Donate For a Cure
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The American Tinnitus Association offers you several easy and convenient ways to make your contribution. Remember, ATA is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization so your gifts are fully tax-deductible. Your generous gifts to ATA support cutting-edge research that will speed up progress toward our goal.
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Your Personal Stories and Contributions Are Making a Difference
Oakland A's Major League Baseball team auction raises funds for ATA
A special in-game auction featuring items to benefit the American Tinnitus Association from renowned former Oakland A's legends like the National Baseball Hall of Fame's Rickey Henderson and Rollie Fingers.
Tennis star Jennifer Capriati, her mom and family: committed to a tinnitus cure
The Capriati family shares their story of support for ATA and tinnitus research.
Jose Cassella: bringing tinnitus to the little and big screen
Director Jose Zambrano Cassella, tinnitus sufferer and ATA advocate, uses his passion for filmmaking to help place awareness of tinnitus.
Playing music to advance ATA's mission
By sharing his own passion for music, Roland De Castro successfully helped a cause important to his heart.
A contribution eight times over
Phil Morton isn’t a magician. But when he found a way to turn his $1,000 donation to ATA into an $8,000 gift, it seemed like magic.
Leaving a legacy, boosting ATA’s mission
One financial advisor helped his client feel confident about his estate planning and boosted ATA's research dollars at the same time.
ATA’s secure donation page gives you a fast and safe way to contribute to ATA and support tinnitus research. Remember, a donation of $40* or more enrolls you as an ATA member and entitles you to a number of benefits including a subscription to Tinnitus Today, ATA's acclaimed magazine. Outside the United States, gifts of $55* or more will qualify you for ATA membership. Members giving more than $100 are acknowledged in Tinnitus Today.
ATA sends out three direct mail campaigns each year, targeting different aspects of our work. Though we may change our focus due to current events, typically we focus on the following:
- Fall Campaign - Restricted for research
- Winter - Reflections on the past year/End-of-year giving
- Spring - Advocacy related
A monthly contribution made from your bank or credit card account is a convenient, easy and time saving way to support ATA and our mission to cure tinnitus. You decide a regular amount to donate, give us your instructions on ATA’s secure donation page, then submit your instructions online or by mail. After receiving your authorization, we will charge your bank or credit card account on the 15th of each month. You can change or stop your gift at any time. We’ll send you a year-end tax receipt to help you keep track of your donations. Click here for printable form.
Gifts of stocks and securities provide an appealing way for you to donate to the American Tinnitus Association (ATA). Contributors of stock receive a tax deduction for the market value of the securities, calculated on the day of their transfer, while avoiding payment of capital gains on the stock's appreciated value.
Many companies participate in workplace-giving programs such as United Way/Combined Federal Campaign. Workplace giving is an easy, effective way for employees to regularly make tax-deductible donations to ATA directly from their payroll, by credit card or by check. Some employers offer matching-gift programs that can double or even triple their workers’ charitable donations. Find out if your employer offers such a program, then designate ATA to receive your gift, which will support tinnitus research.
As part of your legacy, a planned gift to ATA will support vital research and advance our mission to cure tinnitus.
Many ATA supporters donate in honor or memory of family members, friends, colleagues, tinnitus patients or other loved ones. We acknowledge these tributes and memorials by sending cards to the recipients or someone close to them, and with a listing in Tinnitus Today.
ATA Credit Card
ATA Celebrity Auction
Cards for Causes
Charitable Adult Rides & Services, Inc. (CARS)
Randall's Good Neighbor Program
Starkey's Hear Now Program
Capital One Card
ATA is proud to partner with Capital One to offer an ATA branded credit card. This affinity card helps you dotate to our cause throuh your everday purchases. ATA earns $50 after your first card purchase and a small percentage of every purchase you make after that. Using the card also helps increase awarenessof tinnitus and the American Tinnitus Association. You can choose from the three designs shown here. To apply, please visit ATA's Capital One page.
