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Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities

Keeping families close when it matters most.

four stars

95.73

795 Gatewood Road, NE Atlanta, GA 30329
tel: (404) 315-1133   Web Site
EIN: 58-1295754

Board Leadership
Karen Bailey
Chair

CEO
Beth Howell
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.73 four stars
  Financial 93.97 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities' mission is to nurture the health and well-being of children and families. To advance our mission, we operate three programs: our core House Program, a Care Mobile Program and a Family Room Program.

Our Houses are built on the simple idea that nothing else should matter when a family is focused on healing their child. Services include housing, meals, 24-hour transportation to and from the hospital, laundry facilities, positive distractions and connections with other families going through similar experiences. Our Ronald McDonald Care Mobile provides care for underserved children in metro Atlanta to address the number one diagnosis at Children's locations-asthma. With the Care Mobile, we aim to create stronger and healthier families. Our Family Room provides the comforts of home while in the hospital environment. We aim to provide a refuge for families just steps away from their child's hospital bed where they can rest, reflect and refuel.

Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities' mission is to nurture the health and well-being of children and families. To advance our mission, we operate three programs: our core House Program, a Care Mobile Program and a Family Room Program.

Our Houses are built on the simple idea that nothing else should matter when a family is focused on healing their child. Services include housing, meals, 24-hour transportation to and from the hospital, laundry facilities, positive distractions and connections with other families going through similar experiences. Our Ronald McDonald Care Mobile provides care for underserved children in metro Atlanta to address the number one diagnosis at Children's locations-asthma. With the Care Mobile, we aim to create stronger and healthier families. Our Family Room provides the comforts of home while in the hospital environment. We aim to provide a refuge for families just steps away from their child's hospital bed where they can rest, reflect and refuel.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2019
Number of families that were able to stay together during time of crisis
2,926
Number of visits to our Family Room
40,170
Number of visits to our Care Mobile
1,346
This impact information is current as of March 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

93.97

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

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)
81.4%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.85
  Program Expenses Growth 23.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities (GA) 95.73 four stars
National Organization for Rare Disorders (CT) 100.00 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon and Southwest Washington (OR) 89.95 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central and Northern Arizona (AZ) 87.39 three stars
Sharsheret (NJ) 97.66 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,404,575
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $796,362
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,200,937
   Program Service Revenue $93,488
Total Primary Revenue $5,294,425
   Other Revenue $970,808
TOTAL REVENUE $6,265,233
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,284,951
   Administrative Expenses $387,757
   Fundraising Expenses $665,139
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,337,847
   
Payments to Affiliates $61,346
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $927,386
   
Net Assets $38,921,239

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
Ronald McDonald House Operations $3,936,250 91.9%
Scholarships $154,399 3.6%
Family Room at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta $113,075 2.6%

Ratings History
Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 95.73 four stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 94.98 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 94.11 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 86.04 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.08 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 92.88 four stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 88.01 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 87.39 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 83.20 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 78.35 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 62.46 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 74.23 two 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 58-1295754
Name in IRS Master File ATLANTA RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES INC
NTEE Code E86
NTEE Classification Patient Services - Entertainment, Recreation
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (179) Other health services
(603) Non-financial services of facilities to other organizations
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 November, 1977
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$257,883 4.83% Elizabeth B. Howell President & CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities (GA) 95.73 four stars
National Foundation for Transplants (TN) 94.00 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Augusta (GA) 88.54 three stars
The Gathering Place, Beachwood (OH) 88.64 three stars
Patient Services Incorporated (VA) 92.38 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities
795 Gatewood Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
tel: (404) 315-1133
fax: (404) 315-7873
EIN: 58-1295754

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Board Leadership

Karen Bailey
Chair

CEO

Beth Howell
President & CEO

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