100% of the proceeds from the Raven Rock Ramble, minus expenses, goes to the UNC Kidney Center for kidney disease education and prevention, particularly in underserved communities. See their Education & Resources page for material and examples. This page describes the how the funds are used, the expenses for the Raven Rock Ramble itself, and the revenue sources for the event. While the financial details are for years 2013-2015, the categories and amounts are comparable to recent years.
What you need to know:
- You make a real difference in the lives of families affected by kidney disease and enable patients to be treated early when symptoms are still manageable.
- You help your neighbors; the proceeds assist patients in central and eastern NC.
- You are not paying for overhead. The Raven Rock Ramble is run entirely by volunteers, and existing staff at UNC manage the funds.
Raven Rock Ramble expenses
For the three years from 2013-2015, The Raven Rock Ramble has averaged just under $36,000 in income, and averaged just over $14,000 in expenses. The tee shirts are the biggest expense by far at almost 2/3 of the total. This is a conscious choice, as the shirts are known for their quality and are used to help brand the event.
The full list of expenses is described in the charts, below.
|Web hosting fee||14||0.1%|
Raven Rock Ramble revenue
|Donations & Sales||1857||5.2%|
Note: amounts do not include in-kind donations from sponsors such as Moe's Southwest Grill, Maola Milk, etc.