You have multiple options to make a tax-deductible gift to Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts.
- Automatic Monthly Donations
- Gifts of Stock
- Gifts in honor/memorial
- Naming PPLM in Your Will
- Other Types of Bequests
- Income for Life
Automatic Monthly Donations
Your commitment to a small monthly gift provides dependable, year-round resources to help the women, men and young people of Massachusetts with important medical services, educational programs and advocacy efforts. The amount you choose is automatically deducted from your checking account or charged to your credit card. You can make changes to your donation at any time. You'll receive regular updates about our work and a year-end statement with your total annual giving for tax purposes. Sign up for a monthly donation here - choose Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts from the drop-down menu.
Gifts of Stock
Giving a gift of stock is a wonderful and streamlined way to give. Donating appreciated securities may offer a significant tax advantage, since such gifts are exempt from capital gains tax. Speak to your broker or professional advisor about tax issues surrounding the gift of stock.
To give a gift of stock to PPLM, you or your broker must advise PPLM of the gift by calling us at (617)-629-8614, emailing [email protected],or by sending a letter to Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, Attn: Development, 1055 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215.
The letter should include the following information:
- Name of the donor
- Type of stock and number of shares given
- Date the gift was made
- The approximate value of the gift
Your broker will need PPLM's account number and tax ID to transfer the shares to our account at RBC Wealth Management. We will provide this and send you the information you need to receive proper tax credit.
Gifts in Honor/memorial
Gifts can be given in honor of a special occasion, such as an anniversary or a birthday, or to mark a loved ones passing. To give a gift in honor or memoriam via credit card, please proceed to our secure online donation form.
To give a gift in honor or memoriam via check or money order, please send your gift with the name or names for whom the gift is in honor, as well as the name and address of the person who should receive notification of your gift, to Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, Attn: Development, 1055 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215.
Naming Planned Parenthood in Your Will
Including Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts in your will or estate plans is one of the most meaningful ways to support family planning and reproductive rights. By supporting the future of Planned Parenthood in this way, you are creating a legacy for the principles and values most important to you.
Your will affirms, honors and protects what matters most to you. Through a specific bequest, you can name a particular dollar amount, or through a residuary bequest, you can give all or part of what is remaining after payment of debts, expenses and specific bequests. If you would like to make such a gift to Planned Parenthood, your attorney may wish to include language similar to the following:
"I give, devise and bequeath to Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts or its successor, now or formerly at 1055 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, a gift of ($___ or ___percent of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate), to be used for its general purposes."
Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts is pleased to recognize the men and women who are providing for the future of family planning and reproductive rights through their estate plans. After informing us of your plans, we will extend an invitation into our Legacy Society, whose members are listed in our annual report and invited to special events each year.
For more information about naming Planned Parenthood in your will, call (617) 629-8614 or email [email protected].
Other Types of Bequests
You might also consider naming Planned Parenthood as a beneficiary in your retirement plan, insurance policy or bank and investment accounts. Depending on the plan, Planned Parenthood can be named as a full, partial or contingent beneficiary. Contact us at (617) 629-8614 for more information.
Income for Life
There are other planned giving options that can provide you with payments for the rest of your life, with the remaining funds passed to Planned Parenthood. These gift options include charitable gift annuities, charitable remainder trusts and pooled income fund donations. To learn more about how these options can benefit you, please contact us at (617) 629-8614.