Consider Other Ways to Give

Stock Gifts

Stocks or other investments held for more than one year that have grown in value can provide a substantial gift to the Bender JCC at a low net cost to you. The full value of your appreciated asset is deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Contact us at 301-348-3727or to begin exploring this donation option today.

Detailed stock transfer information can be found here.


By establishing an endowment fund you are assuring the future financial stability of the Bender JCC. Once an endowment fund reaches a minimum of $5,000, the fund will be formally established. Click here to learn more about endowments and to see a full list of our current endowments.

In-Kind Donations

The Bender JCC appreciates and values in-kind donations of new or like-new goods that we can use in operating the Center. As our needs vary, we cannot always accept in-kind items. If you wish to inquire about making such a donation, please contact us at 301-348-3727or

In accordance with IRS regulations, the Center will substantiate your gift in a thank you letter while you will need to determine the value. Your donation saves the Center funds which we are able to apply directly to support programs and services to benefit those we serve.

Employee Matching Gifts

Does your employer offer a matching gift? Check with your human resources office to find out. Please review your corporation’s matching gift guidelines before applying for a matching gift.


The Bender JCC is a non-sectarian 501(c)(3) non-profit organization (TIN 53-0205921) providing programs and services for all in our community. Your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.