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
cost of materials, labor, and
required to produce a product or service
costs required to run a business - rent, insurance, utilities, and marketing
MPNFP Raises Operating Funds Pay For:
a place to collect, store, and distribute quality-of-life necessities - but
moving dropped our rent payment to 1/4 of what we'd struggled and stressed
over every month for 3 years (YAY!!!),
supplies and services to keep the place clean, safe, and inviting,
telephone and internet access to reach and be reached by clients and donors,
restocking hygiene and cleaning inventory when demand exceeds donations.
And yet raising funds for operating expenses is the hardest and most time-consuming part of sustaining and growing an organization that relies on human kindness, compassion, and generosity to exist.