Ways to Make a Gift
There are many different ways you can make a gift to OLSH. The following list includes ways to give to OLSH in addition to the various Funds and initiatives held throughout the year. We would certainly be happy to discuss other options if you have an idea of how you would like to support OLSH that is not listed.
A gift in memory of someone you love or admire can be a particularly meaningful way to contribute to OLSH. A memorial gift may be made to the OLSH Fund or restricted to student scholarship through Invest to Transform or Endowed Funds.
Monthly Commemorative Celebration/Grace Program
Each month, members of the OLSH community are remembered at all-school Masses. OLSH students, parents, alumni, families and friends can enroll a loved one in the Grace Program with a contribution to OLSH. Please use the form below or stop in to the OLSH Main Office. Cards are provided to share your prayers with those you have honored or remembered.
- Grace Program/Monthly Commemorative Celebration Enrollment Form (147.1 KB)
Click to download the enrollment form here.
Gifts in Kind
Non-cash gifts of property such as computers, books, scientific equipment, art materials, etc. also make important gifts. The fair market value of such items is deductible for income tax purposes. A formal appraisal is required by the IRS for gifts in kind valued at over $5,000.00.
Vehicles for Charity
Wondering what to do with your used car or truck? Donating your old vehicle to OLSH, is convenient, easy, and may qualify you for a tax deduction. And best of all, your donation of a used car or truck will make a big difference in supporting OLSH. Complete a simple online form or call 1-866-628-2277 and Vehicles for Charity will take care of the rest. They will pick up your vehicle, arrange to have your donation towed, and provide you with a tax-deductible receipt, all at no charge to you. Call 1-866-628-2277 or go to www.vehiclesforcharity.org and search for "Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School".
- Vehicles for Charity Frequently Asked Questions (14.83 KB)
Click to read some Frequently Asked Questions about Vehicles for Charity
Gifts of Stock and Appreciated Assets
There is a possibility of substantial tax advantages using this method, and in most cases is more beneficial than giving cash.
Other Options for Making Gifts
Cash gift can be a one-time gift, or pledged over a certain amount of time. OLSH now accepts the following credit cards: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover Card (online only) to make one-time gifts or recurring pledge payments.
Visit our Online Giving page to make a secure online donation to OLSH today!
Annual Fund commitments, which usually are unrestricted cash gifts, are made during the School's fiscal year (July 1 - June 30).