Help USA First Foundation, Inc.

Help Your Neighbor First! Serving the the families of the USA since 1980.

TAX EXEMPT STATUS OF THE HELP USA FIRST FOUNDATION, Inc.                                         
Federal ID/Tax Exempt #:  38-3103229   - When making a donation - First Register with the Site on the Left and click on any donation button. Register with Network for Good. If you wish your donation to go to a particular project such as Tsunami, Veterans or Justice, you may designate where it will be used and confirmation of that fact will be sent to you from the Foundation Development Department. THANKS. PLEASE HELP ONE FAMILY AT A TIME WITH YOUR TAX DEDUCTIBLE DONATIONS.

 Hurricanes Harvey and

Irma Healthcare Relief


The Fund is the brainchild of the Foundation's disaster response team known as ECorps and was established to provide emergency aid to health care facilities and their patients affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.





Homeless Programs


IRS Exemption Requirements - Section 501(c)(3) Non Profit Charities

To be tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, an organization must be organized and operated exclusively for exempt purposes set forth in section 501(c)(3), and none of its earnings may inure to any private shareholder or individual. In addition, it may not be an action organization, i.e., it may not attempt to influence legislation as a substantial part of its activities and it may not participate in any campaign activity for or against political candidates.

Organizations described in section 501(c)(3) are commonly referred to as charitable organizations. Organizations described in section 501(c)(3), other than testing for public safety organizations, are eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions in accordance with Code section 170.

The organization must not be organized or operated for the benefit of private interests, and no part of a section 501(c)(3) organization's net earnings may inure to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual. If the organization engages in an excess benefit transaction with a person having substantial influence over the organization, an excise tax may be imposed on the person and any organization managers agreeing to the transaction.

Section 501(c)(3) organizations are restricted in how much political and legislative (lobbying) activities they may conduct. For a detailed discussion, see Political and Lobbying Activities. For more information about lobbying activities by charities, see the article Lobbying Issues; for more information about political activities of charities, see the FY-2002 CPE topic Election Year Issues Organizations. ( Reprinted from IRS.GOV)