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Cash and Pledges

Gifts of cash can be used immediately to meet the needs of the Federation and enables us to respond quickly to opportunities as they arise. Gift of cash also offer you important tax benefits if you itemize your returns. The Federation also welcomes pledges which enables you to spread your payments over a period of time. Donate Online Now!

Support the Federation at Work

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Employee Charitable Campaign
Massachusetts state employees can donate to the Federation through COMECC. Our designation number is 111233.

United Way – A write in campaign!
You can write in the Federation on your company's United Way form. The additional information you will need is the Federation’s Tax ID number: 04-255-7572 and address: 529 Main Street, Boston, MA 02129.

City of Boston Employee Campaign
City of Boston employees can give to the Federation through COBEC. The Federation’s designation number is 2594. This program is scheduled to begin at the end of October.

Gifts of Securities

Gifts of securities make an attractive contribution, particularly for those securities that have increased in value. Gifts can be deducted at full market value on the date of the transfer, and in most cases, are not subject to tax on the appreciated value.

Wills and Bequests

The Federation for Children with Special Needs can be included in your will, either by naming a specific bequest or by naming the Federation as a remainder beneficiary after specific amounts have been allocated to other beneficiaries. By adding the Federation to your will through a codicil, you eliminate the need to redraft the will in its entirety. Bequests are an essential method of building the Federation’s endowment in perpetuity.

Sample Language for Estate Planning Purposes

“I give, devise and bequeath to the Federation for Children with Special Needs, Boston, Massachusetts, the sum of $____ (or ____ percent of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate). This bequest shall be used to benefit the programs and further the work of the Federation for Children with Special Needs.”

Federation Tax Info

Legal Name: Federation for Children with Special Needs
Physical Address: 529 Main Street, Boston, MA 02129
Telephone Number: 617-236-7210
Tax ID Number: 04-255-7572