Make sure your year-end contributions are in, so you will receive a tax-deductible receipt for 2017. Donations must be postmarked, or given online, by December 31st.
You can also donate stocks, bonds, real estate and other investment assets. Remember to go on-line and get your 2017 tax contribution statement before you file your 2017 taxes (details on how to access online statements). They will be available January 10th.