BBB Reliability Report for
Family Tree, Inc.
|Name:||Family Tree, Inc.|
|Address:||3805 Marshall St |
|Wheat Ridge, CO 80033-5062|
|Report Creation Date:||March 12, 2013|
|Report Expiration Date:||September 12, 2015|
|Original Business Start Date:||June 1976|
|Principal:||Scott Shields, Chief Executive Officer|
|Customer Contact:||Scott Shields, Chief Executive Officer|
|Incorporated:||June 1976, CO|
|Type of Business:||Charity - Local, Charity - Children & Youth|
|BBB Accreditation:||This organization is a BBB Accredited Charity.|
The mission of Family Tree is to help people overcome child abuse, domestic violence and homelessness to become safe, strong and self-reliant.
This organization has been evaluated according to the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. This organization meets all those Standards and is a BBB Accredited Charity.
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Family Tree serves the seven-county Denver metro area to meet the growing needs of families and individuals experiencing child abuse, domestic violence and homelessness by offering a comprehensive array of inter-related services at multiple locations metro-wide.
This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
According to Family Tree, Inc.'s Audited Financial Statements for the year ended June 30, 2012:
* Excess for the year indicates the portion of income remaining after expenses.
All charitable organizations soliciting contributions in Colorado -- with a few specific exceptions listed in the Charitable Solicitations Act at 6-16-104(6)(a)-(c), C.R.S. -- must submit an initial registration statement with the Secretary of State and receive a registration number. After the initial registration, annual registration statements must be renewed each year by the 5th day of the fifth month after the close of the organizationâ€™s fiscal year. In addition, all solicitation campaigns utilizing paid solicitors as defined at 6-16-103(7), C.R.S. must be listed on separate Solicitation Notices, which should be filed online by the paid solicitor.
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