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 and are happy to provide you with transfer instructions. To initiate a gift of stock or securities, 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.