one should ever be forced to make a decision between heat
and food or heat and housing or heat and healthcare." ~ Congressman John Tierney
Change Lives, Support
YOU can help change lives by supporting
ACTIONís integrated approach to reducing
programs are successful because they not only
help people in emergencies, but also provide
them with access to opportunities for greater
self-sufficiency and financial security. ACTION
also collaborates with civic and business
leaders to advocate for resources that are vital
to the communities in Greater Cape Ann.
Tax Deductibility &
Contributions to ACTION
are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law
and can take a variety of forms. All donor
personal contact information remains
confidential. ACTION does not sell or trade
donors' personal contact information with
How You Can Support
Below are the numerous ways you can help to
improve the lives of your neighbors.
Unrestricted contributions to the agency provide an
important and flexible resource that can be used to
respond quickly where the need is greatest.
Restricted or designated
contributions direct your support
to a specific program or project.
Many businesses and professional entities will
match employee contributions in part, in whole, or
even in greater amounts.
Make your contribution count by talking to
Memorials and honorariums are contributions that
celebrate the special people in your life. By donating in the name of
someone you care about,
acknowledging the unique quality of a loved oneís
life, and in turn acknowledging the needs we all
have in common.
allow a donor to contribute a specific amount over a
period of time. Monthly, quarterly or annual pledges
allow the donor to customize the contribution according to their ability and convenience.
Donors may realize substantial tax advantages by transferring
appreciated stock to ACTION. Capital gains on the
avoided, and the donor receives a tax deduction
for the stock's full market value.
Contributions of appreciated property may be donated to
ACTION. Favorable tax treatment on such a
be advantageous to the donor.
contributions in the form of pooled income funds, trusts and
bequests are an important resource of private
support for ACTION and should be arranged
with the advice of professional counsel.
great many contributions to ACTION are made in the
form of cash. Every contribution is significant and
appreciated, no matter the size.
Project Uplift Holiday Drive:
Every holiday season, ACTION
operates the Project Uplift holiday toy and clothing
drive for disadvantaged children.
Project Uplift page to learn about
donating to this worthy program.
For further information on any aspect
of partnering with ACTION please write or call:
ATTN: Director of Marketing &
Gloucester, MA 01930