The Annual Giving program is a vital part of Easterseals UCP’s operating budget. No matter the size of your gift, it goes to work immediately to help offset the cost of the life changing services we deliver.
Gifts from Easterseals UCP can be one-time or multiple gifts through the year. Any gift may be in honor or memory of a loved one. Types of gifts may be:Cash GiftsPlace Credit Card, online donation, and mail by check gifts under outright cash. Employee GivingEasterseals UCP Employees may give pre-tax gifts directly from their paychecks. Arrange for recurring deductions from your Easterseals UCP pay. Complete the Payroll Deduction Form online. The form will be routed electonrically and your deducation will start the following month. Stock DonationsIn publicly traded companies, stock can be given, and may have real tax advantages to you by allowing you to avoid capital gains taxes for stock which has appreciated in value and has been owned by the donor for more than one year. Easterseals UCP will not retain shares of stock. Stock given shall be sold immediately for the fair market value at the time of the sale. Personal FundraisingNow you can create a personalized web page and raise funds online on behalf of Easterseals … and it's easy! Corporate GiftsSupport from corporations are welcome to support programs and services for individuals with disabilities, special needs and mental health challenges. Reach out to our development team (email below). Planned Gifts/Legacy GivingInclude bequests from a last will and testament, charitable remainder trust and lead trusts, charitable gift annuities and other arrangements that may offer significant tax and estate planning advantages to the donor. If interested, please inquire at Legacy Giving.
Life Insurance Policies and Retirement PlansYou can offer a simple and cost effective way to benefit Easterseals UCP by naming Easterseals UCP as the owner and beneficiary of a life insurance policy. Payments by the donor of the policy's premiums may also result in a tax-deductible gift from Easterseals UCP. Gifts of Real and Personal PropertyGifts of Personal Property may be given by filling out the Gifts in Kind Form. Real Property may be given to Easterseals UCP or included in your planned gift. Leadership GivingDonors who give $1,000 or more in unrestricted donations in one year, give at the leadership level. Those donors are counted as part of our President's Council. Donate OnlineSupport our work to help people with disabilities, mental health challenges, caregivers and their families live full, independent lives and reach their goals. Vehicle DonationBuying a new car? Consider donating your old one to charity. Get the information on how to donate your vehicle.
Presidents' CouncilAny individual who provides an annual outright gift totaling $1000 or more in a 12-month period is recognized as a member of the Presidents' Council. Some friends pay in quarterly or monthly installments; others give a one-time gift each year.
Matching GiftsDouble or even triple the amount of your gift by involving your employer. Find out if your employer matches gifts here:
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