Along with monetary and food donations, the Brookline Food Pantry is able to accept donations of stocks and other securities. When you donate investments, you avoid capital gain tax while deducting 100% of the value of the contribution.
To donate stocks and other securities:
- Access your brokerage account and initiate a transfer or charitable gift to:
Brookline Food Pantry, Inc.
PO Box 45
Brookline, MA 02446
Tax Exemption # 47-2541926
Date of approval of 501(c)(3): August 19, 2015
- Use the following account Information:
Fidelity DTC number: 0226
Fidelity Routing number (ABA number): 101205681
Account number: 39900000740300328
Attn: TOA Receives
PO Box 770001
Cincinnati, OH 45277-0036
- Detailed instructions can be found here: https://www.fidelity.com/customer-service/how-to-gift-shares
This article explains some of the tax advantages to donating appreciated stocks:
Please email our treasurer at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.