Other Ways to Donate

 

  • Qualified Charitable Distribution – If you are 70 1/2 or older, consult your financial adviser about making a Qualified Charitable Distribution, also known as a Charitable IRA Rollover. Doing so could have tax benefits to you while you to support SAVE.
  • Donor Advised Fund  – As a qualified 501(c)(3) SAVE can accept gifts from your Donor Advised Fund.
  • Host an Event – If you, a group you belong to or a business you work with are interested in supporting SAVE, contact our Director of Development, Paula Manczuk at (510) 574-2250 ext. 106 or PaulaM@save-dv.org. We’re happy to provide SAVE promotional materials and, schedule permitting, staff to lend a hand. We’re also happy to brainstorm ways you and help.
  • AmazonSmile – Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. Visit the AmazonSmile page and enter “Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments” in the Charitable Organization search box. You’ll be directed to page with SAVE’s name at the top. Just click the “select” button next to our name and start shopping!
  • Vehicle Donation – Turn your extra car, truck, or RV into a tax deductible donation benefitting SAVE. V-Dac (Vehicle Donation to Any Charity) will pick-up your vehicle at no cost to you or to SAVE. To start the process, call 1-877-999-8322 or visit the V-Dac website.
  • Stocks & Bonds – Contributing appreciated stocks and bonds to a non-profit organization can provide you with a substantial tax deduction. Discuss such a gift with your broker or tax advisor, then contact SAVE for the details.
  • Name SAVE in your Will – Specify an amount or percentage that you wish to leave directly to SAVE. You may specify how you would like the gift used, or may let the Board of Directors decide. Always consult your attorney for proper legal advice.
  • Name SAVE in your Life Insurance – Name SAVE as one of your beneficiaries, and designate the specific amount you wish to donate.