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<p><strong><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Note:</span></strong> Contributions to the Vehicle Donation program and the Pre Authorized Contribution (PAC) Plan are tax deductible. All checks received as donations to the National Federation of the Blind of Nevada (NFBNV) are also tax deductible.

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<li><a href="#General Contributions">General Contributions</a></li>
<li><a href="#Matching Gifts">Matching Gifts</a></li>
<li><a href="#Thrivent’s Choice Dollars donations can help NFB">Thrivent’s Choice Dollars donations can help NFB</a></li>
<li><a href="#PAC Plan">PAC Plan</a></li>
<li><a href="#Leaving A Legacy">Leaving A Legacy</a></li>
<li><a href="#Amazon Smile Program">Amazon Smile Program</a></li>
<li><a href="#Vehicle Donations">Vehicle Donations</a></li>
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<h2 style="text-align:center;"><strong><a id="General Contributions" name="General Contributions">General Contributions</a></strong></h2>

<p>The National Federation of the Blind of Nevada operates on a 100% volunteer basis. ALL of your donation goes toward supporting our programs for</p>

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<li>State scholarships</li>
<li>Braille Enrichment for Literacy & Learning (BELL) Academy</li>
<li>Education and outreach to our communities</li>
<li>Newly blinded individuals and their family members</li>
<li>Older adults losing vision</li>
<li>Blind Veterans</li>
<li>and so much more...</li>
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<p>You can support the work of the organization by making your tax-deductible check out to NFB of Nevada and mailing it to:</p>

<p>Terri Rupp, President<br />
PO Box 20041<br />
Reno, Nevada 89515</p>

<p>If you prefer paying with a credit or debit card, please click on the following button to donate through our Square account.</p>

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<h2 style="text-align:center;"><strong><a id="Matching Funds" name="Matching Funds">Matching Funds</a></strong></h2>

<p>Many employers support their employees’ charity donations by matching a portion of the funds an employee donates. Check with the human resources office of the company for details. If you need additional information, please contact NFBNV President Terri Rupp at <a href="president [at] nfbnevada.org"">mailto:president [at] nfbnevada.org" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">president [at] nfbnevada.org</a>, or NFBNV Treasurer Chun (Alan) Chao at <a href="treasurer [at] nfbnevada.org"">mailto:treasurer [at] nfbnevada.org" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">treasurer [at] nfbnevada.org</a>.</p>

<h2 style="text-align:center;"><strong><a id="Thrivent’s Choice Dollars donations can help NFB" name="Thrivent’s Choice Dollars donations can help NFB">Thrivent’s Choice Dollars donations can help NFB</a></strong></h2>

<p>Are you a member of Thrivent Financial and eligible to direct Choice Dollars? With Thrivent Choice, you can recommend where some of Thrivent Financial’s charitable outreach funds go. Choice Dollars funds can make a world of difference to the NFB. Directing Choice Dollars is easy. Simply <a href="https://www.thrivent.com/making-a-difference/living-generously/thrivent-... target="_blank">go to Thrivent Choice</a> to learn more and find program terms and conditions, or contact Nathan Beattie, Financial Associate, at 515-276-1527, extension 228, or <a href="nathan.beattie [at] thrivent.com"">mailto:nathan.beattie [at] thrivent.com" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">nathan.beattie [at] thrivent.com</a>.</p>

<h2 style="text-align:center;"><strong><a id="PAC Plan" name="PAC Plan">PAC Plan</a></strong></h2>

<p>The Pre-Authorized Contribution (PAC) Plan is a national program where individuals or organizations can pre-approve a certain amount of funds to be transferred from their bank account into the National Federation of the Blind’s general account. The minimum amount is $5 a month ($0.17 a day) and there is no limit.</p>

