Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: Is Free Border Skate a charity?
A: No. Free Border Skate is not a charity. It is a charitable business meaning we focus on charitable projects and community outreach. However, we work in partnership with Salam LADC, which is a registered charity, to deliver our charitable programs.
Q: I thought Free Border Skate was a charity; if its not a charity, what is it?
A: Free Border Skate is a charitable/social business also known as a social enterprise. Because our Free Border Books do make a partial profit and ownership of the books remain with the author, Free Border Skate can not be classified as not-for profit. However, a percentage of profits from book sales are also donated to our outreach program(s) .
Q: I want to donate to Salam, how much of my donation will go to charity?
A: When you make a donation to Salam LADC ( here), 100% of your donation goes directly to Salam LADC, our charitable partner.You can donate online either through paypal giving or the Just Giving platform, to have your donation automatically and earmarked for Free Border's our community outreach program.
Q: How do I know my money is being spent as you say?
A: In the U.K., both HMRC and the charity commission monitor all registered charities and require yearly reporting which you can request. If you would like to request a copy of our yearly report email Daan.firstname.lastname@example.org