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Verde Valley Cyclists Coalition "VVCC" P.O. Box 20332, Sedona, AZ 86341-0332
VVCC is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 

Verde Valley Bikes for Kids™ Donations Qualify for AZ Charitable Income Tax Credit

23 Mar 2018 6:56 AM | Kevin Adams (Administrator)

The Verde Valley Cyclists Coalition (VVCC) and Chain Reaction are thrilled to announce that donations to Verde Valley Bikes-for-Kids now qualify for the Arizona charitable state income tax credit worth up to $400/$800 depending on filing status. Taxpayers filing as “single”, “head of household” and “married filing separate” status may claim a maximum credit of $400. Taxpayers that file as “married filing joint” may claim a maximum credit of $800. Tax credits reduce the amount of tax owed to the state or increase the amount of the taxpayer’s refund, dollar-for-dollar. There is NO NET COST to the donor.

Verde Valley Bikes-for-Kids focuses giving kids in grades K-12, especially those participating in the National School Lunch Program (“NSLP”) access to bicycles, helmets, and active lifestyle encouragement. Verde Valley Bikes-for-Kids works with Verde Valley public schools – Cottonwood and West Sedona currently where ~64% of students qualify for free lunches under the NSLP – providing funds and volunteers for the schools’ mountain bike clubs and bike rodeos. In addition, Verde Valley Bikes-for-Kids provides free bike helmets to kids at the Sedona Celebration of Spring and grants supporting the Sedona Mountain Bike Club National Interscholastic Cycling Association team.

Verde Valley Bikes-for-Kids™ is a newly formed joint venture of the VVCC and Chain Reaction. Both the VVCC and Chain Reaction are IRS designated 501(c)3 non-profit organizations and Chain Reaction was certified as an Arizona Qualified Charitable Organization on March 8, 2018. Directed by VVCC board member Rich Leever, donations to Verde Valley Bikes-for-Kids™ can be made through the VVCC (as an umbrella organization for Chain Reaction) by clicking here.

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