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CN Advisory: High Concern

More Than Me Foundation

P.O. Box 438 Bernardsville, NJ 07924
tel: (415) 343-5632   Web Site
EIN: 26-2599199

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On June 27, 2019, ProPublica reported on the operations of More Than Me Foundation, a former charity that has recently dissolved, in an article titled, "More Than Me Shuts Down." For this reason, we have issued a High Concern CN Advisory. For more information, please see the ProPublica article.

  • On October 11, 2018, ProPublica published an article titled, "UNPROTECTED: An acclaimed American charity said it was saving some of the world’s most vulnerable girls from sexual exploitation. But from the very beginning, girls were being raped." For more information, please see the ProPublica article.

  • On October 14, 2018, South China Morning Post published an article titled, "US charity More Than Me ‘deeply sorry’ after HIV-infected co-founder raped young girls at Liberia school." For more information, please see the South China Morning Post article.

  • On October 15, 2018, Time published an article titled, "More Than Me CEO Katie Meyler Temporarily Steps Down." For more information, please see the Time article.

  • On October 16, 2018, ABC News published an article titled, "Liberia investigates US-backed charity after alleged rapes." For more information, please see the ABC News article.

  • On October 19, 2018, Reuters published an article titled, "Liberia launches investigation into U.S. charity after rape allegations." For more information, please see the Reuters article.

  • On December 10, 2018, ProPublica published an article titled, "How the More Than Me Charity Gamed the Internet and Hollywood to Win a Million Dollars." For more information, please see the ProPublica article.

  • On April 20, 2019, ABC News published an article titled, "Charity founder resigns after alleged rapes at Africa school." For more information, please see the ABC News article.


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EIN 26-2599199
Name in IRS Master File MORE THAN ME FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code Q33
NTEE Classification International Relief
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
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 August, 2009
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014

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More Than Me Foundation
P.O. Box 438
Bernardsville, NJ 07924
tel: (415) 343-5632
EIN: 26-2599199

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