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Receiving current income yourself while making a residual gift to us.

Directing current income to The Seeing Eye, while still providing the inheritance you wish for others.

Considering charitable IRA rollover opportunities.

A special alert for anyone at least 70 ½ years of age:  If you hold IRAs, this might be your last chance to take advantage of special federal legislation, set to expire December 31, 2007.  This legislation allows persons in this age group to direct withdrawals of up to $100,000 per year to charitable institutions like The Seeing Eye and avoid paying related income tax.  

We would be happy to explain further the Charitable IRA Rollover or the other range of legacy gifts that would suit your needs.   If we can help, please contact Peg Harris, Major Gifts and Planned Giving Officer, 973-539-6520 or pharris@seeingeye.org.

What will your legacy be?

A Man’s True Worth

Training Manager Pete Lang Concludes a 43-Year Career

“It is not enough merely to exist.  It’s not enough to say, ‘I’m earning enough to support my family.  I do my work well.  I'm a good father, husband, churchgoer.’  That’s all very well.  But you must do something more.  Seek always to do some good, somewhere.  Every man has to seek in his own way to realize his true worth.”

– Albert Schweitzer

When Pete Lang’s kids were young, like so many instructors’ family members before and since, they visited The Seeing Eye to have Sunday dinner with the students whenever their dad was in class.  After dinner, they had a ritual.  They would sneak across the building to their dad’s dorm room in the student wing.  They knew that in his top drawer they would find the coins he emptied from his pockets each day.  Certainly, they must have known that Dad was perfectly aware of this routine, but the thought of purchasing a clandestine soda from the vending machine

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