There are many ways you can give to St. Paul’s Without Walls to make a positive difference in the lives of individuals in need in your community. In addition, the way you give can also benefit your own financial and tax situation.
To find out what giving option is right for you, talk to your financial planner. You can also learn more about the giving opportunities available by contacting Dawn Hartman, Director of Planned & Major Giving, at 724-588-7610 ext. 1214 or Teresa Findley, Director of Annual Giving at 724-588-7610 ext. 1237.
The simplest way to give is an outright gift by check or credit card. Simply
Gifts of stock or appreciated securities can be transferred to St. Paul's Without Walls. There can be several benefits to you for doing this, including an immediate charitable deduction and avoidance of capital gains tax. Consult with your financial professional for guidance.
If it’s in your heart to give to St. Paul’s Without Walls on a regular basis or you’d like to spread out a large donation over time, you can set up a recurring monthly gift. The simplest way to do this is to set up a recurring payment through your online banking. The gift will then be automatically withdrawn each month from your checking or savings account and sent to St. Paul's. You can stop recurring monthly gifts at any time.
A charitable bequest in a will or trust is the most common type of planned gift arrangement. It can be structured in a variety of ways. You can elect to leave St. Paul’s Without Walls a specific dollar amount or a percentage of the
Sample Language for Will
I give and devise to St. Paul Homes (Tax ID# 25-0773080), located in Greenville, PA, the sum of $ ____ (or ____% of my estate) to be used for its general support (or for the support of a specific fund, program or purpose).
If you do include St. Paul’s Without Walls in your estate plans, please let us know so we may thank you for your gift, and you will automatically become a member of our Legacy Society.
If you have a traditional IRA, at the age of 72, you will have to begin withdrawing a minimum required distribution each year, which is taxable income. If you don't need that money for your personal use, another great option is gifting it directly to St. Paul's Without Walls from your IRA tax-free.
In addition to a bequest in your will, there are also other types of planned gifts you can set up that will benefit St. Paul's Without Walls after you pass away.
For example, you could name St. Paul's WIthout Walls as the beneficiary of a retirement plan or life insurance policy. You could set up a charitable gift annuity or charitable remainder trust, which provides you an income during your lifetime and then is gifted to St. Paul's after you pass away.
For more information about making a planned gift, please contact Dawn Hartman, Director of Planned & Major Giving, at 724-588-7610 ext. 1214.