Donating appreciated securities, including stocks or bonds, is an easy and tax-effective way for you to make a gift to Methodist Home for Children.
By electronic transfer - Please contact us for instructions on how you can transfer stock or bonds from your brokerage or investment account to Methodist Home for Children.
By certified mail - If you hold securities in certificate form, you will need to mail two envelopes separately to complete your gift. In the first envelope, place the unsigned stock certificate(s). In the other envelope, include a signed stock power for each certificate. You may obtain this power from your broker or bank. Please remember to use certified mail.
Transfer to: US Bank
DTC number: 2803
Agent Bank ID# 26645
ffc: The Methodist Home for Children, Inc.
Account number: 8662084
There are special rules for valuing a gift of stock. The value of a charitable gift of stock is determined by taking the mean between the high and low stock price on the date of the gift. Mutual fund shares are valued using the closing price for the fund on the date of the gift.
If you have any questions about gifts of stocks and bonds, please contact us. We would be happy to assist you and answer any questions that you have.
If you are interested in learning about ways you can support Methodist Home for Children, or if you have already made a gift, please let us know.