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Articles of Incorporation

Article I


The name of this corporation is A Child’s Desire, Inc.

Article II


The location and municipal address of this corporation’s registered office is: 1735 ½ Washington St. Natchitoches, LA 71457.

Article III


This corporation is organized for charitable purposes and will operate exclusively to fundraise and generate and disperse adoption grants to cover adoption and post-adoption fees to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code.

Article IV

The full name and address of each incorporator of this corporation is Tanya Sturman 1735 ½ Washington St. Natchitoches, LA 71457.

Article V


The names of the persons who are the initial trustees of the corporation are as follows:
Tanya Sturman, Christine Brewton, Nahla Beier, Kathy Ply, Helen McClain, Stacey Mathers


Article VI


No part of the net earnings of the corporation shall inure to the benefit of, or be distributable to its members, trustees, officers, or other private persons, except that the corporation shall be authorized and empowered to pay reasonable compensation for services rendered and to make payments and distributions in furtherance of the purposes set forth in Article III hereof. No substantial part of the activities of the corporation shall be the carrying on of propaganda or otherwise attempting to influence legislation and the corporation shall not participate in, or intervene in any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office. Notwithstanding any other provision of these articles, the corporation shall not carry on any other 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, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code, or (b) by a corporation, contributions to which are deductible under section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code.

Article VII


Upon the dissolution of the corporation, assets shall be distributed for one or more exempt purposes within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code, or shall be distributed to the federal government, or to a state or local government, for a public purpose. Any such assets not so disposed of shall be disposed of by a Court of Competent Jurisdiction of the county in which the principal office of the corporation is then located exclusively for such purposes or to such organization or organizations, as said Court shall determine, which are organized and operated exclusively for such purposes.

Article VIII

The corporation’s federal tax identification number is 77-0613344.

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