FAQs

Why should my organization or I donate?

The Get America Fit Foundation’s immediate goals are to teach children about the importance of living a healthy lifestyle, making exercise a part of their daily routine and eating quality foods. When we teach children about healthy living and provide schools with educational supplies, equipment and instruction, we help our nation become fit and WE REDUCE NATIONAL HEALTHCARE COSTS.

Is the Get America Fit Foundation an approved non-profit organization?

YES! We are approved as a 501 (c)(3) Non-profit Foundation. Our non-profit number is 26-3632911. We have been granted “Public Charity Status”.

Do I need any acknowledgement for donations under $250?

Taxable years beginning prior to the effective date of the Pension Protection Act of 2006, the IRS doesn’t require receipts for donations under $250, though it is a good idea to keep this information on file. For donations made in taxable years beginning after the effective date of the Pension Protection Act of 2006, the IRS requires the donor to maintain the bank record or a written communication from the organization to which you donate. Always note the name of the organization, the donation amount, and the date of the contribution.

Do I need a receipt for donations I make?

Taxable years beginning prior to the effective date of the Pension Protection Act of 2006, the IRS doesn’t require receipts for donations under $250, though it is a good idea to keep this information on file. For all donations made in taxable years beginning after the effective date of the Pension Protection Act of 2006, the IRS requires the donor to maintain the bank record or a written communication from the organization to which you donate.