Ways to Give
Contributions to ALSM are tax deductible. They may be made for general agency support where the need is greatest or designated for a specific program or facility in accordance with the contributor’s wishes.
Contributions for where need it greatest benefit our charitable care fund to continue providing services for those who do not have resources.
Gifts of Cash – Tax considerations make this a convenient and easy method of giving. If you are interested in funding a particular need for an ALSM program, please contact our Director for Mission Advancement at 814.696.4560, 800.400.2285 or email email@example.com.
Memorial and Honor Gifts – A contribution in memory of a family member, friend or colleague is a special tribute. Honoring a living individual with gifts in his/her name is another means of ensuring that those in need will be served.
In-kind Donations – Gifts of services or items to be sold in fundraising events or for clients’ or residents’ use are greatly appreciated. Please contact our Director for Mission Advancement at 814.696.4560, 800.400.2285 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out how your gift-in-kind can be used.
Gifts of Securities – Gifts of appreciated securities are encouraged and provide tax benefits to the donor. Examples of gifts include stocks, bonds and mutual funds.
Planned Gifts - A variety of deferred gift options such as bequests, living trusts, life income gifts, life insurance, etc., as well as opportunities to make cash gifts over a period of years, are available.
Endowment Gifts – Gifts to endowments are made with the restriction that the principal may not be expended. Instead, it is invested to provide a steady income for the continued benefit of ALSM and its many programs. The minimum amount for a named endowment is $10,000.
For more information on ways to make a gift to ALSM, please call the Advancement Office, at 814.696.4560 or 800.400.2285 or send an email to email@example.com.
Lutheran Disaster Response – In a time when so many are suffering from disaster related ailments, Lutheran Disaster Response continues to assist through volunteering, monetary donations and donations of supplies. To donate to Disaster Response or read more about their efforts click the logo.