Children

Location:

P.O. Box 2602Montgomery VillageMaryland20886United States View Map

Employees:

35

Phone:

(301) 315-0750
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Description:

Children of Persia is a non-profit organization under section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code with a valid OFAC license to send funds to its Iran projects. All donations to Children of Persiaare tax deductible, per U.S. law regarding non-profit organizations. Are my contributions tax deductible? Yes. As a non-profit, tax-exempt 501 C(3) organization, all donations to Children of Persia made by U.S. residents are tax-exempt. Is Children of Persia affiliated or associated with any government? Children of Persia has no affiliations with any governmental, religious, political, or secular organization. Who funds Children of Persia? Children of Persia is funded by financial donations from generous supporters all over the world, including those of its board members and officers. How will my donation be distributed in Iran? Children of Persia's lead for Programs & Projects in Iran visits Iran regularly throughout the year and oversees the activities of the group of non-governmental organizations that have been selected to collaborate with and has been approved by OFAC. Do you provide summer internships in Iran? Yes. In cooperation with our partner NGO's in Iran, we can provide for those who are interested to volunteer/intern in Iran. Are there any volunteer opportunities in Iran? If you are living in Iran, you could contact our Board members in Iran. Please contact us in this regard and we will gladly provide you with the specific information. Currently we are looking for volunteers to help at the medical clinic we are constructing in Sistan & Baluchistan. We also have opportunities in Tehran. How can medical professionals help Children of Persia? We have need of individuals in any healthcare-related field to volunteer their time and expertise. This includes doctors, dentists, nurses, public health officials, and even students in these fields. In Iran: we have opportunities for volunteering at our medical clinic in Sistan & Baluchistan province, and for our Street & Working children program in Karaj. In the US: we have opportunities in helping to assess medical cases referred from Iran, facilitate transfer of pediatric patients from Iran to US for medical care, provide volunteer services at our Community Health Fair held each spring. Does Children of Persia comply with OFAC regulations? Yes. Children of Persia is in complete compliance with the OFAC regulations. Children of Persia has a valid OFAC license for all its projects in Iran until September 2017.

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