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- Donate your vehicle
- Workplace giving
- Planned giving
- Estate Planning


Donate your vehicle

Call us when you or a family member no longer needs your car!

Donating a car to the Alzheimer’s Association means... 

  • You receive a tax deduction for your Gift-in-Kind Donation
  • Someone can buy your car at an affordable price
  • Your car sale proceeds come to the Alzheimer’s Association - Capital of Texas Chapter for programs, services, 24-hour information and support for people with Alzheimer’s disease, family members and caregivers 

To donate your vehicle, please contact the Alzheimer's Association office closest to you at 1.800.272.3900 or TXprograms@txalz.org.

Please provide the following information:
- Auto make or vehicle type
- Model Mileage
- Is the Vehicle running?
- A pink slip is required - are you in possession of it?
- Your name
- Address where vehicle is located
- Telephone number

Workplace giving

Workplace giving is a simple and effective way for employees to support the Alzheimer's Association mission. Your gift helps fund vital research, programs and services. No matter how small your contribution, your dollars add up to make a difference in the fight against Alzheimer's disease.

Corporate Giving Campaigns
Support the Alzheimer’s Association through your company’s annual corporate giving campaign. It is a convenient way to give your contribution through regular payroll deductions.

Matching Gifts
Participating in your company’s matching gift program is a great way to double or triple your donation to the Alzheimer’s Association. Ask your human resources department for a matching gift form and mail it to the address below or you can fax it to 512.241.0430. 

Planned giving

Bequests and charitable gift annuities
Bequests and charitable gift annuities (CGAs) are two popular types of planned gifts that can provide for you and your family and also make a lasting contribution to the Alzheimer's Association.

Note: The Alzheimer's Association strongly encourages donors to work with their attorneys and financial professionals to determine which type of planned gift may be most suitable for their individual situation. Chapter staff will be pleased to answer any questions you or your advisor may have.

Bequests - naming the Alzheimer's Association in your will

Your will is a document that tells your survivors how you would like your estate distributed after your death. One of the simplest and most effective planned gifts is a bequest, or a gift made by a clause in your will.

There are several types of bequests. A specific bequest gives a certain amount of money or a certain piece of property to a person or an organization, known as the beneficiary. A percentage bequest gives a certain percentage of the value of your entire estate to a beneficiary. A residual bequest is made when all other bequests and costs to the estate are satisfied. When you make a bequest to the Alzheimer's Association of Travis County, your estate may also have the benefit of a federal estate tax charitable deduction.

The following language can be taken to your professional counsel:

"I [name] of [city, state, ZIP] give, devise and bequeath to the Capital of Texas Chapter of the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association (Alzheimer's Association) [insert written amount of gift, percentage of estate or residuary of the estate or description of property] for its unrestricted use and purpose."

Charitable Gift Annuities

The Alzheimer's Association offers charitable gift annuities, which are simple contracts between a donor and a charity (such as the Alzheimer's Association), to pay the donor a fixed amount, usually quarterly, for the rest of his or her life, in exchange for an initial gift of $5,000 or more. Gift annuities are easy to establish and offer a tax deduction at the time of the initial gift. In addition, a portion of the lifetime payments made to the annuitant may be tax-free. Gift annuities may be established for one or two annuitants and may be funded with cash or appreciated stock.

Estate Planning

Estate Planning for Those Concerned About Alzheimer's Disease
For those of you who want the ravages of Alzheimer's disease ended, it is important to plan now. A carefully drafted estate plan will make certain that your charitable wishes are fulfilled, while minimizing the tax consequences to your family. If you have questions or would like to speak to someone in our office please email us at: TXchapterinfo@alz.org

Ways to Make a Gift Through Your Estate Plan.
There are many ways to make a charitable gift to the Alzheimer's Association of Travis County through your estate plan. An estate plan consists of documents that direct those who survive you to distribute your assets according to your wishes. Estate planning documents include wills, living trusts, life insurance policies, and retirement plans, to name a few. A planned gift is a gift made through your estate plan.

If you die without an estate plan, the state where you live will decide where your assets will go. The government will probably not distribute your assets the way you would have desired. Much of your estate may go to the government in taxes, and none will go to support the work of the Alzheimer's Association in fighting this debilitating disease.

For more information about making a donation, please call us at (512) 241-0420 ext. 14 or email our Office at TXchapterinfo@alz.org


 

Alzheimer's Association

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.