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If you would prefer to send a check or set up a recurring gift through your checking or savings account, please print this form and mail it to Valerie Sperka, Director of Development, Catholic Charities Indianapolis, 1400 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202. Have questions? Contact Valerie at email@example.com or 317-592-4072.
PLANNED GIVING - When the golden age of retirement begins, planning is refocused from wealth accumulation to supplementing your income during retirement – wealth distribution. For many, social security eligibility is the first indicator that this shift is taking place. For others, milestones such as reaching a long-anticipated financial goal or experiencing a significant life event mark the shift from accumulation to income planning.
Fortunately, there are philanthropic strategies using life income gifts that can assist retirees by providing income during retirement. Life income gifts offer flexible planning opportunities that provide income payments while meeting specific planning goals.- Charitable Giving Strategies
Catholic Charities Indianapolis remains committed to providing quality care and services that bring hope for the future to the least among us. All the efforts of the Catholic Charities Indianapolis staff are guided by the mission, values and vision of being advocates for peace and social justice, based on the teachings of the Gospel. We support the dignity of all individuals and families and wish to strengthen those we serve through empowerment.
Catholic Charities Indianapolis programs serve the elderly, the poor, the hungry, the homeless and those in crisis. In this past year we embraced the spirit of our supporters and used that energy to uphold the excellence of our programming and to serve more individuals in the community, assisting more than 33,000. Among those served, the majority are families with children who live at or below the federal poverty level. We must continue to encourage this population and assist with their care and well being.
The Refugee and Immigrant Services of Catholic Charities Indianapolis is helping hundreds of families this year in Indianapolis. Program staff are responsible for setting up an entire household for them: beds and linens, cookware and serving ware, furniture, etc. Contact Ethan Irbe for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org or 236-1499.
Volunteers are needed with trucks to pick-up and deliver household furniture and vehicles to transport clients to/from appointments.
Currently our Crisis Office needs:
Donations can be dropped off at the Crisis Office Monday - Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1435 N. Illinois. For other arrangements, call Stephanie Davis at (317) 236-1556.
Top Ten Most Needed Items for the Month of February
1. Fresh fruit (oranges, apples, bananas)
2. Breakfast cereal (all cereals needed except Cheerios)
3. Ground coffee, tea, & Kool-Aid drink mix
4. School supplies: colored pencils & loose-leaf paper (college ruled)
5. Diapers (most needed sizes: 4 & 5)
6. Flat & fitted sheets (twin size)
7. Bath towels, wash cloths, & hand towels
8. School uniforms: white polos (sizes S-XL adults) & khaki pants (sizes 16 and up)
9. Hair conditioner
10. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Secure online donations can be made by going to the GIVE NOW link, or checks can be made payable to Holy Family Shelter and mailed directly to the shelter (907 N. Holmes Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46222-3714). All contributions are deductible to the extent allowed by law.
Donate to Catholic Charities Indinapolis while SEARCHING AND SHOPPING ONLINE. Go to www.goodsearch.com or www.goodshop.com and select Catholic Charities Indianapolis as your charity of choice. Once you add the toolbar for your online searches, Catholic Charities Indianapolis will receive a donation for each search or online purchase.
Shop Amazon products through Amazon Smile. When you choose to support Catholic Charities, 1.5% of your purchase price is donated to us. It adds up!
DONATE YOUR USED VEHICLE and the proceeds benefit Catholic Charities! Just call 877-CCI-2340 (877-224-2340) to make your tax deductible arrangements for your vehicle donation.