Mission of Hope Cancer Fund
Rating: 3.2 stars 10 10 reviews
209 E Washington Ave Ste 370 Jackson MI 49201 USA
To ensure those individuals dignosed with cancer and their families have access to direct financial assistance, information and advocacy resources during cancer treatment and recovery.
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Been a donor for the past three years. This time for the first time, I actually looked into the organization to see where my $25 went to. They told me that it went to the 300 patients that needed financial support to continue with their cancer therapy. I downloaded their Form 990, which is their tax return, and found out in 2012 that they had 670k worth of donations, and 470k (70%) went to fundraising costs (???), and 140k went to "other" expenses (21%), and salaries were 40k (6%) leaving only $17,666 of excess donations. Not an accountant, but this organization looks like it runs for the benefit of the fundraisers, (Ronald F. Doddy & Associates, of Essexville, Michigan ($469,797). Disappointing, won't contribute ever again.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Demonstrate that 80% of all donations actually went to patients and cancer research, not only 3%.
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