Ways to Give
Donate by check:
1505 E 17th St. Suite 114
Santa Ana, CA 92705
This type of donation avoids the ~3% charge we pay for processing credit card/online donations.
ONLINE - ONE-TIME DONATION*
Donate through our secure online giving form with your credit card. Your unrestricted gift will support the greatest and emergent needs of the communities we support.
*Select 'One-time' when making your donation
|Make a one-time donation|
ONLINE - MONTHLY SUPPORT**
Recurring support allows you to make a larger impact over time. Your reliable support helps us to better plan and sustain vital services month after month, year after year. Start your monthly giving today.
**Select 'Monthly' when making your donation
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If where you work offers the option, you can designate monthly or one-time donations to Corazon through the charitable deduction process your company uses (United Way or equivalent system). Your company may also offer matching of some charitable donations, so talk to your HR department to see if that is available for your gifts to Corazón.
You can donate stock that has appreciated in value since you obtained it. Gifts of stock can provide a greater tax benefit to you than cash gifts while having an immediate impact on the lives of our Corazón families. Gifting stock can save you taxes in two ways: 1) by receiving a charitable deduction for the full appreciated value of the stock and 2) by avoiding a capital gains tax on the gift.
Receiving Firm: Charles Schwab 211 Main St. San Francisco, CA 94105
For the benefit of Corazón, Inc. P.O. Box 2669 Laguna Hills, CA 92654
Receiving Firm's Account Number: 8123-3875
Receiving Firm's DTC number:0164
When you initiate your donation, please inform Corazón so that we know to look for your gift in our account and credit it to you in our records for annual tax letters. Unfortunately, Schwab does not notify us when we receive a stock gift, or the name of the donor, as they consider this as confidential information. If you intend for your donation to be for anything other than a general unrestricted donation - you also need to inform us of this at the time of the donation. Your broker can assist you in making the gift to Corazón through our Charles Schwab brokerage account. If you choose this method, be sure to initiate the gift a few weeks or so prior to the end of the year to allow for processing by your brokerage account. There is a limit of 30% of your AGI on the tax deduction for this type of gift.
- If you are over 70 and ½ years old and must take RMD from an IRA, you can donate all or a portion of your RMD (up to a limit of $100,000/year or your annual RMD requirement, whichever is less) directly to Corazon as a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD). You arrange for this donation through your IRA provider who mail the donation directly to us. The donation satisfies the requirement for the RMD without counting as income to you. Because your income is reduced by the amount of the QCD, you cannot also deduct it from your taxes, but the reduction in income has at least the same effect. In addition, there are two additional possible advantages:
- If you have no other significant tax deductions, you can take the standard deduction on your tax return but still have the full advantage of the donation.
- Your MAGI (used to determine your annual Medicare premiums) will be lower by the amount of the QCD, potentially allowing you to pay a lower premium.
Like the stock donation above, you should initiate this process several weeks before the end of the year to allow adequate time for your IRA provider to process the gift.
You can make a bequest in your will or make Corazón a beneficiary of your life insurance, retirement account, or other investment or bank accounts. These gifts will ensure a lasting impact on our Corazón families. Please let us know the details of any bequests or beneficiary selections in Corazón's name that you make.
Please contact our office at [email protected] with a description and photo of the item(s) you want to donate.
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