Your tax-deductible gift makes our work possible

We are supported by foundations, other organizations, local businesses, our own board members, and other individuals. Learn who supports us.

We appreciate any donation, large or small. Please consider automatic monthly donations, as these help improve our financial stability and lower fundraising costs.

To have 100% of your gift benefit BEST, donate online securely with your bank account or debit / credit card via the PayPal Giving Fund, a 501(c)(3) charity. Typically within a month, BEST will receive your donation. Learn more.

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Privacy: Your privacy is important to us. We do not publish the names of supporters—unless you explicitly authorize us to do so. BEST does not share contact information of our supporters with other organizations.

Tax Deductions: Your donation is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. BEST is a 501(c)(3) charity. Tax ID #42-1661720.

Thanks to relief bills that Congress passed in response to the COVID-19 crisis, even if you do not itemize deductions in 2021 you may nonetheless take an “above-the-line” deduction for gifts to BEST and other qualifying charities: $300 for single filers and $600 for married filing jointly. Learn more or consult a tax consultant.

Other donation options

Here are other ways you can give to BEST.


Send a check to:

PO Box 773
Eugene, OR 97440-0773

Be sure to include your email and/or postal address so that we can send you a receipt.


Use our simple Automated Clearing House (ACH) authorization fillable PDF form to set up automatic monthly donations (which you can cancel at any time), transferred electronically from your bank account.

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Donate online securely with your bank account or debit / credit card via PayPal, which imposes on BEST a service charge of 1.99% plus $0.49 per transaction.* Learn more.

From Your IRA

If you are at least 70-1/2 years old, you may take a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) from your Individual Retirement Arrangement (IRA) to a qualified 501(c)(3) charity, such as BEST. The amount will count against your Required Minimum Distribution (RMD).

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* For example, for the following donations PayPal charges BEST the following service fees: