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Stocks/Mutual Funds

Download stock transfer instructions here to send to your broker.

Remember, you’ll maximize your tax benefits by donating stock that has increased in value and that you have held for more than a year. For your tax purposes, you’ll get a letter of gratitude indicating the mean value of the stock on the day House of Ruth received it into our account — that’s the amount you can deduct as a charitable contribution (within the limits of the law).

If you happen to have a Vanguard account, you can also easily transfer mutual funds to House of Ruth’s account. Just get the “Giving Fund Shares to Organizations” Form off the Vanguard website, fill it in, and mail it to House of Ruth for completion. If you are planning your transaction to occur in a particular year, please get the forms to House of Ruth well before the last business day of that year.

Download stock transfer instructions here. For more information, please contact Meg Tsuda at or by phone at 202-597-5801.

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