Give From an IRA

You may be looking for a way to make a big difference in support of ALS United Mid Atlantic's mission and vision. If you are 70½ or older, you can support our work and enjoy tax benefits this year by donating through your IRA.


Flowchart: Donor directs IRA custodian to transfer a gift directly to ALS United Mid-Atlantic from the IRA.

Benefits of Giving from Your IRA

  • Avoid taxes on transfers of up to $100,000 from your IRA to ALS United Mid-Atlantic
  • 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
  • Ensure access to care and fuel the search for effective treatments and cures

How a gift from your IRA works

  1. Contact your IRA plan administrator to make a gift from your IRA directly to ALS United Mid-Atlantic.
  2. Your IRA funds will be directly transferred to ALS United Mid-Atlantic in support of the ALS community.
  3. Please note that gifts from your IRA do not qualify for a charitable deduction.
  4. Please contact us if you wish for your gift to be used for a specific purpose.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about giving through your IRA, please contact us.
We would be happy to assist you.