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:: Donations by Credit Card / PayPal

Please use the Subscribe button to make a pledge for recurring donation or Donate button to make a onetime donation.

:: Donations by Cash or Check in Temple

Please be generous with your cash donations in Hundi and Aarati thali when you visit the temple. We request a donation of $ 5 or more per family in Aarati thali on Sundays and special festivals. If you would like the temple to keep track of your donations for the year and send you a receipt in following January for charitable tax deduction purpose (Tax ID # 84-1301209), please make donations by check and put it in Hundi. Make sure your address on check is current.

:: Donations by mail

Please print and complete the following form and mail it with your check payable to Hindu Temple to the address given below:

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Hindu Temple and Cultural Center of the Rockies

7201 S. Potomac Street, Centennial, CO 80111

Enclosed is my/our check for $______________. Please use this donation for continuing operation of the temple and finishing of the basement.

Signature:_____________________________________________________________

PLEASE PROVIDE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IN CAPITAL LETTERS

Last Name:____________________________________________________________

First Name:____________________ Spouse Name:__________________________

Street Address:________________________________________________________

City:_______________________State:_____________Zip Code:________________

Email address:________________________________________________________

Phone #_______________________________________________________________

 

:: Donations of Stocks

The Stock Market has done extremely well over last eight years. If you own stocks, funds, ETFs that have appreciated significantly and you have owned them for more than a year, you may consider donating some of them to the temple instead of cashing them and donating cash to temple. There will be two financial advantages: You will avoid Capital Gains Tax and you will be able to include in your itemized tax deduction, the full appreciated value of the stock as of the date of donation. You can also take tax advantage of charitable giving by transferring funds directly from your 401 K or IRA accounts to HTCC. If you are over 69 years old and have to take minimum required distribution, you can give part of it to HTCC directly. This part will not be counted in your total income for the year and it will be counted in your total charitable gift under itemized deduction. It is recommended that you consult your tax advisor to discuss your personal financial situation before making the decision. You would have to fill out a “Charitable Donation” form from your brokerage institution and submit it to them. Once you have initiated the process, please let HTCC President (Jhaji@q.com) and Treasurer (skwc@wt.net) know about it so that they can follow up and provide you the receipt. Hindu Temple and Cultural Center of the Rockies has a brokerage account at Charles Schwab. The account number is 5681-0096 (DTC 0164).

:: Any Donations – Matching Gift Program

Please contact the Human Resources department of your employer organization to determine if they offer Matching Gift program. If they do, please fill out the required form. This may increase the value of your donation, generally up to double, to Hindu Temple for any kind of donation you make.