Good news! A generous donor and long-time supporter of The Arc, Quincy Abbott, offered to match any donation you may make by the end of the year up to $2500. That means that we have an opportunity to double our impact on the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities with your help! Know that any amount you give by December 31, 2012 will be matched dollar for dollar by this benefactor and that money will go toward fulfilling The Arc’s goals to promote and protect the rights of people with I/DD to live, learn, work and play as valued and contributing members of their communities. Every dollar counts – donate today!.
Did you know The Arc takes donations of old vehicles? Not only can you get an old clunker out of your yard, you can earn a tax break for your donation just in time for the upcoming tax preparation season. Best of all, you help The Arc continue on its mission to advocate for and serve people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
It sounds like a win-win situation, but I know what you’re thinking….all the paperwork and hassles with the IRS, ugh! Don’t worry, we’ll take care of all of that. The Arc has partnered with the Melwood Charity Car Donation Center to make it as easy as possible for you to donate an old vehicle to The Arc. Simply go online to donate your car or call toll-free 1-877-272-2270 Monday through Saturday and give their friendly operators some basic information and they’ll arrange for FREE towing of your vehicle. And, they’ll process all of the necessary paperwork you need to claim your deduction and mail you a Non-Cash Charitable Contributions form within 4-6 weeks. Many of our chapters across the country participate in The Arc’s Vehicle Donation Program – if your local chapter is participating, you can designate that your donation benefit them. Simply ask the operator or choose your local chapter as the beneficiary when you donate online.
Donate today or find out more about how the program works on our website. And, check out the useful Donors Guide to Vehicle Donations from the IRS to help you maximize your deduction. You won’t have to worry about the hassle of trying to repair, advertise to sell or attempting to junk your old car yourself. Just one call or click and we’ll take care of it for you!