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Financial Accountability

Our Commitment to Accountability

Free the Kids, Inc. is committed uphold high standards of accountability and ethics. to our donors.  We honor the donor’s wishes of the use of funds and makes every effort to be transparent in the use of these funds.  Free the Kids, Inc. engages in ongoing efforts to openly convey information to the public about their missions, activities, accomplishments and decision-making processes. Even in times of crisis, Free the Kids, Inc. has a special responsibility to be forthcoming and honest in their communications with donors. Financial information is easily accessible to the public through our website or upon individual request. Our financial goal is to create external visibility, public understanding and trust in the organization.

Policies:

Donor Privacy Policy

Audited Financials:

2014-2015

2015-2016

Form 990:

2014-2015

2015-2016

2016-2017

 

General Fundraising Disclaimer Statement:

Free the Kids, Inc. is committed to ensuring that fundraising activities are carried out in an ethical manner. Solicitations for donations will indicate whether the funds will be used to further the general programs and operations of the organization or to support specific programs or projects. If excess funds are received for the indicated project, the funds will be used for the general programs and operational cost of providing food, clothing, housing, and education to Haiti’s abandoned children in order to help them lead more productive lives.

Free the Kids, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Federal tax identification number is 22-3741436

Your contribution is tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law

 

I fell in love with Espwa during my first visit last year. Hard to put into words, but there was a real "heart" connection with the kids and staff. It is a special place. My visit was focused primarily on the girls and the teachers. Relationships were initiated during that first visit that I treasure very much!

- Maria Simeone

There is hardly a more heartbreaking sight than seeing an orphan in Haiti--many of them who have families who simply cannot feed and clothe them. Of course there is the emotional response to their plight, but there is a more pragmatic hope--that given a chance in a loving, caring environment, these children can grow up to be leaders, people who can move their communities and the country itself in a positive, healthy direction.

- Jackie Wilson

This place is amazing! The kids and their caregivers will restore your faith in the human spirit. The magic of Espwa is that there is a childhood provided for the kids there that would not exist otherwise.Haiti has a very very long way to go, but this is a hopeful place with clean, well fed, happy children, teachers, house moms, and support staff. Fr Marc and all of the others should be very proud of their accomplishments. Help them in any way that you can!

- Kerri McDonough Croland
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