Ways To Donate
Tamarisk services are increasingly in demand due to Minnesota’s rising older adult population. Tamarisk’s practical non-medical care, companionship and respite services enable the elderly to remain comfortably at home, avoiding the expense of institutional care. Tamarisk respite services also keep people at home longer by preventing caregiver burnout.
Because Tamarisk is a 501(c)3 organization, all donations made to Tamarisk are tax deductible. There are many ways that you can benefit Tamarisk with your generous monetary gift. As you review the different ways to give below, please remember that your tax-deductible donation can be designated to a particular area of interest or left unrestricted for use where Tamarisk’s need is greatest.
Leave A Legacy Through Planned Giving
Everyone can leave a legacy. You don’t have to have great wealth, a gift of any size is greatly appreciated. Planned giving represents the vast majority of gifts that are received by non-profits and allows you to support Tamarisk’s efforts .
- POD accounts
- Personal property
- Real estate
- Tamarisk designated recipient of United Way donations
- Life insurance
- Retirement plan assets
- Bequests from wills or living trusts
- Charitable gift annuity
- Charitable remainder annuity trust
- Charitable remainder unitrust
- Charitable lead trust
- Gift of farm or home
Employer matching gift programs are one way to increase your giving. These matches are usually dollar for dollar. Below is information that will help guide you in obtaining a matching gift from your employer.
- Find out if your employer offers a matching gift program.
- Ask for a matching gift form and donation guidelines.
- Fill out the correct forms to ensure that the match is donated.
Celebrate and remember loved ones who have passed away by designating your donation as a memorial. In addition to memorials, honor others by recognizing individuals through their act of service, birthdays, anniversaries, special occasions, Christmas gifts, etc. For more information on memorial and honor donations, please visit our Memorial page.