Ways to Give
People come home to CUCS every day.
Each year more than 50,000 are served by CUCS.
They are cared for, lifted up and supported.
Together we do this.
Together we can do so much more.

Join our movement to build brighter futures today

Matching Gifts

Many companies match employee contributions to charitable organizations, doubling or even tripling the impact of charitable gifts.

Contact your employer’s Human Resources department to see if your company will match your gift to CUCS. If they do have a matching gift program, you will need to provide them with your donation information and the following contact information:

Center for Urban Community Service, Inc.
198 E. 121st Street
New York, NY 10035
Tax ID#13-3687891

Employee Giving

Many employers offer employees the opportunity to donate on a monthly basis directly through their payroll. Talk with your employer on how to identify the Center for Urban Community Services as your charity.

United Way participants:  write “Center for Urban Community Services” as your charity of choice on your registration form.

State Employees Federated Appeal (SEFA)

The State Employees Federated Appeal (SEFA) is the only authorized fundraising campaign among State employees. SEFA is a joint venture of State employees, public employee unions, management and not-for-profit organizations.

When completing your pledge card for Center for Urban Community Services, please choose the correct charity code.

New York State SEFA Charity Number: 51-00568

Combined Federal Campaign (CFC)

The Combined Federal Campaign is the only authorized solicitation of Federal employees in their workplaces on behalf of approved charitable organizations. It continues to be the largest and most successful workplace fundraiser in the world.

When completing your pledge card for Center for Urban Community Services, please choose the correct 5 digit charity code.

New York City CFC 5 Digit Charity Code: 59809

A legacy gift is a lasting way to ensure that lives can be rebuilt for years to come at CUCS. Your gift may: reduce your income taxes, reduce or even eliminate your capital gain taxes, reduce your gift and estate tax and provide income for you and your family.

Bequests

A bequest through your will or trust is a powerful way to support CUCS’ future and offer tax advantages. Suggested language to make a bequest to the Center for Urban Community Services in your will:

I bequeath __________ (dollar amount or % of estate) to the Center for Urban Community Services a not-for-profit organization, with its principal offices located at 198 E. 121st Street, New York, NY 10035, for its ongoing fight against homelessness (or “for the _____________ programs “).

Retirement Plans and Life Insurance Policies

You can list CUCS as a beneficiary of your life insurance policy or retirement plan, including IRAs, tax-sheltered annuities, qualified pension, or profit-sharing plan.

Always consult your financial planner when considering a legacy gift.

You will need our name, address and Tax ID number as listed here:

Center for Urban Community Services, Inc.
198 E. 121st Street
New York, NY 10035
Tax ID #: 13-3687891

Contact us at 212.801.3380 with any questions and please share with us a copy of the relevant section of your will or trust document that details your charitable plans.

To donate gifts of stocks or securities to CUCS, simply instruct your brokerage film to transfer shares to our account at:

Account Name: Center for Urban Community Services
Financial Institution: Bank of New York Mellon (Pershing)
Account number: A8L-014018
DTC number: 0443

Instruct your broker to enter your name, as well as any other contact information that will help us identify your gift, into the “Text Comment” field of the DTC screen.

Please notify us of any gift in advance so that we may properly acknowledge your generosity. Contact us at 212.801.3380 with your gift details or any questions.

To make a donation by mail, please make checks payable to the Center for Urban Community Services and send to:

CUCS
Attn: Development
198 East 121st Street
New York, NY 10035.