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Make-A-Wish Foundation, Central & Western NC

This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Name: Make-A-Wish Foundation, Central & Western NC
Phone: (704) 339-0334
Fax: (704) 339-0335
Address: 212 S Tryon St Ste 1080
Charlotte, NC 28281-0104
Report Creation Date: August 8, 2016
Report Expiration Date: August 31, 2018
Original Business Start Date: January 1986
Principal: Ms. Amy Brindley, President and CEO
Customer Contact: Ms. Amy Brindley, President and CEO - (704) 339-0334 or
Type of Business: Charity - Cancer

Stated Purpose

The purpose of Make-A-Wish is fulfilling wishes to children diagnosed with life-threatening medical conditions.

Evaluation Conclusions

This organization has been evaluated according to the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. This organization meets all those Standards and is a BBB Accredited Charity.


The program of Make-A-Wish focus upon wish-granting to children diagnosed with life-threatening medical conditions.

Total Program Expenses:$3,185,871


Chief Executive Officer:Amy E. Brindley, President and CEO
Board Size:18
Paid Staff Size:23 Full Time.

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:The fundraising methods utilizied by Make-A-Wish include public contributions, corporate gifts, special events, and memorials.

Tax Status

This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.


According to Make-A-Wish Foundation, Central & Western NC's IRS 990 for the year ended August 31, 2015:

 Total Income:$4,505,927
Expenses  % of total
% of total
 Programs:$3,185,871 78.43%70.70%
 Fund Raising:$704,469 17.34%15.63%
 Administrative:$171,558 4.22%3.81%
 Other:$0 0.00%0.00%
 Total Expenses:$4,061,898
Excess of Income over Expenses$444,029
Ending Net Assets:$1,538,570
Total Assets$3,130,271
Total Liabilities$1,591,701

* Excess for the year indicates the portion of income remaining after expenses.

ID: 111719
Report as of December 2, 2016 18:14
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