Press Release – Recognition as a 501(c)(3) Organization



Little Falls, NJ (07/06/2015) – The Anxiety & Depression Initiative is proud to announce that it has received notification that it is recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. This is the culmination of a significant efforts to get to this point and is a huge milestone in the organization’s goal to become sustainable and impactful in carrying out its mission to promote and support the use of a healthy and active lifestyle to help in managing the symptoms of anxiety & depression.

Designation as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization has many benefits. Some of these benefits are as follows: First, it is further affirmation and federal recognition that the mission of the Anxiety & Depression Initiative is in-fact charitable; Second, it makes contributions to the organization tax deductible; Third, it exempts the organization from income and sales taxes. It also helps us to qualify for a variety of grants only available to non-profit charitable organizations.

The Anxiety & Depression Initiative is currently ramping up for its first charity bike ride, to be held on July 12, 2015. At the time of this release, almost $3,000 has been raised to help get the organization through some of its early steps in getting outreach programs started so that it can begin carrying out its important mission.

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