Ways to Give
Gifts of Cash
Cash gifts are the simplest and easiest gifts you can make to Woodlands Christian. We accept personal checks, credit/debit cards (MasterCard, Visa, Discover, and American Express), outright cash, cashier’s checks, and money orders.
Please make all checks and money orders payable to The Woodlands Christian Academy. All gifts should be mailed to:
The Woodlands Christian Academy
Attn: Director of Development
5800 Academy Way
The Woodlands, TX 77384
Gifts of Securities
Woodlands Christian accepts donations of securities at any dollar value. Stock that has increased in value is one of the most popular assets used for charitable giving, once it has been held for a minimum of a year. Making a gift of securities to us offers you the chance to help the school while realizing many important benefits yourself. It is very important that you or your financial advisor contact The Development Office in advance of the gift to ensure proper documentation and receipting.
Savings bonds represent major assets that may have stopped growing and are now collecting dust, just waiting to be put to use. As the stock market has fluctuated, bonds have grown popular because of their security and steady return. Redeeming bonds can complicate your tax situation. Giving them as a charitable gift in your will may be a smart way to support a cause you believe in and relieve some of the tax burden on your estate.
Bequests are one of the most popular and simplest ways to make a gift. We hope you’ll tell us when you have named The Woodlands Christian Academy in your will. We would very much like the opportunity to thank you for your generosity.
The official legal bequest language for The Woodlands Christian Academy is: “I, [name], of [city, state, ZIP], give, devise and bequeath to The Woodlands Christian Academy in The Woodlands, Texas whose location on the date of the drafting of this will is 5800 Academy Way, The Woodlands, TX 77384, [written amount or percentage of the estate or description of property] for its unrestricted use and purpose.”
If you are like many Americans, your financial future will likely revolve around your retirement plan assets. Once you’ve provided for your family, you have another option: a gift to The Woodlands Christian Academy. There’s no better testimonial to your heartfelt concern for our ongoing efforts to serve others.
Gifts in Honor, Memoriam or Celebration
A meaningful way to honor a special occasion or remember a loved one is to make a gift to Woodlands Christian in honor or memory of that person. Donors wishing to make a gift in memoriam may make a gift of any amount.
If your employer offers a matching gift program you may be able to double or even triple your donation to Woodlands Christian. Such programs typically match all or a percentage of employee contributions to eligible charitable organizations. Please contact your employer’s personnel office for eligibility requirements and to obtain a matching gift form. Next, complete the form and provide it to Woodlands Christian Development Office with your contribution. Our office will coordinate the remaining steps with your employer. Click here for a list of matching companies.
Gifts in Kind
Woodlands Christian accepts donations of equipment, materials and supplies that provide relief to the operating budget or align with our current priorities. Please contact the Development Office in advance.
Under certain circumstances gifts of real estate may be accepted.
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The Development Office will provide donation receipts for your records. Gifts to Annual Fund, Capital Campaigns, Endowment and Sponsorships at Auction/Gala and Golf Tournament will be acknowledged in the Annual Report. If you prefer to remain anonymous, your gift will be kept completely confidential. But at the same time, recognition for your gift can encourage others to do the same. Whatever the case we will honor your wishes, because we appreciate your support.