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fall 2022 donat to caritas in Richmond va

Caring is at the heart of all we do at CARITAS and caring community members like you allow us to provide immediate assistance and long-term support that help those in need find homes and overcome addiction. By supporting CARITAS, you play a valuable role in our active community of caring, so that we can support the participants of our programs and continue to provide intentional, safe spaces where healing and recovery can happen. It is because of your support that our participants are never alone on their journey to rebuild their lives.

Thank you for being a part of our active community of caring at CARITAS. Your generosity delivers the smiles, hugs, and support that support us, so that we can support our CARITAS community. 

Choose one of the many options to donate to CARITAS below.

Other Ways to Give

Donate Stock

Now is a perfect time to donate your appreciated securities to CARITAS.  The stock Market has had unprecedented growth and many stocks have appreciated greatly.  Gifting your stock will provide considerable tax benefits including:

  • A charitable tax deduction equal to the fair market value of the stock at the time of your gift.
  • Avoidance of the capital gains tax on the increase in value.

CARITAS makes it easy for you!

Click HERE for transfer information to donate stock.

Donor-Advised Funds and IRA Distributions

We welcome gifts from DAFs such as those held through Fidelity, Schwab, Vanguard, or at the Community Foundation for a greater Richmond. We can also accept distributions from Individual Retirement Accounts from donors who are older than 70.5 years of age. Please consult your financial advisor about this option and please let us know!  Donor information does not always accompany QCD and DAF gifts and we would like to be able to thank you.

Virginia NAP Tax Credits

Your contribution to CARITAS may be eligible for Virginia’s Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP). NAP offers Virginia state income tax credits to individuals and eligible donors of qualified, participating organizations. CARITAS participates in the NAP program.

For more information, please email Senior Development Coordinator, Kayla Smith at ksmith@caritasva.org.

Planned Giving

Planned giving is a meaningful way to invest in the future. Let us answer any questions you may have about setting up a lifetime gift via your will or other form of planned giving with CARITAS. For more information, please contact Chief Development Officer Clara Stokes at (804) 358-0964 x305 or cstokes@caritasva.org

Employer Giving and Matching Gifts

Many employers conduct employee giving campaigns When asked to give, please consider CARITAS for your gift to charity.

We are happy to confirm gifts for your employer in order to qualify for a matching gift. Our EIN is 54-1441917.

Amazon Smile

Like to shop online? Shop at Smile.Amazon.com and chose “CARITAS” as your charity of choice. The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of your purchase price to CARITAS.

Kroger Community Rewards Program

Get your groceries at Kroger? You can give to CARITAS because you do! Shop with your Kroger Card and they’ll donate to your selected nonprofit every quarter. To get started, visit http://www.kroger.com and login to your Kroger account. Search for “Caritas” or “XN101” and then click “Enroll.” New users will need to create an account, which requires some basic information, a valid email address, and a rewards card.

Questions?

If you are interested in learning more about how you can help, please contact Chief Development Officer Clara Stokes at (804) 358-0964 x305 or cstokes@caritasva.org.

Thank you!

To be considered for a gift in these challenging times is an honor in and of itself, and CARITAS would greatly appreciate whatever consideration its friends–new and old–may give in support of our mission. You may not know that CARITAS is funded mostly with private contributions; we rely on the generosity of this community. CARITAS is committed to using your funds wisely. We hold a four-star rating on Charity Navigator, silver status on Guidestar, and we are a Better Business Bureau accredited charity.