IRS Form 990

This form was submitted to the IRS, and is available to the general public.

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Independent Audit

Audit was performed by Fick, Eggemeyer, & Williamson.

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Donor Privacy Policy

Wings of Hope is committed to respecting the privacy of our donors. We have developed this privacy policy to ensure our donors that donor information will not be shared or sold to outside organizations.

Awareness. Wings of Hope provides this Donor Privacy Policy to make you aware of our policy, and to inform you of the way your information is used. We also provide you with the opportunity to remove your name from our mailing list, if you desire to do so.

Information Collected. Here are the types of donor information that we collect and maintain:

  • contact information: name, organization/company, complete address, phone number, email address;
  • payment information: credit card and expiration date, and billing information;
  • shipping information: name, organization/company, complete address;
  • information concerning how you heard about Wings of Hope;
  • information you wish to share: questions, comments, suggestions; and
  • your request to receive periodic update; e.g., to individuals who request it, we will send periodic mailings related to specific fund-raising appeals, prayer concerns, and newsletters.

How Information is Used. Wings of Hope uses your information to understand your needs and provide you with better service. Specifically, we use your information to help you complete a transaction, communicate back to you, and update you on mission activities. Credit card numbers are used only for donation or payment processing with a secured third party and are not retained for other purposes. We use the comments you offer to provide you with information requested, and we take seriously each recommendation as to how we might improve communication.

No Sharing of Personal Information. Wings of Hope will not share or sell a donor’s personal information with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations. We assure you that the identity of all our donors will be kept confidential. Use of donor information will be limited to the internal purposes of Wings of Hope and only to further the mission activities and purposes of Wings of Hope.

In the Event of a Breach. Wings of Hope will, upon the determination of a breach of the policy, notify donors and recommend any actions that might be appropriate. Donors are encouraged to notify Wings of Hope if they believe a breach has occurred.

Removing Your Name from Our Mailing List. It is our desire not to send unwanted mail to our donors. Please contact us if you wish to be removed from our mailing list.

Contacting Us. If you have comments or questions about our privacy policy, please send us an email at or call us at (800) 448-9487.

Revised on June 3, 2016

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Conflict of Interest

A conflict of interest is defined as an actual or perceived interest by a Wings of Hope employee, volunteer or Board Member in an action that results in, or has the appearance of resulting in, personal, organizational, or professional gain.

Officers, members and volunteers are obligated to always act in the best interest of Wings of Hope (WoH). This obligation requires that any officer, member or volunteer, in the performance of WoH duties, seek only the furtherance of Wings of Hope’s mission. At all times, officers, volunteers and Board Members are prohibited from using their job title or the Wings of Hope’s name or property, for private profit or benefit.


  1. WoH officers, volunteers, employees and members should neither solicit nor accept gratuities, favors, or anything of monetary value from contractors/vendors. This is not intended to preclude bona-­‐fide organization sponsored fund raising-­‐activities.
  2. No officer, employee, volunteer or Board Member of Wings of Hope shall participate in the selection, award, or administration of a purchase or contract with a vendor where, to his knowledge, any of the following has a financial interest in that purchase or contract:
    1. The officer, employee, volunteer or Board Member;
    2. Any member of their immediate family;
    3. Their partner(s) or other legal business associates;
    4. An organization in which any of the above is an officer, director, volunteer or employee;
    5. A person or organization with whom any of the above individuals is negotiating or has an arrangement concerning prospective employment.
  3. No Board Member or volunteer or employee shall benefit financially from any Wings of Hope activity. Providing services at actual cost is allowed as long as those costs are verifiable and auditable and approval has been obtained in advance.
  4. Disclosure-­‐-­‐Any possible conflict of interest shall be disclosed by the person or persons concerned.
  5. Board Action-­‐-­‐When a conflict of interest becomes apparent to any one, they should report the occurrence to the President or a Board Member and no repercussion towards them will be allowed.
  6. The Executive Board of Directors is assigned the authority to review and make decisions on the subject of any potential Conflict of Interest, including but not limited to those circumstances where they may wish to allow an employee, board member or paid staff to receive compensation for services rendered.
  7. Record of Conflict-­‐-­‐The official minutes of the Executive Board shall reflect that the conflict of interest was disclosed and the interested person(s) did not participate in the final discussion or vote and did not vote on the matter.

Date Adopted: July 27, 2012

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