When you use stocks that have increased in value to fund a gift to Volunteers of America you can generally give them and deduct their current value, not just their original cost, from your taxable income. Giving in this way also allows you to bypass capital gains tax that would be due if the appreciated stocks were sold. Gifts of appreciated stock can eliminate tax on up to 30% of your adjusted gross income. (You must have owned the stocks for more than 1 year. Talk to your financial advisor about your situation).


Thank you for considering a stock gift to Volunteers of America Colorado.
This is the information that you will need to gift appreciated stock to benefit the operations and
programs of Volunteers of America Colorado.

Volunteers of America Colorado, a 501(c)(3) organization receives, provides receipts and
monitors all philanthropic gifts of stock. Our account is held at the following brokerage:

250 Fillmore Street, suite 150
Denver, CO 80206-5001
Account name: Volunteers of America of Colorado
Account number: 2092-8835

When the stock arrives in our account, we, at Volunteers of America Colorado will provide you
with the gift acknowledgement that you need for tax purposes. We also make sure that your
gift benefits the area which you designate, be it for greatest needs or within the family of

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Gerry Rasel
(720) 264-3302

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