Give a good night's rest

When you donate to Wings, you help individuals and families on their path out of homelessness and into healing. Without Wings, too many of our neighbors would be sleeping on the floor in empty houses. 

 You can make a difference and give a good night's sleep today! Thank you for your commitment to compassion and dignity for all. Every dollar makes a difference in the lives of our clients, not just today, but for a lifetime.

"As we all know, simply providing an apartment or a room for a person experiencing homelessness isn’t enough; there is an absolute need for follow-up supportive services so that those who are housed not only get help with basic furniture, toiletries, kitchenware, etc.—but also assistance acquiring an ID card or birth certificate, etc. Such supportive services are crucial to making housing really work on a sustained basis, and no nonprofit does it better than Wings."    

-Rowland Rebele, Donor

Realize the tax benefits of donating unappreciated stocks and support Wings without impacting your cash flow! 

  • Avoid Capital Gains Tax of 15% - 32.8% (federal and state) and NII Tax of 3.8%

  • Deduct the fair market value of the stock (regardless of your cost basis)

  • Let the nonprofit keep the proceeds that would have gone to the IRS

  • It’s Fast, Safe and Free!

Donate cryptocurrency and help drive adoption of your preferred currency!

Why donate stock?

Have you been sitting on stock because you're uncertain how much capital gains tax you might incur? When you donate stock to us through DonateStock, they take care of all the paperwork, you avoid paying taxes on the increased value of your stock AND get to help us in our crucial work to reduce homelessness in Santa Cruz County. 

Stock Donator is a secure, fast (around 5 minutes), and simple way to gift stock. You'll quickly get a receipt you can use for taxes. Click the button above to get started. Have questions for us? Shoot us an email at info@wingsadvocacy.org and we'll answer your question or point you to someone who can.

Got crypto?

Tax Efficient for Cryptocurrency HODlers

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Donating cryptocurrency like Bitcoin to 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations is tax deductible* in the United States (and donating cryptocurrency in other countries such as the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand) helping donors reduce their tax obligations while supporting organizations whose missions they care deeply about.


If you have to transfer to another cryptocurrency or to fiat prior to donating, you lose the full tax benefit of donating directly to a nonprofit in cryptocurrency. From a tax perspective, this is very similar to if your were to donate appreciated stocks to a nonprofit.

Drives Adoption of Cryptocurrency

We think that having ordinary people and organizations accepting and using cryptocurrency is exactly what it needs in order for it to become mainstream. Don’t just HODL, GIVE! By donating to nonprofits you ensure that they have open cryptocurrency wallets, and are actively engaged with the cryptocurrency community. The more nonprofits that accept cryptocurrency the more widespread its use will become.

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Corporate Social Responsibility

Making a financial donation in the form of cryptocurrency is one of the simplest ways that a blockchain or cryptocurrency company can demonstrate it’s corporate social responsibility and values to the world.
By supporting a nonprofit that aligns with your organization, or your founders values, you are saying to the world that you care, and you are willing to put your money where your mouth is when it comes to social good. Many organizations like to use the phrase “Blockchain for Social Good”

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Wings fulfills its mission through the generous financial support of donors like you.  Wings Homeless Advocacy is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.  Your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent of the law.