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Charitable IRA

There are tax benefits to making charitable gifts from your Individual Retirement Account (IRA). Please download our brochure, Understanding the Charitable IRA, to learn more: 

Understanding the Charitable IRA (PDF)
Understanding the Charitable IRA (Word)

Guide Dogs for the Blind is a non-profit, charitable organization under the provisions of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (tax ID #94-1196195). Please be sure to let us know the gift is from your IRA so that donations can be acknowledged as a qualified distribution.

To issue a check from your advisor, have the check made out to:

Guide Dogs for the Blind
350 Los Ranchitos Road
San Rafael, CA 94903

To transfer funds directly, please download our Wire Transfer Instructions: 

Wire Transfer Instructions (PDF)

If you need additional information about a Charitable IRA, please contact Doria Leong, Head of Philanthropic Gifts, at 415.499.4040, or [email protected].