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CN Advisory: High Concern

The Random Acts of Kindness Center - Formerly Hope's Door

1430 Second Street, N. Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
tel: (715) 421-2622   Web Site
EIN: 45-2498403

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On March 23, 2017, The Marshfield News-Herald reported on the operations of The Random Acts of Kindness Center - Formerly Hope's Door, a charity that has recently experienced a material diversion of assets, in an article titled, "Former Hope's Door president charged with theft." For this reason, we have issued a High Concern CN Advisory. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see The Marshfield News-Herald article.

  • On April 17, 2017, The Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune published an article titled, "Bond set for woman charged with charity theft." For more information, please see The Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune article.

  • On June 5, 2017, The Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune published an article titled, "Judge enters not-guilty plea for woman accused of stealing from charity." For more information, please see The Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune article.

  • On December 7, 2017, The Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune published an article titled, "Wisconsin Rapids woman convicted of stealing $30,000 from charity, could serve 1 year in jail." For more information, please see The Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune article.

  • On February 5, 2018, The Wisconsin Rapids Tribune published an article titled, "Wisconsin Rapids woman sentenced to nine months for theft from charity." For more information, please see The Wisconsin Rapids Tribune article.

  • On May 14, 2018, The Wisconsin Rapids City Times published an article titled, "Local Charity Shuts Down." For more information, please see The Wisconsin Rapids City Times article.


The concerns raised about illegal activity, improper conduct, or organizational mismanagement are serious both in nature and scope and have thus warranted this CN Advisory. We have published this advisory to provide donors with content that they may find useful when making their giving decisions. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors of sources used for the reported information, and not those of Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through such external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.

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EIN 45-2498403
Name in IRS Master File HOPES DOOR INC
NTEE Code P60
NTEE Classification Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash)
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date May, 2015
Filing Requirement 990 - Required to file Form 990-N - Income less than $50,000 per year
Fiscal Year End June

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The Random Acts of Kindness Center - Formerly Hope's Door
1430 Second Street, N.
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
tel: (715) 421-2622
EIN: 45-2498403

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