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: 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.