State-by-State Nonprofit Disclosures
Many states require nonprofits to share certain information with donors when soliciting funds. Below you will find a list of disclosures. If you do not see your state below, they do not require us to share any specific information.
ARKANSAS – Ark. Code Ann. § 4-28-412(12), (A)-(B)
“The headquarters of this organization is located at 4121 Shelbyville Rd., Louisville, KY 40207. The Arkansas address is that of a mail drop box located in the state.”
CALIFORNIA – Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code § 17510.3(a)
Unless otherwise noted (e.g., events where you receive a benefit), all donations made to Blessings in a Backpack are 100% tax-deductible
DELAWARE – 6 Del.C. § 2595(b)
Any person soliciting a charitable contribution must disclose prior to making the solicitation the name of the charitable organization.
FLORIDA – West’s F.S.A. § 496.411
A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE, WITHIN THE STATE, 1-800-HELPFLA, OR VIA THE INTERNET AT FloridaConsumerHelp.com. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.
Blessings in a Backpack’s registration number is: CH38398
GEORGIA – Ga. Code Ann. § 43-17-8
- Upon request, we will provide a full and fair description of the charitable program for which the solicitation campaign is being carried out and, if different, a full and fair description of the programs and activities of the charitable organization on whose behalf the solicitation is being carried out; and
- A financial statement or summary which shall be consistent with the financial statement required to be filed with the Secretary of State.
IOWA – I.C.A. § 13C.2
Upon request, we will provide financial disclosure information concerning contributions received and disbursements for the organization’s last complete fiscal year, or, if the organization has not completed a full fiscal year, for its current fiscal year, to the person requesting the information within five days of the request.
MARYLAND – MD Code, Business Regulation, § 6-411; MD Code, Business Regulation, § 6-101
Upon request, we will provide a copy of the current financial statement of the organization. You can direct questions and/or requests for information to:
Blessings in a Backpack
4121 Shelbyville Rd.
Louisville, KY 40207
For the cost of copies and postage, documents and information submitted under this title are available from the Secretary of State.
MICS No. 55285
MINNESOTA – M.S.A. § 309.556, Subd. 1
Unless otherwise noted, all donations made to Blessings in a Backpack are tax-deductible
MISSISSIPPI – Miss. Code Ann. § 79-11-523(3)
The official registration and financial information of Blessings in a Backpack, Inc. may be obtained from the Mississippi Secretary of State’s office by calling 1-888-236-6167. Registration by the Secretary of State does not imply endorsement by the Secretary of State.
NEW JERSEY – Charities Regulations 13:48-11.2
INFORMATION FILED WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL CONCERNING THIS CHARITABLE SOLICITATION AND THE PERCENTAGE OF CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED BY THE CHARITY DURING THE LAST REPORTING PERIOD THAT WERE DEDICATED TO THE CHARITABLE PURPOSE MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY BY CALLING (973) 504-6215 AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AT state.nj.us/lps/ca/charfrm.htm. REGISTRATION WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT.
NEW YORK – McKinney’s Executive Law § 174-b
Upon request, we will provide
- A copy of the last financial report filed by the organization with the attorney general
- A clear description of the programs and activities that would be supported by your donation as a result of the solicitation
Blessings in a Backpack’s New York registration number is 45-21-34. You can call the New York state office of the attorney general for more information on charitable organizations.
Phone: (212) 416-8401
NORTH CAROLINA – N.C.G.S.A. § 131F-9
Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 1-888-830-4989 (within North Carolina) or (919) 807-2214 (outside of North Carolina). The license is not an endorsement by the State.
OHIO – R.C. § 1716.10
Blessings in a Backpack is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Our EIN # is: 26-1964620.
OREGON – O.R.S. § 128.891(2); O.R.S. § 128.893
Blessings in a Backpack is officially registered with the state of Oregon. Registration does not imply endorsement
The headquarters of this organization is located at 4121 Shelbyville Rd., Louisville, KY 40207. The Oregon address is that of a mail-drop box located in the state at PO Box 10814, Portland, OR 97296. O.R.S. § 128.893
PENNSYLVANIA – 10 P.S. § 162.13
Our organization’s legal name is Blessings in a Backpack, Inc., which is the overarching organization for all of our chapters and programs across the United States.
Upon request, we will provide you a description of the charitable purpose for which the solicitation was made.
The official registration and financial information of Blessings in a Backpack, Inc. may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.
RHODE ISLAND – RI ST § 5-53.1-12
Upon request, we will provide a description of the programs and activities for which funds from a solicitation would be used. You can reach out to Brent Glass at email@example.com to request this information.
Unless otherwise noted (e.g., events where you receive a benefit), all donations made to Blessings in a Backpack are 100% tax-deductible.
VIRGINIA – VA Code Ann. § 57-55.3
A financial statement of Blessings in a Backpack is available from the State Office of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23218.
WASHINGTON – West’s RCWA 19.09.100
You can obtain additional financial disclosure information from the office of the Secretary of State at 1-800-332-4483.
WEST VIRGINIA – W. Va. Code, § 29-19-8
Donations inquiries may be made to Brent Glass at firstname.lastname@example.org. Upon request, we will provide you a description of the charitable purpose for which the solicitation was made.
West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, WV 25305. Registration does not imply endorsement.
WISCONSIN – W.S.A. 440.455
Upon request, we will provide
- A copy of the current financial statement of the organization
- A clear description of the primary charitable purpose for which any given solicitation was made