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I key would be to ask each charity how they are able to take the stock donations, as it could potentially vary.

Where I used to work, stock donations where transfered from the givers brokerage account to our organizations brokerage account, where we immediately sold the stock.

Either way, it is ultimately your responsibility to know the value of the stock at the time of transfer from tax deduction purposes. This may be different from the amount the charity actually receives by the time it sells it.
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