Making a Donation

"Combined Federal Campaign Approved Charity" badgeThe American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults specializes in helping the deaf-blind, blind children, and the elderly blind. We provide services that are not available from government agencies, and we rely heavily on the work of our dedicated volunteers, and support from concerned members of the community like you.

Donate by Phone

If you would like to make a donation today to support the work of the American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults, please call us at 410-659-9315 to make your donation using your credit card.

Donate by Mail

To donate by mail, please print out the AAF Donation Form (Word) and return it with your donation to the following address.

American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults
1800 Johnson Street
Baltimore, MD 21230

Gifts of Cash

Cash gifts are tax-deductible up to fifty percent of the donor's adjusted gross income. They are a common form of giving and easy to make. Gifts in excess of the fifty percent limit can be carried forward and deducted for up to five subsequent years. In most states the income tax code allows for a charitable deduction for such cash gifts.

Donations in Memory

When a loved one dies, many people prefer to make contributions to a nonprofit organization such as the American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults as a living memorial to the deceased. In this case, you may wish to print the name and address of the AAF in the obituary and have it announced at the funeral services.

Donating Stock

Electronic transfer of stock shares is a secure and expedient way to donate to the American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults.

The following information will enable your broker to facilitate an electronic transfer of stock:

Brokerage: Citi SmithBarney
100 Light Street, 19th Floor
P.O. Box 1476
Baltimore, Maryland 21203-1476
DTC Number: 0740
Account Name: American Brotherhood for the Blind
(Tax ID #52-1192529)
Account Number: 358-08208

For audit and acknowledgment purposes, the donor or the transferring broker must provide the following information:

  • Donor's name and complete address
  • Name and number of securities transferred

Please provide this information by letter or email at the time of transfer.

For more information, please contact us at [email protected].