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Health : Patient and Family Support

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois

Keeping Families Close

four stars

94.31

730 Hawkins Drive Iowa City, IA 52246
tel: (319) 356-3939   Web Site
EIN: 42-1189783

Board Leadership
Jil Dasher
President

CEO
Barbara Werning
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.31 four stars
  Financial 93.02 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/22/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1985, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois (RMHC-EIWI) creates, finds and supports programs that directly improve the health and well being of children. RMHC-EIWI provides care and comfort to children and their families by supporting its core programs: the 31-room Ronald McDonald House of Iowa City, the Ronald McDonald Family Room at UnityPoint St. Luke's Hospital Cedar Rapids, and the Ronald McDonald Family Room at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital.

Founded in 1985, RMHC-EIWI has been a home-away-from-home for thousands of families from all 99 Iowa counties, all 50 states, and over 70 foreign countries. RMHC-EIWI helps families with sick children stay close to each other and the care and resources they need, when they need it most.

Founded in 1985, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois (RMHC-EIWI) creates, finds and supports programs that directly improve the health and well being of children. RMHC-EIWI provides care and comfort to children and their families by supporting its core programs: the 31-room Ronald McDonald House of Iowa City, the Ronald McDonald Family Room at UnityPoint St. Luke's Hospital Cedar Rapids, and the Ronald McDonald Family Room at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital.

Founded in 1985, RMHC-EIWI has been a home-away-from-home for thousands of families from all 99 Iowa counties, all 50 states, and over 70 foreign countries. RMHC-EIWI helps families with sick children stay close to each other and the care and resources they need, when they need it most.

Financial

four stars

93.02

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/22/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
78.1%
  Administrative Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.20
  Program Expenses Growth 20.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois (IA) 94.31 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southeastern Michigan (MI) 91.83 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Connecticut and Western Massachusetts (CT) 85.78 three stars
The Damien Center (IN) 91.28 four stars
Children's Burn Foundation (CA) 92.67 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,485,409
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $177,000
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,662,409
   Program Service Revenue $36,331
Total Primary Revenue $1,698,740
   Other Revenue $108,689
TOTAL REVENUE $1,807,429
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,057,017
   Administrative Expenses $123,199
   Fundraising Expenses $133,490
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,313,706
   
Payments to Affiliates $48,069
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $493,723
   
Net Assets $5,260,041

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
The Ronald McDonald House of Iowa City $733,809 69.4%
Ronald McDonald Family Room $152,475 14.4%
Provision of Grants $122,664 11.6%

Ratings History
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 12/22/2017 94.31 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 92.49 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.77 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 90.97 four stars
2013-12 12/01/2014 86.95 three stars
2012-12 10/01/2013 86.47 three stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 79.32 two stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 77.35 two stars
2008-12 09/20/2011 89.93 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2008-12 12/01/2009 90.95 four stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 93.80 four stars
2006-12 09/01/2007 86.54 three stars
2005-12 10/01/2006 88.38 three stars
2004-12 10/01/2005 88.40 three 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 42-1189783
Name in IRS Master File RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES OF EASTERN IOWA AND WESTERN ILLINOIS
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 (151) Hospital auxiliary
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(399) Other housing 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 March, 1983
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$24,075 1.83% Barbara Werning-Dee Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$97,596 7.42% Kristin Roberts Former Executive Director

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Charity Contact Info

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois
730 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52246
tel: (319) 356-3939
EIN: 42-1189783

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Board Leadership

Jil Dasher
President

CEO

Barbara Werning
Executive Director

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