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Your generosity makes it possible for us to advance our ministries, provide care for our retired and elderly Sisters, and ensure a future for the Servants of Mary. Each day, the Sisters remember all family, friends and benefactors in prayer. We thank you for considering a gift and hope you will take advantage of the many gift giving opportunities available.

 

There are many ways to support the Servants of Mary. Listed below are gift opportunities for your consideration.

Special Events

*The Servite Partnership Award and Wine Tasting is the Servants of Mary annual benefit and is held the first Thursday after Labor Day in Omaha, Nebraska. Each year, the Servants of Mary honor an individual, family or organization that has partnered with us over the years. All proceeds from the evening are used to continue our ministries and care for our elderly and retired Sisters.

*Benefactors Mass and Brunch held annually in October in Detroit, Michigan brings together family, friends and former students of the Servants of Mary.

*The Garden Gala, is an annual benefit to fund the various programs of the Servite Center of Compassion. This event is held in June in the Healing Garden on the grounds of the Motherhouse in Omaha, Nebraska.

Memorial/Honor Program

Remember your deceased loved ones and friends by enrolling them in the Memorial Program. Honor those people in your life marking special occasions such as a birthday, graduation, wedding, anniversary, or notable achievement. All enrollees are remembered by the Servants of Mary in community prayer.

Matching Funds

Some businesses will match the charitable gift given by an employee. Check with your employer to see if this opportunity is available. If your business does have a matching gift program, ask your employer for the form. It's easy to complete!

Stock Transfer

To help aid in transferring stock, please instruct your broker to use the following information:

Broker: Charles Schwab
DTC Number: 0164
Account Name: Servants of Mary Retirement Fund
Account Number: 3555 1822

Planned Giving

The Servants of Mary rely on benefactors to remember them through planned giving. This type of planning allows you to give a gift during your lifetime or after your death.

Beneficiary Designations: The benefactor designates the Servants of Mary as the beneficiary of a life insurance policy or retirement plan. The Servants of Mary would receive these assests upon the death of the benefactor.

Charitable Bequests: A gift to the Servants of Mary is included in the benefactor's will or living trust. A gift from a benefactor's estate may include a specific dollar amount, a percentage of the value of the estate, or any other asset. Donating appreciated assets, such as stocks, bonds, or mutual funds may provide a charitable deduction without the capital gains taxes generated from selling the asset.

Trusts: Because there are several types of trusts, each with their own tax implications, you are encouraged you to discuss your situation with qualified advisors to determine the best option for you and your family. Examples of trusts include living trusts, charitable lead trusts and charitable remainder trusts.

Real Estate and Personal Property: Please contact the Servants of Mary if you are interested in donating real estate or other property gifts.

Our legal title and address are:

American Province Servants of Mary Real Estate Corporation
7400 Military Avenue
Omaha, NE 68134

The Servants of Mary is a 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization and all charitable gifts are tax deductible. For more information contact:

Tom Marasco
Director of Development
7400 Military Avenue
Omaha, NE 68134
402.951.3060
osmdev@osms.org

This information is not intended as legal or financial advice. We encourage you to visit with your personal legal, tax and financial advisors when making gift-planning decisions.