Give a Good Card
CharityNavigator.org Offers a “Good Card”
CharityNavigator.org offers information about how to purchase “a gift card for charity where the recipients get to donate to their charity of choice.” The site notes that “[w]hen you purchase a Good Card it is tax-deductible for the buyer. When the recipient redeems a Good Card it is not tax-deductible for them.” Includes a FAQ on purchasing and redeeming. Check out their Good Card program here. It’s a great way to donated to your favorite local charities. Click here for a list of local organizations.
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