Help us Push Congress to Pass Charitable Tax
There are only
a few days left for Congress to finish their work for the year, and we have an
important opportunity to pass tax legislation that would bring billions of
meals into our network.
Congress is working on a tax package that would renew or make permanent several
expiring tax provisions. We need your voice to make sure the food
donation tax deduction is included in that final package.
We are joining
nonprofits from around the country and calling Congress today to convince them
to expand and make permanent the food donation tax deduction and other
charitable tax incentives. Will you join us?
Calling Congress is easy. Here's how:
dial our toll free number, (888)
398-8702, listen to the pre-recorded message and enter
your zip code when prompted.
you are connected to your first senator, state that you are a constituent,
and give your name and the town you are calling from.
them know you are calling about tax policy and deliver this important
As your constituent
and supporter/employee of [YOUR FOOD BANK NAME],
I am calling you to urge you to include the America Gives More Act
charitable tax incentives in the final tax package currently being
negotiated in Congress. Feeding America food banks are providing
food for 46.5 million Americans a year and need more food to meet the
need. At the same time, over 70 billion pounds of food are wasted
each year here in America. You can help us get more food to those in
need by passing charitable giving tax incentives immediately.
Be sure to dial back in and speak with both of
your senators and