WAYS TO DONATE
Big Brothers Big Sisters depends on the generosity of donors like you to continue to provide mentors for children, and your contribution stays right in your local community.
Here are just some of the ways you can donate:
Financial donations provide direct and immediate support, usually in the form of cash (via credit card, check, or electronic transfer) or publicly traded securities. Donors generally qualify for tax deductions.
If you would like to donate by mail, please send your check or money order to:
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Permian Basin
714 West Louisiana Avenue
Midland, TX 79701
If you'd like your donation to support Midland or Odessa specifically, please notate in the memo line.
If you would like to donate by phone, please call:
Tribute & Memorial Gifts
Giving a gift in memory of a loved one or in honor of a birthday, anniversary, or special occasion is a special way to pay tribute to that special someone while supporting the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters. All memorial and honor gifts will be acknowledged by notes to both the donor and the honoree.
Stocks & Securities
Increasing numbers of donors are making gifts to Big Brothers Big Sisters using appreciated securities including stock, bonds, and mutual funds. As a donor, you are entitled to take a charitable deduction for the full fair-market value of appreciated securities held longer than one year, and you usually avoid paying the capital gains tax that would be due if you sold the securities.
For more information, please contact Kay Crites, Executive Director:
Employer Matching Gifts
Many employers match their employees’ gifts to charitable institutions. Some companies will match the gifts of employee spouses and retired employees as well. Ask the human resources or benefits office at your workplace for more information.
Some local organizations that have Employer Matching Gift Programs are:
Planned Gifts & Bequests
If you’re considering making Big Brothers Big Sisters part of your trust, bequest, or endowment, please contact Kay Crites, Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 432-687-0195. A planned gift to Big Brothers Big Sisters ensures the continuation of our landmark mentoring programs and creates your own legacy of support. Planned giving also offers significant advantages, including tax breaks and a potential income increase.
Donate a Vehicle: Cars for Kids’ Sake
Thinking of donating your vehicle to charity? Think of Big Brothers Big Sisters. To learn more about Cars for Kids’ Sake call Kay Crites at 432-687-0195.
Donate Items: In-Kind Donations
Do you have furniture, office supplies or exercise equipment you would like to donate to Big Brothers Big Sisters? Please contact Kay Crites, Executive Director, at email@example.com or 432-687-0195.