other ways to give
Honor Gifts → give a gift of meaning
Looking for a unique and meaningful gift idea, one with lasting impact? Give a special gift to teachers, co-workers, family and friends, and help a child go to school! Your gift will give a child the opportunity for education, changing their life now and for many years to come.
Donor-advised Fund → simplify your giving
A donor-advised fund offers the opportunity to create an easy-to-establish, low cost, flexible vehicle for charitable giving. Donors enjoy administrative convenience, cost savings, and tax advantages by conducting their grant-making through the fund. Your grant will enable more kids go to school.
Matching Gifts → increase the impact
With corporate matching programs, you can increase your investment and impact. It only takes a little bit of time and can make a significant difference in the life of a child. Contact your company’s human resources department and ask if your company offers to match employee donations.
Memorial/Tributes → remember a loved one
Designate your donation to remember a loved one or honor a special person or couple on a momentous event. Your gift will have lasting impact on the lives of kids in Angola.
Planned Giving → leave a legacy
Consider a bequest through your will or living trust, or leave a legacy with a gift of life insurance or qualified retirement plan assets. To plan your giving or to inform us of your intent please call us at 847-441-4262 or email us.
Stock Donations → invest in the future
Donating appreciated securities, such as stock or mutual funds, allows you to take a tax deduction for the current value without paying taxes on any of the appreciation you have earned. We have the capability to receive securities. To initiate a gift of stock or securities, use this form. Any questions, please call us at 847-441-4262 or email us.(Please consult with your tax advisor regarding any tax strategies.)
Monthly Giving → partner with us
Consider supporting RISE with a monthly donation. These gifts help sustain our work. You can set up a recurring gift through our online giving portal. Your partnership provides us the opportunity to strategize and direct funds where they are most needed. There will be a return on your investment.
Crowd Fundraising → organize a fundraiser
Organize a fundraiser around something you love – running, golfing, biking. Engage your friends and family to share in an event, such as a birthday or anniversary, suggesting gifts to RISE in lieu of presents. Plan a garage sale or concert with proceeds benefiting RISE. Rally your contacts to join you in making an impact on the lives of kids in Angola.