Health : Patient and Family Support

A Kid Again

Giving illness a GIANT Time Out!

four stars

96.66

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 96.66 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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!

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Attendance at Adventures
13,852
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
90.5%
  Administrative Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.66
  Program Expenses Growth 15.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,085,892
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,085,892
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,085,892
   Other Revenue $665,297
TOTAL REVENUE $2,751,189
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,669,549
   Administrative Expenses $79,726
   Fundraising Expenses $179,154
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,928,429
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-177,240
   
Net Assets $1,609,333

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- Oyauma Garrison President, CEO

Mission

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!

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
A Kid Again (OH) 96.66 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Massachusetts and Rhode Island (MA) 87.31 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Connecticut (CT) 89.60 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of South Dakota (SD) 86.90 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Jersey (NJ) 88.68 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