USA tax deductible donations
Residents of the USA can make a donation to AFRAS – Association for Rescue At Sea, Inc. http://www.afras.org/ And in your donation to them clearly specify that you would like your donation to be sent on to VISAR.
P.O. Box 565
Fish Creek WI 54212
AFRAS is an organization with charitable status in the US so you may be entitled receive US tax deductions with respect to your donation to VISAR, subject to US law and your specific tax circumstances.
AFRAS will retain a 5% processing fee of the amount donated to VISAR.
Please obtain professional tax advice concerning your individual tax situation.
SEARCH & RESCUE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION SEARCH AND RESCUE in the SW North Atlantic and Caribbean, commonly referred to as SEARCH, is a US tax-exempt, Sec 501(c)(3) organization, SEARCH was formed in 1977 in order for US persons (individuals, private foundations, yacht clubs, corporations, etc.) to be able to make US tax-deductible donations for the benefit of these non-US, charitable, volunteer SAR units in the Bahamas/Caribbean region. Since then, SEARCH has raised over $1-million from the caring and generous US public, who realize the benefits obtainable from helping these dedicated volunteers. A copy of SEARCH's tax-exempt status Determination Letter may be obtained from the organization.
If you would like to join SEARCH's growing list of caring donors, please send your US tax-deductible donation today to:
SEARCH PMB 1313
1811 NW 51 ST HNGR 42D
FT LAUDERDALE FL 33309-7136
and visit their website at www.caribbeansearchandrescue.freeservers.com