BBB Reliability Report for
Maxfund Animal Adoption Center
|Name:||Maxfund Animal Adoption Center|
|Address:||720 W 10th Ave |
|Denver, CO 80204-3954|
|Report Creation Date:||February 11, 2013|
|Report Expiration Date:||August 11, 2015|
|Original Business Start Date:||May 1989|
|Principal:||Ms. Nanci Suro, Director Emeritus/Co-Founder|
|Customer Contact:||Ms. Nanci Suro, Director Emeritus/Co-Founder - (303) 595-9481|
|Type of Business:||Charity - Local, Charity - Animal Protection|
|BBB Accreditation:||This organization is a BBB Accredited Charity.|
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MaxFund is a nonprofit organization established to provide medical care for injured pets with no known owners and to find new homes for these animals once they have recovered.
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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MaxFund provides emergency care and a home for injured animals until the owner is located or a suitable home is found. This service is provided, without cost, to the caring person who notifies the MaxFund. The MaxFund is a true no-kill shelter. MaxFund provides low-cost vaccinations, pet food, and spay/neuter clinics for pets of low income families; no-fee adoptions for senior citizens and AIDS patients; and a therapy program which takes pets to visit senior centers, the VA Hospital and nursing homes.
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 Maxfund Animal Adoption Center's Audited Financial Statements for the year ended December 31, 2011:
* Excess for the year indicates the portion of income remaining after expenses.
BBB processed a total of 2 complaints about this organization in the last 36 months, our standard reporting period.
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 organization‚Ä™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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