Ways to Give

Help us be here for you now and in the future

Outer Cape Health Services Offers You a Variety of Ways to Make a Gift:


Cash gifts are the most common charitable gifts. They are simple to make and serve as a charitable tax deduction for annual support.

IRA Donations 

Make a tax-free gift to Outer Cape Health Services directly from your IRA. IRA distributions are exempt from taxable income and qualify for the Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) (70 1/2 for those who turned that age prior to 2020). See a sample case here on how you can save on taxes and maximize your giving

Download a sample letter to your IRA administrator to request a charitable gift transfer to OCHS.

When requesting an IRA distribution, reference OCHS’ tax ID: 04-2509828

Stocks & Securities

By making a gift of appreciated securities, the donor avoids all capital gains taxes and may use the full value of the gift as a tax deduction. Outer Cape Health Services’ DTC Participant with Reliance Trust Company is #5409 F/B/O Cape Cod Five Cents Saving Bank #74-2040-01-7, further credit to Outer Cape Health Services #65-1171-01-9

Our Tax ID is 04-2509828.

Planned Giving

You can make a difference in the lives of family, friends and neighbors for generations to come through planned gifts.When you inform us of your planned gift intentions, you become a member of the OCHS Legacy Circle. Learn more about Planned Giving with OCHS by clicking here.

Matching Gifts

Many companies will match your gift to Outer Cape Health Services. Contact your human resources department for more information. 

Other assets

A donation of other appreciable assets, such as real estate, art or other personal property offers similar tax advantages.

Event Sponsorships

OCHS presents several events throughout the year to benefit operations, and special programs and needs of our health centers. Event sponsorship opportunities are available as a vehicle for companies to publicly demonstrate support of our health care services on the Lower and Outer Cape.

How to Donate

To make a charitable donation online, click here.

Or mail your gift to our administrative office:

Outer Cape Health Services: P.O. Box 598, Harwich Port, MA 02646

For more Information

Contact the OCHS development office at (508) 905-2850 or development@outercape.org