Father Ray’s Sponsor a Child Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c) (3) organization incorporated in the state of New Jersey. Contributions made to it are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Information filed with the Attorney General concerning this charity and the percentage received by the charity during the last reporting period that were dedicated to charitable purpose may be obtained from the Attorney General of the State of New Jersey by calling 973-504-6215.

This information is also available on the internet at http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/charity/chardir.htm . Visit that page and go down toward the bottom of the page. There is a “search for” box. Enter “Fr Ray” (no period after the Fr) and hit SEARCH FOR. A copy of the Fr Ray Sponsor a Child Foundation Financial Report will appear. (Note that the reports are often late to appear on line, not because they are not filed, just because the website is not yet updated. If you need the latest information, you will need to call the number provided in the prior paragraph.

In general, 100% of contributions go the support the projects in which we are involved. The only expense at this time is the charge made by PayPal when an on-line donation is made. How can we do this? The trustees donate enough funds to cover our operating expenses.

Here are the specifics of our organization:

a) Our address
Fr Ray Sponsor a Child Foundation
456 Thanington Close
Palm Harbor FL 34683

b) Our 501c3 status
We are an approved 501c3 charity registered with the NJ Charitable affairs office
Our NJ registration number is CH3176100.
c) Our Federal EIN is 20-0510996

Shown below is our initial Approval Letter from the Internal Revenue Service. Subsequent to 2004, the IRS no longer issues updated 501c3 status letters. The letter below is our approval letter. We are a 501c3 approved charity.

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We never turn a needy child away