Ways to Give
The fastest and simplest way to make a donation to Camp Ramah in the Poconos and Ramah Day Camp is by giving online through our secure donation platform.General Donations
Many employers have matching gift programs that can increase the value of donations to Camp. Ask your employer if they can match your gift today! Please inform us if you are planning to send in a matching gift by reaching out to our office.
Considering a stock donation but want to speak with someone directly first? Contact Miryam Seid Miryams@ramahpoconos.org
Thank you for considering a donation of stock to Camp Ramah in the Poconos.
A charitable contribution of long-term appreciated securities – e.g., stocks, bonds and/or mutual funds that have realized significant appreciation over time – can be one of the most tax-efficient ways to give. Currently, this applies to long-term gains - securities held for at least one year.
How to transfer stock:
1. Complete the Stock transfer form here.
2. Send the original copy of the form to your broker (or provide the information via email or online).
3. Email a copy of the form to Marla Schimmel (MarlaS@ramahpoconos.org) or mail a copy to:
Camp Ramah in the Poconos
7 Bala Avenue, Suite 103
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
Additional Information Pertaining to Gifts of Stock:
If the gifted stock donation is designated for a particular fund or campaign, it is Camp Ramah’s policy that the gift will be considered as the amount that Camp Ramah in The Poconos receives from the sale of the stock, net of any fees.
If the stock has been held for more than a year, and has increased in value from the time of purchase, the owner can avoid paying the capital gains tax by donating the security to Camp Ramah in the Poconos. In addition, the total value of the stock at the time of transfer is eligible for a tax deduction.
Disclaimer: The information here is based on facts provided to us and on current tax law, and is not intended to provide, and should not be relied on for, tax, legal or accounting advice. You should consult your own tax, legal and accounting advisors before engaging in any transaction.
Leaving a legacy is an important part of one’s lifework. As the Talmud teaches us, in the autumn of our lives we have the responsibility to plant the seeds for the generations that will follow in our footsteps. Members of the Moreshet Ramah Legacy Society ensure the future of Camp Ramah in the Poconos, Ramah Day Camp, and our Tikvah programs by making a commitment in their estate plan to contribute to Camp Ramah’s permanent endowment.