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Charitable Contributions

Donations to the American Red Cross are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.


The American Red Cross is recognized by the IRS as a not for profit 501c3 charitable organization. Your donation to the Red Cross is tax deductible to the full extent of the law.


Monetary donations to the Red Cross are tax deductible. However, certain donations in which donors receive a good or service in return for a donation are not tax deductible or may be only partially deductible.


Please consult with your financial advisor for the tax implications of your donation.

Helpful Resources

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    Use Charity Navigator’s Giving Calculator to find out the net cost of a donation and the tax savings.

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    To learn more, visit to review Publication 526: Charitable Contributions.

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    Read the IRS' Eight Tips for Deducting Charitable Contributions.

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Support all the urgent humanitarian needs of the American Red Cross.

$10.00 is the minimum online donation amount. All donations are tax deductible.