Stock Gift

You can support Lives in the Balance with a gift of appreciated securities (stock). Your contribution will help ensure that Lives in the Balance programs, resources, and initiatives continue to help at-risk children and their caregivers. In addition, Lives in the Balance offers you a variety of unique donor benefits, as well as potential tax savings.


To donate stock, or for answers to your questions, please contact Liz Rudman, Administrative Director, at to inform us of the name of the securities you intend to transfer and the approximate dollar amount of the transfer or number of shares. Providing this information will help us accurately process and properly recognize your generous contribution. We'll provide you with our account name, DTW number, account number, and Federal Tax ID number.

Upon receipt of the shares, Lives in the Balance’s broker will liquidate the securities in the most cost-effective manner for the organization.

Lives in the Balance will issue an acknowledgement letter to you following the transfer; please consult your tax accountant for the specific tax benefits you may receive for your contribution.