Year-End Giving Tips

Please note that Agape Flights will be closing Monday, Dec. 23, 2019 at 4 p.m. (EST), and will re-open 8 a.m. Thursday, January 2, 2020.  We are able to answer any year-end giving questions by phone during this time by calling Shelly Watkins, Donor Relations & Database Manager, at 618-218-8467.

Maximum tax benefits depend on timing. Here’s how to complete your 2019 gift to Agape Flights by year-end and comply with IRS regulations.

Your gift by credit card

Credit card gifts online or by phone:

Deadline is 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. Make your gift using our secure online “Donate” option at our website: www.agapeflights.com or by phone at 941.488.0990.

For tax purposes, your credit card gift is effective on the date the card is charged.

Your gift by check

Delivered by the U.S. Postal Service: Date your check on or before Dec. 31, 2019. Mail via U.S. Postal Service POSTMARKED on or before Dec. 31, 2019.

The address for mailing, shipping or hand-delivery of your check:

Agape Flights
Attn: Gift Accounting
100 Airport Ave E.
Venice, FL 34285

 Gifts of Securities (stocks, bonds, mutual funds)

Please notify our Director of Donor Relations & Development, Carole Leman of your intention to make a gift of stock to Agape Flights. Phone 941-488-0990 or email

Information you’ll need:

Legal name of organization: Agape Flights, Inc.

Agape Flights’ EIN: 59-2057436

Gifts of securities require planning. The effective date of your gift for tax purposes depends upon how you deliver the gift. Your electronic transfer of securities from a brokerage account is complete when the securities have been received by an account owned by Agape Flights. These gifts are not considered complete upon giving instructions to a broker.  

While some transfers may be received within days of your instructions, longer delays are possible, especially at year-end.

Deadline: Your electronic transfer must be received by 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019.