AMERICAN RED CROSS OF AUGUSTA
1322 ELLIS STREET
AUGUSTA, GEORGIA 30901
The American Red Cross Of Augusta
needs your help. The Red Cross receives no government funding. We are
an independent, non-profit organization that relies on the generosity
of the American people. Our chapter serves the people of Richmond, Columbia,
Burke, Glascock, Jefferson, Jenkins, Lincoln, McDuffie, Taliaffero, Warren
and Wilkes counties. Your financial support helps the Augusta Red Cross
· Provide relief to disaster victims anytime,
· Teach the community how to prepare for
and respond to emergencies;
· Reach youth and adults with the knowledge
and skills to save lives;
· Help young people develop their leadership
skills through special programs; and
· Provide emergency communications and support
to members of the armed forces and their families.
YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
Please contact our Financial Development Department
at (706) 724-8481 about details on all of the following giving opportunities.
Donate by Phone or Mail
Make a credit card contribution by phone or have
a representative send you a printed donation return envelope. We encourage
you to think about joining our Clara Barton Society. Please make your
checks payable to the American Red Cross of Augusta and mail it to 1322
Ellis Street, Augusta, GA. 30901.
If you own stocks and bonds that have increased
in value, it may be more advantageous to donate these securities to
the American Red Cross of Augusta, rather than sell them and donate
the proceeds from the sale. By donating the securities directly, you
may co9mpletely avoid the Capital Gains tax while receiving a tax deduction
on the securities’ increased value. The Red Cross can transact
your gift of securities quickly and inexpensively, so your donation
will have the greatest possible impact.
Many companies match employees’ contributions
to charity. Please check with your Human Resources Department to find
out if your company has such a program. If your company does match employee
contributions, please include the appropriate Matching Gift Form with
your donation (your donation will help twice as much).
Corporate Sponsorships or
Contributions/Gifts and Services
One of the best ways for your company to help is
through a financial event sponsorship or donation to the American Red
Cross of Augusta. Your company’s financial support allows us to
continue responding to community needs while stimulating the local economy.
In some instances, the chapter also accepts corporate donations of goods
and services such as office equipment, supplies and various other in-kind
items. These donations are used to support chapter operations or special
A charitable gift annuity is a way to help those
in need while enjoying significant tax benefits and supplementing your
income. This program has been created for our friends who want sufficient
income for retirement years, yet want to continue to give to the Red
Cross. In exchange, you receive guaranteed fixed amounts annually throughout
your lifetime. You may want to defer payment until later in life through
a deferred charitable gift annuity which offers a very attractive rate
Many friends who contribute to the Red Cross arrange
to perpetuate their giving through their wills. Remembering the Red
Cross in your will is a special way to ensure that our work will continue
for a long time to come. Such gifts may include a bequest of csh, securities
or property in a specific sum or by percentage; real estate, or a charitable
A memorial gift to the Augusta Red Cross is a special
tribute to life of a treasured friend or loved one. A donation to the
to the Red Cross is the perfect way to recognize a person or special
event in your life. Birthdays, holidays, weddings, anniversaries and
job promotions are excellent occasions for an honorarium gift to the
Many donors want to ensure that our work is well
funded for years to come. There are numerous ways to help the Red Cross
prepare for the future through gift planning; some options offer significant
financial benefits for the donor as well. Call us at (706) 724-8481
or contact your tax advisor.
TOGETHER, WE CAN SAVE A LIFE!