<![CDATA[Friends MATTer - Fundraising Events and PR]]>Sat, 18 May 2019 13:47:02 -0400Weebly<![CDATA[November 30th, 2018]]>Fri, 30 Nov 2018 22:40:03 GMThttp://friendsmatter.org/fundraising-events-and-pr/november-30th-2018<![CDATA[FRIENDS MATTER RECEIVES OFFICIAL DESIGNATION AS A PUBLIC CHARITY STATUS 509(A) (2) FROM IRS, DEPT. OF TREASURY]]>Wed, 31 Jan 2018 17:05:32 GMThttp://friendsmatter.org/fundraising-events-and-pr/friends-matter-receives-official-designation-as-a-public-charity-status-509a-2-from-irs-dept-of-treasuryAs of March 24, 2017, FriendsMATTer is officially designated as a Public Charity 509 (a) (2) per notification of the IRS, Department of Treasury.  All donations made to Friends MATTer after that date are eligible for tax deductions. 
The FriendsMATTer board is very pleased to announce this important step, which paves the way for the organization to move forward with fundraising for Educational, Awareness entertainment-based programs focused on prevention of SUD and support to those in recovery of SUD, and their support network. 
The FriendsMATTer website is being updated with user-friendly direct donation capabilities and will carry ongoing Public Relations updates informing of progress on all  programs and donations. 
Currently all affiliates and board member of FriendsMATTer are full volunteers with no compensation. All proceeds of the charity are directly utilized for programs and donations to research of SUD of Opioids with interest to strengthen the recovery process and end relapse. 
All questions and interested parties may contact Friends MATTer via email at info@FriendsMATTer.org or by using the information link on this website. ]]>