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GIVE BY MAIL
Send checks made out to “St. John the Baptist Catholic Church” to the following address:
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
835 2nd Avenue NW
New Brighton, MN 55112
GIVE BY PHONE
Call Michelle Chock: (651) 633-8333 ext. 1224.
Please have the following information ready when you call:
- Account number
- Expiration date
- Amount of gift
MAKE A RECURRING GIFT
Join our growing group of sustaining givers! As a monthly or quarterly donor*, you continuously support our mission from month to month and year to year. This regular financial support is essential to the long-term vitality of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.
There are several ways to make a recurring gift:
- By Credit or Debit Card
- By debit from your Checking or Savings Account
To sign up for a new recurring gift, or change the amount of your current electronic gift contact Michelle Chock at (651) 633-8333 ext. 1224 to complete authorization or download the Electronic Giving Authorization Form and mail your completed form to the parish or drop it off at the parish office.
*Recurring gifts continue until you inform us to stop transactions. Frequency of giving may also include weekly, biweekly, or annual amounts.
DONATE BY TEXT
Text GIVE to 651-240-6540 and follow the prompts.
Make a gift to St. John the Baptist from your IRA. You can begin making Qualified Charitable Deductions (QCDs) from your IRA the year you turn 70 ½. If you are required to take distributions from your IRA, these Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) can also be designated for St. John the Baptist. For more information, consult your financial or tax advisor, or contact Mary May in the parish office at 651-633-8333, ext. 1253.
When you establish a Donor-Advised Fund, you may designate gifts from this fund to support St. John the Baptist. These funds provide immediate tax benefits and may be a good option for your charitable giving. Consult your financial advisor to learn more, or contact Mary May in the parish office at 651-633-8333, ext. 1253 for additional information.
MAKE A PLEDGE
Make a pledge of any amount that you can pay over a period of time. Contact Mary May to find out more information or to set up a pledge payment plan that works for you.
GIFTS OF STOCK
Gifts of appreciated stock, bonds, or mutual funds may be donated and may also provide savings on capital gains tax. Please contact Mark Dittman or Mary May in the parish office at 651-633-8333 for more information.
COMPANY MATCHING GIFTS
Make your donation go further! Many employers match charitable gifts made by their employees. Check with your Human Resources department to see if your employer participates in a matching gift program. If your company does match gifts, please submit a completed matching gift form provided by your company.
When you include St. John the Baptist in your will or estate plan, you are assuring that your faith and values will be passed on to future generations. You also become a member of St. John the Baptist Legacy Society.
Another way to become a Legacy Society member is to name our parish as the beneficiary of a life insurance policy or retirement account.
Legacy Society members are honored each year on the Feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, celebrated June 24.
For more information on St. John the Baptist Legacy Society, please contact Mary May, Director of Development, at the parish office 651-633-8333, x1253 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
651-633-8333 ext 1215