Giving Stocks & Workplace Giving

Stock Gifts

American Rivers Stock Transfer Instructions

Donating stock to American Rivers is a wonderful way to help our conservation mission. One attraction of donating appreciated securities, like stock, is that the tax savings enable you to make a gift at less cost than if you were to donate the equivalent amount in cash outright.

Donating stock electronically is usually done through your broker. Most brokerage firms will require a letter of intent from you to request the transfer. When doing so you can provide the following account information to them or simply have them call 1-877-347-7550 for the information.

To Make An Outright Gift Of Securities To American Rivers By Wire:

Account Information:

Brokerage Firm: Merrill Lynch
Broker: Paula Scali
Address: 1850 K Street, NW, Suite 700 Washington, DC 20006
Telephone: 202-659-7332
Toll Free: 800-756-4625
Fax: 202-466-6765
DTC#: 8862
Account#: 7WD-04388

American Rivers’ Tax Identification (Federal Identification) Number is: 23-7305963

Please ask your broker to call Corey Christy at 719/294-9384 before transferring any securities. This will ensure that our broker is aware of your gift and is actively looking for it.

Workplace Giving

American Rivers is a member of EarthShare, nationwide of America’s leading non-profit environmental and conservation charities that work to promote environmental education and charitable giving in workplace payroll charity campaigns.

Through your employer’s EarthShare campaign, gifts can be made directly to American Rivers through payroll deduction campaigns, such as United Way and in state, municipal, university, and corporate workplaces.  For more information about EarthShare, including Environmental Tips, Environmental Resources, links to other Member Charities and how to sponsor an Earth share campaign at your company, please contact Earth Share toll-free at 800-875-3863 or visit the Earthshare website.

Federal employees, including members of the U.S. Military both home and overseas and U.S. postal service workers can protect and restore our rivers through the largest workplace giving campaign in the world, the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC).  If you would like to contribute to American Rivers through the CFC, please enter CFC code 12063 on your pledge card at your fund drive.

Thank you for your continued support of American Rivers.

Matching Gift Program

Did you know that hundreds of corporations match their employees’ gifts? Ask your Human Resources Department if your employer has a matching gift program—you may be able to double (or triple!) your gift to American Rivers.