Ronald McDonald House Toronto
Toronto, ON M5T 1W5
CEO: Stephanie Karapita
Board Chair: Joseph Cooper
Charitable Reg. #: 11885 2631 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 #42
Avg. Compensation $67,356
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
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About Ronald McDonald House Toronto:
Founded in 1981, Ronald McDonald House Toronto (RMHT), formally known as Toronto Children’s Care Inc., accommodates families of seriously ill children while they receive treatment in local Toronto hospitals.
Ronald McDonald House Toronto’s House is less than half a kilometer away from Sick Kids Hospital in downtown Toronto and can hold 81 families at a time. RMHT charges families $15 per night and gives sick children the opportunity to live with their families while receiving treatment. RMHT housed 762 families in 2016 and reports a 97% satisfaction rate for the year. Families stayed at the house for an average of 26 days and the occupancy rate throughout the year was 94%. The House’s amenities include sleeping quarters, a kitchen, laundry facilities, a media room and a kids clubhouse. The families must live a minimum of 55km away from the hospital to be eligible for the house.
Ronald McDonald House Toronto also has 7 Family Rooms, 6 located within hospitals in the Greater Toronto Area as well as 1 at Health Sciences North in Sudbury. These rooms are for families to escape the traditional hospital setting while staying close to their child in care. Family Rooms offer lounge rooms, laundry facilities, kitchens and napping areas, meant only for the families of children receiving treatment. RMHT served 3,605 families in 2016 with its Family Rooms, which is a 51% increase compared to the previous year. On average, the Family Rooms had 212 visitors every day.
Among the family programs RMHT offers its clients, its Toronto School is a standout program, being the only school of its kind in Canada. It is accredited as a private school and enrolls both patients and siblings, providing them with education and normalcy during treatment. The school saw an enrollment of 67 students for the 2015/16, participating in lessons run by three full-time teachers.
Ronald McDonald House Toronto is a medium-sized charity with total donations and fundraising revenues of $4.9m in F2015. Administrative costs are 11% of revenues and fundraising costs are 19% of donations. For every dollar donated, 70 cents goes towards its programs, falling within Ci’s reasonable range.
The charity holds funding reserves of $19.0m, which can cover annual program costs for 5.6 years.
This charity report is an update that is currently being reviewed by Ronald McDonald House Toronto. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated on July 13, 2017 by Josh Lam.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending October
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||10.7%||9.3%||10.1%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||19.4%||16.8%||22.8%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||562.8%||617.7%||663.9%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $000s
|Fees for service||425||392||382|
|Cash flow from operations||1,694||1,672||2,447|