Frequently Asked Questions

Do you allow all types of fundraisers?

We ask that all fundraising activities are in the spirit of nourishing our community. Events, fundraisers, and food drives should use themes that capture the transformative power of promoting healthy nutrition, lifestyles and life habits. As such, Manna does not participate in fundraising activities that promote alcohol or encourage unhealthy behaviors.

Is my donation tax deductible?

Yes! Your donation is fully tax deductible. Manna on Main Street is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. The official registration and financial information of Manna on Main Street may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.

How can I make a recurring gift online?

Thank you for contributing faithfully to Manna! Recurring gifts help us thoughtfully plan our programs for the year with a reliable and steady source of revenue. To make a recurring gift online, you can do so through our Donation PagePayPal or Just Give, our trusted online donation providers.

Does Manna accept tribute gifts, in memory or honor of a loved one?

Commemorative and memorial gifts are very special. We are honored to serve others in memory or celebration of family and loved ones. You can make this donation online through our Donation Page,  PayPal or Just Give, or mail your donation to Manna. Please let us know who we should notify that this special gift has been made. We will send an acknowledgment letter to you and your gift recipient.

What is Manna’s budget?

Manna’s budget for fiscal year 10/1/16 – 9/30/17 is $2,468,652. Approximately 32% of our budget is supported through generous individual contributions.

How will Manna use my contribution?

Of the funds and in-kind donations we receive, about 80% are spent on program costs, 9% are allocated to administrative costs, and 8% are invested in fundraising efforts.*
*Based on FY15-16

Does Manna accept government funding?

Less than 1% of our budget comes from government funding. We partner with community members, businesses, civic organizations, foundations and faith communities to serve the hungry throughout Montgomery County.