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Matthews House Hospice

6028 Highway 89, P.O. Box 10060
Alliston, ON L9R 0B7
Director: Kelly Borg
Board President: Steve Aelick

Charitable Reg. #: 85100 9555 RR0001
Sector: Health - Palliative
Operating Charity

Donor Accountability

Grade: C+

The grade is based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.

Financial Transparency

Most recent audited financial statements available on the charity's website [ Audited financial statement for most recent year ]

Need for Funding

Funding Reserves Program Costs

Spending Breakdown

Cents to The Cause

2012 2013 2014
For a dollar donated, cents funding the cause after fundraising and admin costs, excluding surplus.

Full-time staff #3

Avg. Compensation $44,859

Top 10 Staff Salary Range

$350k + 0
$300k - $350k 0
$250k - $300k 0
$200k - $250k 0
$160k - $200k 0
$120k - $160k 0
$80k - $120k 0
$40k - $80k 1
< $40k 2
Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2014

About Matthews House Hospice:

Matthews House Hospice (MHH), founded in 2008, is located in Alliston, Ontario and services the South Simcoe region. MHH currently works with Stevenson Memorial Hospital, providing palliative care discharge support.

MHH offers a residential hospice, visiting hospice, day programs, wellness programs and education. Over 450 clients participated in the hospice’s various programs in F2014. The residential hospice had four beds, providing care to 89 clients in F2014. MHH has plans to build a new residential facility. The hospice also provides in-home, non-medical support through trained volunteers, including physical and emotional support, and companionship for those with life-threatening illnesses. They support the bereaved by offering group sessions and counselling for child bereavement through trained staff and occasional special guest speakers. Their clients can also participate in Yoga, Tai Chi, Meditation, Wellness Evenings, Playing With Colours, Gardening Group, Reflexology, Chinese Holistic Medicine and a Men's Group. Caregivers can benefit as well, from a caregiver respite program of in-home visits and group sessions held at Matthews House.

Financial Review:

In F2014 administrative costs were 9% of revenues and fundraising costs were 8% of donations.  MHH has net funding reserves of $667k, which cover annual program costs 1.4 times.  In F2014 MHH had capital expenditures of $688k for the purchase of land for a future residential facility).

This charity report is an update that is being reviewed by the charity. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.

Updated July 23, 2015 by Zoe Best.

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending March
Administrative costs as % of revenues 9.0%2.6%13.7%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 7.5%5.6%3.0%
Program cost coverage (%) 138.4%354.6%61.6%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $s
Donations 324,754610,586218,182
Government funding 72,46938,13638,144
Special events 255,637207,61156,135
Other income 6,3472,361714
Total revenues 659,207858,694313,175
Program costs 481,714174,831138,929
Administrative costs 59,54721,98942,884
Fundraising costs 43,47345,6218,094
Other costs 4,9274,0025,556
Cash flow from operations 69,546612,251117,712
Funding reserves 666,515619,88185,597
Note: Ci adjusted administrative costs to reconcile with the charity’s CRA T3010 filing, reducing program costs by $20k in F2014, $2k in F2013, and $27k in F2012. Ci adjusted for deferred donations, increasing revenues by $16k in F2014, $368k in F2013, and $99k in F2012.

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