Get a tax break while helping homeless pets when you make a gift with your QCD!

Learn more about how a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) can benefit you and help save the lives of pets in need.

If you are 70½ or older and have an IRA, you are already qualified!

How a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) Works


You are at least 70½ years old with IRA funds you no longer need

Make a qualified charitable distribution (QCD) from your IRA

Your QCD goes directly to charity, supporting a cause you care about

If you are 73 years old or older, your QCD can count towards your required minimum distribution (RMD)!

Did You Know?

You can support future generations of homeless and abused pets. Simply name Lollypop Farm as a beneficiary of your IRA account, and the remaining assets (or a portion) of the account will be distributed to help us change lives.

Sample Beneficiary Designation

Legal name: The Humane Society of Rochester and Monroe County PCA, Inc.
Address: 99 Victor Road Fairport, NY 14450
Federal Tax ID number: 16-0743047

Discover the Benefits of a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD)

Reduce Your Taxable Income

When you take funds from your IRA, they count as taxable income. But if you transfer them directly to charity, you reduce your taxable income while satisfying your RMD.

Fulfill Your Required Minimum Distribution (RMD)

After you turn 73, you must distribute funds from your IRA. If you do not distribute the required minimum, you may be penalized, but a QCD allows a transfer up to $105,000 per individual or $210,000 per couple to satisfy your RMD.

Save Lives

When you make a qualified charitable distribution from your IRA to Lollypop Farm, you will help us better the lives of animals through justice, prevention, and life-saving care.
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“We wanted to make a gift, most importantly, in memory of our dogs and the love that they gave to us throughout the years.”

Gary & Mary Jo Torrey

Find Out if a Qualified Charitable Distribution is Right For You

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You’re qualified to make this type of gift!

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Take Your Next Steps

Step 1

Get started by selecting your IRA custodian and filling out your information below.
This information will be used to pre-fill your distribution form.

STEP 2

Once you have downloaded and completed the rest of your form, please mail the form to your IRA custodian. We recommend mailing this by December 1 to ensure you receive your tax deduction for this year.

STEP 3

Please let us know about your generous gift!
We’d like to thank you and ensure your gift goes to the program or department you desire.