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There are many ways that you can make a charitable contribution to Sacred Heart:

We accept ONLINE DONATIONS! Take advantage of the ease and convenience of setting up a recurring donation, or a one-time donation, whichever works best for you.

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You can also contribute to the parish via the following means:

  • Cash or Check – Please use the envelopes that we mail to you on every month.
  • Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) – If you prefer to give via EFT, you can do that online via our processor, GiveCentral.  Click here to get started.
  • Automatic Bill Pay – Arrange for automatic bill pay with your banking institution and they will send us a check in the amount and on the dates of your choosing. An added benefit to this option is that we are not charged a processing fee like we are charged for credit card transactions.
  • Appreciated Property – Take advantage of tax savings and donate appreciated stocks, bonds, mutual funds, etc. to Sacred Heart. Contact Michelle Wasielewski, Business Manager, at mwasielewski@shparish.com.
  • Gifting of Securities –Guidelines for Gifting Securities – For the convenience of those who wish to donate securities to Sacred Heart, the Church maintains an account relationship with Morgan Stanley, DTC #0015 Account 628- 153544-381. If you wish to make a tax-deductible contribution of securities, it is necessary that your securities be transferred to that account to complete the gift.Do not sell the securities while they are still registered in your name, or you will incur the capital gains tax.In order to receive due credit and confirmation for the tax-deductible contribution, it is important to notify Michelle Wasielewski, Business Manager at Sacred Heart (847.446.0856), or Jennifer Huns at Smith Barney at (312.648.3568) of your intentions prior to issuing instructions to your broker.Throughout the year, your generosity helps keep your parish solvent while at the same time, helps the parish staff to provide a place of worship, education and community.We thank you in advance for your thoughtful gift which makes it all possible!

 

Looking to the future, there are other giving alternatives to consider. You can give:

  • Gifts with Retained Income for You or Others – Such gifts can provide income for you and/or others, along with current and future tax savings and other financial benefits.
  • Gifts Through Your Will or Living Trust – You can specify a certain amount, percentage, or property, to be donated to Sacred Heart.
  • Life Insurance – Life Insurance proceeds or a portion of the proceeds can make an excellent gift to Sacred Heart.
  • Retirement Plan Assets – Giving a portion of Retirement Plan Assets can be a simple method of donating to Sacred Heart. Such gifts can be made on a tax-free basis during, and/or following your lifetime.