Donor Focus: Reed Swearingen
Reed Swearingen, a 3L student at The University of South Carolina School of Law, found that donating appreciated stock was easy and most beneficial for him.
"Not only was donating stock surprisingly easy but the benefits of donating stock potentially are two-fold. In addition to a charitable donation, if the stock has appreciated in value, the donor is not required to recognize the capital gain on the appreciation."
To find out information on donating appreciated stock,