About Us – Guardians, Child Abuse & Neglect Victims-Tax Deductible






Internal Revenue Information

Child Guardians, Inc. is a nonprofit organization, exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  Our organization is also classified as a public charity under sections 509(a)(1) and 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions to our organization are deductible under section 170 of the Code, and we are qualified to receive tax deductible bequests, devises, transfers or gifts under section 2055, 2106 or 2522 of the Internal Revenue Code.  For question, please call the Internal Revenue Service at 1-877-829-5500.

Child Guardian Mission Statement

Adopted April 13, 2012

The mission of Child Guardians, Inc. is to help abused, neglected, or abandoned children through its direct funding of children’s needs, and through support of organizations serving these children in the Florida counties of Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton.

We pursue our mission by developing and managing our resources, enabling us to: directly fund educational, social, physical, medical, and/or clothing needs of these children; promote community awareness of these children’s needs; and assist with the recruitment, retention and support of volunteers serving these children.

Contact us by e-mail: childguardians@beaguardian.org

Board Members

CGI Executive
Board Members

  • Steve Allen
  • Mary Bush
  • Carol Calfee
  • Erin Haslag
  • Kaffey Hinds
  • Lee Hinds
  • Sue Markham
  • Sam Mathews
  • Matt Peacock
  • Lori Potts
  • Lon Roberts
  • Diane Scott
  • Kim Telhiard
  • Andrea Wallace
  • President – Steve Allen
  • Vice President – Kim Telhiard
  • Treasurer – Lori Potts
  • Secretary – Kaffey Hinds
  • Past President – Kaffey Hinds

 

Advisory Board Members

  • Vicky Schlenker
  • Lisa Bernau
  • Lillie Fuller
  • Diane Gup
  • Jim Hendricks
  • Sharon Hess-Herrick
  • Philomena Madden
  • Tanya Nelson
  • Ed Marsch
  • Katherine Teegarden