A friendly reminder to make sure you are aware of a popular giving opportunity.

Organizations like Foundation Fighting Blindness have seen a huge uptick in gifts made through appreciated stock/securities. This is a great way to avoid capital gains taxes AND support a mission that's important to you.

Making your gift of stock is easy and hassle free. Here's the pertinent account information you'll need to share with your financial institution.

Stock transfer instructions for the donor’s broker:
DTC (brokerage transfer)
Merrill Lynch 8862
Account # 72304202
To the credit of: The Foundation Fighting Blindness, Inc.
Merrill Lynch Contact: Ann Unitas, (410) 547-5196

And of course, consult your financial advisor to determine if a gift of stock is a good option for your investment portfolio.

We hope you'll consider this smart way of supporting the Foundation.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Judy Taylor at jtaylor@fightingblindness.org.