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Miracles of Mitch Foundation

Keeping Mitch's Pinky Swear by helping children with cancer and their families.

Mission Statement
Review Completed: 4/4/2012
105 Peavey Rd
Chaska, MN 55318
Phone: (952) 974-9600
Fax: (952) 974-9605
Other Names Used The Miracles of Mitch Foundation
EIN 56-2384527
Principal Staff Brian Nelson, Executive Director
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE) 7
Number of Volunteers 450
Number of Clients Served 400
Donated Goods Accepts donated goods
General Information
Board Chair Mike LeSage
Number of Board Members 15
Board meetings with quorum 6
Average Member Attendance at Board Meetings 12
Publicly Available Documents Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
During the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2012, The Miracles of Mitch Foundation provided 540 instances of assistance to 349 different families. Grants were awarded to families from Minnesota, Iowa, Kansas, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Montana, Michigan, Ohio, Texas, Nebraska and New Jersey. Our two major program areas include: Home Rescue Team--215 grants were awarded to help pediatric cancer families (whose children are treated in Minnesota) pay mortgage, rent, property tax, utilities, and make home renovations to accommodate a child with a compromised immune system. Quality of Life (QOL) program consisted of: *113 grants for necessities such as groceries, auto repairs and gas cards *109 families enjoying MN Miracle Weekend getaways *104 cancer patients and siblings attending 2012 MiracleKids Kamp
Current Goals
Achieve record 20% total revenue growth as a Foundation to expand our programming budget; realize 25% revenue growth in our biggest fundraising event, the MiracleKids Triathlon; develop hospital outreach program that includes regular monthly on-site meetings with social workers and/or medical teams; create 100 new All-Star trading cards to go along with high-touch quality of life initiatives; upgrade organizational infrastructure, including completion of a programming database; establish long-term business development program that includes planned giving and estate planning
Community or Constituency Served
Children with cancer and their families
Geographic Area Served
State of Minnesota
Impact and Programs

3 Year Average Expenses

Program Services: $425,292 72%
Management: $51,512 8.7%
Fundraising: $113,712 19.3%

Unrestricted Net Assets

2011 2010 2009
End of Year: $422,111 $297,213 $245,653
Beginning of Year $297,213 $245,653 $254,059
Difference $124,898 $51,560 ($8,406)
Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990 $422,111
Based on information provided on 2009 to 2011
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