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Gifts of Stock and Matching Gifts

By making a financial contribution to Hudson River Park Friends, you make a statement that the completion and care of this world-class park is important to you, and you are an important part of our success. Your support, at any level and in whatever manner you choose, has an impact on the Park’s future.

There are a variety of ways to give, allowing you, the donor, to contribute to us in a manner that best suits your philanthropic interests and ability, including making gifts of stock or matching gifts.

Gifts of Stock

By making a gift of your appreciated securities, your investment goes further, both for you and the Park.  You get the tax benefit of the value of the gift on the date of transfer, and you may even pay no capital gains tax. 

Matching Gifts

Is your company as generous as you are?  You maybe surprised to learn that your employer might match the gifts you’re already making to Hudson River Park Friends.  Many companies encourage employee philanthropy by matching the charitable contributions their employees make to qualified organizations. If your company has a matching gift program, the impact of your gift to Hudson River Park Friends could be doubled or even tripled. And it’s really easy to do.

Request a matching gift form from your company and send it completed and signed along with your gift. That’s all you need to do to maximize your contribution to Hudson River Park Friends today. We’ll do the rest!