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CN Advisory: Moderate Concern

Gold Star College for Kids Foundation

5 Hickory Valley Court O'Fallon, MO 63366
tel: (636) 980-7214
EIN: 46-3533312



On July 19, 2018, it came to the attention of Charity Navigator that Gold Star College for Kids Foundation, is the subject of an investigation by The Office of the Missouri Attorney General according to a press statement titled, "AG Hawley Partners with Operation Donate with Honor ." For this reason, we have issued a Moderate Concern CN Advisory. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see The Office of the Missouri Attorney General press statement.

  • On July 19, 2018, The Federal Trade Commission published a list of enforcement actions, which includes Gold Star College for Kids Foundation. For more information, please see The Federal Trade Commission list.

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 46-3533312
NTEE Code O99
NTEE Classification Youth Development N.E.C.
NTEE Type Youth Development
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 June, 2014
Filing Requirement 990 - Required to file Form 990-N - Income less than $50,000 per year
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014

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Charity Contact Info

Gold Star College for Kids Foundation
5 Hickory Valley Court
O'Fallon, MO 63366
tel: (636) 980-7214
EIN: 46-3533312

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