Maximize Contributions to Your Favorite Charity!
Dolores Kong

Now that the traditional charitable giving season is
here, why not maximize your gift by checking your
employer for a possible corporate match? Even
retirees of major corporations may be able to use a
matching gift program. You can check your employer
or former employer's human resources department for
corporate matching gift forms. Or you can indicate
to your charity who your employer is, and the
non-profit may be able to follow up for a matching
gift. This is an easy way to give more to your
favorite charity, while also taking advantage of a
company benefit. Among the Internet resources
allowing you to look up matching gift programs is
this web site run by the Council of Community
Services of New York State, Inc.: