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Charitable Solicitation Disclosure Statements

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Heifer Project International (“Heifer”) is an Arkansas non-profit corporation with its primary address and principal place of business at 1 World Avenue, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202.  Heifer’s main telephone number is (888) 548.6437.  If you would like a copy of Heifer’s latest annual return, exemption application, or other related information, please send a request indicating the information you desire, along with a self-addressed stamped envelope or an email address to which you would like the information sent, to Heifer Project International, P.O. Box 8058, Little Rock, AR 72203-8058, Attn: Disclosure Requirements.  Heifer is exempt from federal income tax under 26 U.S.C. Section 501(c)(3), and is a non-profit organization eligible to receive tax-deductible donations.  Each donation to Heifer is tax-deductible to the extent allowed under applicable law, and represents a contribution to its entire mission, which is to work with communities to end hunger and poverty and to care for the Earth.  Registration in any State/DISTRICT does not imply an endorsement of Heifer by that State/DISTRICT, OR ANY OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE OF THE State/DISTRICT. 

District of Columbia:  Registration/File No. 961788.  Florida:  A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING 1-800-435-7352 or 1-800-HELP-FLA TOLL-FREE WITHIN THE STATE.  REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.  HEIFER’S REGISTRATION NUMBER IN FLORIDA IS CH1042 WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE; SC-01042 WITH PINELLAS COUNTY.  100% OF EACH CONTRIBUTION, LESS VARIOUS TRANSACTION-RELATED FEES AND COSTS, IS RECEIVED BY HEIFER; WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT HEIFER ENGAGES VARIOUS THIRD PARTIES TO ASSIST IN ITS FUNDRAISING EFFORTS.  Georgia:  The following information is available upon request: a full and fair description of the charitable program for which the solicitation campaign is being carried out and, if different, a full and fair description of the programs and activities of the charitable organization on whose behalf the solicitation is being carried out, and a financial statement or summary consistent with the financial statement required to be filed with the Secretary of State pursuant to Code Section 43-17-5.  Kansas:  Registration No. 2583771.  An annual financial report required by K.S.A. 17-1763 for the preceding fiscal year is on file with the secretary of state.  Maryland:  A copy of the current financial statement of Heifer is available by writing to Heifer Project International, P.O. Box 8058, Little Rock, AR 72203-8058, Attn: Disclosure Requirements, or by calling 1-800-422-0474.  Documents and information submitted under the Maryland Solicitations Act are also available, for the cost of postage and copies, from the Maryland Secretary of State, State House, Annapolis, MD 21401, (410) 974-5534Michigan:  Registration No. MICS22112.  Mississippi:  The official registration and financial information of Heifer Project International may be obtained from the Mississippi Secretary of State's office by calling 1-888-236-6167.  Registration by the Secretary of State does not imply endorsement by the Secretary of State.  New Jersey:  INFORMATION FILED WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL CONCERNING THIS CHARITABLE SOLICITATION AND THE PERCENTAGE OF CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED BY THE CHARITY DURING THE LAST REPORTING PERIOD THAT WERE DEDICATED TO THE CHARITABLE PURPOSE MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY BY CALLING 973-504-6215 or 201-504-6215 AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AT http://www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/charfrm.htm REGISTRATION WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT.  The individual making this solicitation is not a volunteer, but is paid.  New York:  A copy of Heifer’s latest annual report and description of Heifer’s programs may be obtained, upon request, by writing to Heifer International, P.O. Box 8058, Little Rock, AR 72203-8058, Attn: Disclosure Requirements, or from the New York State Attorney General’s Charities Bureau, Attn: FOIL Officer, Department of Law, 120 Broadway, New York, New York 10271.  North Carolina:  Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at (919) 807-2214 or (888) 830-4989.  The license is not an endorsement by the StateOregon:  Heifer’s registration in no way constitutes or implies any endorsement, sanction, or approval of a solicitation, its purposes, the manner in which it is conducted, or of Heifer by the Attorney General or any other governmental agency or officer. Pennsylvania:  The official registration and financial information of Heifer Project International may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999.  Registration does not imply endorsement.  Tennessee:  Registered with the Tennessee Secretary of State as required by law. Registration No. 1584.  Virginia:  A financial statement is available from the State Office of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services upon request.  Washington:  Additional financial disclosure information may be obtained upon request made to the Washington state secretary of state at 1-800-332-4483 or 360-725-0378.  Any registration or notice of solicitation required by the charitable solicitation act is on file with the Washington state secretary of state’s office.  Currently registered with the Washington state secretary of state as required by law. Registration number 2047.  West Virginia:  Inquiries regarding Heifer may be made to Heifer’s Chief Financial Officer (or his/her successor) at 1-800-422-0474.  West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, West Virginia 25305.  Registration does not imply endorsement.  Wisconsin:  A financial statement of Heifer disclosing assets, liabilities, fund balances, revenue and expenses for the preceding fiscal year is available upon request made to Heifer.

Updated by Legal Services July 22, 2014, Version 6

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