Frequently Asked Questions

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1.      WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO JOIN  THE BOOSTER CLUB?
 
         Anyone can join the McNeil AFJROTC Booster Club, however, only family members of current cadets are able to vote upon issues or hold an Officer position.
 
2.      ARE DONATIONS TAX DEDUCTIBLE?
 
         Yes, the McNeil AFJROTC Booster Club has 501(c) (3) status as a non profit. Please see our IRS nonprofit status letter for more information. All donations given through our website, via PayPal, are given a return email receipt eligible for tax deduction purposes.
 
3.      WHAT DOES THE BOOSTER CLUB DO?
 
         The purpose of the club is to support our McNeil High School AFJROTC cadets by fundraising money and materials to offset the costs of field trips, planning and hosting events for the cadets and their families, raising awareness of our organization, volunteering and generally performing whatever activities or tasks as needed to support our students.
 
4.      WHAT IS THE BOOSTER CLUB'S MAILING ADDRESS?
 
          RRISD regulations require that the McNeil Booster Club maintain a separate address than McNeil High School. Our mailing address is:
 
          McNeil High School AFJROTC Booster Club
          P.O. Box 200007
          Austin, Texas 78720
 
5.       ARE CADETS RECRUITED BY THE MILITARY OR GIVEN COMBAT TRAINING?
 
          Absolutely not. Cadets learn integrity, service to their fellow man and leadership skills. Martial skills and recruitment into any branch of the United States Armed Forces is prohibited.
 
6.       WILL MY PERSONAL INFORMATION BE SHARED WITH THIRD PARTIES?
 
         No, all member, cadet and donor information is kept confidential. Only elected members and AFJROTC McNeil High School faculty have access to contact emails and phone numbers. Our organization uses PayPal for monetary transactions which has its own strict and confidential policies on credit card, bank and payment accounts.
          The McNeil AFJROTC Booster Club will always ask that any donor be allowed to be identified, thanked and honored under our "Sponsors" webpage, but that is solely at the donor's permission. 
 
7.       WHAT ARE McNEIL HIGH SCHOOL'S AFJROTC CADET RULES AND REGULATIONS?
 
          For all the details on this, see McNeil High School's AFJROTC Handbook (2013-2014).
 
8.       WHAT RULES MUST THE McNEIL BOOSTER CLUB FOLLOW?
 
         For all the details, please view our RRISD approved bylaws.