FAQs

What is a 501(c)(3) charity?


Being a 501(c)(3) charity means the charity has been approved by the IRS.




Which organizations can be sponsored?


To be considered for a donation the organization must serve the Greater Venice area and must be a 501(c) (3) charity. National charities may only be considered if the donation is going to a local chapter and will be used locally. The charity cannot be political in nature.




Is my contribution tax deductible?  How do I get my tax receipt?


Yes, your contribution is eligible for a tax deduction. Checks are written directly to the local charity NOT to 100 Women Who Care.




May I send the donation to the charity myself?  Why do you have to send it on my behalf?


The goal of 100+ Women Who Care Greater Venice is to make one large collective donation on behalf of the entire membership. We know $10,000 will make a big impact in our community.




How do I vote if I cannot attend the meeting:


In order to vote you must be present at the meeting and current in your contributions to previous selected charities.




If I don't attend the meeting to whom do I send my check?


Please make your check out to the chosen chartity and mail to: Patrice DeMoss 418 Wincanton Place Venice, Florida 34293 patricedemoss@gmail.com




How long does the meeting last?


Meetings last 1 hour.




May my employer match my contribution?


Yes, in many instances your employer may match your contribution dollar for dollar. Contact your employer to see if they have a Matching Gift Program.




Can I bring a friend to the meeting who is not signed up?


Of course! In order to vote she will need to complete a commitment form prior to the start of the meeting.





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