Gesher’s QCO Code for tax credit = 20748
Gesher Disability Resources is a nonprofit disability agency (Tax ID #86-0626273) with a mission to support individuals with special needs and their families in the Jewish community to lead fuller lives. The agency’s services are available to anyone who calls at little to no cost thanks to grants, donations, and tax credit dollars. Help by donating today!
Annual Fundraiser – Each year on the first Saturday of November, we host our largest fundraiser. With a new theme each year, there is always fun to be had.
Amazon Smile – Did you know that all of your Amazon purchases could benefit Gesher? By shopping at smile.amazon.com, a portion of your order (0.5% of eligible purchases) goes directly to Gesher, without any additional costs to you! These small donations add up over time, allowing for a simple way to donate year-round. To select Gesher as your Amazon Smile charity:
- Visit smile.amazon.com
- Sign in using the same username and password for your Amazon account
- Select your charity – Gesher Disability Resources (look for “Supporting” button top left corner under AmazonSmiles logo)
- Start shopping! Remember to checkout at smile.amazon.com to generate donations for your chosen charity. Tip: Add a bookmark to make it easier to shop at smile.amazon.com.
Matching Gifts – Check to see if your company matches donations for non-profits. A matching gift is defined as a charitable donation by a corporation that matches an employee’s donation to an eligible nonprofit organization, most often dollar-for-dollar. Gesher is already set up with Benevity and CyberGrants. If your company uses another matching gift program and you want us to be included, please send us an invite or information on how we can be approved.
Planned Giving – Leave a bequest in your will and trust; consider a gift of appreciated stock instead of major gifts of cash; consider naming us as the remainder beneficiary of your Charitable Remainder Trust if you intend to sell highly appreciated property; or purchase a Charitable Gift Annuity for us and receive a stream of income for life. Contact your estate planning lawyer or call us for more information.
Tax Credit – Qualifying Charitable Organization (formerly known as the “Working Poor”) make a donation to Gesher Disability Resources of up to $800 per couple filing jointly or $400 for an individual and receive a dollar-for-dollar tax credit when filing in Arizona. Please note, Gesher’s Tax ID = 86-0626273; QCO Code = 20748.
Tribute Cards – send a card in honor or memory of your loved ones
We gladly accept all major credit cards, PayPal, check, and cash.
Volunteering is a great way to help Gesher Disability Resources. Whether you have a few hours to give or want to serve on a planning committee, we invite you to share your time and talents for our members. Our agency offers volunteer opportunities to fit the needs of everyone. Below are a few examples:
Adult Social Groups & Community Outings: Do you like to socialize? Volunteering to spend time with our members is a great way to spend your weekend and make a difference in the lives of individuals. Check out our upcoming events.
Event/Fundraising Committee Member: Special Events help Gesher Disability Resources by raising money, raising awareness and generating good will. Help advance our mission by volunteering to become a committee member to help us plan and execute these important events. It’s a great role for community leaders who want to lead the way.
In-Kind or Pro Bono: The donation of professional services goes a long way to help our bottom line. Are you a graphic designer with some free time? Does your company have an in-house print shop or recording studio? Are you a photographer or videographer who can help with print advertising and commercials? By donating your expertise, you’ll help Gesher Disability Resources reach more families in need.
Office Help: Like any other agency, Gesher Disability Resources has many daily tasks to do. We rely on the extra set of hands volunteers can lend in preparing mailings and sorting educational materials. Are you a social media expert? Your help is always welcome too.