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Donate to MedicAlert for a Year End Tax Deduction

When donating to MedicAlert, you are helping make a difference! Your gift also qualifies you for a tax write-off, reducing your tax burden for the year.

With 2014 coming to an end, keep in mind that donations charged to a credit card are deductible in the year in which they are charged and not when payment is made on the card. Therefore, when using your favorite rewards-earning credit card for donations made to MedicAlert before year-end, you also increase your charitable donations deduction for 2014 even if the shopping season has left you momentarily short on cash.

Have additional questions regarding tax deductions when donating to MedicAlert? It is always highly recommended to seek advice from your personal tax or financial expert when making financial choices.  For your benefit, answers pertaining to common charitable tax-deduction questions are listed below.


Q. I want my gift to MedicAlert to be deductible for this tax year. Do I need to make a donation by a certain time?

A. Yes! Any donation you make on or by midnight on December 31, 2014 will qualify as a tax- deduction for 2014. By clicking here, you can donate to MedicAlert anytime online.


Q. How does my charitable donation to MedicAlert qualify as being tax-deductible?

A. Yes, MedicAlert Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Your contribution is tax-deductible in the U.S. To learn more about claiming a tax deduction for your gift, you can view IRS guidelines .


Q. When I donate to MedicAlert, will I get a receipt?

A. Yes. Upon receiving a donation, MedicAlert will promptly send you a receipt via mail. You should keep your donation receipt and provide it to your tax advisor at year-end.

We need your help to continue fulfilling our mission-to protect and save lives. Make a donation today and make a difference!


MedicAlert Team Member