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Where Your Donation Goes

The Chest is run exclusively by volunteers, which ensures low overhead expenses. More than 94% of all donations go directly to our agencies and nonprofits.

one donation supports more than a dozen local nonprofit agencies

The Stow Community Chest is most effective when we have your financial support. When you support the Chest, you'll be joining other Stow residents and businesses who are interested in helping our community thrive. There are several convenient ways to donate, and all donations will be acknowledged for your records. The Stow Community Chest is a nonprofit organization, incorporated and identified by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) organization under the category of public charity. Donations to the Stow Community Chest are fully tax-deductible to the amount allowed by law.

by mail

Send your contribution by personal check to:
Stow Community Chest
P.O. Box 392
Stow, MA 01775



Use your credit card to make a secure online donation

payroll deduction/
matching gifts

Designate the Stow Community Chest in your workplace’s charitable deduction program. If your workplace sponsors a Matching Gift Program, please send your company's form to our mailing address.

donations of stock

We accept donations of stock. Please send us a note if you are interested.

Are you a business?

We welcome donations from businesses and highlight them in our printed and electronic publications. See the list of local businesses who have donated to the Chest. The SCC is extremely grateful for the generous support of these community-minded businesses. If you are a business and would like to speak with a member of the SCC about making a contribution, please contact us today.