Contributions made to Heart Center of America (HCA) are used for fundraising expenses, administrative costs, public education and program services. The services of a paid professional fundraiser are used to professionally assist HCA in the solicitation of funds. In the last fiscal year Heart Center of America raised a total of $2,248,939. Its expense distribution was 38.68% to fundraising, 26.54% to administration, 12.77% to program services and 22.01% to public education in conjunction with fundraising appeals. The cost of this solicitation is charged partly to fundraising and partly to public education. Fundraising costs include costs incurred in establishing a donor base. Public education costs include costs incurred in disseminating information contained in solicitations. Heart Center of America was founded in 1992. The information above reflects past performance and is no guarantee of use of funds. A copy of our latest Annual Report/Financial Statement may be obtained by writing to our headquarters address at Heart Center of America, 2902 Tazewell Pike, Suite G, Knoxville, TN 37918 • (865) 687-5838. Heart Center of America is an independent organization and is not affiliated with the American Red Cross, American Heart Association or National Heart Foundation. For Florida residents - A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling 1-800-435- 7352 toll-free within the state. Florida Registration #SC-03411. Georgia residents - A full and fair description of the programs of HCA and a copy of the most recent financial summary are available from the office and address set forth above. Illinois residents - Contracts and reports regarding HCA are on file with the Illinois Attorney General. Kansas residents - The financial summary of HCA for the preceding fiscal year is available from the Secretary of State, Capitol 2nd Floor, Topeka, KS 66612. Maryland residents - Copies of documents and information submitted by HCA are available for the cost of copies and postage from the Secretary of State, Statehouse, Annapolis, MD 21401. Michigan Registration Number MICS 9663. Mississippi residents - The official registration and financial information of HCA may be obtained from the Mississippi Secretary of State’s office by calling 1-888-236-6167. Minnesota: Direct Response Consulting Services, Inc. is on file in Minnesota as the professional fundraising consultant assisting with this solicitation. NEW JERSEY RESIDENTS - INFORMATION FILED WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL CONCERNING THIS CHARITABLE SOLICITATION AND THE PERCENTAGE OF CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED BY THE CHARITY DURING THE LAST REPORTING PERIOD THAT WERE DEDICATED TO THE CHARITABLE PURPOSE MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY BY CALLING (973) 504-6215 AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AT www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/charfrm.htm. REGISTRATION WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT. New York residents may also obtain a copy of HCA’s annual report by writing to the Office of Attorney General, Department of Law, Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, New York 10271. North Carolina residents - Financial Information about HCA and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 1-888-830-4989. Registration with a state agency does not constitute or imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the state. Pennsylvania residents - The official registration and financial information of Heart Center of America may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Virginia residents - A Financial Statement for the most recent fiscal year is available upon request from the State Division of Consumer Services, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23209. Registration does not imply endorsement. Washington State residents may obtain additional financial disclosure information by contacting the Secretary of State at 1-800-332-GIVE.
Our Assurance To You... If you wish to obtain a refund of your donation to Heart Center of America, simply send a photo-copy of both the front and back of your cancelled donation check made out to Heart Center of America to our headquarters address and a refund will be issued immediately.
Privacy Notice: Your name may be made available to other organizations. If you would prefer your name not be made available, please send a postcard with your name and address to: “Do Not Share”, Heart Center of America, P.O. Box 1892, Merrifield, VA 22116- 8092. If you decide you no longer wish to receive mail from us, please send a postcard with your name and address to: “No Mail Please”, Heart Center of America, P.O. Box 1892, Merrifield, VA 22116-8092. After you send your request in it will be processed within 30 days. However, you may continue to receive mailings already in progress, but your request should be honored within 90-120 days.
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