Ronald McDonald House Northern Alberta
Edmonton, AB T6E 4K3
President: Tim James
CEO: Martin Dugas
Charitable Reg. #: 13347 5368 RR0001
Grade: B-The grade is based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.
Need for Funding
Cents to the Cause
Impact Rating: Low
Full-time staff #28
Avg. Compensation $58,557
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About Ronald McDonald House Northern Alberta:
Founded in 1986, Ronald McDonald House Northern Alberta (RMHNA) accommodates families with seriously ill children while they receive treatment in local Edmonton hospitals. RMHNA’s House helps families regain a sense of normalcy while dealing with the emotional and financial challenges related to their child’s medical treatment.
RMHNA’s House offers living quarters and meal services for up to 32 families at a time while their children receive treatment at the Stollery Children’s Hospital, Royal Alexandra Hospital, or Grey Nuns Hospital in Edmonton. In 2015, operating and facilities expenses made up 70% of program costs. RMHNA housed 1,394 people in 2015, equivalent to 10,977 nights of comfort according to the charity’s 2015 annual report. The report also states that over 48% of the families it housed during the year were from Northern Alberta. The charity offers shuttle services to families staying at the House, driving them to and from the hospital at which their child is receiving treatment. The shuttle made 11,566 trips in 2015.
Ronald McDonald House of Northern Alberta runs a nutrition program called Meals that Mend that supplies breakfast, lunch and dinner to families of seriously ill children staying at the House. Meals that Mend served 836 meals in 2015, a 29% increase from the year before. RMHNA also has a Fuel for Families program that delivers lunches to the Stollery Children’s Hospital – the charity delivered 3,300 lunches in 2015 and states that these lunches saved families over $36,000.
Ronald McDonald House of Northern Alberta also runs education and recreation programs for children staying at the House, which made up 16% of program costs in 2015. The Education program taught 21 students in 2015 from grades one to twelve. RMHNA’s Recreation program runs in conjunction with its Education program and includes field trips and hands-on activities for kids and their families. In 2015, the Recreation program took 535 participants on 54 field trips to places such as the Edmonton Zoo and Telus World of Science.
Ronald McDonald House Northern Alberta is a medium-sized charity with total donations, goods-in-kind and special events revenues of $3.5m in F2015. Administrative costs are 13% of revenues and fundraising costs are 32% of donations, excluding goods-in-kind. $0.45 of every donated dollar goes toward overhead costs, which falls outside Ci’s reasonable range for overhead spending.
The charity holds funding reserves of $6.2m, which can cover annual program costs for 3 years.
This charity report is an update that is currently being reviewed by Ronald McDonald House of Northern Alberta. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated on July 5, 2016 by Katie Khodawandi.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending December
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||13.1%||12.5%||22.7%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||31.6%||42.3%||32.2%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||299.6%||507.1%||586.6%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $s
|Goods in kind||560,137||484,931||451,718|
|Business activities (net)||131,784||131,496||129,408|
|Cash flow from operations||385,505||679,420||851,369|