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 not-for-profit and causes they are asked to support, we declare that all donor have these rights:

1. To be informed of Feed Our Vets’® mission, of the way Feed Our Vets® intends to use donated resources, and of its capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purposes.

2. To be informed of the identity of those serving on Feed Our Vets’® governing board, and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgement in its stewardship responsibilities.

3. To have access to Feed Our Vets’® most recent financial statements.

4. To be sure your gift will be used for the purpose for which it was given.

5. To receive appropriate acknowledgment and recognition.

6. To be assured that information about your donation is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law.

7. To expect that all relationships with individuals representing Feed Our Vets® and you, the donor, will be professional in nature.

8. To be informed whether those seeking donations are employees or volunteers of Feed Our Vets®.

9. To have the opportunity for your name(s) to be deleted from mailing lists that Feed Our Vets® may intend to share.

10. To feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers.