Your gift to Opportunities for Broome, Inc. can help make an important difference in the lives of individuals within our community. Whether it is a gift of cash, stock, volunteer hours or hard goods, we appreciate all that you do. Together we can help provide safety, stability and well-being to those in our community.
What Gift Opportunities are Available?
Cash is the easiest kind of gift to make to the Opportunities for Broome, Inc. and gifts of cash are tax deductible. (See IRS guidelines for specific information.)
2. Appreciated Stock.
It makes sense to give a gift of appreciated stock, which you have held more than one year, because it generally offers substantial tax savings. If you donate the stock to Opportunities for Broome,Inc. you may avoid having to pay capital gains tax. (Contact your attorney or financial planner for details on taxes. Contact us for details on how to make a direct transfer of stock.)
3. Real Estate.
A gift to Opportunities for Broome, Inc. of real property can offer tax saving. If you make a gift of the property, you may receive a charitable deduction for the full fair market value of the property, and you may also avoid having to pay capital gains tax. (Contact your attorney or financial planner for details on making a gift of real estate.)
4. Life Insurance.
You may make a gift of life insurance to Opportunities for Broome, Inc. that provides you with a significant tax deduction. This can be done by purchasing a new policy or by donating a policy that you currently own, but no longer need. (Contact your attorney or financial planner for details on making a gift of life insurance.)
5. Retirement Benefits.
You may make a gift to the Opportunities for Broome, Inc. of retirement benefits, thus removing your retirement plan assets from your estate potentiall avoiding some taxes. (Contact your attorney or financial planner for details on making a gift of retirement benefits.)
6. Wills and Bequests.
You may wish to include a bequest to Opportunities for Broome, Inc. in your will. Your bequest may be tax deductible. Changing a will can be simple and in-expensive. (Contact your attorney for details on making a bequest in your will.)
7. Hard Goods.
We regret that we are not always able to accept donations of used clothing, furniture and household items. If you wish to make a donation of gently used items you no longer have a use for, please call first.
We can also use new items, such as books, stationery and personal care items. Give us a call and we would be happy to help you.
How can you make your gift?
Click here to download our donation form.
To make a cash contribution, send your check or money order to:
Opportunities for Broome, Inc
5 West State Street
Binghamton, NY 13901.
To donate online using a credit card, please click this button to donate via PayPal.
or write to:
Opportunities for Broome, Inc.
5 West State Street
Binghamton, NY 13901
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