Articles of Incorporation

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Articles of Incorporation

Cooking with the Troops Inc.

 

The undersigned, all of whom are citizens of the United States, desiring to form a Non-Profit Corporation under the Non-Profit Corporation Law of Indiana, do hereby certify:

 

First: The name of the Corporation shall be Cooking with the Troops Inc.

 

Second: The place in this state where the principal office of the Corporation is to be located is Tippecanoe County.

 

Third: Said corporation is organized exclusively for charitable, religious, educational, and scientific purposes, including, for such

purposes, the making of distributions 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.

 

Fourth: The names and addresses of the persons who are the initial trustees of the corporation are as follows:

C. Blake Powers, REDACTED, Montmorenci, IN 47962

Bob Miller, REDACTED, Richmond, VA 23227

Mary Katharine Ham, REDACTED, Washington, DC 20036

 

Fifth: 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 Third 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 (including the publishing or distribution of statements) 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.

 

Sixth: 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.

 

In witness whereof, effective 16 April 2010, we have hereunto subscribed our names

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