Ways To Give

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Give to Educare Central Maine

Thank you for investing in the health and success of children and families! Your donation to Educare Central Maine is tax deductible and your contribution will help children and families thrive.

Friends of Educare Central Maine

Gifts to Educare’s annual fund help to ensure that day to day operations occur without disruption.  These donations help ensure children attending Educare Central Maine receive nutritious meals and dental and eye exams, and ensure that every child arrives at kindergarten with a healthy mind and body and are ready to learn.  To become a friend, click here.

Gift of Stock

Outright gifts of appreciated securities (stocks, bonds, mutual fund shares) to Educare Central Maine are tax deductible at full fair-market value. To avoid capital gains taxes, you must donate the actual securities, not the proceeds of their sale. Gifts of publicly traded securities (including bonds) and some restricted stocks are valued at the stock’s average of the high and low price on the day the stock is credited to the Educare Central Maine account.

To take advantage of this tax-wise way to support Educare Central Maine, please contact your broker with the following information:
DTC Eligible Securities (Stock)
Participant ID (DTC#): 0075
LPL Financial
FBO: Educare Central Maine
1974 2400

Legacy Giving

Legacy Giving is a way to support Educare Central Maine through gifts made during your lifetime or at death as part of a donor’s overall financial and/or estate planning.  Legacy Giving can be cash gifts, appreciated securities, life insurance, retirement accounts, and wills/bequests.   To learn about how you can be a part of Educare’s Legacy Society, please click here.

Matching Gifts

Many companies will match an employee’s donation to a non-profit, such as Educare Central Maine, allowing that gift to have twice the impact.  Please contact your employer to see if they participate in this type of giving program.

Be a Sponsor

Our business partners play an important role in supporting our mission, children and families.  To learn more about how your company can sponsor Educare Central Maine, please contact Erin Merrill.

Tax ID

Educare Central Maine’s Tax Identification numbers is 26-4176872
Educare Central Maine is tax exempt under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.