Ways to Donate

Give Stock or Other Securities

Give Stock or Other Securities

Support the Food Bank

Gifts of stock, bonds and mutual funds can allow you to support the Food Bank while realizing significant tax benefits such as avoiding capital gain taxes.

In order to complete a donation of securities, please complete BOTH steps below:

STEP 1—Contact your broker to transfer your shares. Below is all the information you should need to complete your transaction:

  • Transfer stock to Commonwealth Financial Network, account number OQF 666297
  • For electronic stock transfers, the (DTC) number is 0226
  • We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, tax identification number (FEIN) 94- 2418054

For questions about stock transfers, please contact our Commonwealth Financial Network representative, Maureen Richardson at (925) 355-1588.

STEP 2—Notify us of your donation by completing our stock donation form or by phone at (925) 676-7543 extension 213.

Due to privacy concerns, your bank will not tell us that you have made a stock donation to the Food Bank. In order for us to send your tax receipt letter in a timely fashion and confirm that your stock was transferred, you must notify the Food Bank of your donation.


To find out more, contact Marilu Boucher at (925) 676-7543 extension 213 or mboucher@foodbankccs.org.