5 Easy Ways to Give
Click HERE to set up a one-time or recurring contribution using ACH or your debit or credit card through our giving portal.
(If you signed up for recurring contributions prior to 2017, you can access your account here. We are in the process of changing merchant service providers and will update you with new login instructions once the transition is complete.)
Text any amount to (972) 362-5434. The first time you text you will be able to securely enter your payment method preference.
Texts with no fund indicated will be applied to the Weekly Offertory. If you wish to donate to a different fund, type amount + fund name (ex: 50 building fund).
A few of our most common funds...
aids supper club
clothe a child
st vincent de paul
To delete your credit card information from our text account, text 'reset'.
Looking For More Giving Options?
For most people there are tax advantages available for donating stock directly to St. Francis. Moving the stock directly to St. Francis allows you to take a full tax deduction on the value of the stock at the time of the donation regardless of acquisition cost. This means you can also avoid the costs of selling stock and taxes you might pay on the capital gains. Please consult your tax adviser to ensure this works for your personal tax situation.
How to Give Stock:
Firm: Merrill Lynch Adviser: Dan McCreath
St. Francis Account: 311-02122 Phone: (503) 221-4601
What Happens Next:
Bonds & Mutual Funds
Donating bonds or mutual fund shares may provide donors attractive tax incentives. Please contact the Development Director for more information on how to transfer securities.
For eligible tax years, individuals age 70½ or over can exclude up to $100,000 from gross income for donations paid directly to a qualified charity from their IRA. Key points about qualified charitable contributions (QCDs) include:
Consult your tax or financial adviser if you are considering a future charitable IRA rollover should it become available.
Feel free to also contact the Development Director to learn how the charitable IRA rollover provision might help you support your area of choice at St. Francis.
Planned giving is the process of carefully selecting the best method and asset for making a charitable gift. Such a gift can enable you to take full advantage of the tax laws to accomplish your financial and charitable goals. Planned gifts can be made through, among others:
Our Development Director or your tax adviser can provide more information about these options or answer any questions you may have about making a gift or pledge to St. Francis.