DONATIONS TO SUPPORT
THE SHEPHERD'S CENTER OF CHESTERFIELD'S MISSION
For income tax purposes, your gift or pledge payments are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by the law (USA only). Please consult your tax advisor. Gifts or pledge payments may be made by cash, check, or credit card.
Pledges may be made to The Shepherd's Center of Chesterfield in support of our current fundraising campaigns. Pledges traditionally extend over a two to three-year period. Using a pledge form, you may specify the length of the pledge period, the frequency of payments, and the method of payment. Pledge payments may be made in cash, check, credit card, or via appreciated securities.
Individuals and organizations may want to give tribute gifts to The Shepherd's Center of Chesterfield to commemorate events such as anniversaries, graduations, or to memorialize a friend or loved one who has passed away. After receiving a tribute gift, The Shepherd's Center of Chesterfield sends the honored individual, or family of the deceased, a tribute card. Tribute donations are made online or through the mail. If this gift is time-sensitive, please make this donation over the phone by calling The Shepherd's Center of Chesterfield directly.
STOCK GIFTS/APPRECIATED SECURITIES
The Shepherd's Center of Chesterfield accepts gifts of stock or appreciated securities, whether as a transfer from a portfolio or investment in a corporation. If you are interested in supporting The Shepherd's Center of Chesterfield with a gift of stock, please meet with your financial advisor to select the best method for your donation. You may achieve significant tax savings by making a gift or pledge payment of stocks or other capital assets that have appreciated in value.
Donors may wish to consider giving through such vehicles as life insurance, bequests, testamentary gifts, charitable trusts, partnership opportunities, or named endowments. Planned giving can be an ideal way to leave a legacy to The Shepherd's Center of Chesterfield and to minimize your income, gift, and estate taxes. We encourage you to speak with your legal and/or tax advisor when considering any type of planned gift.
Many businesses meet their philanthropic goals by contributing to causes their employees support. An employer with a matching gift program may contribute an equal amount or more when an employee makes a donation to a public benefit organization such as The Shepherd's Center of Chesterfield. Check with your employer to determine whether the Center qualifies for such a program.
CORPORATE GIFTS/IN-KIND GIFTS
Through contributions of in-kind donations and cash grants, corporations of all kinds and sizes have are instrumental for our existence. Cash gifts can be given to support The Shepherd's Center of Chesterfield's general operation costs or for special gift opportunities. In-kind gifts to The Shepherd's Center of Chesterfield have included donations of equipment, software, and professional services. You may achieve significant tax savings by making a gift or pledge payment of stocks or other capital assets.
DONOR RECOGNITION CATEGORIES
Opportunities for Participating:
- Founding Partners: $ 1,000 +
- Leadership Partners: $ 500 to $999
- Sponsoring Partners: $ 100 to $499
- Friends: $ 1 to $99
All donations made to The Shepherd's Center of Chesterfield are tax deductible.