Star of Hope equips children across the world with knowledge, physical well-being, spiritual growth and social skills through educational programs and local and international partnerships.
A world where children become educated, healthy adults who are involved in their communities and share their love of Jesus Christ.
Names and Registered Marks
The legal name of the corporation is Star of Hope International, America, Inc.
Star of Hope and Star of Hope International are registered marks and may not be used without written permission.
Star of Hope International, America, Inc is controlled by an independent, volunteer board of directors.
Financial Control & Reporting
Star of Hope International, America, Inc follows generally accepted accounting principles. The financial statement is audited by Stockman, Kast, Ryan + Co, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Audit reports and IRS 990 forms are available.
It is the policy of Star of Hope International, America, Inc to protect and respect the privacy of users of our website. Personal information you provide through our website is for the purpose of processing your online donation and for maintaining contact with you. Star of Hope International, America, Inc employs a third party vendor (ServiceU Corporation, Memphis TN), to act as a secure online receptacle of any information required to properly and accurately process your donation. Star of Hope International, America, Inc does not trade, sell or otherwise share your information to anyone outside of the Star of Hope International partnerships.
Statement of Non-Discrimination
It is the policy of Star of Hope International America that the organization does not advocate, support or practice unlawful discrimination based on race, religion, age, national origin, language, sex, sexual preference, or physical handicap.
Additionally in matters of disaster response we have signed the Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and Non-Governmental Organizations in Disaster Relief, which in part reads:
“Aid is given regardless of the race, creed or nationality of the recipients and without adverse distinction of any kind. Aid priorities are calculated on the basis of need alone.”
Use of your donation
Donations made to Star of Hope International, America, Inc are tax deductible, as allowed by law, to US citizens and businesses. We strive to apply each gift to the project indicated by the donor. In rare cases, such as when a particular project is completely funded, we may apply your gift to another similar project and for similar purpose. For additional information please contact us.
Star of Hope International, America, Inc was incorporated in the State of Florida on Sept 11, 1987. The IRS granted 501(c)(3) tax exempt status on June 8, 1990 retroactive to the founding date.
2002 Star of Hope International® moved its principal place of business to Ellinwood Kansas.
2007 Haiti Love and Faith Ministries entered into a joint working agreement
2008 The United States Patent and Trademark Office granted a certificate of Registration for the name Star of Hope International.
2008 Evangelical Child and Family Service, Salfordville Pennsylvania entered into a partnership agreement to support a project in Haiti
2010 The United States Patent and Trademark Office granted a certificate of Registration for the name Star of Hope.
State Legal Statements
FLORIDA “A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE, 1-800-435-7352 WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.
Washington: Financial information available from the Corporations Divisions Office of the Secretary of State P.O. Box 40234, Olympia WA 98504-0234 or call, in state, 1-800-332-4483. Registration # 10908
Maryland: Documents and information submitted under the Maryland Solicitations Act are available, for the cost of postage and copies, from the Maryland Secretary of State, State House, Annapolis MD 21401, (410) 974-5534.
Pennsylvania: The official registration and financial information of Star of Hope International America, Inc. may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania, 1 (800) 732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.
MISSISSIPPI: “The official registration and financial information of Star of Hope International America, Inc. 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.”
West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documentation from the Secretary of State, State Capital, Charleston West Virginia, 25305. Registration does not imply endorsement.
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 and is available on the internet at www.njconsumeraffiars.gov/ocp.htm#charity . Registration with the Attorney General does not imply endorsement.
New York: Upon request, a copy of the latest annual report can be obtained from the organization or from the office of the Attorney General by writing to the Charities Bureau at 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271. Upon request a person may obtain from the organization such a description of the programs and activities for which it has requested contributions.
North Carolina: Financial information about this organization and copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 1-888-860-4989. The license is not endorsement by the State.
Oregon: The headquarters of this organization is located at Star of Hope International, P.O. Box 427 Ellinwood, KS 67526.
Virginia: financial statements for the last fiscal year are available from the State Office of Consumer Affairs, P. o. Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23218 Star of Hopeand Star of Hope International are registered marks and may not be used without prior written permission.