Donate Your Trailer to Charity

Trailers are not the first thing that comes to mind when many people think of vehicle donation. You may be aware that cars donations,  boat donations, RV donations, and many other vehicles can be donated to charity. However, all types of trailers can be donated to charity as well! Whether you have a horse trailer, utility trailer, cargo trailer or flatbed trailer, you can donateContinue reading “Donate Your Trailer to Charity”

Donate Your Business Equipment Today

While it is unfortunate restaurants and businesses are closing due to the pandemic, you can still do a little good by donating your restaurant equipment and furniture. If you’re closing a restaurant or updating your equipment, consider donating the used restaurant supplies to a nonprofit organization, like Giving Center. While it may not be commonContinue reading “Donate Your Business Equipment Today”

Making A Land Donation Can Save You on Taxes

Not every charity is equipped to receive a land donation. For some charities, land ownership is a burden, if they do not have a specific use for it, they may need to pay to own it and to sell it. Giving Center, on the other hand, is in the business of owning and utilizing land and wouldContinue reading “Making A Land Donation Can Save You on Taxes”

How To Donate a Car, Truck, or SUV Today!

Do you have an old vehicle just collecting dust in your driveway? Tired of paying insurance and tags every year? Donate it today! We accept a wide variety of vehicle donations including: cars, trucks, RV’s, motorcycles, ATV’s, commercial trucks, fleet vehicles, and more! Why let that truck sit in your driveway when you can makeContinue reading “How To Donate a Car, Truck, or SUV Today!”

Real Estate Donations Made Easy!

Do you have property you don’t use? Tired of paying property taxes on it? Do you need to want to help others? Have a house you are having trouble selling and are tired of paying taxes on it? Consider making a charitable house donation today! Some may wonder how to donate a house to charity inContinue reading “Real Estate Donations Made Easy!”

Helping the Helpers

Fred Rogers was a good, kind, and wise man. The apple didn’t fall far from the tree; during difficult times he would recall his mom’s wise words:”When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people whoContinue reading “Helping the Helpers”

8 Types of Charitable Giving

Many people choose to support organizations and causes such as Giving Center, because they feel strongly about making donations through various types of charitable giving. Of course, philanthropy on its own is a wonderful thing. However, you can also enjoy tax benefits for this generosity. Charitable giving can in fact be a significant part ofContinue reading “8 Types of Charitable Giving”

Is there a right or a wrong way to give to charity?

In our conversations with clients, we often encounter commonly held assumptions about giving that are often more nuanced than they seem. Giving to charity can be a very personal matter, and quite a complex one, with minimal information on how to do it well. This article marks the first in a series that we willContinue reading “Is there a right or a wrong way to give to charity?”

Why is Giving Important?

1. GIVING TO CHARITY MAKES YOU FEEL GOOD Donating to charity is a major mood-booster. The knowledge that you’re helping others is hugely empowering and, in turn, can make you feel happier and more fulfilled. Research has identified a link between making a donation to charity and increased activity in the area of the brainContinue reading “Why is Giving Important?”

Rules of Giving to Charity and Tips for you

Tax deductible donations are contributions of money or goods to a tax-exempt organization such as Giving Center. Tax deductible donations can reduce taxable income. To claim tax deductible donations on your taxes, you must itemize on your tax return by filing Schedule A of IRS Form 1040 or 1040-SR. How much can I deduct? In general, you can deduct up toContinue reading “Rules of Giving to Charity and Tips for you”

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