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Miami Lighthouse Needs You
Help Us in a Way That's Suitable for You
Making a tax deductible contribution is a click away:
Your support makes it possible to
provide free programs and services that empower people of all ages —from
infants to older adults— to overcome the challenges of blindness and vision impairment.
Any gift to the Miami Lighthouse can be specially designated as a
tribute in honor of a person or special occasion (e.g., birthday or
Likewise, gifts may be made in memory of a deceased loved one as a way
of showing love and respect while helping fund the Lighthouse's important
vision rehabilitation programs.
These gifts are acknowledged in our newsletter (unless donors desire
To discuss any of the planned giving options below, please call
Virginia Jacko at 305-856-4176.
Remember Miami Lighthouse in Your Estate Plans – Join the Helen Keller
Legacy Society. To include Miami Lighthouse in your will call Virginia
Jacko at 305-856-4176 to discuss estate planning gifts.
Want to get the most value from your nest egg, protect yourself and your heirs from heavy taxes and help Miami Lighthouse serve the increasing number of blind and visually impaired from babies to adults?
If you are 70-1/2 years or older, you can avoid paying income tax on your IRA distribution by making the distribution directly to Miami Lighthouse.
For more information call Virginia Jacko at 305-856-4176. Please contact your tax advisor before making the IRA gift.
If you would like to use stock or other marketable securities to make a
gift to Miami Lighthouse.
Click here to print a donation. Send the completed form and your check
or money order to:
Miami Lighthouse for the Blind & Visually Impaired, Inc.
601 SW 8th Avenue
Miami, FL 33130
Donate by Phone
To make a donation by phone, please call
As a Donor:
- We'll keep you informed about our work through our regular
Lantern newsletter and other periodic updates, so you can feel confident
that the contributions entrusted to us are used wisely.
- Your gift of $1,000 or more will be acknowledged in our Annual
Report; gifts of $100 or more will be acknowledged in our newsletter.
- Our communications are also available for the visually impaired in
BRAILLE, LARGE PRINT and AUDIO recording. Please
contact Rita Fanego for more information.
Contributions to Miami Lighthouse
for the Blind & Visually Impaired, Inc. are tax deductible to the full
extent allowed by law.
Lighthouses serving the blind throughout the United
States are autonomous, have no affiliation with each other and do not
Click here to view our Donor Bill of Rights
here to learn more about Your Investment in Miami Lighthouse
Miami Lighthouse has received Charity Navigator’s coveted 4-star rating for 6 consecutive evaluations.
Only 3% of the charities rated have received at least 6 consecutive 4-star evaluations,
indicating that Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired outperforms most other
charities in America. This ‘exceptional’ designation from Charity Navigator differentiates Miami
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired from its peers and demonstrates to the public
it is worthy of their trust.
Celebrate 82 years of service to the blind and visually impaired and
make a gift that will transform the lives of babies, children and
America's largest independent evaluator of charities, has awarded the
Miami Lighthouse a four star rating, the highest possible rating! For
information regarding our revenue and expenses, go to
MIAMI LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED,
FLORIDA REGISTRATION #CH775. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND
FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER
SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL FREE, WITHIN THE STATE,1-800-HELP-FLA.
REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATIONS BY