GIVE THE GIFT OF POWER

 

 

The Fuel Fund of Maryland depends on the generosity of many individuals, companies, foundations, organizations and religious institutions to provide financial and educational assistance and resources to more than 7,200 central Maryland households who are struggling with their utility bills in times of crisis.  Your gift truly creates a brighter (and stronger) community. 

Did you know when you donate to the Fuel Fund, BGE matches all donations at $.50 on the dollar? $50 becomes $75 in support!

We offer many options for our donors. But, you are not limited to these options. If you would like to suggest new donation options for our organization, please contact dswiger@fuelfundmaryland.org or call (410)844-3836.

Traditional Giving

You can donate online here.

Prefer to write a check? Checks can be made out to "Fuel Fund of Maryland" and mailed to:

PO Box 62266 Baltimore, Maryland 21298

Matching Gifts and Workplace Giving

State and Federal employees can use the following codes to pledge support of the Fuel Fund through workplace designation.

When donating to the Fuel Fund of Maryland, please designate your gift to:

  • United Way of Central Maryland (99844)
  • Combined Charities Campaign National Area (99844)
  • Combined Charities Campaign Chesapeake Area (99844)
  • Maryland Charities Campaign (7695)
  • Combined Charities Campaign Baltimore City (7695)
  • Combined Federal Campaign (99844) 

Ask your HR department about matching gift options available at your company.

Donate Through BGE

Did you know that you can contribute to the Fuel Fund by donating through BGE?

Enroll in the Dollar Donation Fund and BGE will add a donation of $1, $2, $5, $10, or $20 to your bill every month. You can enroll now here.

Don’t care to enroll in this program? BGE has another option for you!

You can also easily add a donation to the Fuel Fund when you pay your BGE bill online.

Visit BGE's Fuel Fund Page

Call BGE today to sign up! 1-800-685-0123

1981 Power Circle

Our donors can make a lasting impact with vulnerable households facing a utility crisis by making a planned gift to the Fuel Fund of Maryland. When you include the Fuel Fund in your estate plans, you'll help fulfill our mission of helping thousands of households who struggle to afford their home energy needs. Click here to learn more about the '1981 Power Circle'.

Stock Donations

Stock Transfer Information 

  • Gift Account Name:  Fuel Fund of Maryland

  • Gift Account Number:  8801033

If you are depositing the following, and they are already in a depository:  Equities, Corporate and Municipal Bonds, Commercial Paper, Medium-Term Notes, Collateralized Mortgage Issues and Zero-Coupon bonds. Instruct current custodian to deliver to:

  • DTC Number:    2803

  • Agent Bank ID:  26645

  • Institutional ID:  71094

*Please contact Cassandra Wright at Brown Advisory prior to deposit being made for notification.  She can be reached by email at cwright@brownadvisory.com*

If you wish to wire cash for deposit to the account:

  • U.S. Bank, N.A.

  • ABA  091000022

  • For Credit to Account:  173103198383

  • Account:  U.S. Bank Trust Wire Account

  • Attention:  Travis Perdue

  • For further credit to account of:  Fuel Fund of Maryland (gift account)

  • Account of:  8801033

Please note that we do not determine the tax-deductive amount for donors contributing shares of stock. We will provide you with a letter acknowledging the gift that will include the date of the stock transfer.   Please refer to your accountant, attorney, or financial advisor to determine the value of your gift for IRS or other purposes.

Car Donations

You can choose to donate your car to the Fuel Fund! Call our Vehicle Donor Care Department at our toll free number, or visit our car donation webpage to learn more.

Vehicle Donation Web Page

Vehicle Donation Toll-Free Number: 855-500-7433 | 855-500-RIDE

Online Giving Platforms

Support the Fuel Fund using everyday online platforms Facebook, Amazon, and eBay. It's easy to share our mission, garner support and awareness, and raise funds all at the same time!

Facebook

Ask your family and friends to donate to the Fuel Fund by using Facebook's "Raise Money" option on your profile. You can set a goal and watch as your friends help you meet it. Great for birthdays!

Amazon Smile

We are partnered with AmazonSmile. You shop, Amazon donates a portion of the proceeds back to the Fuel Fund. 

SHOP ON AMAZONSMILE.

eBay

eBay will donate 10% of designated sales to the Fuel Fund when sold on charity.ebay.com with Charity ID: 126260

Third-Party Fundraising

Coordinate a Third-Party Fundraiser to raise both funds and awareness with your friends, family, neighbors or co-workers. Happy Hour, car wash, casual Friday and a bake sale are just a few ideas!

Click here to learn more.

If your business is looking to collaborate with the Fuel Fund,  email us or call us at 410-235-9080, and select option 2.