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Interested in sponsoring the 2nd Annual BEST Awards on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 (St. Patrick’s Day) at Lane Community College’s Center for Meeting and Learning? Learn more…

Your tax-deductible gift helps make BEST’s work possible. We appreciate any gift, large or small. We especially appreciate automatic monthly donations, as these help improve our financial stability and lower fundraising costs.

Your privacy is important to us. We do not publish the names of supporters—unless you explicitly give us permission to do so. BEST does not share names and addresses of our supporters with other organizations.

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

We offer several payment options…

1) Check

Send your check with your email and/or postal address so we can send you a receipt:

Better Eugene-Springfield Transportation (BEST)
PO Box 773
Eugene, OR 97440

2) Online – no service fee

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. They will provide you with a receipt. Typically within a month or so, BEST will receive your donation and thank you for your support. Read FAQ…

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3) Online – service fee

Donate online directly to BEST with your bank account or debit / credit card via PayPal, which imposes on BEST a service charge of 2.2% plus $0.30 per transaction.* Choose the amount you wish to give … and consider making automatic monthly donations:

Cancel automatic monthly donations at any time:

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

Donation $25 $50 $100 $250 $500 $1,000
Fee $0.85 $1.40 $2.50 $5.80 $11.30 $22.30

4) Automatic Monthly Withdrawal

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

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5) Tax-Free from your IRA

If you donate part of the Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) from your traditional Individual Retirement Account (IRA) to a qualified 501(c)(3) charity such as BEST, your can avoid paying taxes. Please consult with your financial institution or tax advisor. Learn more…

6) Pledge Now, Pay Later

7) AmazonSmile

Shop via AmazonSmile and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to BEST:

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