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Mario Lemieux Foundation

Raising funds for cancer research and patient care, as well as Austin's Playroom Project

three stars

80.16

Two Chatham Center, Suite 1661 112 Washington Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
tel: (412) 281-3466   Web Site
EIN: 25-1708231

Board Leadership
Tom Grealish
President

CEO
Nancy Angus
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.16 three stars
  Financial 76.30 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Mario Lemieux Foundation was created in 1993 by hockey legend Mario Lemieux. In that year, Mario was diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease. After a successful battle with Hodgkin's disease, Mario is now nearly 25 years cancer free and his experience led him to focus on ways to assist those not so fortunate. He devotes much of his time to the Foundation raising funds to help reach the ultimate goal: a cure for cancer. The Mario Lemieux Foundation is dedicated to raising funds for cancer research and patient care, as well as Austin's Playroom Project, an initiative that creates playrooms for children and families in medical facilities.

The Mario Lemieux Foundation was created in 1993 by hockey legend Mario Lemieux. In that year, Mario was diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease. After a successful battle with Hodgkin's disease, Mario is now nearly 25 years cancer free and his experience led him to focus on ways to assist those not so fortunate. He devotes much of his time to the Foundation raising funds to help reach the ultimate goal: a cure for cancer. The Mario Lemieux Foundation is dedicated to raising funds for cancer research and patient care, as well as Austin's Playroom Project, an initiative that creates playrooms for children and families in medical facilities.

Results Information

Reported Results
Total in 2016
Number of patient visits
26,000
Number of children and families using Austin's Playrooms
1,000,000
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Financial

two stars

76.30

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 12/01/2017 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)
80.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.50
  Program Expenses Growth -10.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 82.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mario Lemieux Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mario Lemieux Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Mario Lemieux Foundation (PA) 80.16 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern Arizona (AZ) 90.30 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Tampa Bay (FL) 91.97 four stars
Smith Center for Healing and the Arts (DC) 85.22 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities (IL) 95.91 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,069,980
   Federated Campaigns $38,200
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $974,553
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,082,733
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,082,733
   Other Revenue $132,841
TOTAL REVENUE $2,215,574
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $753,599
   Administrative Expenses $257,965
   Fundraising Expenses $170,137
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,181,701
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,033,873
   
Net Assets $1,104,180

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
Hospital Playroom $676,440 89.8%
Hodgkin's Disease Research $77,159 10.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-09 12/01/2017 80.16 three stars
2015-09 03/01/2017 75.12 two stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 77.39 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 02/01/2016 80.47 three stars
2013-09 06/01/2015 79.34 two stars
2012-09 07/01/2014 80.10 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 25-1708231
Name in IRS Master File MARIO LEMIEUX FOUNDATION
NTEE Code T30
NTEE Classification Public Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans 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 September, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 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
$100,750 8.52% Nancy G. Angus Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mario Lemieux Foundation (PA) 80.16 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Rochester (NY) 91.37 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern Arizona (AZ) 90.30 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Ozarks (MO) 91.36 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Washington, DC (DC) 93.83 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Mario Lemieux Foundation
Two Chatham Center, Suite 1661
112 Washington Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
tel: (412) 281-3466
fax: (412) 281-3066
EIN: 25-1708231

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Board Leadership

Tom Grealish
President

CEO

Nancy Angus
Executive Director

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