Make a Gift

Your contribution celebrates, educates, and encourages organ, eye, and tissue and tissue donors.

Every gift helps bring hope to thousands of area children and adults in need of gifts of life, sight, and health. Donate Life Northwest is a 501(c)(3) charity, IRS ID 93-0867552, with the highest Guidestar charity rating, and our urgent work to promote organ, eye, and tissue donation is reliant on financial contributors like you.

Credit card gifts online, here.

Please use this form to process online gifts, including : one-time contributions; automatic monthly or quarterly gifts; memorial gifts; and/or gifts in honor of someone special. 

Give by mail 

Donate Life Northwest
PO Box 532
Portland, OR  97207

Transfer a gift of stock

DTC: 0701 (Cetera / CB Financial)
Account: 2AZ17932 (Donate Life Northwest, IRS ID 93-0867552)

Giving appreciated stock, bonds or mutual funds you have held for more than a year can eliminate the associated capital gains tax exposure. Even with stocks you want to keep in your portfolio, contributing appreciated shares and buying to replace those shares can strategically reset your cost basis. This can be a smart way to give, even if you do not itemize your taxes. If you itemize, you can also take a deduction on the full fair market value of your contribution for even more tax savings. There are some exceptions and limits, so talk to your advisor and check out IRS publication 526.  We do not receive automatic notice of stock gifts, nor can our broker give us contributor names. So, please contact Alexis@donatelifenw.org 503.494.2289 to let us know to watch for your gift and issue your receipt for tax purposes. 

Make a qualified charitable distribution from your IRA

If you have required minimum distributions from your IRA, your administrator can help you set up qualified charitable distributions that roll over directly from your IRA to Donate Life Northwest. IRS Pub 590b has more information, or talk to your advisor about all the advantages of charitable distributions that count toward your required minimum, but are federally tax-free (not included in taxable income, so no need to itemize as a deduction). You can transfer less or more than your minimum to charity - up to $100,000 a year - without paying income tax on the distributed funds. To complete the qualified charitable distribution forms from your financial institution, use: 

Donate Life Northwest
PO Box 532
Portland, OR  97207
IRS ID 93-0867552

Other ways to give

Please see the menu at left for bequests and other planned giving (including Charitable Gift Annuities - the gift that truly pays you back), car or other vehicle contributions, DIY fundraising, Donate Life Northwest fundraising events, and other ways to do your part to sustain and grow the lifesaving programs of your Donate Life Northwest community.

For more information, contact Alexis Anderson, Director of Development, at 503.494.2289.

Thank you!

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