Because it would be a lot harder to give away donated quality-of-life
necessities without a place to do it from.
The Costs of Doing Business - For Profit, Nonprofit, Governmental:
Operating Expenses are directly related to producing a product or service - materials, labor, and manufacturing equipment.
Overhead Expenses related to running a business - rent, insurance, utilities, and marketing.
Operating Funds Pay For:
- a place to collect, store, and distribute quality-of-life necessities,
- supplies and services to keep the place clean, safe, and inviting,
-telephone and internet access to reach and be reached by clients and donors,
- purchasing hygiene and cleaning inventory when demand exceeds donations.