Big Mamas Legacy, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization devoted to providing hand-made "hugs" in the form of quilts to children and adults in need, honors the memory and generous spirit of Big Mama, my Great-Grandmother Emily Colleen (Davis) Shanks. Big Mamas Legacy carries on the tradition of giving hand-made stitched items to children in need as well as providing opportunities for others, even non-quilters, to contribute their talents, time, and skills to the cause.
As a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt public charity, Big Mamas Legacy is required to make available to the public certain documentation.
Form 1023 -- Application for Recognition of Exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
Texas Form 403 -- Certificate of Correction
2009 Proposed Budget -- limited operations during early operation
Federal Form 990 -- 2009 -- filed with IRS March, 2010