We have now raised $275 to cover the fee to apply for the official 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status.
We hope to have our official certificate in place for
We are currently automatically tax-exempt due to our yearly donations totaling less than $5000 per year. However, grocery stores and other companies require the 501(c)(3) certification in order to make a donation, which forces us to rely on friends and family to cover our donation needs.
A 501(c)(3) status will allow us to solicit businesses for donated items, as well as to apply for government grants!
Thank you for helping us
reach our goal!
All monetary donations are tax-deductible.
Our Shared Hopes was founded on February 27, 2010, to organize a French Toast Brunch on Christmas Day, for underprivileged families in our local community.
That idea has grown over the past 9 years! We now provide holiday dinner baskets and summer lunches!
We are now a registered charity and are currently filing for our official 501(c)(3) ceritificate in order to reach out to more women and children in our local communities!