There are a number of easy and convenient ways to submit your Annual Appeal contribution.
If you would like to give with a check, please make it out to Nativity Preservation Support Foundation and send it to the address below. Please do not send cash through the mail.
Nativity Preservation Support Foundation
PO Box 82
Pottsville, PA 17901
You can give with a credit card by calling the Development Office at 570-622-8110. A copy of the credit card slip will be mailed to you for your records.
Create a recurring gift from your checking or savings account: This convenient way to support Nativity BVM High School, Inc. allows your gift to be spread out over multiple months, and is a perfect way to increase the amount of your total support to the School.
You may place your gift quickly and easily online using Pay Pal. Online giving through Pay Pal provides a secure and convenient way to support Nativity BVM High School, Inc. A PayPal account is not required to utilize online giving and any major credit card is accepted. Simply go to http://www.preservenativity.org/ to donate.
Gifts of Stock
If you have owned a stock for more than 12 months and it has appreciated in value during that time, you would incur a capital gains tax by selling it. However, if you give that stock to Nativity BVM High School, Inc. as a gift, you avoid the capital gains tax and can also claim an income tax deduction for the full fair market value of the gift up to an amount equal to 30 percent of your adjusted gross income. Any unused deduction may be carried forward for up to five years.
Electronic Transfers of Shares of Publicly Traded Stock and Mutual Funds:
Shares of publicly traded companies and mutual funds may be transferred electronically to Nativity BVM High School, Inc.
Thousands of companies and corporate foundations match gifts to non-profit institutions such as Nativity BVM High School, Inc. Also, matching gifts are a great way to increase support of Nativity without additional out-of-pocket expense.
Matching gifts are a very important source of support. You can double or even triple the value of your donation and enhance your total gift by simply notifying your employer of your gift to Nativity. You may be eligible to submit matching gift claims from both your own and your spouse’s employer for the same gift. Contact the human resources office at your employer, your spouse’s employer, or even your former employer, if you are retired, to inquire about their matching gift program.
Leave your mark on Nativity High School, Inc.! A planned gift is a “forever gift”, one that will live on for generations. It does not affect your current cash flow of assets and it is easy to change if your circumstances change. Additionally, it may save you estate taxes later.
You can make a planned gift in a number of ways:
• Charitable Gift Annuity
• Charitable Remainder Trust
• Charitable Lead Trust
• Life Estate reserve
• Insurance Policy Beneficiary
Please let us know if you have already included Nativity BVM High School, Inc. in your estate plans.