Many States require charities soliciting funds within a State to register with the State agency responsible for regulating charities. Mercy Chefs is registered in each State where it is required to do so. As a faith-based organization, several States exempt our ministry from solicitation registration.
Mercy Chefs is a 501(c)(3) organization, and all gifts are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Mercy Chefs is working with an independent public accounting firm, and our financial statements are available upon request at: Mercy Chefs, 711 Washington Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704, Attention Finance Department, or by calling 757.292.4264.
FOR FLORIDA RESIDENTS, A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE (800-435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE.
Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state. For Georgia residents, a full and fair description of our organization’s program and a financial statement are available upon request from Mercy Chefs, 711 Washington Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704. For New Jersey residents, INFORMATION FILED WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL CONCERNING THIS CHARITABLE SOLICIATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY BY CALLING (973) 504-6215. REGISTRATION WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT.
For North Carolina residents, financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 1-888-830-4989. The license is not an endorsement by the State. For Pennsylvania residents, the official registration and financial information of Mercy Chefs may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999.
Registration does not imply endorsement. For Virginia residents, a financial statement is available from the State Office of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services upon request. 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.