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Donating through your IRA

How does it work?

When you turn 72 you must take a required minimum distribution (RMD) from your IRA. A charitable gift is a great way to meet this requirement and support Save the Children’s life changing work. 

Calculate your RMD and leave a tax-free gift to Save the Children.

You can give up to $100,000 tax free from your IRA directly to a qualified charity like Save the Children. The transfer generates neither taxable income nor a tax deduction, so you benefit even if you do not itemize your deductions.

When contributing via your IRA, your gift will be put to use immediately, allowing you to see the difference your donation is making for children.

 

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