Ways to Give

Your support makes it possible for kids and teens in our community who need us most to access safe and engaging programs that help shape a bright future for them. There are many ways that you can support the mission of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell.

Donate

Click here to make your donation online today, or mail your donation to:

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell, attn: Angel Brunelle, 657 Middlesex Street, Lowell, MA 01851

Gifts of Stock

A gift of appreciated stock to the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell  can benefit our youth and can benefit you as well: you will receive a charitable income tax deduction for the full fair market value of the securities, and at the same time you may avoid capital gains taxes on appreciated stock. This helps stretch your gift even further.

To make a gift of stock to the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell, provide this form to your broker to complete the transaction. We recommend that you contact Patrick Connerty at Enterprise Bank to notify him of the transfer.

Patrick Connerty

Senior Vice President, Enterprise Bank

Director, Advisor Services

Office: 978-656-5615

Patrick.Connerty@ebtc.com

IRA Charitable Rollovers

If you are 70½ years old or older, you can take advantage of a simple way to benefit youth in Lowell and receive tax benefits in return. You can give up to $100,000 from your IRA directly to a qualified charity such as ours without having to pay income taxes on the money.

Why an IRA Charitable Rollover?

  • Your gift will be put to use today, allowing you to see the difference your donation is making.
  • You pay no income taxes on the gift. The transfer generates neither taxable income nor a tax deduction, so you benefit even if you do not itemize your deductions.
  • If you have not yet taken your required minimum distribution for the year, your IRA charitable rollover gift can satisfy all or part of that requirement.

If you’d like to designate the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell as the beneficiary of your IRA required minimum distribution, contact your IRA broker or administrator who will issue a check directly to the Boys & Girls Club.

Club Allies

The low fees that members pay cover just 3.6% of the operating costs of our Club. You can make a commitment to Lowell’s most disadvantaged youth by supporting the Club on a monthly basis, even a small monthly gift can have a big impact. Click here and select “Monthly Recurring Gift”, you can cancel anytime.

Dutton Street Society

The Dutton Street Society is named for the first permanent location of the Lowell Boys Club (now known as the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell), where many current local leaders found a safe haven and fun place to learn as young people. Members of this special giving society have chosen to invest in the young people of Lowell to ensure that community leaders continue to emerge from the Boys & Girls Club. Learn more here.

The Heritage Club

The Heritage Club provides national recognition to those individuals who have named the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell in their estate plans. This planning might include a will, charitable gift annuity, a trust arrangement, a real estate gift or a life insurance policy. These lasting gifts are a truly inspiring way to leave a personal legacy and impact lives for generations to come.

Learn more here.

Wish List

There are many everyday items that our programs need in order to offer the experience our Club members deserve. Our Wish Lists include items that you can donate, in small or large amounts, new or gently used, to help ensure our members have what they need to build a great future.

Donation Programs

You can make a difference in the lives of kids in Lowell through everyday activities like shopping. Below are donation programs that the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell are registered with.

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Make an impact on the youth in Lowell who need you most.