Online

Our online giving site is secure and easy to use. We accept MasterCard, Visa, Discover, and American Express.
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Mail

If you prefer to make your gift by mail, you may send your check, money order, or credit card authorization to the address below. Please do not send cash. Checks and money orders may be made payable to Christian Brothers of the Midwest.

Christian Brothers of the Midwest
7650 S. County Line Road

Burr Ridge, IL 60527

If you wish to designate your gift to any one of our Funding Priorities, please indicate this in an accompanying letter or on the memo line of the check.

Phone

Call us at 630-323-3725 to charge your gift to your credit card any weekday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Central time.

Securities

We have changed our brokerage account. Here is the new information:

Brokerage Firm:  LPL Financial

Account Name:  Christian Brothers of Midwest
                                 A Corporation

DTC Number:  0075

Account Number:  2624 – 8046 

Our Federal Tax I.D. Number:  36-4027959

Our representative is Paul Vanecek: (630) 725-5257

LPL Customer Service Desk: 1-800-877-7201

The Securities (stock) being donated must have been held by the donor for at least one year and must have appreciated in value. Before transferring securities please call the Development Office at 630-323-3725 ext. 211 to inform us the gift is forthcoming.

Closely Held, or Privately Held Stock

Owners of closely held companies may also find significant benefits in gifting shares of stock in their company to the Christian Brothers, which is a public charity. Special rules apply for gifts of this kind. Please contact us for details.

Monthly Giving

Our online giving form can also assist you in designating a monthly gift to the Brothers from your credit card or checking account.

Bequest

A gift through your will to the Christian Brothers can be in three forms:

  • a specific dollar amount or specific thing, such as retirement account or real property (home, land, etc.);

  • a percentage of your estate; or,

  • the remainder of your estate after other bequests have been made

When making a bequest to us in your will, the following language may be used:

“I hereby give ( _____ dollars) (_____ percent of my estate) (a specific asset) or (the remainder of my estate) to the Christian Brothers of the Midwest, Inc., an Illinois not-for-profit corporation, for its general purposes.”

The Heritage Society recognizes those friends and benefactors who have included a gift to the Brothers in their will or estate plan. Please advise us if you have included a gift to the Christian Brothers in your estate planning.

Click here for more information on including a bequest to the Brothers in your will or estate plan.

Donor Advised Funds

The Christian Brothers of the Midwest accepts gifts from all Donor Advised Funds. Click here to recommend a gift to the Brothers from your donor advised fund at Fidelity, Schwab, or the Kansas City Community Foundation. Or contact your Fund manager for recommendation details.

Naming Opportunities and Sponsorship Gifts

The Provincial and Development Office have created a series of named gift and sponsorship opportunities to recognize leadership gifts that advance the work of the Midwest District in a significant way. Please click here to learn more.

Planned Gifts

A number of planned gift vehicles are available to assist you in meeting your financial and estate planning goals while supporting the work of the Brothers in the Midwest District. Click here to see a variety of planned gift opportunities and contact us to discuss what gift vehicle will best meet your estate planning goals.

Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA)

Donors age 70 ½ and older to transfer up to $100,000 a year directly to a qualified charity, free of federal income tax. The IRA Charitable Rollover is not included in the donor’s adjusted gross income, and counts towards the taxpayer’s required minimum distribution for the year. To count for the calendar year, the IRA must be completed by December 31.

To make an IRA charitable roll-over gift in support of the Christian Brothers of the Midwest, contact your IRA plan administrator and request a direct Qualified Charitable Distribution be made from your IRA account to the Christian Brothers, a 501 (c) 3 organization, with Federal Tax I.D. number 36-4027959. Request that a check be mailed to:

Christian Brothers of the Midwest
7650 S. County Line Road
Burr Ridge, IL 60527

Memorial and Auxiliary Gifts

Many donors choose to salute a friend or loved one, send get-well wishes, or honor the memory of the deceased with a gift to our Memorial Program or the Saint La Salle Auxiliary. A variety of cards are available, appropriate to any occasion.
Please
click here for more information.

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