Make a Gift of Stock!
Donating stock offers incredible tax benefits:If you own shares of stock that have appreciated in value, upon selling the stock you would be required to pay capital gains tax. If you instead donate this stock, you avoid paying the tax while benefiting a worthwhile organization. (This applies for stocks you own for more than one year.) To give a gift of stock, simply ask your broker to transfer the shares to FAIR using the following information. Merrill Lynch