When you donate to Valley of the Sun United Way through the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit, you can get your donation amount back in your state taxes (up to $421 for individuals and $841 for married/filing joint) without needing to itemize your return!
Your donation will build brighter futures for children like Mia, who, thanks to the generosity of leaders like you, is on her way to creating the life of her dreams.
Your $100 donation provides mentorship for three students to find education and employment opportunities.
Your $421 donation provides up to 2,000 meals for individuals facing food insecurity.
Your $841 donation provides one month of emergency shelter for a family of three.
“It’s like being reimbursed for doing something good for our neighbors in need.” – Elizabeth L, Valley of the Sun United Way donor
Giving through the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit is an easy way to redirect the money you would otherwise be paying in taxes. By leveraging the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit, you control where your tax dollars go. Your donation will reduce the total Arizona state income tax you owe or increase the state income tax refund you receive, dollar-for-dollar when you file your taxes – up to $841 if you’re married and file jointly, or up to $421 if you file as an individual.*
Valley of the Sun United Way relies on charitable donations to continue to fund critical programs in our community, all of which focus on tackling today’s most pressing issues, including health and hunger, housing and homelessness, education and workforce development. All integral parts of MC2026, a five-year plan for Mighty Change in Maricopa County.
Your donation provides hardworking families with essentials needed to maintain stability, including emergency rent, utilities and other vital resources. When you give, you support the most urgent needs of our vulnerable neighbors – give hope, get a tax credit.
*Arizona state tax credits are available based on your income tax filing status. Valley of the Sun United Way is not a tax advisor. As with any financial recommendation, contact a qualified tax professional for expert advice on your specific tax situation.