DONATIONS / SOLICITATIONS / VOLUNTEER WORK
Friends of Carmel JMJ is a Pennsylvania nonprofit corporation. The Internal Revenue Service has “determined” that our organization is tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code effective as of May 12, 2011. Click here for the proof of tax exemption.
Donations to Friends of Carmel JMJ can be made through PayPal (on this site) or by mail to:
c/o Treasurer, Friends of Carmel JMJ, 430 Monastery Road, Elysburg, PA 17824.
You may also make your contribution directly to the Sisters’ nonprofit corporation. The legal name of that corporation is “Carmel of Jesus, Mary and Joseph in Elysburg, PA, Inc.“ Donations may be mailed to the following address:
c/o Prioress – Carmel of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, 430 Monastery Road, Elysburg, PA 17824.
PLEASE NOTE that the Sisters maintain their own nonprofit corporation. The Friends of Carmel JMJ is a separate corporation whose main reason for existence it to provide financial, prayerful and active support to the Sisters by taking over most, if not all, of the fund raising efforts and thereby leaving them free to live their contemplative lives which are dedicated to our spiritual well-being.
Volunteer Work at the Carmel of Jesus, Mary and Joseph
The Sisters of Carmel greatly appreciate the many volunteers that contribute time, talent and treasure to making the Monastery run properly. Volunteers should understand however, that the Sisters cannot assume liability for any injury that might occur while volunteering at the Monastery and are asking that volunteers assume the risk of their activities and that they expressly waive any and all causes of action which may arise by virtue of their volunteer activities.
The Pennsylvania Bureau of Charitable Organizations requires us to post the following statement in connection with making charitable solicitations in Pennsylvania:
“The official registration and financial information of Friends of Carmel JMJ may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.”