ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION OF SPONSOR-A-CAN
Article I: Name
The name of the corporation is Sponsor-A-Can.
Article II: Duration
The period of duration of the corporation is perpetual.
Article III: Purpose
This corporation is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes. The purpose of Sponsor-A-Can is to promote sanitation, public health, and environmental sustainability within homeless encampments in Washington State. We aim to provide regular, reliable garbage collection services for these encampments, reduce waste-related issues, and improve living conditions for individuals residing in these areas. Our mission includes collaboration with local communities, government agencies, and other non-profits to raise awareness and implement effective waste management strategies that respect and uphold the dignity of our homeless population.
Article IV: Members
Sponsor-A-Can is a non-member corporation.
Article V: Board of Directors
The management of the corporation is vested in a Board of Directors. The number of directors, their qualifications, terms of office, manner of election, time and place of meetings, and powers and duties shall be as provided in the Bylaws.
Article VI: Registered Agent and Office
The name and address of the registered agent in Washington State is:
4126 NW Oliver Way
Article VII: Incorporator
The name and address of the incorporator is
4126 NW Oliver Way
Article VIII: Dissolution
Upon 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.
Please note that this is a simplified version of Articles of Incorporation. Depending on your organization’s specific needs, you may require additional articles addressing things like director liability, personal liability, indemnification, or specific rules about membership. Always consult with a legal professional to make sure your Articles of Incorporation meet all legal requirements for a non-profit in Washington State.