ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
                                                                          OF
                                                 FRIENDS OF NIÑOS ADELANTE



     The undersigned, a natural person of full age, for the purpose of organizing a corporation under and pursuant to the provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 317A, known as the Minnesota Nonprofit Corporation Act, and laws amendatory thereof and supplementary thereto (herein the "Act"), does hereby adopt the following Articles of Incorporation,

                                                                   ARTICLE I
    
                                                                     NAME


     The name of the corporation shall be "Friends ofNiños Adelante, Inc." (hereinafter called the "corporation").

                                                                 ARTICLE II

                                             REGISTERED OFFICE AND AGENT

      The name and address of the registered agent and registered office of the corporation in Minnesota shall be Tyrone P. Bujold at 18S60 ll'h Avenue N., Plymouth, MN SS447.

                                                                ARTICLE III

                                                               DURATION
    
     The duration of the Corporation shall be perpetual.

                                                               ARTICLE IV

                             PURPOSES AND POWERS OF THE CORPORATION

     The purposes for which this Corporation is formed are to: solicit and receive donations from individuals, companies , associations and corporation, all of whom will be U.S. citizens and to use those funds to provide food, shelter, clothing, medical care and education to impoverished children in the cities and surrounding areas of Zihuatanejo and Ixtapa, State of Guerrero, Mexico and any related exclusively charitable or educational purposes within the meaning of Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as hereinafter amended, and of Section 290.05 of the Minnesota Statutes, as now enacted or as hereinafter amended. The Corporation shall have only those powers afforded to it by the Minnesota Nonprofit Corporation Act and laws amendatory thereto; provided that all activities of the Corporation shall be exclusively those of an educational or charitable organization within the contemplation of Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as now enacted or hereinafter amended, and of Minnesota Statutes Section 290.05, as now enacted or hereinafter amended.

                                                              ARTICLE V

                                                          MEMBERSHIP

      The members of this Corporation, and the conditions and terms of membership shall be provided for in the Bylaws.

                                                             ARTICLE VI

                                                      PECUNIARY GAIN

     The Corporation is not organized for pecuniary profit; it shall have no stock or stockholders and none of the income or surplus assets of the Corporation, if any, shall be distributed in dividends to members or for the personal profit of any individual or non-charitable institution or corporation. The income and property of the Corporation, wheresoever derived, shall be applied solely towards the promotion of the philanthropic objective of this Corporation and no portion thereof shall be paid or transferred, directly or indirectly, by way of dividend, bonus or otherwise, howsoever, by way of profit to any member, officer or director of this Corporation, provided that nothing herein shall prohibit the payment, in good faith, of reasonable and proper remuneration to any officer, member, director or employee of the Corporation, nor prevent the payment of reasonable interest for money lent or reasonable or proper rent for premises demised or let by any member, officer or director of the Corporation.

                                                              ARTICLE VII

                                                              LOBBYING

     No substantial part of the activities of the Corporation shall be to the carrying on of propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, except as it may be permitted under Section 1307 of the Tax Reform Act of 1976 or any acts amendatory thereto. The Corporation shall not participate in or intervene in (including the publishing or distribution of any statements) any political campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office.

                                                             ARTICLE VIII

                                                           DISSOLUTION

     Upon the dissolution of the Corporation, the Board of Directors shall, after paying or making provisions for the payment of all liabilities of the Corporation, dispose of all the assets of the Corporation exclusively for religious, charitable or educational purposes wllich shall at the time qualify as an exempt organization or organizations under Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code, as now enacted or hereinafter amended, as the Board of Directors Shall determine. Any such assets not so disposed of shall be disposed of by the district court of the county in which the principal office of the Corporation has been located, exclusively for such purpose orto such organization or organizations as said court shall determine, which are organized and operated exclusively for such purposes.

                                                            ARTICLE IX

                                                       INCORPORATOR

The name and address of the incorporator are:

                           NAME                                                 ADDRESS

                           Gregory J. Klint                                 2800 LaSalle Plaza
                                                                                      800 LaSalle Avenue
                                                                                      Minneapolis, MN 55402

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, for the purpose of forming this Corporation under the laws of the State of Minnesota , I, the undersigned, constituting the incorporator of this nonprofit corporation, have executed these Articles of Incorporation this 13th day of May, 1999.

                                               _______________________________________________________                                                                                          Gregory J. Klint, Incorporator

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

;T /1 AR"'ICLES OF INCORPORAT:ION FRIENDS OF NINOS ADELANTE, INC.   The undersigned, a natural person of full age, for the purpose of organizing a corporation / under and pursuant to tht! provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 317A, known as the Minnesota Nonprofit Corporation Act, and laws amendatory thereof and supplementary thereto (herein the "Act"), does herebv adopt the follmdng Articles oflncorporation. ARTICLE I   NAME   )..   The name of the corporation shall be "Friends ofNifios Adelante, Inc." (hereinafter called the "corporation").   ARTICLE II REGISTERED OFFICE AND AGENT The name and address of the registered agent and registered oftice of the corporation in Mi1mesota shall be Tyrone P. Bujold at 18560 1 Ph Avenue N., Plymouth, MN 55447. ARTICLE III DURATION The duration of the Corporation shall be perpetual. ARTICLE IV PURPOSES AND POWERS OF THE CORPORATION The purposes for which this Corporation is formed are to: solicit and receive donations from individuals, companies, associations and corporation, all of whom will be U.S. citizens and to use those funds to provide food, shelter, clothing, medical care and education to impoverished children in the cities and surrounding areas ofZihuatanejo and Ixtapa, State of Guerrero, Mexico and any related exclusively charitable or educational purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c) (3) of

 

 

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AR"'ICLES OF INCORPORAT:ION FRIENDS OF NINOS ADELANTE, INC.

 

The undersigned, a natural person of full age, for the purpose of organizing a corporation / under and pursuant to tht! provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 317A, known as the Minnesota Nonprofit Corporation Act, and laws amendatory thereof and supplementary thereto (herein the

"Act"), does herebv adopt the follmdng Articles oflncorporation.

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The name of the corporation shall be "Friends ofNifios Adelante, Inc." (hereinafter called the "corporation").

 

ARTICLE II

REGISTERED OFFICE AND AGENT

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Mi1mesota shall be Tyrone P. Bujold at 18560 1

 

 

Ph Avenue N., Plymouth, MN 55447.

ARTICLE III

DURATION

The duration of the Corporation shall be perpetual.

ARTICLE IV

PURPOSES AND POWERS OF THE CORPORATION

The purposes for which this Corporation is formed are to: solicit and receive donations from individuals, companies, associations and corporation, all of whom will be U.S. citizens and to use those funds to provide food, shelter, clothing, medical care and education to impoverished children in the cities and surrounding areas ofZihuatanejo and Ixtapa, State of Guerrero, Mexico and any related exclusively charitable or educational purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c) (3) of

        
Friends of Ninos Adelante