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The Online Wills Planner is designed to help you gather the information your attorney will need to plan for your future. You will be guided through a series of questions that will help you identify your family members, estate assets and financial goals.
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Offering Healing & Hope Since 1917

For nearly a century, Boys Town has given at-risk children the family, support and care they need to overcome their circumstances and realize their potential.

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Gifts of Stocks and Bonds

Donating appreciated securities, including stocks or bonds, is an easy and tax-effective way for you to make a gift to Boys Town.

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Benefits of gifts of stocks and bonds

  • Avoid paying capital gains tax on the sale of appreciated stock
  • Receive a charitable income tax deduction
  • Further our mission today

How to make a gift of stocks and bonds

By electronic transfer - Please contact us for instructions on how you can transfer stock or bonds from your brokerage or investment account to Boys Town.

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.

More on gifts of stocks and bonds

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.

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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.

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