USE THE IRA QUALIFIED CHARITABLE DISTRIBUTION (QCD) AND SEE YOUR GENEROSITY IN ACTION
If you are 70½ years old or older, you can take advantage of a simple way to benefit Admiral Farragut Academy and receive tax benefits in return. You can give up to $100,000 from your IRA directly to a qualified charity like Farragut without having to pay income taxes on the money –this includes your required minimum distribution.
L to R: Farragut parent and Outback Bowl Board Member Christopher Giblin, 7th-grade students Gregory Ransone, J.R. Crain, Chris Giblin, and Kaden Waechter.
On March 24, 2021, and for the third year in a row, Farragut parent and Outback Bowl Board Member Christopher Giblin presented a $5,000 check to the Farragut Fund to be used in support of teachers and students. Giblin is the father of Farragut seventh-grader Chris Giblin.
Last week, our Science Department received a generous donation from Mike Williams ’76N and his wife Sue, enabling the purchase of 12 Digital HD microscopes and a laser cutter for the STEM program. The students have already begun to use the microscopes in class!
Admiral Farragut Academy recently came into possession of a 33-foot Navy personnel carrier. Dockmaster and sailing instructor Chief Master-at-Arms (EXW) Dan Kühl, USNR (Ret) plans to refit the vessel with the help of interested students, and later it will serve a multitude of purposes for Naval Science, Scuba, Marine Science, and even Lower School students.
$150,150 has been raised from 165 donors during our 2nd Annual Farragut Day of Giving on Tuesday, December 8, 2020.🎉 This 24-hour fundraising event brought together the Farragut community to support Admiral Farragut Academy.
Show your BlueJacket pride during our second annual Farragut Day of Giving on Tuesday, December 8, 2020. This 24-hour fundraising event brings together the Farragut community to support Admiral Farragut Academy. Your gift to the Farragut Fund will help provide the support students need to develop into innovative young leaders and will have an immediate impact. Read more
Allison Kowalczyk ’14 has been studying law at Syracuse University College of Law. She was the first recipient of the Maj. Megan McClung ’91N Memorial Fund while attending Farragut and hopes to give back.