Does Hobby Lobby donate money to the Fred Phelps Westboro Baptist Church?

There have been rumors stating that the Hobby Lobby chain of craft stores gives financial support to the Westboro Baptist Church, but nothing has been said officially.

According to Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., their company would like to be able to donate to all of the wonderful communities, ministries and organizations. Regrettably, it is not possible due to the thousands of requests they receive annually.

Instead, Hobby Lobby has chosen to donate to, and substantially support several charities and organizations that the Green family has selected based on each charity's specific needs and mission. You can find a list of organizations and charities that HL supports here.

To get the latest news and updates, you may visit Hobby Lobby on Facebook and Twitter- @HobbyLobbyStore.

In related news, Clinton, Mich.-based Eden Foods, a natural foods company that makes soy milk and other organic products, appears on track to win its fight with the federal government over funding insurance coverage of contraception in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's controversial Hobby Lobby ruling. Read more at USA Today.

Updated on Thursday, July 17 2014 at 11:43AM EDT
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