Founding History of SowHope

The initial board of directors was convened on January 30, 2006.

SowHope incorporated in the State of Michigan under the name SowHope.Org on February 1, 2006.

Mary Dailey Brown was approved for employment as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation effective February 1, 2006.

SowHope.Org was approved for tax-exempt status by the Internal Revenue Service under section 501(c)(3), effective February 8, 2006.

SowHope.Org filed a “Certificate of Assumed Name” form (DBA) with the State of Michigan under the name SowHope on February 20, 2006.