How to Help

Direct Donations

  • Mailed Donations
    Please mail tax-deductible donations to:
    Thoroughbred Charities of America
    P.O. Box 910668
    Lexington, Kentucky 40591
  • Phone Donations
    Please call: (859) 276-4989
  • Online Donations
    Donate Online Now

Donations in Lieu of Flowers or Occasion Gifts

Donations in lieu of flowers or gifts can be made for celebrations, holidays or in memoriams. TCA will notify the recipient or the recipient’s family that a donation has been made in their honor.

Horsemen’s Pledge

Take the horsemen’s pledge to “share the winner’s circle” with Thoroughbreds and hard-working backstretch employees by pledging a per start fee or a percentage of your racing stable’s or partnership’s earnings. The horsemen’s bookkeeper at each track will deduct your pledge proceeds and remit them to TCA. You can participate for an entire year, at one track, or for even one meet. To participate complete the pledge form here and email it to Lesley Greathouse Kibler via or mail it to the address on the form.

Estate Planning

Please remember TCA when making your estate planning decisions. If naming TCA in your will, you may leave a specific dollar amount or a set percentage of your estate. Suggested estate planning language for wills and trusts can be found here. Please contact us with any questions.

Donations of Securities

Gifts of securities such as stocks are gladly accepted. Please refer to the transfer instructions found here. It is the policy of TCA to liquidate securities upon transfer and transfer proceeds to our endowment, unless otherwise specified.

Annual Partnerships 

Become an annual marketing partner of TCA! Your brand can have a presence at TCA’s three annual events. Email to learn more.

Amazon Smile 

When you shop at Amazon SmileAmazon will donate .5% of the price of your purchase to TCA. Sign up today!

Kroger Plus Rewards 

Kroger shoppers in the State of Kentucky and parts of Southern Illinois and Indiana can now support TCA by using their Kroger Plus Rewards Card. Kroger will make a quarterly donation to TCA based upon a percentage of spending. To participate:

  • Have your Kroger Plus card available and go to:
  • If you don’t already have an online account associated with your Kroger Plus card, click “Sign In/Register”. (Most participants are new online customers, so click on “Sign Up Today” in the “New Customer?” box.).
  • Once your account is set up and confirmed, you may enter your selected non-profit’s ID number (TCA’s is NA963) or you can also enter “Thoroughbred Charities of America” in the search bar and click confirm.
  • Do you use your phone number at the register? Call 800-576-4377, select option 4 to get your Kroger Plus card number.