Help Please?

Hello dear reader(s)!

I am looking (on the web) for charities or organizations dedicated to assisting the poor with the cost of obtaining documents necessary for voter ID’s, as well as getting them to the polls, in order to combat voter suppression.  So far, I am having no luck.  Can anyone point me in the right direction, if such a charity exists?

Or if one doesn’t exist and you are or know a non-profit attorney with experience in setting up and handling non-profits who is willing to help but is not expecting to be compensated at first but maybe through a tiny percentage for overhead later, please contact me.

Thank you!

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Author: Josh Wrenn

Cancer survivor, wanna-be artist, musician, author, and all around good guy.

8 thoughts on “Help Please?”

    1. Thanks, like churches that don’t push their religion but try to do good for people. The only problem I have is I still can’t find anything set up to pay document fees for voter ID’s. I see efforts to fight the law, and drive turn out, but not actual programs to help the poor cover the fees imposed to get the documentation required to obtain a voter ID.

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  1. What kind of documents are you talking about? Driver’s license? Birth certificate? I guess the documents needed to vote are different in each state — in Texas, you need one of these:

    Texas driver license issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)
    Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS
    Texas personal identification card issued by DPS
    Texas concealed handgun license issued by DPS
    United States military identification card containing the person’s photograph
    United States citizenship certificate containing the person’s photograph
    United States passport

    I assume the fees are different for each of these documents, but most would involve working with the Department of Public Safety. Can you even make donations to this agency? Or would you have to work with some kind of voting advocacy group, like the League of Women Voters?

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    1. It DOES vary by place. Sometimes you need a birth certificate to obtain a driver’s license or state ID to obtain a voter ID. They get around the law (that says you can’t make people pay to vote) by issuing voter ID’s for free, but charging for the document copies needed to obtain it. If you donate to the agency, they can use the money for any operational purposes. An advocacy group seems like the way to go.

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