Gifts of Stocks/Securities

A gift of stocks can maximize the value of your philanthropy while also giving you tax advantages. Your generosity means that people living with ALS today can benefit from services, support, and advocacy – and makes possible the effective treatments of tomorrow through research investment.

Benefits of Donating Stocks/Securities

Stock Security Transfer Form

Thank you for your consideration in gifting publicly traded mutual funds, stocks or other securities to the ALS Society of British Columbia. The following will help ensure your generosity is efficiently welcomed:

  1. Complete and sign the society’s Stock Security Transfer Form (Your broker or investment firm will be able to provide the numbers and symbols requested and clarify if any special circumstances might delay your donation).
  2. Submit the completed Stock Security Transfer Form, with one copy to your broker and one copy to the ALS Society of BC to the attention of Rena Mendoza
  • By fax             –  604-278-4257     
  • By email –  donor-relations@alsbc.ca
  • By mail – ALS Society of BC    #1233 – 13351 Commerce Parkway Richmond, BC V6V 2X7

Please note:

  • Your transfer will be initiated within 24 hours of receipt and can take between three and ten business days to complete, depending on the security involved or other circumstance
  • Your institution may reject the transfer for a number of reasons, which are usually related to incomplete instructions. Please ensure that the Stock Security Transfer Form is clear and complete.
  • Some products are non-transferable or non-redeemable and, therefore, you might be unable to donate them. If you are uncertain, please ask your advisor.
  • Please be advised that the value of the donation receipt will be based on the closing price of the securities on the day that they are received in our account, in accordance with our policy and Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) regulation.

For further information, you may contact Donor Relations & Finance, at 1-800-708-3228 ext. 225 or via email at donor-relations@alsbc.ca.