Avoiding federal and state tax on capital gains

Your gift of appreciated stock to Lebanese empowered Against Poverty offers critical support to alleviating and putting an end to poverty in Lebanon, while providing you with several financial advantages:  

Receiving an income-tax deduction for the full market value of your gift if you itemize deductions on your tax return and have held the assets for at least one year

Making a larger gift at a lower original cost to you

The gift value will be the average of the stock’s high and low prices on the day in which it is credited to Lebanese Empowered against Poverty account.

Please consult your financial planner or tax advisor to determine how these tax advantages might apply to your specific situation.

 If you have a question about our organization, here you can read the frequently asked questions submitted by our clients and volunteers.


Step 1: Instruct your broker to make an electronic transfer to:

TD Ameritrade
Account Number: 275963551

Account Holder: Lebanese Empowered Against Poverty 
Questions may be directed to:

TD Ameritrade: 800-669-3900

or 402-970-5805 

Inform LEAP of your stock gift. Since privacy laws discourage brokerage firms from releasing their client names, please let us know about your gift so we can thank you!

Please email us at or by fax at (407) 789-1410 with the following information:

  • Name of securities
  • Number of shares you are transferring
  • Brokerage house / accounting firm and contact name
  • Your name, phone number and email address