Ways to Give

Ways To Give

In-Person
Donations can be hand delivered to the Development Director’s office in the Boys’ School from 9:00am-4:00pm. We gratefully accept cash, checks, or credit cards.

Mail
Donations by check can be made payable to Everest Academy and sent in the mail to the following address:

Everest Academy
Development Department
5935 Clarkston Road
Clarkston, MI 48348

If you have a preference, be sure to indicate on the memo line which fundraising effort you are interested in supporting (ie: Donation-AFD, Donation-Gala, Donation-Other; see Fundraisers in the navigation on left).

Online
Follow the links below to donate now through PayPal with all major credit cards, no PayPal account required, or with Members Give by American Express:


 

Rewards Programs

Kroger Community Rewards
Through the Kroger Community Rewards program, Everest supporters who shop at Kroger can request a portion of their purchase dollars be donated to Everest Collegiate High School and Academy.  Patrons must sign up for a Kroger Plus Card and choose Everest as their preferred charity each year.  Additional information and detailed instructions on how to set up the donation can be found on the Everest Parent website or by contacting Mary Williams, Advancement Administrator, at mwilliams@everestacademy.org.

Amazon Smile
Whenever Everest supporters shop at Amazon.com, they can visit smile.amazon.com and select Everest Collegiate High School and Academy as their charity of choice.  Doing so will enable Everest to receive a portion of their dollars spent back from Amazon in donations.  Additional information and detailed instructions on how to set up the donation can be found on the Everest Parent website or by contacting Mary Williams, Advancement Administrator, at mwilliams@everestacademy.org.

Cards for Causes
As an Everest supporter, whether you have a need for Christmas cards, thank you notes, birthday cards, or invitations, you can create and order custom cards by visiting cardsforcauses.com and you will be making a donation to Everest Collegiate High School and Academy at the same time.  The program provides a great way for you to receive quality, personalized greeting cards with Cards for Causes donating a portion of the purchase back to Everest.  Additional information and instructions on how to utilize the service can be found on the Everest Parent website or by contacting Mary Williams, Advancement Administrator, at mwilliams@everestacademy.org.

 

Planned Giving

Company Matching
Many corporations recognize and are willing to support private education through a matching gift program. Your employer can advise you if your company will match your gift, sometimes as much as two or three times your contribution.

Wills and Estate Plan Gifts
Leaving a gift to Everest through a will or estate plan allow donors to schedule gifts made via life insurance plans, real estate, cash investment accounts, or IRAs. In addition to estate planned gifts, Everest provides donors with the opportunity to create a charitable gift annuity or a charitable trust.

Honorarium and Memoriam Gifts
Honorarium and Memoriam gifts can be an ideal way for donors to honor a loved one. Honorarium gifts are made in honor of someone still living, while Memoriam gifts are made in honor of those who have passed. Everest provides the opportunity to host a Mass for a loved one which can provide a wonderful gift to commemorate a special occasion or a means to offer spiritual support for someone going through a challenging situation in life.

Endowments
Endowments at Everest provide a means for donors to give a gift that will produce income for Everest in perpetuity. Endowments are usually set up so that the school gains interest from the endowment without ever depleting the principal. Typically endowments require a gift of $10,000 or more to be opened. Once opened, gifts of any size can be made to increase the size of the endowment.

Everest Collegiate High School and Academy Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization under the Internal Revenue Code. Your gift is tax-deductible up to the limit set by law. For more information about supporting Everest, please contact Mary Williams, Advancement Administrator at mwilliams@everestacademy.org.

 

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