The goal of this nonprofit organization is to maintain a fund to provide charitable assistance, within the Minden area, primarily for those needs not specifically met by other charities or organizations. Some examples would be assisting a family that has suffered a house fire, a flood, or a family stricken with a devastating illness that creates a financial hardship.
Monies are distributed by application only, and we do not advertise, but rather seek input from ministers, principals, and social workers regarding families in need. Decisions regarding disbursements are made by a board of not less than six persons. Current members of this board are:
MINDEN FOUNDATION BOARD: Andy Pendergrass, Candi Haynes, Jason Ogwyn, Zach Goodman, Kristin Utphall, Braley Raborn, Lindsey Cupples, Jeff Lee, Carlie Day, Garrett Vaughan, and Brittany Greer
A golf tournament, along with an auction, and more recently a skeet shoot are the main sources of fund-raising for this foundation.
The foundation has Section 501(c)(3), tax-exempt status, with the Internal Revenue Service.
CLICK HERE to download the Request for Assistance Form (PDF) or complete the form below:
Minden Foundation Request for Assistance
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