There are tax benefits to making charitable gifts from your Individual Retirement Account (IRA). Please download our brochure, Understanding the Charitable IRA, to learn more: 

Understanding the Charitable IRA (PDF)
Understanding the Charitable IRA (Word)

Guide Dogs for the Blind is a non-profit, charitable organization under the provisions of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (tax ID #94-1196195). Please be sure to let us know the gift is from your IRA so that donations can be acknowledged as a qualified distribution.

To issue a check from your advisor, have the check made out to:

Guide Dogs for the Blind
350 Los Ranchitos Road
San Rafael, CA 94903

To transfer funds directly, please download our Wire Transfer Instructions: 

Wire Transfer Instructions (Word)

If you need additional information about a Charitable IRA, contact Planned Giving Officer Sue Dishart at 415.488.2289 (toll free at 800.295.4050 ext. 2289), or sdishart@guidedogs.com, or Planned Giving Coordinator Joan Scott, at 415.499.4073 (toll free at 800.295.4050 ext. 4073), or jscott@guidedogs.com