Ways to Give

Outright Donations and Pledged Gifts

To make an outright gift, you may give online or write a check.  Please make checks payable to Sisters of the Living Word, 800 N. Fernandez Ave., Arlington Heights, IL 60004

The Donate Now page will allow you to set up a monthly electronic fund transfer or recurring credit card gift.  You may also establish a pledge and as a result will be sent monthly or quarterly reminders.

Please contact Margie Mei, Director of Mission Advancement, at mmei@slw.org or 847-577-5972 ext. 226 or Catherine Avena, Database Administrator at cavena@slw.org or 847-577-5972 ext. 224 with any questions.

Double Your Dollars:

Please check with your employer to see if they match charitable gifts.

Appreciated Securities

You may wish to donate appreciated securities such as stocks, bonds, or shares of mutual funds.  Gifts of appreciated securities may result capital gains tax savings, an income tax deduction, and/or removing this asset from your estate for estate tax purposes.  To read about stock gifts vs. cash click here.

Information you will need:  The brokerage firm for the Sisters of the Living Word is:

Wells Fargo Advisors
DTC:  #0141
Account Name:  Sisters of the Living Word
Account #: 6442-5500
Sisters of the Living Word Federal Tax ID # 36-284-1437

Please include your name, the name of the stock, and the number of shares when transferring stock.

Gifts-in-Kind 

You may choose to donate real estate, art, coin and/or stamp collections, or antiques.  The donor must provide a letter stating the value of the item(s) donated.

You may also choose to donate new or gently used vehicles.