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We are in critical need of basic essentials

Help victims & survivors during COVID-19

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Victims need us more than ever

Dear Friend,

In times like these, vulnerable victims of abuse need our protection and support more than ever.

Your contribution provides warm beds, hot meals, and a safe place for victims and their children to live as they escape physical violence and emotional trauma.

We never close, because the needs of abuse victims don't disappear during a pandemic; in fact, they increase significantly.

The programs and services we continue to operate around the clock include our Crisis Shelter, 24-hour Helpline, Child Abuse Response Effort (CARE), Sexual Assault Response Center, client counseling, and legal advocacy.

In order to ensure the health and safety of our residents, clients and staff, we have temporarily ceased donation drop-offs at our facility. This leaves us in need of critical essentials and basic supplies--from food for infants, children and adults, to cleaning and sanitizing products that mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

Your gift today will make a life-saving difference "within these walls" and beyond.

Thank you for remembering victims from our community during this unprecedented global crisis. Your generosity is appreciated beyond measure.

Warm regards,

Chair, LACASA Board of Directors

New 2020 Tax Incentives

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), which passed on March 27, 2020, includes charitable 501(c)3 giving incentives for individuals and businesses.

~ Non-Itemizers: Can donate up to $300 in the 2020 tax year. They will receive a one-time, above-the-line, deduction credit.

~ Itemizers: May donate up to 100 percent of their Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) to a qualifying 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

~ Corporations: Can deduct charitable contributions up to 25 percent of the corporation's taxable income to qualifying 501(c)3 organizations.

NOTE: Consult your tax preparer for information and guidance on charitable deductions.

LACASA is an independent, locally-based 501(c)3 organization