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Donating appreciated securities is a wonderful way to support the Forest Preserves. It is the Foundation’s policy to sell the stock or security and put the proceeds immediately to work. Per the IRS, the Foundation establishes the value of the stock by calculating the mean average price on the date ownership is transferred.
Monthly donors provide on-going support that we know we can count on. Your gift adds up, helping us restore more, educate more, inspire more for the Forest Preserves.
In 2018, hundreds of people volunteered nearly 30,000 hours in forest preserves throughout Lake County. Our volunteers play a key role in operations and public safety, habitat restoration, cultural preservation and education. There are opportunities available for individuals and groups in a variety of settings—both indoors and out. No prior experience is required. Training is provided for all positions.
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Your employer may match, double or triple your donation. Please contact your HR department for more information.
If you are 70½ years or older, you can make a gift directly from your IRA without paying income taxes on the gift. Please contact Sarah Klein, Major and Planned Gifts Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 847-968-3448 for details.
Almost any type of real estate can be donated: undeveloped land, farms, commercial buildings, vacation homes, or your residence. Please contact Sarah Klein, Major and Planned Gifts Manager, at email@example.com or 847-968-3448 for details.
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