Have you considered these Smart Ways to Give?

Three Reasons to Make a Gift of Appreciated Stock

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  • Make a Bigger Gift

    By transferring stock to St. Christopher’s, you can make a larger gift than if you sold the stock and gave cash to the School.
  • Reduce Capital Gains

    By making a gift of stock, you avoid paying capital gains tax on the shares you transfer.
  • Receive Favorable Income Tax Benefits

    You are eligible to receive an income tax deduction for the full fair-market value of the stock at the time of the gift.

Consider a Charitable Gift Annuity

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  • Fixed Annuity Payments

    In exchange for your deductible gift of $25,000 or more (cash or securities), St. Christopher’s will make fixed annuity payments to you and/or your beneficiary for life or a term of years. 
  • Partially Tax-Free

    Annuity income that you and/or your beneficiary receive is partially tax-free.
  • One-Time Distribution from IRA

    Individuals can now make a one-time distribution up to $50,000 from their IRA to a Charitable Gift Annuity.
  • Rising Annuity Rates

    Annuity rates are on the rise. Click here for our gift calculator for a personal illustration.

Double your Gift with Employer Matching

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will double or even triple their employees’ charitable gift contributions up to a certain amount. Search below to find out if your employer will match your gift.

Contact Us

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  • Photo of Jane Garnet Brown

    Jane Garnet Brown 

    Director of Development
    (804) 282-3185 x5220
  • Photo of Valerie Hedley

    Valerie Hedley 

    Director of Planned Giving and Leadership Giving Officer
    (804) 282-3185 x5312