Five Acres Year-End Gift Processing

IMPORTANT NOTE

Five Acres’ Office Will be Closed Monday, December 25, 2017 and Monday, January 1, 2018

Thank you for thinking of Five Acres for your year-end giving! Here are the deadlines and procedures necessary to receive 2017 credit for donations.

Cash and Checks

In person – Donations of cash and checks should be delivered to the Five Acres Advancement office by noon on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017 in order to be processed during business hours.

Mail – Donations of cash and checks must be postmarked no later than Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017.

Credit Card

Five Acres accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.

In person – Must be delivered to the Advancement office on Main Campus by Noon on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017 to be processed same day and so IRS will recognize as 2017 contribution.

Mail – Must be received on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017 to be processed by the Advancement office that day for 2017 IRS credit. Tax credit is granted by IRS for the date that the transaction is processed; Dec. 31, 2017 postmark is not recognized by the IRS as valid proof for credit card for tax deduction.

Phone – Must be called in by noon on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017 to be processed same day, the last business day for 2017.  Please call 626.798.6793 ext. 2270.

Online – Transaction must be completed by midnight on Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017 in order to be credited for 2017. To make your online donation quickly, please go to www.fiveacres.org and click on “Donate Now” button on the home page.  For more information of other gift options, please click here.

Stock Transfer*

Electronic – Transfer must be received by Five Acres’ brokerage account on or before Friday, Dec. 29, 2017.

In person – Must be delivered to and accepted by the Five Acres Advancement office by noon on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017.

Mail – Must be postmarked no later than Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017.

Express mail – Must be received/accepted by the Five Acres Advancement office by noon on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017.

*Note – paper stock certificates must be signed and have all required information completed correctly or have required information completed on a separate Stock/Bond power.  In turn, Five Acres will provide a letter of receipt for donations including our name, the date of the contribution (defined as the time of its unconditional delivery or date received), and the amount of the contribution. If the donor received any substantial goods or services, that will also be included in the letter.

For questions, please contact Jennifer Berger, Chief Advancement Officer: 626.773.3749 | jberger@5acres.org.