Good Samaritan Community Services (GSCS) is committed to respecting the privacy of its donors. The types of donor information that it collects and maintains include such data as:
GSCS uses donors’ information to understand their interests in its mission and to update them on the organization’s plans and activities. It is shared with staff, board members, volunteers and consultants only on a “need-to-know” basis.
GSCS also assures donors that their names and contact information will neither be shared with nor sold to any third party.
Furthermore, GSCS will not conduct any type of mailing on behalf of another organization. Furthermore, GSCS endorses the “Donor Bill of Rights” as developed and adopted by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), and Giving Institute: Leading Consultants to Non-Profits.
Philanthropy is based on voluntary action for the common good. It is a tradition of giving and sharing that is primary to the quality of life. To assure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, and that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in the not-for-profit organizations and causes they are asked to support, we declare that all donors have these rights: