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Health : Patient and Family Support

A Kid Again

Giving illness a GIANT Time Out!

four stars

94.80

777-G Dearborn Park Lane Columbus, OH 43085
tel: (800) 543-9735   Web Site
EIN: 31-1440073

Board Leadership
Matt Monnin
Chair

CEO
Oyauma Garrison
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.80 four stars
  Financial 93.83 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1995 as Adventures For Wish Kids, A Kid Again provides hope, happiness and healing to families raising kids with life threatening illness. We provide fun filled activities and destination events, which we call adventures at no cost to families. Our year round adventures foster laughter, joy, normalcy and supportive networking opportunities. Our family centric approach allows for a broader more comprehensive impact on the effects of coping with a life threatening illness in the family. Our events allow families to give illness a GIANT Time Out!

Founded in 1995 as Adventures For Wish Kids, A Kid Again provides hope, happiness and healing to families raising kids with life threatening illness. We provide fun filled activities and destination events, which we call adventures at no cost to families. Our year round adventures foster laughter, joy, normalcy and supportive networking opportunities. Our family centric approach allows for a broader more comprehensive impact on the effects of coping with a life threatening illness in the family. Our events allow families to give illness a GIANT Time Out!

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Financial

four stars

93.83

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
89.8%
  Administrative Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.82
  Program Expenses Growth 8.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by A Kid Again on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by A Kid Again on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
A Kid Again (OH) 94.80 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah (UT) 92.03 four stars
The Rainbow Connection (MI) 96.66 four stars
HopeKids (AZ) 98.23 four stars
Make-A-Wish® Philadelphia, Delaware & Susquehanna Valley (PA) 85.20 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,696,957
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,696,957
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,696,957
   Other Revenue $951,361
TOTAL REVENUE $2,648,318
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,024,576
   Administrative Expenses $59,540
   Fundraising Expenses $134,810
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,218,926
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $429,392
   
Net Assets $1,798,517

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
Adventures $2,024,576 100.0%

Ratings History
A Kid Again has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 94.80 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 94.78 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 94.03 four stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 89.39 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.02 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 83.22 three stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 81.89 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 82.98 three stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 83.54 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 91.04 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 86.01 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 80.95 three stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 81.03 three stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 84.28 three stars
2006-12 03/01/2008 90.52 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 87.26 three stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 93.42 four stars
2003-12 08/01/2005 90.61 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 31-1440073
Name in IRS Master File A KID AGAIN INC
NTEE Code P58
NTEE Classification Gift Distribution
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(349) Other youth organization or activities
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 September, 1995
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- Oyauma Garrison President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
A Kid Again (OH) 94.80 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of San Diego (CA) 96.87 four stars
The Rainbow Connection (MI) 96.66 four stars
Dream Foundation (CA) 88.76 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northeast New York (NY) 86.06 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

A Kid Again
777-G Dearborn Park Lane
Columbus, OH 43085
tel: (800) 543-9735
fax: (614) 797-9600
EIN: 31-1440073

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Board Leadership

Matt Monnin
Chair

CEO

Oyauma Garrison
President, CEO

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