Donate

WAYS TO DONATE

givingIf you are blessed with the comforts of life and feel a need to help others who are less fortunate, a gift to the Seneca County House of Concern will help put food on the table and meet the basic needs of those that are going through difficult times.

ONLINE – BY MAIL OR DROP OFF:

Donations of food:

Between the hours of 9 am to noon – 1 to 3 pm.

Financial donations:

Donate by mail: Seneca County House of Concern, 35 State Street, Seneca Falls, NY 13148.

Donate by credit card: Simply click on the donate button below


SECURITIES: By donating appreciated stocks, bonds and mutual fund shares that have been owned for than one year, donors can avoid capital gains tax. You will also receive an income tax deduction for the fair market value of the gift. A security’s gift value is determined by its fair market value on the day you make the gift. To make a gift of securities please call, or have your broker contact us.

LEVERAGE YOUR IRA: For IRA owners facing their annual required minimum distribution new rules provide a more tax efficient means to do charitable giving than simply taking the required minimum distribution and separately donating other money to claim a charitable tax deduction. Read more.

MEMORIAL FUND: If you are looking for a way to honor a loved one who has passed on, make a memorial contribution in that person’s name to the Seneca County House of Concern.

YOUR WILL: You also may want to remember the Seneca County House of Concern in your will.

LIFE INSURANCE: If you own an insurance policy that is no longer needed for its original purpose consider naming the Seneca County House of Concern as the owner and beneficiary. You could take an immediate tax deduction for the accumulated cash value, and a future deduction for any subsequent premiums you pay.

EVERY DOLLAR AND ITEM COUNTS:

Organize a food drive – Have your organization or church collect food or monetary donations.

Donate household items and shop in our Thrift Store. When you shop in our store you are not taking away from our clients, you are providing funding for us to continue our mission. Check out our HOC Thrift Store section for more information.

Attend our events and participate in our raffles. Check out our Events section for upcoming events.