The Various Ways to Support Our School and Parish
There are so many ways to help our parish community, Below are a few more, in addition to your direct financial support (click here). Please consider helping us as you plan your giving this year. Any questions, please contact us below or call 215-836-9800. Thank you!
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Looking for more ideas?
1. Celebrate Something & Remember Us
There are many occasions that you encounter every year; why not remember this community with a gift of love to honor that special day? Some ideas are: Retirements, birthdays, bar mitzvahs, and anniversaries.
Whatever the occasion, you can ask friends and relatives to mark it by donating to Saint Miriam.
2. Wedding Angel Gifts
If you’re getting married, you can now combine charity donations and traditional wedding gifts on just one list. Please visit our donate now button for more information. On making a gift in honor of your special event!
3. Organize a Fundraiser
Your group or office mates may wish to organize a fundraiser with the proceeds going to Saint Miriam.
4. Magic Hammers: become a Monthly Supporter of the Mission of Saint Miriam
Magic Hammers: become a Monthly Supporter of the Mission of Saint Miriam Join our monthly Magic Hammers Program and every month your credit card or checking account will automatically send Saint Miriam a small financial gift in the amount of your choosing. Your gift helps us build a church without a real hammer and increases your tax benefits.
5. Donation of Valuables
Instead of using your car for a trade-in, you can donate that car to the church and receive a tax write-off. This is not only limited to cars, but also includes boats, and, jewelry, and any other items of value. You donate the item to the church and the church in turn sells the item and includes that amount in your annual contribution statement. For more information, use the contact form on this page!
6. Give a Legacy Gift
Many of us have property, land, or other assets that we wish to leave to someone or a nonprofit organization when we die. This is your chance to help grow a Community of faith with a gift that will far out last any of us here. Please consider remembering Saint Miriam in your estate planning.
7. Tax Relief Benefits
Give a gift to our community and write it off on your taxes.
8. Payroll Deduction
Many aren’t aware that the same process that allows employers to make automatic payroll deductions for things such as child support and charity contributions like the United Way, can also be used to give directly to Saint Miriam. Contact your company’s Human Resources Department for more information about payroll deductions. Once you have enrolled in the payroll deduction process, contact Ellen Goldberg at the church or via email us using the contact form above with your information.
9. End of the Year Gifts
While forecasting their upcoming tax liability, many realize that an “end of the year” gift of checks, securities, and valuable items can alleviate some of that liability and make a difference in the lives of people at the same time. If you would like to make an end of the year gift, simply give your contribution at the regular offering time or mail it to the church by December 31st of that year. For more information, contact using the form above.
10. eBay MissionFish!
We are officially registered with eBays non-profit support system called MissonFish! Through this unique program, we can sell items donated and bring in additional funds to help support our mission! If you would like to donate any item(s) to Saint Miriam, please contact us using the form above – thank you!
11. Make a Memorial or Honor of Mass Card Donation:
You can remember someone alive as an ‘honor of’ or someone who has died with a ‘Memorial” mass card! We send you a beautiful card to send to the recipient or their loved ones.
If your Memorial designation does not fit in the space provided, please email your intended recipient’s full name(s) here.
Also, the system only allows for one donation of a given amount in any single 24 hour period. If you need to make multiple transactions in a 24 hour day, please vary the amount.
12. Our Online store is now open!
13. Support our Capital/Building Fund
“a new church has many items that need your support. By selecting any one of them, you help us by reducing the amount we need to take from general operating income and weekly donations. Help us today by making your memorial gift.”
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More Than One Way to Give
Now TEXT Your Gifts to Saint Miriam!
Text Giving allows you to give to Saint Miriam by simply sending a text message to our specially reserved phone number! You just “Text any dollar amount to (215) 515-6511.” Once you text an amount (like “$50” or “120.50”) you would either be sent an acknowledgment for the gift (meaning it processed) or given a short link to click in order to provide their payment information (one time only). You are also prompted by text message with instructions. The whole process is designed to be very simple and self explanatory. Another way to give and support…making it easy so try it today!