Ways To Give
Gifts may be paid by cash or a check made payable to St. Mary School and sent to:
St. Mary School Office
217 S. 4th Street Wilmington, NC 28401
Contributing on-line is a convenient and safe option to make your gift. Visit the school website for online giving: www.thestmaryschool.org/support
You can arrange to make a set monthly gift to SMS, enabling both you and SMS to plan and budget most efficiently. Your monthly gift will go to work immediately to ensure that SMS can continue to offer an exceptional Catholic elementary education for generations to come! EFT is safe, convenient, and free!
Pledges are gift commitments paid over a period of time according to a prearranged payment schedule. Indicate your pledge on the gift form or contact us to set-up a pledge program that will work for you.
Many employers sponsor matching gift programs that match donations by current and retired employees. If you are interested in such a gift, please contact the employer for proper procedure. Once the gift is made to St. Mary School, we will be happy to confirm the contribution with your employer for the match. A matching gift may double your gift to the annual fund.
Stocks, Securities & Mutual Fund Shares
Gifts in the form of appreciated securities are tax deductible in accordance with IRS regulations. To transfer stocks or bonds, contact the Development Office.
Gifts through estate planning are a great and often easy way to support St. Mary School today and into the future. Bequests, gift annuities, life insurance and other financial vehicles are available, often with substantial tax advantages for the donor and their heirs.