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Pledge Gift

If possible please include your first month’s payment when you mail your pledge card. You will then receive a monthly statement.

One Time Gift

Checks should be made payable to “St. Charles Borromeo Seminary.” Credit Card Gifts You can use MasterCard, Visa, and American Express cards to make an Appeal gift. A credit card gift can be made by mail, online, or with your pledge card, and can be paid in installments.

Matching Gifts

Would you like to double your gift? Many companies match St. Charles Borromeo Seminary Appeal gifts. Please contact The Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia at 215-587-5650 to receive more information.

Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT)

EFT payments can be arranged through your bank. (We may need to include routing number and account name and number for crediting.)

Gifts of Securities

A gift of appreciated securities is one way to make a significant contribution at a reduced cost to you. Federal tax laws allow a charitable deduction for the full market value of securities on the date of your gift.

Planned Gifts

By making a planned gift to St. Charles Borromeo Seminary you are ensuring that you leave a lasting legacy. Gift planning allows individuals to incorporate estate and financial planning with their longterm philanthropic goals. Planned gifts include bequests, charitable gift annuities, trust instruments, and gifts of retirement or life insurance assets.

We hope that you will consider this type of gift as it offers many financial and tax benefits to you and your loved ones. More importantly, it provides a lasting testament to your values and ensures what you have spent a lifetime building, is allocated according to your wishes. This type of gift makes certain that our future clergy and all those who have answered the call to serve our Catholic Community are supported in their educational endeavors.

If you would like to name St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in your will or trust, you may use the following bequest language: “I, [name], of [city, state, ZIP], give, devise and bequeath to St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, 100 East Wynnewood Road, Wynnewood, PA 19096 TAX ID 23-1370450 [written amount, percentage of estate, or description of property] for its general charitable purposes.”

For more information, please call Sarah O. Hanley, Director of Appeals, at: 215-587-5650. All gifts to the 2013-2014 Annual Seminary Appeal are tax deductible. Consult with your tax advisor on the tax treatment of all gifts, as they may vary from individual to individual.

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