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September 29, 2012

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June 26, 2012

Help is Here started out acting responsibly but then began to refuse to disburse appropriately requested funds without reason. They have defrauded private donors and now refuse to return grant funds ... more

September 29, 2012

ABSOLUTELY TERRIBLE! I am one of the two who obtained a court judgment against HIH. I've had their website suspended until they remove all mention of my project, as they refused to do so and continued to steal from the unsuspecting public. I am now attempting to collect the monetary judgment of $9,825 which includes court costs and a $5,000 grant issued by the Pepsi Refresh Challenge. DO NOT TRUST THESE PEOPLE - THEY ARE SCAM ARTISTS.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

they refused to disburse funds, refused to remove my project and donation button from their website, forced me to get a court order and judgment against them. I am still attempting to collect the monetary judgment.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

shut the organization down - they are entirely a scam.

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How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

None

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

No

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Badly

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

How did you find this group?

the Fiscal Sponsor Directory

What, if any, change in your life has this group encouraged?

none.

June 26, 2012

Help is Here started out acting responsibly but then began to refuse to disburse appropriately requested funds without reason. They have defrauded private donors and now refuse to return grant funds to the Pepsi Corporation that were awarded to my project. I gave 30-day notice to terminate due to their material breach of fiscal sponsorship agreement and they refuse to remove my project from their website which is fraud because they are trying to collect funds in the name of my project (Erik's Cause) which is no longer a project of HIH. They are con artists and frauds.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

they have refused to act responsibly and appropriately disburse funds, including a grant from Pepsi.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

remove the CEO and hire someone with integrity to run the organization who can be trusted with public funds.

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How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

A little

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

No

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Badly

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

How did you find this group?

National Fiscal Sponsor Directory.

July 3, 2012

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July 3, 2012

I deposited $ to be used to help people who have sustained Brain Injuries. I made numerous requests for funds and was never transferred a penny. Maggie Baker is a liar and a thief. It is bad when people steal from each other, but to approach small start ups that are trying to do some good in this world and steal the money that is allowing for it, is demonic!

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How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

None

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

No

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Badly

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

June 26, 2012
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June 26, 2012
1 person found this review helpful

Please be very careful about signing up with Help is Here Inc. - talk with some of us who have had them as a Fiscal Sponsor. They took our money deposited (from well meaning donors), and will not disburse funds for intended purposes, will not give us an accounting of funds and now will not return the money now that we are trying to separate.

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How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

A little

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Unlikely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Badly

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

March 3, 2012
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March 3, 2012
2 people found this review helpful

There are three reviews for HIH, but one of the 5 star ones is actually for The Zawadisha Fund, a project they are supposed to be helping. We have been contracted with HIH and they have not reimbursed us for one expense. They have been completely unresponsive and unprofessional. Their phones and emails were not working for over a month. Seven other organizations have experienced the same thing. We have filed with the Attorney General in AZ, a detective in AZ, a Small Claim against them, and filed a complaint with the IRS.

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How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

None

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

No

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Badly

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

February 5, 2012
1 person found this review helpful

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February 5, 2012
1 person found this review helpful

Help Is Here Inc. has not fulfilled any of their duties as our fiscal sponsor. To date they have not acknowledged receipt of our donations, nor have they disbursed these funds to our project. We urge anyone who is need of a fiscal sponsor to NOT work with Help Is Here. We are filing formal complaints with the IRS and the Attorney General of Arizona.

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How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

None

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

No

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Badly

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

June 17, 2010

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Review from Guidestar
June 17, 2010

For five years I tried to find a nonprofit who was willing to embrace my project and be the fiscal sponsor. Not only Help is Here accepted my project with open arms but also provided all the support I could get. Help is Here also supports other projects and they are committed to their success.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Getting all the necessary paperwork and organizational resources in order to present my nonprofit project to private foundations and individuals.

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

...the support they provide for nonprofit projects seeking for fiscal sponsorship.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

...help 95,000 individuals to improve their financial outcome through online home entrepreneurship.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

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