To be informed of the Open Heart Kitchen’s mission, of the way the we intend to use donated resources, and of its capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purposes.
To be informed of the identity of those serving on Open Heart Kitchen’s governing board, and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities.
To have access to Open Heart Kitchen’s most recent financial statements.
To be assured their gifts will be used for the purposes for which they were given.
To receive appropriate acknowledgement and recognition.
To be assured that information about their donation is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law.
To expect that all relationships with individuals representing Open Heart Kitchen’s interest to a donor will be professional in nature.
To be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers, employees of the Open Heart Kitchen or hired solicitors.
Not share or sell our donor mailing list with outside organizations.
To feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers.