Donor Bill of Rights

  1. To be assured that gifts will be used for the purposes for which they are given.

  2. To receive appropriate acknowledgement and recognition.

  3. To expect that information about donations is handled with respect and confidentiality.

  4. To have access to the Society’s most recent financial statement.

  5. To be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers, employees, or hired solicitors.

  6. To know that donors may have their names deleted from the Society’s mailing list if requested.

  7. To feel free to ask questions and to receive prompt and truthful answers to those questions.

  8. To be informed of the identity of those serving on the Society’s Board of Directors, and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities.

  9. To be informed of the Society’s mission, our intended use of donated resources and our capacity to use donations effectively.

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