Giving Accounts, Securities and Direct Gifts

Giving Accounts, Securities & Direct Gifts

Making a gift through your Giving Account click here.

Open a Giving Account with NCCF (National Catholic Community Foundation) – $10,000 minimum – NCCF Brochure (1) The SLW Donor Advised Fund through NCCF supports investments consistent with Catholic Social Teaching and creates a lasting charitable legacy.

Protecting Your Digital Assets click here.

2019 Charitable Gift Annuity brochure please click here.

IRA distribution article from the Ross Law Firm Ltd. click here.

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 or 847-577-5972 ext. 226 or Catherine Avena, Database Administrator at or 847-577-5972 ext. 224 with any questions.

Double or Triple 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.

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.