MODEL DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS FOR CHARITIES
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Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation’s mission is to assist veterans who have suffered severe duty-related injuries resulting in permanent physical disability in their efforts to become productive, self-sufficient, integrated members of their community. Financial and other information about our charity’s purpose, programs and activities can be obtained by contacting Anne Fasanaro, Director of Operations, 2303 Camino Ramon, Suite 270, San Ramon, CA 94583, (925)-380-6342. If you are a resident of any of the following states, please review the relevant disclosure statement.
FLORIDA: A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-HELP-FLA OR ONLINE AT www.FloridaConsumerHelp.com, REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.” REGISTRATION #: CH23555.
ILLINOIS: Contracts and reports regarding Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation are on file with the Illinois Attorney General.
MARYLAND: For the cost of postage and copying, documents and information filed under the Maryland charitable organizations laws can be obtained from the Secretary of State, Charitable Division, State House, Annapolis, MD 21401, 800-825-4510. A copy of the organization’s current financial statement is available on request.
MISSISSIPPI: The official registration and financial information of Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation 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: 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 http://www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/charfrm.htm. REGISTRATION WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT.
NEW YORK: Upon request, a copy of the latest financial report filed with the Attorney General as well as a full description of the programs and activities supported by contributions can be obtained by contacting Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation at 2303 Camino Ramon, Suite 270, San Ramon, CA 94583. Financial reports can also be obtained from the charities registry on the Attorney General’s website or by writing the Charities Bureau at 28 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10005. For more information about charities, visit the Charities Bureau online at www.charitiesnys.com or call 212-416-8401.
NORTH CAROLINA: 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.
PENNSYLVANIA: The official registration and financial information of Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.
WASHINGTON: The notice of solicitation required by the State Office of Consumer Affairs is on file with the Washington Secretary of State, and information relating to financial affairs of Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation is available from the Secretary of State, and the toll-free number for Washington residents: 800-332-4483.
WISCONSIN: A financial statement of Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation disclosing assets, liabilities, fund balances, revenue and expenses for the preceding fiscal year is available upon request.
CONTRIBUTIONS ARE DEDUCTIBLE FOR FEDERAL INCOME TAX PURPOSES IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAW. REGISTRATION IN A STATE DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION OF SENTINELS OF FREEDOM SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION BY THE STATE.