//FeedMore WNY Donor Bill of Rights
FeedMore WNY Donor Bill of Rights2019-08-27T18:14:29+00:00

FeedMore WNY Donor Bill of Rights

The incredible generosity of our donors allows us to continue our mission of is to offer dignity, hope and a brighter future by providing nutritious food, friendship and skills training to our WNY neighbors in need.  And in gratitude we have adopted a …


Donor Bill of Rights

The purpose of the Donor Bill of Rights is to generate confidence among donors and to provide guidance for Board members and staff.

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.

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.

To be provided with access

to the organization’s most recent financial statements.

To be assured that gifts will be used

for the purposes for which they were given.

To receive appropriate acknowledgment

and recognition for contributions.

To be assured that information

about donations is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law.

To expect that all relationships

with individuals representing organizations of interest to the donor will be professional in nature.

To be informed

whether those seeking donations are volunteers, employees of the organization or hired solicitors.

To have the opportunity for names

to be deleted from mailing lists that the organization may intend to share.

To feel free to ask questions

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