1) Are my contributions tax deductible?
Yes. Pointer Pantry is a 501c3 organization.


2) What percent of contributions go to families in need?

Over 99% as EVERYTHING is donated.

Our only costs currently are for fees when contributions are made by credit card and minimal administrative fees (i.e. web hosting, annual 501C3 fees).


3) Who receives Pointer Pantry gift certificates?

Mineral Point students who school staff believe to be at risk for going hungry on weekends and breaks.

4) How many kids receive gift certificates each week.

To-date, we have helped 24 families.
Currently we help 10 families (20 students) at a cost of $400/week.

5) Can gift certificates be used to buy cigarettes or beer?

No. However, they can be used for food, soap, deodorant, toothpaste, etc.