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Gifts of Appreciated Securities

Gift of Appreciated Securities Diagram

How It Works

  • You transfer appreciated stocks, bonds or mutual fund shares you have owned for one year or more to Samaritan's Purse.
  • Samaritan's Purse sells your securities and uses the proceeds Where Most Needed or to support the program you designate.


  • You receive an immediate income-tax deduction for the fair market value of the securities on the date of transfer, no matter what you originally paid for them.
  • You pay no capital gains tax on the transfer.


Samaritan's Purse
Attn: Donor Ministries
P O Box 3000
Boone, NC 28607
(828) 262-1980 | Fax: (828) 268-5010