Affiliate Disclosure, Non-Discrimination & Privacy Policy

Here you will find our affiliate disclosure, non- discrimination & privacy policy to ensure you know what information is being shared on our website.

Affiliate Disclosure

Some of our posts on Hopeful Mama Foundation contain affiliate links.  If you click on an affiliate link and later make a purchase, we may receive a small commission.  Clicking on an affiliate link, which earns a commission, does NOT result in additional charges to you or cost you anything extra. Mentions of associated products/services/businesses within the content of the blog may or may not be noted as an affiliate in every reference.  Money earned via affiliate links helps propel the mission of HMF forward. Thank you so much for shopping through our links to show your support for our mission.

Non-Discrimination Policy

It is the policy and commitment of the Hopeful Mama Foundation that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, or religion.

Equal Volunteer + Board Member Opportunity

The Hopeful Mama Foundation is committed to a policy of equal volunteer and board member opportunity and does not discriminate in the terms, conditions, or privileges of volunteers and board members on account of race, age, color, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, or religion or otherwise as may be prohibited by federal and state law. Any volunteer, board member, or client who believes that s/he or any other affiliate of the Hopeful Mama Foundation has been discriminated against is strongly encouraged to report this concern promptly to the President.

Equal Grant Applicant Opportunity

Grant applications are open to any women, with an infertility diagnosis, which aligns with the mission of the Hopeful Mama Foundation.

The Hopeful Mama Foundation is committed to a grant policy of equal applicant opportunity and does not discriminate in the terms, conditions, or privileges of applicants on account of race, age, color, relationship status, national origin, physical or mental disability, or religion or otherwise as may be prohibited by federal and state law. Any applicant who believes that she or any other affiliate of the Hopeful Mama Foundation has been discriminated against is strongly encouraged to report this concern promptly to the President.

Discriminatory Harassment

Harassment or intimidation of a client, volunteer or board member because of that person’s race, age, color, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, or religion is specifically prohibited and may be grounds for termination. Harassment and intimidation includes abusive, foul or threatening language or behavior. The Hopeful Mama Foundation is committed to maintaining an organization that is free of any such harassment and will not tolerate discrimination against volunteers, board members or clients. Issues of discriminatory treatment, harassment, or intimidation on any of these bases should immediately be reported to the President or immediate supervisor and, if substantiated, prompt action will be taken.

Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to any grant application and Hopeful Mama Foundation and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Hopeful Mama Foundation include and @hopefulmamafoundation for social media. The Hopeful Mama Foundation offers applications as financial support, so by applying for any Hopeful Mama Foundation grants, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

For grant applications and awarding of financial support, the Hopeful Mama Foundation will collect personally identifiable information, such as your:

  • First and Last Name
  • Mailing Address
  • E-mail Address
  • Phone Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Employer
  • Job Title
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Household Income
  • Health Insurance Information
  • Medical Information

If you donate to the Hopeful Mama Foundation, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the donation transaction and provide the donor with a tax receipt.

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to donate to Hopeful Mama Foundation. These may include: (a) applying for a grant (b) sending us an email message; (c) submitting your credit card or other payment information when donating. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to your donation and distribution of tax receipt. We also may gather additional personal or non- personal information in the future.

Use of your Personal Information

Hopeful Mama Foundation collects and uses your personal information to review grant applications and provide tax receipts to donors.

Hopeful Mama Foundation may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other services and events available from Hopeful Mama Foundation and its affiliates.

Sharing Information with Third Parties

Hopeful Mama Foundation does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

Hopeful Mama Foundation may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Hopeful Mama Foundation, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Hopeful Mama Foundation may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Hopeful Mama Foundation or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Hopeful Mama Foundation; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Hopeful Mama Foundation, or the public.

Right to Deletion

Subject to certain exceptions set out below, on receipt of a verifiable request from you, we will:

  • Delete your personal information from our records; and
  • Direct any service providers to delete your personal information from their

Please note that we may not be able to comply with requests to delete your personal information if it is necessary to:

  • Complete the transaction for which the personal information was collected, fulfill the terms of a written warranty or product recall conducted in accordance with federal law, provide a good or service requested by you, or reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing business relationship with you, or otherwise perform a contract between you and us;
  • Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity; or prosecute those responsible for that activity;
  • Debug to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality;
  • Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise his or her right of free speech, or exercise another right provided for by law;
  • Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act;
  • Engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the public interest that adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when our deletion of the information is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of such research, provided we have obtained your informed consent;
  • Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with your expectations based on your relationship with us;
  • Comply with an existing legal obligation; or
  • Otherwise use your personal information, internally, in a lawful manner that is compatible with the context in which you provided the

Children Under Thirteen

Hopeful Mama Foundation does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this application.

E-mail Communications

From time to time, Hopeful Mama Foundation may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from Hopeful Mama Foundation or click on a link therein.

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from Hopeful Mama Foundation, you may opt out of such communications by clicking on unsubscribe button.

Changes to this Statement

Hopeful Mama Foundation reserves the right to change this Affiliate Disclosure, Non-Discrimination & Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our application, and/or by updating any privacy information. Your continued use of the application and/or Services available after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

Contact Information

Hopeful Mama Foundation welcomes your questions or comments regarding these statemnts. If you believe that Hopeful Mama Foundation has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Hopeful Mama Foundation at:

Hopeful Mama Foundation
PO Box 1050
Marion, IA 52302

Effective as of April 25, 2023
Updated November 29, 2023