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Click here to make an online gift using your credit card. It's safe and secure and 100% of your gift goes directly to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado to help the kids we serve. All money raised in Colorado stays in Colorado. Please consider a one-time gift today or a recurring monthly donation. Thanks for your support!
The G1VING Society was formed in 2015 with the goal of raising $1 million by 2018 in honor of the Centennial Anniversary of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado. Help us bring the proven power of one-to-one mentoring to the life of a child in Colorado by becoming a member. Learn more.
Denver: Call Angela Barone at 303.433.6002 ext.537 to make a gift using your credit card.
Pikes Peak: Call Danielle Summerville at 719.633.2443 ext. 204 to make a gift using your credit card.
Did you know that gifts of stocks may provide additional tax benefits? For example, if your stock is more valuable now compared to when you purchased it, you may save on capital gains taxes by donating your stocks rather than selling them. Additionally, its current value may be tax deductible. As with all of your investment decisions please consult your professional advisers. For information on transferring stocks to Big Brothers Big Sisters please contact Shannon Lowe at 303.800.7266 in Denver or Danielle Summerville at 719.359.9843 in Pikes Peak.
A third-party event is when a business, organization, community group, school, or individual hosts an event or fundraising campaign to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado. It is planned and implemented independently of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado.
Some examples of third party events or campaigns include: Proceeds Day, Facebook Shares for Donations, Silent Auction or Raffle, Garage Sale, Bingo Night, and many more.
Grow Your Gift Through Tax Credit
For the past several years, in order to promote giving to nonprofit organizations that provide quality child care in Colorado, the state has offered a special 50% income tax credit to taxpayers who donate to qualifying programs. The effect of this credit is that half of your donation is offset by a dollar-for-dollar reduction of your Colorado income taxes. In addition, you are still able to claim your full contribution on your federal and state income tax returns if you itemize your deductions.
Making a monetary donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado entitles you to this Colorado Child Care Contribution Credit! Combined with other state and federal itemized tax deductions, the actual net cost of a donation is almost 1/3 of your gift, which makes it a great way to maximize your charitable giving. Donate TODAY!
Anyone considering this credit should consult with their personal tax advisor to confirm the effects on their individual finances. For more information, please visit the Colorado Department of Revenue FYI bulletin found here:https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/sites/default/files/Income35.pdf
Please call 303-433-3666 to donate your vehicle to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado.
Does your company know you are a mentor or volunteer? Many companies fund nonprofits where their employees volunteer. Does yours? Click here for more information.
Several of our families are in need of furniture, clothing, and other household items to keep up with growing Littles. While Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado cannot directly accept these donated items, Safari Thrift Store will take them on our behalf and, in return, provide us with vouchers for select families in our program to shop in their store. Schedule a donation online here or call 303-320-8593. There is a minimum of three large items for pick ups and they do not accept mattresses or box springs. Donations can be dropped off at 738 Peoria St. Aurora, CO 80011. Don't forget to mention Big Brothers Big Sisters when you donate!
For any questions, please call the Big Brothers Big Sisters Resources Coordinator at 303.586.9526.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Colorado, Inc. meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
To provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.
Incorporated: 1971 in CO