We fundraise ethically

Kelowna’s Gospel Mission honours donors’ requests to:

Limit the frequency of contact.
Not be contacted by telephone or other technology.
Receive printed material concerning the organization.
Discontinue contact.

Kelowna’s Gospel Mission does not sell, rent, exchange, or share its donor list.

Kelowna’s Gospel Mission honours donors’ requests to remain anonymous.

Kelowna’s Gospel Mission encourages donors to seek independent advice regarding gifts that may significantly affect the donor’s circumstances (including but not limited to taxation or family matters.)

Kelowna’s Gospel Mission will issue appropriate receipts for all gifts made, in compliance with all Canada Revenue Agency regulations.

Any person acting on behalf of Kelowna’s Gospel Mission must not make claims that cannot be upheld or are misleading.

All fundraising solicitations by a person acting on behalf of Kelowna’s Gospel Mission must:

Be truthful.
Accurately describe Kelowna’s Gospel Mission’s activities.
Disclose Kelowna’s Gospel Mission’s name.
Disclose the purpose for which funds are requested.
Disclose, upon request, whether the individual or entity soliciting donations is a volunteer or employee or contracted third party.
Identify the circumstances in which Kelowna’s Gospel Mission will issue official donation receipts.

Any fundraising materials distributed by or on behalf of Kelowna’s Gospel Mission must include its address or other contact information.

Those acting on behalf of Kelowna’s Gospel Mission will be sensitive in describing those Kelowna’s Gospel Mission serves and fairly represent their needs and how these needs will be addressed.

Kelowna’s Gospel Mission respects the privacy of donors.

All donor records are kept confidential. Donors have the right to see their own record and challenge its accuracy. Please see our Privacy Policy for more information on the protection of donor information.

To demonstrate our commitment to transparency and accountability,

Kelowna’s Gospel Mission posts a variety of information about the organization on our website including: our financial statements, lists of members of our Board of Directors, privacy policy, and other related material.

All donations will be used for board-approved programs and projects. When any need or project goal has been met or cannot be completed, extra funds will be used in areas of greatest need.

For more information regarding our ethical fundraising practices, please contact info@kelownagospelmission.ca. We aim to be transparent with our donors
and steward all resources well.