Stock Gifts

Gifting appreciated stock to the congregation is another great way to share resources, while also taking advantage of tax savings. You can fulfill your regular pledge or make a special gift via shares of stocks. There are many ways to give, but one spirit of gratitude and generosity. By our giving we give life to new Possibilities.

Types of Gifts

  • Outright donations
  • CD assignments
  • Last will & testaments
  • Life insurance assignments
  • Charitable gift annuities

In the Form Of

  • Cash
  • Stocks
  • Mutual funds
  • Other securities

Give More & Save More

Donating appreciated securities maximizes your giving by:

  • Avoiding capital gain taxes
  • Increasing your tax deductions

How to Donate Securities


Send letter of instruction to your broker indicating that you want to transfer stock or mutual funds from your brokerage account to LCGS. The transfer account information  for LCGS’ account is:


Name: The Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd 

TIN# 51-0120388
Fidelity Investments Acct# Z50450162
DTC# 0226


Let the church account administrator, Karlis Ulmanis, know that you are transferring xx shares of zzzz stock or mutual fund to the church.Karlis’ contact information is:

(610) 675-9071