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Donor Bill of Rights

To ensure that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence, we declare that all Hope Center donors have these rights:

  • To be informed of the mission of the Hope Center and the intended use of donated resources.
  • To be informed of those serving on the Hope Center board of directors.
  • To have access to current financial and operational information and most recent IRS Form 990 submissions.
  • To be assured their gifts will be used for the purposes for which they were given.
  • To receive appropriate acknowledgment and an annual contribution statement.
  • Have assurance that all personal information is handled with confidentiality. 
  • To be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers, employees or hired solicitors retained to raise funds on a nonprofit’s behalf.
  • To be assured they will receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers to any questions concerning the Hope Center’s mission and use of solicited funds.
  • To be assured the Hope Center uses accurate, accepted accounting methods.