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Wild Dolphins need support! Your tax-deductible donation can make a significant difference.

You may make a contribution to honor a major life milestone such as a birthday or an anniversary, or to honor the passing of a friend or relative. The gift of protecting our resources and wildlife is one that has no equal.

You can donate in a number of ways:

Check or Money Order - You can mail a check or money order to us along with a completed donation form.

PayPal - you can donate immediately through use of PayPal, by clicking the "donate" button directly below. You will be able to "add special instructions" to specify if your donation is a bequest, a gift, for a specific project, to the Taiji Cove Guardian fund, etc.

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EBay MissionFish - A portion (you decide how much) of the sale price of your listings on Ebay can be donated to the Wild Dolphin Foundation, or check our current lisings and buy from our supporters.

Payroll Deductions - Payroll deductions begin with the first paycheck following setup, and continues in equal deductions each pay period. This donation method continues automatically, from one year to the next, without the need to submit a new donation form. However, if you want to change the amount of your donation, a new form is required.

Many employers match gifts made by their employees, or make grants to organizations recommended by employees. Be sure to ask your company how it can help your gift go even further.

For more information on supporting our organization with automatic payroll deductions, please contact us via e-mail or call us at (808) 306-3968.

Personal Possessions - If you donate personal possessions — a camera, refrigerator, clothes or the like — you can take a tax deduction for the property's fair market value. The IRS says the fair market value of used clothes, furniture and similar items is the amount people would pay for the items at thrift shops or used clothing stores. You can determine the size of the deduction to take by checking with local stores.

If you contribute property owned for more than one year, the value of the deduction is normally equal to the property's fair market value. You have an advantage when you contribute appreciated property because you get a deduction for the full fair market value of the property. You are not taxed on any of the appreciation, so, in effect, you receive a deduction for an amount that you never reported as income.

The information provided above is for educational purposes only. It is not intended to be professional tax or legal advise. Consult a tax advisor about your specific situation. All matters set out herein should be considered in light of the effect, if any, of the alternative minimum tax.