The DDG-5 Crew Members Assocaition has been granted a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization status by the IRS. This means, among other things, that any donations you make towards the Association are now tax deductable.
DDG-5 Crew Members Association
The Big Nickel Website
Any donations to The Big Nickel website are not tax deductable. Donations are gladly accepted since all costs for the design, development, maintenance and hosting come directly out of my pocket.