Make a Gift of Stock | PAWS Chicago

Make a Gift of Stock

Giving a gift of stock to PAWS Chicago can have many tax benefits.

For example, contributions of appreciated securities held for over a year are generally deductible at market value, regardless of what the donor paid for them; moreover, the capital gains tax is avoided through such a gift. Just follow these two easy steps:

This will ensure that we correctly credit the gift to you.

  1. Email Lauren Robinson at Please provide:
    • Your name, address and phone number
    • The name of the stock
    • The number of shares contributed
    • The approximate date the transaction was made or will be made
  2. Have your stockbroker deliver any securities to:
    Receiving Institution: Charles Schwab & Co
    Account Name: PAWS Chicago
    Account Number: 4615-5279
    DTC Number: 0164