Articles of Incorporation: Trish's Angels
One: The name of the corporation is: Trish’s Angels.
Two: This corporation is a nonprofit public benefit corporation and is not organized for the private gain of any person. It is organized under the California Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation Law for charitable purposes.
Such purposes for which this corporation is organized are exclusively charitable within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and Section 23701d of the California Revenue and Taxation Code. The specific purpose of this corporation is primarily to raise funds to benefit patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. Additionally, this corporation may engage in any activities that are reasonably related to or in furtherance of its stated charitable purposes, or in any other charitable activities.
Notwithstanding any other provision of these Articles, the corporation shall not carry on any activities not permitted to be carried on (a) by a corporation exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future United States Internal Revenue Law) or (b) by a corporation contributions to which are deductible under Section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future United States Internal Revenue Law).
Three: The name in the State of California of the Corporation’s initial agent for service of process is: Harry O. Hoyt III.
Four: This corporation shall have no members.
(a) No substantial part of the activities of this corporation shall consist of carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and this corporation shall not participate in or intervene in (including the publishing or distribution of statements) any political campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office.
(b) This corporation is not organized, nor shall it be operated, for pecuniary gain or profit, and it does not contemplate the distribution of gains, profits or dividends to the members thereof or to any private shareholder (as defined for purposes of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986) or individual.
(c) The property, assets, profits, and net income of this corporation are dedicated irrevocably to the purposes set forth in Article Two above, and no part of the profits or net income of this corporation shall ever inure to the benefit of any director, trustee, officer, shareholder, or member thereof or to the benefit of any private individual other than ALS patients in connection with this corporation’s stated charitable purpose set forth in Article Two above.
(d) Upon the winding up and dissolution of this corporation, after paying or adequately providing for the debts and obligations of the corporation, the remaining assets of this corporation shall be distributed to a nonprofit fund, foundation or corporation, which is organized and operated exclusively for charitable purposes as set forth in Article Two above and which has established its tax exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
The undersigned declares that he is the person who has executed these Articles of Incorporation and hereby declares that this instrument is the act and deed of the undersigned.
DATED: February 5, 2013
Harry O. Hoyt III, Incorporator