Privacy Policy

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The Foundation for Children in Need values your support and is committed to protecting your privacy. Our site is a safe environment for anyone who visits. The purpose of this statement is to share with you our policy concerning your privacy.

What information do we collect and how do we use it?

When you visit our site, we collect some non-identifying basic infor-mation. This includes total number of visitors, pages viewed, and other non-identifying information. We use this aggregate information to improve our site and to make your experience on our website as smooth as possible.

FCN does not collect any personally identifying information from visitors to our site.

FCN does accept on-line or credit card donations which are secured by the respective company. FCN maintains records of the names of all contributors and amounts of contributions.

You can send anonymous donations simply by sending a money order to us at the address found at the bottom of this privacy statement. If you do not give your name and address we will be unable to send you a tax-deductible receipt.

FCN maintains a written policy to discontinue contacting any person upon that person's oral or written request.

Security Measures

Personal information gathered is protected by encryption, firewalls, password protection.

Do we share your information?

FCN does not share personal information with any third party. It is our policy not to sell, trade, or rent personal information to anyone. FCN reserves the right to change our policy at any time. If FCN changes this policy, all donors will be given the option to elect to have FCN not provide their personal information to other parties.

FCN may disclose to third parties aggregate statistics regarding do-nations but these statistics would not include any personally identifying information. The information provided may include the total number of donors and total amount of donations for specific periods of time.

How do you contact us regarding your information?

You may contact FCN:

By mail at:

Foundation For Children in Need

PO Box 1247

Arlington Heights, IL 60006-1247.

By email at:

By telephone at:


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