Terms of Use

On this page, you will find the terms of use for the Small Sums website. By using the Small Sums website, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions:

Small Sums is an internet fundraising arm of At Home Group. At Home Group, www.athomegroup.org, is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. At Home Group is a not-for-profit, charitable organization, exempt from federal income tax in the United States under section 501(c)(3) of the United States Tax Code.

Use of At Home Group resources, including (but not limited to) the Small Sums website is subject to the following terms and conditions. By donating to or otherwise interacting with the Small Sums website, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions.

Purpose of Organization

At Home Group exists to provide employment related expense assistance to adults in different stages of homelessness. At Home Group offers short term financial assistance to eligible persons who complete our application process. Small Sums exists to encourage personal philanthropy.

Awarding of Assistance

At Home Group gives assistance on a regular basis to eligible persons who have requested assistance. Such awards are made at such times as At Home Group sees fit. The amounts of such awards are subject to available funding.

At Home Group does not imply, guarantee or otherwise warrant that At Home Group will be able to assist every eligible person who requests financial assistance. Likewise, At Home Group reserves the right to reject requests for assistance that are not submitted in accordance with their guidelines.

Use of Financial Gifts to At Home Group

At Home Group encourages personal giving and is happy to accept any gift of any amount. Any gifts made to At Home Group , financial, in-kind or otherwise, are greatly appreciated and shall be used exclusively for the following purposes:

  • to provide financial assistance to persons who have requested help from At Home Group; and
  • to remit payment for any such reasonable expenses related to the operation of At Home Group.

At Home Group staff will make all reasonable efforts to honor the requests of donors to Small Sums with respect to the use of their donations. However, At Home Group does not guarantee that they will be able to honor said requests.

Relationship of Giving to the Assistance Process

Giving and receiving at Small Sums are related only in as much as the organization is able to award more (and occasionally larger) amounts of financial assistance as gifts to Small Sums increase. However, the fact that an applicant for financial assistance from At Home Group has made a gift, financial, in-kind, or otherwise to the organization does not entitle said applicant to any kind of special consideration in the application process and does not guarantee that the applicant will receive any kind of financial assistance from At Home Group.

Correspondence with At Home Group

At Home Group receives a large number of letters, telephone calls, e-mail, and other types of correspondence. At Home Group staff attempts to respond to all such correspondence as appropriate but cannot guarantee that they will be able to answer all such correspondence sent to At Home Group.

All correspondence sent to At Home Group or any of its representatives by mail, fax, e-mail, electronic transmission or by any other means becomes immediately and irrevocably the sole property of At Home Group and may be used for any purpose related to At Home Group.

Reproduction of At Home Group Materials

The content of the Small Sums website, as well as all correspondence, electronic or otherwise, from At Home Group staff copyright At Home Group, and all rights are reserved. No part of the website or the aforementioned correspondence from the At Home Group staff shall be reproduced in any medium, in whole or in part, without the express written consent of the Board of Directors of At Home Group.

Limitation of Liability

The use of any Internet resource involves certain inherent risks. Though At Home Group will take every reasonable step to safeguard the information of the persons who visit or otherwise interact with the Small Sums website, donors to the Small Sums website agree to absolve and otherwise hold blameless At Home Group staff and Board of Directors from any liability arising from the use of the Small Sums website or any of its resources.

Policy Revisions

At Home Group reserves the right to amend these terms of use from time to time. If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your personally identifiable information, we will notify you by posting an announcement on our pages and we will provide you with an opportunity to request that such information not be used in that manner. Personally identifiable information will be subject to the protections of the privacy policy in place at the time the information is obtained.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns regarding Small Sums’ Terms of Use, please forward your question or concern to info@athomegroup.org.