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Living Beyond Breast Cancer

Connecting people with trusted breast cancer information and a community of support.

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four stars

96.12

40 Monument Road Suite 104
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
tel: (855) 807-6386   Web Site
EIN: 23-2734689

Board Leadership
Laura A. Kowal
Chair

CEO
Jean A. Sachs
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.12 four stars
  Financial 94.52 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC), founded in 1991, is a national nonprofit organization that provides information and support to individuals diagnosed with breast cancer and their caregivers.

LBBC addresses the current needs of people impacted by breast cancer, whether they are newly diagnosed, in treatment, recovery, living with a history of breast cancer or managing a metastatic form of the disease. Resources are developed in collaboration with the nation's leading oncologists, health professionals and related organizations and are delivered by people who understand the physical and emotional complexities of breast cancer.

LBBC offers its communications in a variety of printed and digital formats, as well as in person and through its toll-free Breast Cancer Helpline.

Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC), founded in 1991, is a national nonprofit organization that provides information and support to individuals diagnosed with breast cancer and their caregivers.

LBBC addresses the current needs of people impacted by breast cancer, whether they are newly diagnosed, in treatment, recovery, living with a history of breast cancer or managing a metastatic form of the disease. Resources are developed in collaboration with the nation's leading oncologists, health professionals and related organizations and are delivered by people who understand the physical and emotional complexities of breast cancer.

LBBC offers its communications in a variety of printed and digital formats, as well as in person and through its toll-free Breast Cancer Helpline.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of people impacted by breast cancer we reach each year to provide information and community.
550,000
Number of volunteers
1,967
Total number of volunteer hours contributed to the organization
5,151
Number of unique website visitors
348,000
Number of website pageviews
1,202,960
Number of website sessions
488,497
Total dollars received in contributions
4,819,640
Number of donations made by board members
100
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This impact information is current as of November 2018, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. Impact information published on this organization's rating page has no effect on its rating at this time.

Financial

four stars

94.52

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 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)
83.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.60
  Program Expenses Growth 4.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Living Beyond Breast Cancer on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Living Beyond Breast Cancer on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Living Beyond Breast Cancer (PA) 96.12 four stars
Breastcancer.org (PA) 89.32 three stars
National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. (TX) 85.82 three stars
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners (CA) 88.13 three stars
SHARE (NY) 91.66 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,992,682
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $293,885
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $329,251
Total Contributions $4,615,818
   Program Service Revenue $40,890
Total Primary Revenue $4,656,708
   Other Revenue $631,230
TOTAL REVENUE $5,287,938
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,898,037
   Administrative Expenses $359,051
   Fundraising Expenses $304,559
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,561,647
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $726,291
   
Net Assets $12,205,164

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
National Conferences $700,227 18.0%
Young Women's Initiatives $329,251 8.4%
Publications $172,092 4.4%

Ratings History
Living Beyond Breast Cancer has received 14 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 09/01/2018 96.12 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 97.76 four stars
2016-12 12/22/2017 96.91 four stars
2015-12 10/01/2017 99.63 four stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 97.84 four stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 99.77 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.04 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 10/01/2015 94.88 four stars
2013-12 11/01/2014 98.97 four stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 93.67 four stars
2011-12 09/01/2012 98.96 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 99.10 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 92.18 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 98.90 four stars
2008-12 03/01/2010 95.74 four stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 98.16 four stars
2006-12 11/01/2007 98.37 four stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 97.96 four stars
2004-12 11/01/2005 98.36 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 23-2734689
Name in IRS Master File LIVING BEYOND BREAST CANCER
NTEE Code E80
NTEE Classification Health, General and Financing
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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 April, 1994
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$195,400 4.28% Jean Sachs Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Living Beyond Breast Cancer (PA) 96.12 four stars
National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund (DC) 85.32 three stars
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners (CA) 88.13 three stars
SHARE (NY) 91.66 four stars
Bay Area Cancer Connections (CA) 90.32 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Living Beyond Breast Cancer
40 Monument Road
Suite 104
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
tel: (855) 807-6386
fax: (610) 645-4573
EIN: 23-2734689

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Board Leadership

Laura A. Kowal
Chair

CEO

Jean A. Sachs
Chief Executive Officer

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