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Giving Options

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Gifts of Cash

Making a gift of cash by check, credit or gift card is often the most convenient way to give to Brazoria County Alliance for Children. These gifts may be unrestricted or designated for a specific purpose. Here are some of the options:

  • Respond to an Annual Solicitation Letter from Brazoria County Alliance for Children
  • Give by phone with a credit card by calling (979) 849-2500.
  • Give by mail by sending a check or money order to:

Brazoria County Alliance for Children
805 Buchta Road
Angleton, TX 77515

  • Give automatically by arranging a monthly Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) from your bank account to Brazoria County Alliance for Children. Print and complete the online EFT form to get started.

Matching Gifts

Looking for a way to grow your contribution-without actually giving more? The solution may be simpler than you think.
Many companies have matching gift programs, meaning they match (perhaps even double or triple) their employees’ contributions to qualifying charitable organizations. To find out if your company runs a matching gift program, ask your company’s HR department. If your company is eligible, request a matching gift form from your employer, and send it completed and signed with your gift. We will do the rest. The impact of your gift to Brazoria County Alliance for Children may be doubled or possibly tripled! Some companies match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses. Mail your completed matching gift form to:

Brazoria County Alliance for Children
805 Buchta Road
Angleton, TX 77515
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Gifts of Stocks or Securities

Gifts of appreciated shares of marketable securities are a valuable contribution to Brazoria County Alliance for Children. What’s more, these gifts may provide significant tax advantages to you, because you can deduct the fair market value of publicly traded securities without paying capital gains tax on the sale of the gifted stock.

Planned Gifts

When you include Brazoria County Alliance for Children in your long-term financial plans, you help ensure that the organization’s impact will continue far into the future. At the same time, planning your gift also may help you to secure your own financial future, or that of loved ones.

Planned Gifts include bequests, charitable gift annuities, gifts of life insurance, and charitable trusts. In addition to tax advantages for you and your heirs, some of these giving options can provide stable income for your family.

In fact, friends and donors to Brazoria County Alliance for Children would be able to significantly increase the size of their contribution through gift planning.

Bequests are one of the easiest and most significant ways you can enrich the lives of children affected by abuse and neglect. A will should be a final message reflecting your personal life values; a way of leaving a lasting legacy by which others may remember you. Bequests can be made by preparing a new will or adding a codicil to your present will with the advice of your attorney or advisor.

Sample Language for Charitable Bequests

“I give, devise, and bequeath to Brazoria County Alliance for Children, located at 805 Buchta Road, Angleton, TX 77515 (call our office to request our federal tax ID no.)
(Cash Bequest) the sum of ________ dollars ($_______).
(Stock Bequest) _______ shares of stock of _______________ Corporation.
(Percentage of Estate) ______percent (____%) of my estate.
(Residuary Bequest) the remainder of my estate.
I request this bequest be used by Brazoria County Alliance for Children for the following purpose: _________________________________.

Endowed Bequest: This bequest requires Brazoria County Alliance for Children to hold the funds permanently and use only the investment income they generate. (Min. $25,000)

If you wish to restrict your bequest to a specific program or function, contact Lisa Jolly, Executive Director, to determine wording that will ensure its use according to your intentions. Charitable bequests are fully deductible for estate tax purposes.

The Gift of Time

One of the most precious gifts we as individuals have is the gift of time. By lending your time and talents to Brazoria County Alliance for Children, you make a difference in the lives of hundreds of children each year.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are an important component of Brazoria County Alliance for Children. One of the greatest gifts that you can give is the gift of your time and expertise. If you have a specialty, if you would like to help with one of our many projects, or you would like to volunteer at one of our events, we would appreciate your gift of time. The following are areas where volunteers can be utilized:

  • Rainbow Room sorting and stocking
  • Keeping children company as they wait for forensic interviews or medical exams
  • Organizational and program fundraising
  • Birthday gift sorting & wrapping
  • Administrative and clerical duties
  • Christmas/holiday gift staging
  • Assisting with special events
  • Community Outreach

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with us here at Brazoria County Alliance for Children. We need volunteers in several different areas and hope we can find one that is just right for you!
Please contact Melanie Garza, Program Assistant, at 979-846-2500 or email her at [email protected]. We look forward to visiting with you!

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