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Donor Bill of Rights

A Donor Bill of Rights

PHILANTHROPY is based on voluntary action for the common good. It is a tradition of giving and sharing that is primary to the quality of life. To ensure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, and that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in the non-for-profit organizations and causes they are asked to support, we declare that all donors have these rights:

I.

To be informed of the organization's mission, of

the way the organization intends to

use donated resources, and of its capacity to use

donations effectively for their intended purposes.

VI.

To be assured that information about their donations is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law.

II.

To be informed of the identity of those serving

on the organization's governing board,

and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities

VII.

To expect that all relationships with

individuals representing organizations of interest

to the donor will be professional in nature.

III.

To have access to the organization's

most recent financial statements.

VIII.

To be informed whether those seeking

donations are volunteers, employees of the

organization or hired solicitors.

IV.

To be assured their gifts will be used for

the purposes for which they were given.

IX.

To have the opportunity for their

names to be deleted from mailing lists that

an organization may intend to share.

V.

To receive appropriate

acknowledgement and recognition.

X.

To feel free to ask questions when making

a donation and to receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers.

DEVELOPED BY:

Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)

Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP)

Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)

Giving Institute: Leading Consultants to Non-Profits

United Way of America

Upcoming Events

Zumba In Da Club
Saturday October 21, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

It's time to get movin'!

Zumba In Da Club with ZJ Christina Palao & ZJ David Palao returns in support of the Health Services Foundation and the Oncology Department at South Shore Regional Hospital. Come party and give back to local healthcare! 

More information available soon!

 

 

Charm Diamond Centre's Women's Giving Circle
Wednesday November 1, 7:00 PM -
Gow's Customer Appreciation Event Supporting Radiothon 2018
Thursday November 16, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Support Radiothon 2018 by attending Gow's Home Hardware's annual Customer Appreciation Event. Tickets are $5 and available at Gow's or the Health Services Foundation office.

Radiothon 2018
Wednesday February 14, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Curl for a Cause 2018
Friday March 2, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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