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From the Presbytery’s Treasurer: making charitable donations from an IRA

Here is some information from Kiplinger.com on making charitable donations from an IRA:  People older than 70-and-a-half can make a donation from their traditional IRAs to charity, which can count toward their required minimum distribution but is not taxable if they follow the rules for a qualified charitable distribution (QCD). [...]

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PDA-WV VOAD Bridge Grant funding report

The Atkins Bridge home owner, left, and WV VOAD Director Jenny Gannaway with a model of the bridge on the bridge. In September 2017, PDA graciously granted the WV VOAD Bridge project $90,000 to fund the building of bridges in WV.  Immediately, $45,000 was released; the second $45,000 [...]

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PDA assists during water crisis in Kincaid

Many of you may not know that there was a short but significant water crisis in Kincaid, Fayette County, in late August. We contacted Presbyterian Disaster Assistance, and they sent us an initial grant of $7,000. Through WV VOAD, we purchased and distributed 18 pallets of water. The Page-Kincaid water [...]

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A Word from our General Presbyter – Oct. 11

By Ed Thompson In preparation for the Mid Council Leaders Gathering in Chicago, we were asked to read the book Fear+Less Dialogues by Gregory C. Ellison II. It’s a good book, and I recommend it to you. Even better than the book, though, was the process the author lead us [...]

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Introducing the Older Adult Housing Fund

There is a new fund at the Presbytery of WV with a goal of assistance for rental housing deposits for low-income older adults. Moving from homelessness to stable housing is almost impossible for those on fixed incomes. Saving $500 for a deposit and $500 for first month's rent while living [...]

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