Author Archives: Mark Waters

About Mark Waters

As the Pacific Crest Trail Association’s Associate Director of Philanthropy, Mark helps develop compelling opportunities for donors to support the PCTA and make the experience of giving satisfying and rewarding. He enjoys spending his free time playing and exploring with his sons.

URGENT: IRA rollover reinstated permanently

A lupine filled campsite in William O Douglas Wilderness. Photo by Eric Valentine.

New legislation was just passed that allows anyone 70 ½ or older with an IRA to distribute up to $100,000 directly to a qualified charity, such as the Pacific Crest Trail Association, without paying federal income taxes. Action needs to be taken quickly as PCTA, or any nominated charity, has ... Read more