Ways to Give
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Your dedication to the Catholic Appeal is vital, especially right now, as our ministries must continue despite the challenges of COVID-19 restrictions. Your generosity will make an immediate difference in helping to support the work of these ministries.
Additional Ways to Give
Giving to the Catholic Appeal is a great way to get involved and live our faith, together, and support the many ministries that make our Archdiocese of Boston stronger.
Below are options for convenient giving. If you have any questions about your donation, please contact the Catholic Appeal Office at 617-779-3700.
Make a one-time gift or set up monthly installments through your credit card or bank account. Your information and donation will be secure and confidential.
Click here to make an online donation.
Please make check payable to “Catholic Appeal” and mail to:
The Archdiocese of Boston, Catholic Appeal
PO Box 9134
Canton, MA 02021-9134
By becoming a sustaining donor through our Recurring Giving Program (click here), you provide steady and cost-effective support for the Catholic Appeal ministries. Sustained giving minimizes administrative costs and maximizes your impact on the Church’s mission. Recurring Giving can be done from either your credit card or direct withdrawal from your bank account. You can cancel or make changes to your monthly donation at any time.
Donor Advised Funds (DAF) allow you to conveniently support the Catholic Appeal with strategic benefit of tax deductions, flexibility and control. Please direct your gift to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston, Inc. (Tax ID #04-2106175) and include Catholic Appeal and your home parish in the donation details.
Click here to learn more.
Many employers, both large and small, offer Matching Gift Programs, which could double the impact of your donation. Some will even match to retirees! Check your employer’s program and requirements using the Double the Donation link. Some employers will ask for the charity’s tax ID number.
The tax ID number for the Catholic Appeal is 04-2106175
To update your lost or expired credit card information, give us a call during business hours at 617-779-3700. We would be happy to ensure your payments are not interrupted.
You may make a gift to the Catholic Appeal by transferring stock or shares of a mutual fund. You will receive credit for the full current market value of your stock on the date of transfer toward your pledge. If you have held the stock for more than one year, no capital gains will be paid by you and the full market value can be counted as a charitable gift for income tax purposes. Please consult your tax advisor to confirm your eligibility based on personal circumstances. Instructions on making a gift of stock can be found here.
A direct transfer from your IRA to the Catholic Appeal can be a great way to make a tax-wise gift while supporting the appeal. A qualified transfer will count towards your required annual IRA minimum distribution and be excluded from your gross income. To qualify for these benefits:
- You must be age 70 ½ or older at the time of the gift
- Your gift must be made directly from your IRA to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston, Inc. (Tax ID #04-2106175) and include the Catholic Appeal as the use/purpose of your gift
For additional information, please contact Lisa Lipsett at 617-746-5693 or [email protected].
You can make a planned gift to the Catholic Appeal in many ways, including the options outlined below:
Bequests – You may designate a gift of cash, securities, real estate or personal property through your will or trust to the Catholic Community Fund of the Archdiocese of Boston, Inc. for the benefit of the Catholic Appeal.
Life Insurance – You can name the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston for the benefit of the Catholic Appeal as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy.
Retirement Plans – You can name the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston for the benefit of the Catholic Appeal as a beneficiary of an IRA or 401(k) plan.
If you are interested in making one of the above or another type of planned gift to the Catholic Appeal, please contact Lisa Lipsett at 617-746-5693 or [email protected].