ATA hosts an annual auction of collectibles, memorabilia, and items donated by celebrities who support the cause of tinnitus research. If you have an item that you would like to donate for the auction, please contact Cara James, Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here to learn more about our auction efforts.
Cards for Causes
Looking to order holiday cards, thank you cards, birthday cards, invitations or announcements? Consider doing so through Cards for Causes where 20% of your purchase can be donated to ATA! Click here and look for "American Tinnitus Association" in the Health section and shop away!
Charitable Adult Rides & Services, Inc.
Thinking about selling your car, why not donate it instead! Donate your vehicle to ATA through Charitable Adult Rides & Services, Inc. (CARS), select ATA as the recipient and we will receive 70 percent of net proceeds! Click here to donate today or call (877) 5-ATA-ATA/877-528-2282 for more information.
Did you know that you can donate proceeds from your eBay sales to your favorite cause? If you buy and/or sell items on eBay, you can select the American Tinnitus Association as your donation recipient. Visit eBay Giving Works for more information.
Sending flowers is a wonderful way to say "Happy Birthday!", "Get Well Soon!", "Congratulations!" and more. Did you know that when you order flowers from flowerpetal.com, 12% of the sale will benefit ATA? With every purchase made here you will be supporting our efforts!
Goodsearch.com & Goodshop.com
Earn money for ATA by simply searching or shopping online! GoodSearch.com and GoodShop.com are search engines powered by Yahoo. Each time you search or shop you can earn money for ATA (approximately $0.01 per search). GoodSearch.com and GoodShop.com donate 50 percent of their advertising revenue. To learn more, click here.
Look to Give
ATA has has partnered with “Look To Give” to provide a new way for members to help ATA fund the search for a cure. Visit ATA.looktogive.com to see how it all works, and to add the search engine to your current list of search options.
Randalls Good Neighbor Program
Every time you shop at Randalls, Tom Thumb or Safeway stores throughout Texas, you can make a contribution to ATA! (It doesn't cost you anything extra.) By simply designating the American Tinnitus Association as the recipient on your shopping card (ATA's code is #9969), the corporation will send us one percent of the cost of your groceries. For more information,click here!
Do you have a MySpace/Facebook page, or a personal blog? Consider creating a free charity “badge” (check link below) to place on your personal Web page. Create awareness and spread the word about tinnitus within your social network and fundraise at the same time! Visit SixDegrees.org for more information.
Starkey's Hear Now Program
Do you have old, unused hearing aids? Send them to ATA – we will then send them to Starkey’s Hear Now Program, a hearing aid recycling program. They assess their value and write ATA a check for the salvage amount.
Founded in 1963, Tukaiz is a family owned and operated supplier of marketing communication products and services. Through Tukaiz Fundraising they give back to the community and charities they support, including ATA. Tukaiz provides unique personalized promotional products for any group, from corporations to nonprofit organizations, social groups to religious groups, Tukaiz can provide incredible personalized items - with 25% coming to ATA! Visit them at: Fundraising.tukaizproducts.com
ATA’s long-standing commitment to fund outstanding research is our promise to you, our supporters, that we will use your gifts wisely in our mission to find a tinnitus cure. The American Tinnitus Association is a 501(c)(3) association and donations are tax-deductible. We include here our form 990 tax return for the tax year beginning 7/1/09 and ending 6/30/10. Also available are our audited financials for review.
Use ATA's secure donation form to make your contribution. We will not share your name, contact information or pledge amount. It is our policy to publish the names of donors who give $100 or more in Tinnitus Today, ATA's magazine published three times each year. Please let us know if you do not want your name to be listed.
If you would like to contribute or join ATA via mail, you can print out an online form.
For more information about joining or donating to ATA, contact Dion Gutkind at (800) 634-8978 or email@example.com.
*There are two basic ATA membership levels:
• $35 for Online membership
• $40 for Full membership ($55 outside the U.S.)
Do you have questions, would like to become a member or request additional information?