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CN Advisory: Moderate Concern

The Holiday Treasure Chest Charity Foundation

P.O. Box 27638 Seattle, WA 98165
tel: (206) 365-1590   Web Site
EIN: 26-1418451



On April 18, 2018, it came to the attention of Charity Navigator that The Holiday Treasure Chest Charity Foundation, is the subject of an investigation by The Washington Office of the Attorney General according to an article titled, "State: Secret deal endangers Maryville Strawberry Festival." For this reason, we have issued a Moderate Concern CN Advisory. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see The Daily Herald article.

  • On November 27, 2018, KIRO 7 published an article titled, "AG Bob Ferguson files lawsuit against local foundation, founder." For more information, please see the KIRO 7 article.

This charity has received a Moderate Concern Advisory due to an open or pending investigation regarding allegations of possible illegal activity, improper conduct, organizational mismanagement, or other matters of concern. Please note that this investigation has not concluded and that the allegations being investigated have not been confirmed by the U.S. legal system. Charity Navigator aims to provide donors and users with as much information as possible in order to make an informed giving decision. This advisory will be updated once we become aware that the investigation is completed. 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 26-1418451
NTEE Code T12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 August, 2008
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014

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Charity Contact Info

The Holiday Treasure Chest Charity Foundation
P.O. Box 27638
Seattle, WA 98165
tel: (206) 365-1590
fax: (206) 363-0773
EIN: 26-1418451

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