There are numerous ways you can choose to benefit a charity. Writing a check. Donating an item in-kind. Making a bequest. Establishing a charitable entity. As you determine what charity or charities you would like to benefit, here are a few options as to how you might achieve your goals.
Giving items in-kind
Whether you are simply cleaning out a loved one’s house, your own closet or planning for an item of interest to you but not your loved ones, you have several options available.
Whether the decision to make a donation to a charity is out of the goodness of one’s heart or motivated by tax deduction, the donation must meet the IRS regulations to qualify for tax deduction purposes.