Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Foundation Now Accepting Cryptocurrency Donations – CBS Miami

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Cryptocurrency is moving into the medical realm. The Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Foundation, a 501 (c) 3 organization dedicated to raising essential funds for patients and families at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, announced on Tuesday that it had started accepting donations. of cryptocurrency.

The hospital said in a press release that the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Foundation was among the first nonprofits and would be the first South Florida healthcare foundation to accept cryptocurrency donations.

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“We are delighted to begin accepting cryptocurrency as a method of giving to benefit the children and families we serve every day,” Michelle Boggs, president of the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Foundation, said in a statement. “We hope that by adding this method of giving, we will reach more people who want to support the vital work of our hospital – in a fast, easy and secure transaction.” “

The Foundation accepts the following cryptocurrencies; Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Amp (AMP), Basic Attention Token (BAT), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), ChainLink (LINK), Dai (DAI), Dogecoin (DOGE), The Graph (GRT), Gemini Dollar (GUSD), Litecoin (LTC), Storj (STORJ), UMA (UMA), Zcash (ZEC), 0x (ZRX) and 1 inch (1INCH) and above, the release said.

Donations are tax deductible for donors and are not subject to capital gains tax.

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This addition precedes #BitCoinTuesday on Tuesday, November 30, a major giving day for the digital currency community.

The Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Foundation has partnered with The Giving Block to accept cryptocurrency donations.

If you would like to donate cryptocurrency to the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Foundation, visit www.nicklauschildrens.org/crypto.

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