This notice serves as a reminder that the Solicitation of Contributions Act requires registered charities to
conspicuously display their registration number and the disclosure statement below on every solicitation,
confirmation, receipt, or reminder of a contribution, including websites. s. 496.411, F.S.
“A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED
FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE WITHIN THE STATE.
REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE
The disclosure statement must include a toll-free number and website for the Division of Consumer Services which
can be used to obtain the registration information.
• 1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7352)
• www.FloridaConsumerHelp.com (Note: This will replace www.800helpfla.com. If you have solicitation materials
with www.800helpfla.com in the disclosure, you may continue to use them. This website will remain active as
charities transition to the new web address.)
If the solicitation occurs on a website, the statement must be conspicuously displayed on any webpage that identifies
a mailing address where contributions are to be sent, identifies a telephone number to call to process contributions, or
provides for online processing of contributions. If you have any concerns about where the registration number should
be placed on your website, please call us at the number below.
Please note that mail drops, physical addresses of UPS stores or other third party mail recipients are not considered
principal addresses for a charity. A physical address of the charitable organization is required. Adherence to this
requirement will reduce the number of deficiency letters and expedite the processing of applications.
We appreciate your cooperation. If you have any questions or require assistance, please contact us at 800-435-7352
or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Failure to comply with these requirements could result in
penalties up to $5,000.