Privacy Policy

Food For The Poor has created this Privacy Policy to explain why we collect particular information and how we protect your personal privacy within all our giving platforms, online and offline. This policy discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices.


Food For The Poor takes the privacy of its donors very seriously. Personal information of donors acquired through our church speakers is never sold, rented or exchanged. Personal information of donors acquired through our website is never sold, rented or exchanged. Personal information of donors acquired through radio campaigns is never sold, rented or exchanged. Personal information of donors acquired through print advertisements in any publications is never sold, rented or exchanged. Personal information of donors acquired through our fundraising events is never sold, rented or exchanged. Furthermore, any information acquired through our prayer lines, phone representatives or planned giving specialists is never shared with anyone outside of our organization and will be held in the strictest confidence. Personal information of donors acquired through direct mail is never sold. Occasionally, personal information acquired from lists already in circulation is exchanged with other organizations. Donors are given the opportunity to opt out of this by checking a box at the end of the written statement of privacy and confidentiality.

What Information We Collect On Our Web Site

Our registration and donation forms require users to give us contact information that may include name, email address, address, interests, and other similar information. We do not request or store sensitive information from our visitors, such as Social Security numbers.


All information provided to Food For The Poor is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. We also protect account information by placing it on a secure portion of our site that is only accessible by certain qualified employees of Food For The Poor.

Internet Protocol Address

We collect an IP address from all visitors to our site. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our site, analyze trends, gather broad demographic information and deliver personalized content. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Use of “Cookies”

Our site may use cookies to enhance your experience while using our site. Cookies are pieces of information that some web sites transfer to the computer that is browsing that web site and are used for record-keeping purposes at many web sites. Use of cookies makes web-surfing easier by performing certain functions such as saving your passwords or your personal preferences regarding your use of the particular web site. Your browser is probably set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies.


If a user elects to use our referral service for informing a friend about our site we ask them for the friend's name and email address. Food For The Poor will automatically send the friend a one-time email inviting them to visit the site. Food For The Poor uses this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email.

Other Web Sites

Our site contains links to other web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links you are entering another web site for which Food For The Poor has no responsibility.

Changes of Policy

Although certain conditions may require changes in this Privacy Policy, we would like to assure you that these changes will never affect the security of your information. Food For The Poor will inform donors of any possible changes.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, you can contact:

Food For The Poor
6401 Lyons Road
Coconut Creek, FL 33073 USA
1 (800) 427-9104

You can also send an email to: