Donating stock or appreciated securities may help you in several ways.

  1. For most contributions, the charitable deduction is the average of the high and low fair market value the day of the transfer.
  2. Capital gains taxes which would be realized in the event such securities were sold can be avoided.
  3. There are likely no brokerage fees or sales commissions.

To make a donation, follow these simple instructions:
(Click here for more detailed instructions and all of our necessary account and contact info.)

  1. Notify your broker of your plan to gift securities to Palliative & Supportive Care of Nantucket Foundation.
  2. Provide your broker with PASCON’s broker information including our DTC # and our account #.
  3. Call, write, or email us (or have your broker do so) with the details of your contribution as stocks are transferred into our account with no identifying information.
  4. PASCON will send a tax receipt once our broker notifies us that the stocks were sold and provides us with the date and value.

Funded by the Palliative & Supportive Care of Nantucket Foundation, the Palliative & Supportive Care Program is operated as a department of the Nantucket Cottage Hospital, which is an affiliate of Massachusetts General Hospital, and a member of Partners HealthCare. Palliative & Supportive Care of Nantucket is a specialized health care program dedicated to providing excellent physical, psychological, social, and spiritual care to persons with life-threatening illness and their families.

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