<p>The PAC Plan helps with:</p>

<ul>
<li>Distributing free literature</li>
<li>Funding the Free White Cane program</li>
<li>Funding the Free Slate and Stylus program</li>
<li>Funding legal battles</li>
<li>Assisting national scholarship programs</li>
<li>Funding the Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning (BELL) Academy program</li>
<li>Fund STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programs</li>
<li>Providing free web hosting for state affiliates through <a href="http://www.nfbnet.org/" target="_blank">NFBNet</a></li>
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<p>Please download the <a href="https://www.nfbnevada.org/sites/all/themes/nfb/images/Documents/PDF/pac-... target="_blank">PAC Plan form (PDF)</a>, visit <a href="https://www.nfb.org/pac" target="_blank">www.nfb.org/pac</a>, or dial 1-877-632-2722 to create or increase your monthly PAC contributions. If you have any questions, please contact the accounting department at the National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute at 410-659-9314 or <a href="accounting [at] nfb.org"">mailto:accounting [at] nfb.org" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">accounting [at] nfb.org</a>.</p>

<p>Please watch the below PAC Plan video for additional details on the PAC Plan.</p>

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<h2 style="text-align:center;"><strong><a id="Leaving A Legacy" name="Leaving A Legacy">Leaving A Legacy</a></strong></h2>

<h3 style="text-align:center;"><strong>Dream Makers Circle</strong></h3>

<p>You can help build a future of opportunity for the blind by becoming a member of our Dream Makers Circle. It is easier than you think. You can visit your bank and convert an account to a P.O.D. (payable on death) bank account which is payable after your passing to the National Federation of the blind or one of our affiliates. Your legacy gift to the National Federation of the Blind or the National Federation of the Blind of Nevada can be made in the form of a will or living trust, an income generating gift, or by naming us as the beneficiary of a retirement plan, IRA, pension, or a life insurance policy. You can designate a specific amount, a percentage, or list NFB as one of several beneficiaries. For additional information, please contact Patti Chang at (410) 659-9314, extension 2422 or at <a href="pchang [at] nfb.org"">mailto:pchang [at] nfb.org" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">pchang [at] nfb.org</a>, or visit <a href="https://www.nfb.org/get-involved/ways-give/planned-giving" target="_blank">www.nfb.org/get-involved/ways-give/planned-giving</a>.</p>

<h2 style="text-align:center;"><strong><a id="Amazon Smile Program" name="Amazon Smile Program">Amazon Smile Program</a></strong></h2>

<p>AmazonSmile is a website operated by <a href="https://Amazon.com" target="_blank">Amazon.com</a>. It lets patrons shop for products and donate to their favorite charitable organization. Amazon.com donates 0.5% of the price of eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organizations, like the National Federation of the Blind of Nevada (NFBNV), selected by its customers. To have your Amazon Smile purchases go to the NFBNV, please visit <a href="https://smile.amazon.com/ch/88-0190265" target="_blank">https://smile.amazon.com/ch/88-0190265</a>. To learn more about the Amazon Smile program, please visit <a href="https://www.smile.amazon.com" target="_blank">www.smile.amazon.com</a>.</p>

<h2 style="text-align:center;"><strong><a id="Vehicle Donations" name="Vehicle Donations">Vehicle Donations</a></strong></h2>

<p>The National Federation of the Blind uses car donations to improve the education of blind children, distribute free white canes, help veterans, and so much more. We have partnered with <a href="https://www.vehiclesforcharity.org" target="_blank">Vehicles For Charity</a> to process donated vehicles. Just call toll-free (855) 659-9314, and a representative can make arrangements, or you can donate online by visiting <a href="https://www.nfb.org/get-involved/ways-give/vehicle-donations" target="_blank">https://www.nfb.org/get-involved/ways-give/vehicle-donations</a>.</p>

<p>If you have any questions regarding the program, please contact the NFB Vehicle Donations coordinator Pattie Chang at 410-659-9314 x2422 or <a href="pchang [at] nfb.org"">mailto:pchang [at] nfb.org" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">pchang [at] nfb.org</a>.</p>

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