A WAY WITH WORDS FOUNDATION INC

"There's Hope in What we Do"

aka ROCcK Children's Choir   |   Youngstown, OH   |  www.awaywithwordsfoundation.org
This organization has not appeared on the IRS Business Master File in a number of months. It may have merged with another organization or ceased operations.

Mission

Our mission is to help those touched by cancer and other diseases, to cope with what life has to give them. Through the use of music, art and poetry. Patients and caregivers can lean on each other and together "There's Hope in What we Do"

Ruling year info

2003

President/founder

Brenda Rider

Main address

Po Box 2334 9th

Youngstown, OH 44509 USA

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EIN

06-1677405

NTEE code info

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (T12)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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Kids Shine 4 a Cure

Yearly kite festival free and open to the public. Kids receive a free kite and other prizes. Local first responders spend the day having the kids explore emergency vehicles. Local bands play music and it brings families together to celebrate life.

Population(s) Served

Guitars are donated by artists to be auctioned off. Other instuments are donated to raise money to buy instruments for kids to learn to play, free of charge.

Population(s) Served

Co-ed softball tournament for breast cancer.Teams play a double elimination tournament . Families come to cheer on, and at the end of the day a championship team takes home the medal.

Population(s) Served

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Financials

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A WAY WITH WORDS FOUNDATION INC

Board of directors
as of 12/22/2018
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Brenda Rider

A Way With Words Foundation, Inc.

Term: 2004 - 2020


Board co-chair

Char Labuda

A Way With Words

Term: 2004 - 2020

Brenda Rider

A Way With Words

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No