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IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution

You may be looking for a way to make a big difference to help further the mission of Food Bank of Iowa. If you are 70 ½ or older, an IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution is a great way to make a significant impact in your community while offering tax savings for you.

IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution
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Benefits of an IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution

  • Avoid taxes on transfers of up to $100,000 from your IRA to our organization
  • Satisfy your required minimum distribution (RMD) for the year
  • Reduce your taxable income, even if you do not itemize deductions
  • Make a gift that is not subject to the deduction limits on charitable gifts
  • Help further the work and mission of our organization

How an IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution gift works

  1. Contact your IRA plan administrator to make a gift from your IRA to us.
  2. Your IRA funds can be sent to: Food Bank of Iowa, PO Box 1517, Des Moines, IA 50305. Please ask your administrator to include your name and address on the check to ensure accurate processing.
  3. Please note that IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution gifts do not qualify for a charitable deduction.
  4. To ensure your distribution is processed by the end of the year deadline, please send in year-end gifts before December 15th to ensure donations are entered before the 31st.

Contact us

If you have any questions about an IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution gift, please contact us. We would be happy to assist you and answer any questions you might have.

Jenny Neighbour Jenny Neighbour
Donor Relations Manager
jneighbour​@foodbankiowa.org
Telephone: 515-954-6837

Bergetta Beardsley Bergetta Beardsley
VP of Philanthropy
bbeardsley​@foodbankiowa.org
Telephone: 515-867-2892
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