Appreciated stock is a great way to support Esalen and receive additional tax benefits. You can provide written gift instructions to your bank or broker. A sample instruction letter might read:
Per our recent telephone conversation, I wish to make an irrevocable gift to Esalen Institute of "x" shares of "XYZ" Corporation.
Please transfer the stock to Esalen Institute via DTC as follows:
Esalen Institute at Charles Schwab
Schwab Account #2489-9222
DTC Clearing 0164
Please contact Elizabeth Stacey at 831.250.1022 x 253 or email@example.com for more information.
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