The Sunshine Foundation's Dream Village has nine fairytale themed cottages set on 22 acres in Central Florida. This is where most of our families stay when they visit Central Florida locations. The village offers for the family a quiet and relaxing atmosphere where they can enjoy a handicapped equipped playground, wheelchair accessible pool, a miniature golf course and many other amenities to make their stay truly a dream vacation.

The Sunshine Foundation is the original wish granting organization founded in 1976. Sunshine answers the dreams of seriously ill, physically challenged and abused children, ages 3-18 from all over the country. We have answered 32,000 dreams for children since our inception. The Sunshine Foundation's Dream Village has nine fairytale themed cottages set on 22 acres in Central Florida. This is where most of our families stay when they visit Central Florida locations. The village offers for the family a quiet and relaxing atmosphere where they can enjoy a handicapped equipped playground, wheelchair accessible pool, a miniature golf course and many other amenities to make their stay truly a dream vacation.

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Financial

three stars

83.20

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
78.7%
  Administrative Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.03
  Program Expenses Growth -2.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sunshine Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sunshine Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $849,403
   Federated Campaigns $12,731
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $133,434
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $995,568
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $995,568
   Other Revenue $28,436
TOTAL REVENUE $1,024,004
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $848,115
   Administrative Expenses $81,951
   Fundraising Expenses $110,453
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,040,519
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-16,515
   
Net Assets $1,418,329

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$78,750 7.56% Kate Sample President

Mission

The Sunshine Foundation is the original wish granting organization founded in 1976. Sunshine answers the dreams of seriously ill, physically challenged and abused children, ages 3-18 from all over the country. We have answered 32,000 dreams for children since our inception. The Sunshine Foundation's Dream Village has nine fairytale themed cottages set on 22 acres in Central Florida. This is where most of our families stay when they visit Central Florida locations. The village offers for the family a quiet and relaxing atmosphere where they can enjoy a handicapped equipped playground, wheelchair accessible pool, a miniature golf course and many other amenities to make their stay truly a dream vacation.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sunshine Foundation (PA) 88.12 three stars
Make-A-Wish International (AZ) 88.10 three stars
Dream Foundation (CA) 85.20 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Connecticut (CT) 89.60 three stars
Make-A-Wish Tri-Counties (CA) 89.21 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Sunshine Foundation
1041 Mill Creek Drive
Feasterville, PA 19053
tel: (215) 396-4770
fax: (215) 396-4774
EIN: 23-2044056

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Board Leadership

Amanda E. Agati
Chair

CEO

Kate Sample
President