Treasury Department Designation of KindHearts

by U.S. Treasury Dept.
February 19, 2006

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IPT Backgrounder:

KindHearts for Charitable Humanitarian Development is an Islamic charity that was incorporated in Toledo, Ohio in 2002.[1] KindHearts is registered in other states including Colorado,[2] Pennsylvania,[3] Oklahoma,[4] Nevada,[5] and Indiana.[6]

The U.S. Treasury Department froze the assets of KindHearts on February 19, 2006. Treasury Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Stuart Levey stated, "KindHearts is the progeny of Holy Land Foundation and Global Relief Foundation, which attempted to mask their support for terrorism behind the fa├žade of charitable giving."[7]


[1] KindHearts for Charitable Humanitarian Development, Ohio Secretary of State, January 22, 2002.

[2] KindHearts for Charitable Humanitarian Development, Colorado Secretary of State, September 29, 2003.

[3] KindHearts for Charitable Humanitarian Development, Unified Registration Statement for Charitable Organizations, September 9, 2002.

[4] KindHearts for Charitable Humanitarian Development, Oklahoma Secretary of State, September 29, 2003.

[5] KindHearts for Charitable Humanitarian Development, Nevada Secretary of State, August 18, 2003.

[6] KindHearts for Charitable Humanitarian Development, Indiana Secretary of State, October 17, 2003.

[7] "Treasury Freezes Assets of Organization Tied to Hamas," Department of Treasury, February 19, 2006.