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Let us help you determine the best way for your donation to help our members achieve academic success, choose healthy lifestyles and maintain good character.




CREDIT CARD

Make a gift on bgcsonoma-marin.org’s website.




CHECK

Mail your gift to our Youth IMPACT Center where all charitable contributions to Boys & Girls Clubs are processed. Please make all checks payable to Boys & Girls Clubs of Sonoma-Marin. You can visit us or mail to this address:

Boys & Girls Clubs of Sonoma-Marin 1400 North Dutton Avenue, Suite 24 Santa Rosa, CA 95401 Phone: (707) 528-7977

Download a pledge card (PDF format) to include with your gift to Boys & Girls Clubs. Mail pledge cards to:

Boys & Girls Clubs of Sonoma-Marin 1400 North Dutton Avenue, Suite 24 Santa Rosa, CA 95401 Phone: (707) 528-7977




SMILE.AMAZON.COM

If you shop using amazon.com you could be raising money for Boys & Girls Clubs of Sonoma-Marin. Sign in using  smile.amazon.com and register your charitable organization. Learn how to select our charity here.




STOCKS, BONDS, AND MUTUAL FUNDS

If you are considering donating securities to Boys & Girls Clubs of Sonoma-Marin, please contact us at donations@bgccsc.org or by phone (707) 528-7977 x 105.  We will give you or your financial manager the relevant information needed to make this donation.




MATCHING GIFTS

We can help find out if your company matches your personal donations, please contact us at donations@bgccsc.org or by phone (707) 528-7977 x 105.




PERSONAL PROPERTY

If you would like to donate personal property to Boys & Girls Clubs please contact us at donations@bgccsc.org or by phone (707) 528-7977 x 105. Some gifts require appraisal or advance approval in order to be accepted. Examples of gifts of property include tickets to athletic events, school supplies, office equipment and more.




DONATE A VEHICLE

We are proud partners with Donate A Car USA! Click the link below to support Boys & Girls Clubs of Sonoma-Marin by donating your vehicle. You can donate cars, trucks, vans, RVs, motorcycles, boats, ATVs, and more. If it’s a vehicle, you can donate it.

Donate HERE!

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REAL ESTATE

All gifts of real estate require prior approval by us. A gift of real estate may be a principal residence or vacation home, a farm, a commercial building, a subdivision lot, or unimproved land. The gift may be the entire property or a fractional interest in the property. Our team can walk you through the process, please contact us at donations@bgccsc.org or by phone (707) 528-7977 x 105.




LIFE INCOME GIFT

A life income gift, such as a charitable gift annuity or a charitable remainder unitrust, can provide you and/or your loved ones with an income for the duration of your lives or for a specific number of years. You receive a current income tax deduction as well.  To discuss this with us, please contact us at donations@bgccsc.org or by phone (707) 528-7977 x 105.




BEQUEST

The most common form of deferred gift to Boys & Girls Clubs is a bequest contained in a person’s will or revocable (living) trust.




GIFTS OF RETIREMENT PLANS

Naming Boys & Girls Clubs of Sonoma-Marin as a primary or contingent beneficiary of a retirement plan (e.g. IRA, SEP, 401(k), 403(b), ESOP, etc.) may enable you to make a larger gift than you anticipated because income and estate taxes are not imposed when plan assets are distributed to Boys & Girls Clubs of Sonoma-Marin. Your retirement account’s plan administrator (the company that manages the account) can help you designate Boys & Girls Clubs as a primary or contingent beneficiary on the plan’s beneficiary form.




RETAINED LIFE ESTATE IN PROPERTY

You can generate a current income tax deduction by giving a home or farm to Boys & Girls Clubs, while retaining the right to use the property during your lifetime. The property will also be removed from your taxable estate. Contact our Resource Development Office to discuss this gift opportunity in more detail.