Holyoke Catholic High School

Faith    Values    Academic Excellence    Service    Leadership

www.holyokecatholichigh.org   134 Springfield St.   Chicopee, Massachusetts 01013   (413)331-2480

Ways To Give

Giving Back: Charitable Ways to Help Holyoke Catholic High School

Each of us, whether we are alumni, parents, or friends of Holyoke Catholic, shares the responsibility of continuing the Green & Gold tradition of community by providing an excellent Catholic education for our youth, today and tomorrow. By making a donation, you inspire our students and give them the tools they need to succeed in today's world. Your generosity keeps the flame of our noble mission burning brightly. Invest in Holyoke Catholic, and invest in the future.

HCHS appreciates gifts of all sizes, we ask that you prayerfully consider what your contribution to our studentsí future will be. Here are some ways you can donate to Holyoke Catholic High School:

  • Cash Gifts
  • These gifts are the simplest form of giving and provide a current-year tax savings. To make a cash donation, simply write a check to Holyoke Catholic High School. Or, for your convenience, we now accept credit cards or monthly/quarterly payments. Should you wish to make periodic payments, a reminder can be sent to you at your request. In addition, annual gifts from our benefactors directly support the school's operations and programs. Remember to ask your companies HR department if they offer matching gifts!

  • Gifts of Securities Stock, Real Estate, or Art
  • that have appreciated in value can save you from having to pay capital gains taxes. You may also be able to apply an income tax deduction for the current year.

  • In-Kind Gifts
  • are goods and/or services that would normally be purchased but have been given for free or at a greatly reduced rate. These gifts provide a tax deduction for the current year based on the donor's stated value.

  • Deferred or Planned Gifts
  • take a variety of forms:

    • Bequests
    • offer an opportunity to make a substantial contribution to Holyoke Catholic without drawing on your current resources. Simply name Holyoke Catholic High School in your will, specifying a specific or residual amount or a percentage of your estate.

    • Beneficiary Designations
    • may name Holyoke Catholic High School as the beneficiary of a life insurance policy; a retirement, IRA or Keogh account; or a savings account or Certificate of Deposit.

    • Trusts and Annuities
    • offer a means of making a significant gift to the school while retaining a life income. Along with generous federal tax benefits, there are corresponding restrictions. A private attorney or tax consultant should be consulted to determine the best plan.

Please note that all gifts, no matter the size, are greatly appreciated, especially during these difficult economic times! Your donations make a direct impact in securing a successful future for our students. For additional information about giving to Holyoke Catholic High School, please contact the Office of Institutional Advancement at 413.331.2480 x1129 or email eadzima@holyokecatholichigh.org.