This page was taken directly from the official Find Madeleine Fund website on December 9th, 2008. It would appear that this information has been unchanged since at least August 2007 as this date is referred to in the text. The official site page is (here).
THE MCCANNS ARE NOW BOTH DIRECTORS AND IN FULL CONTROL OF THE FUND
- What are the objects of Madeleine’s Fund? Madeleine’s fund is a non-charitable not-for-profit company, which has been established to help find Madeleine McCann, to support her family, and to bring her abductors to justice. Any surplus funds will be used to help families and missing children in the United Kingdom, Portugal and elsewhere in similar circumstances.
The full objects of the Fund are:
- To secure the safe return to her family of Madeleine McCann who was abducted in Praia da Luz, Portugal on Thursday 3rd May 2007;
- To procure that Madeleine’s abduction is thoroughly investigated and that her abductors, as well as those who played or play any part in assisting them, are identified and brought to justice;
- To provide support, including financial assistance, to Madeleine’s family.