How much of your donation actually goes to charity?

Excellent question.

100%.  All of it.

That’s how much of your donation goes directly to help those in need when you donate to Hope for Healing.

Charities differ a lot in how much of the money they raise goes for charitable programs instead of covering the expense of raising money.

According to Consumer Report, a highly acceptable rate is 65% of total expenses used on charitable missions and not more than 35% of contributions spent on fundraising.

The Better Business Bureau states that, in some cases, 90% or more of donations go to the cost of fundraising.  That means that 90 cents of every dollar collected actually goes to the telemarketers and only 10 cents are used to benefit the charitable mission.

At Hope for Healing we find those ratios appalling.  We abhor waste and misrepresentation.  We believe that people who donate to charity want to help those in need, not line someone else’s pockets.  And we’re hoping that we’re not alone.

 

How do we do it?

Every non-profit charity has operating costs, including Hope for Healing.  However, there are ways to keep operating costs low.  We rely heavily on volunteer work by good caring people who genuinely want to make a difference in the world.  Hope for Healing doesn’t hire professional fund raisers to call and interrupt your dinner to ask for money.  We depend on word of mouth referrals to spread the word that Hope for Healing is an excellent and reliable resource to do good in the world.

Hope for Healing researches global and local charitable causes that do the most good with the least expenditures.  This stretches the value of each dollar donated.  We work in coordination with other established organizations to ensure proper, effective, and ethical use of funds.

Because we adhere strictly to these policies, we have gained the trust of private donors who cover our modest operating expenses.  It is because of their confidence and generosity that we can guarantee that 100% of your donation goes directly to help those in need.

 

Transparency

Hope for Healing is a 501(c)3 charity.  Donations are tax-deductible as charitable donations.  Information about the tax exempt status and current IRS tax forms for Hope for Healing are available online on the IRS website.  We will furnish our IRS designated EIN upon request.  Email us at hopeforhealingfoundation@gmail.com.

We currently fit under the IRS category 990-N for those charities with less than $50,000 annual income.

We don’t mind being small.  Especially since we can do more with our $50,000 than some charities can do with $500,000.

 

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