Minisink Valley
Serving the Children of the World
The Kiwanis Club of Minisink Valley Inc. Foundation Granted 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Status

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 20, 2013

Slate Hill, NY – The Kiwanis Club of Minisink Valley Inc. Foundation is proud to announce that it is now officially a public charity with tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. Contributions donated to The Kiwanis Club of Minisink Valley Inc. Foundation are fully tax-deductible retroactive to the founding of the organization on August 17, 2011. The Kiwanis Club of Minisink Valley Inc. Foundation is also now eligible to apply for government and foundation grants, which will further broaden its access to resources and strengthen its ability to serve the members of the community.

“Obtaining 501(c)(3) status is a major milestone for The Kiwanis Club of Minisink Valley Inc. Foundation,” remarked Foundation President Steve Brigham. “This opens many doors for us to realize our goals as a charitable organization and fulfill our commitment to the community.”
The Kiwanis Club of Minisink Valley Inc. Foundation mission is to assist needy persons, particularly young people; to assist worthy youth in attaining educational and vocational excellence, and to help individuals with disabilities to enhance their lives through the expending of funds directly for such purposes or by the furnishing of funds to other organizations organized for charitable , scientific research, or educational purposes, or the prevention of cruelty to children.

For more information, please visit www.minisinkvalleykiwanis.org or contact Steve Brigham at (845) 726-5000. Donations can be sent to: The Kiwanis Club of Minisink Valley Inc. Foundation, PO Box 446, Slate Hill, NY 10973