Human Services : Children's and Family ServicesCN Advisory: High Concern
P.O. Box 1464 Tacoma, WA 98401
On 12/26/2017, The Washington State Office of the Attorney General reported on the findings of their investigation of Back to School Helping Hands in an article titled, "AG FERGUSON FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST FAMILY FOR POCKETING HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF DONATIONS MEANT FOR DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN." For this reason, we have issued a High Concern CN Advisory. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see The Washington State Office of the Attorney General article.
Back to School Helping Hands is an alternative name used for Emergency Relief Services, which currently has a High Concern CN Advisory.
On November 30, 2018, The Washington State Office of the Attorney General published a press release titled, "Court Rules Washington Family Broke Law By Using Charities To Deceive Donors." For more information, please see The Washington State Office of the Attorney General press release.
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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|Name in IRS Master File||Back to School Helping Hands|
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