Welcome and thank you for taking the time to read more about the giving opportunities at St. Raymond High School for Boys. We are blessed to have a strong community of alumni, parents, students and friends that support our important work here in the Bronx. Since 1960, St. Raymond has provided a high quality, Catholic education to young men from all over New York City and we are grateful for your help in maintaining our tradition of excellence. Making a donation to the students of St. Raymond High School for Boys enables us to maintain an affordable tuition for our families while providing resources for advanced academic, technological and extracurricular programs. 100% of our student body, most of whom come from surrounding Bronx neighborhoods, often come from meager or moderate financial circumstances. Your dedication to our school makes all the difference and we are so thankful for your continued support.
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HOW TO GIVE TO ST. RAYMOND STUDENTS
Gifts of Cash
Gifts of cash are most often in the form of personal checks made payable to St. Raymond High School for Boys. Unless specified by the donor, the school will use the cash gift in the area we judge to be most in need.
Gifts of Securities
Stocks, bonds, notes, or other instruments for which value can be determined in the financial market place should be made payable to the St. Raymond High School for Boys. Donors are encouraged to have a conversation with the director of institutional advancement to determine the most advantageous method of giving donations of securities. The school does have an electronic transfer number for transference of security ownership. Internal Revenue Service guidelines are followed in establishing the value of donated securities. Our policy, in most cases, is that the security is sold immediately.
Merrill Lynch Charitable Donor Fund
If you currently have funds with Merrill Lynch, you may choose to designate all or part of your fund's growth to be donated to St. Raymond High School.
Named giving opportunities for endowed funds are available through the Office of Advancement. Generally for an endowed fund to be created, a donor must pledge an agreed upon dollar amount over a four year period.
All corporation matching gifts forms are to be sent to the Director of Advancement for execution according to rules set by the corporation or foundation for the employee match.
Remember St. Raymond High School in the long-term by including the school in your will as a bequest, participating in pooled income funds, or establishing an annuity or trust. You can also contribute through gifts of life insurance, IRA's, tangible personal property, closely held stock, or remainder interest in a home. All of these contributions result in tax-savings for you and/or your heirs.
Gifts in Kind
Do you know you can support St. Raymond fund raising initiatives by providing the school with a gift in kind? These donations to St. Raymond are not monetary contributions, and may consist of furnishings, art, computers, special services rendered to the school, or other appropriate gifts that may be used by the school or sold to a third party. Some examples of gifts in kind include:
Gift in Kind donations are tax-deductible within legal limits (see also Gifts of Personal Property and Equipment explained below).
Gifts of Personal Property
Gifts of personal property (i.e., antiques, works of art, collections, etc.) are welcomed by the school with approval from the principal. The donor is responsible for securing appraisals on such property according to IRS guidelines.
Gifts of Equipment
Gifts of equipment are encouraged by the school. However, when such equipment requires additional and/or ongoing maintenance that is not budgeted, prior approval by the school is necessary.
For questions on how to donate to St. Raymond High School for Boys, please contact Jennifer Geideman, MPA at 718.824.5050 x140 or firstname.lastname@example.org.