Here are meaningful ways you can give, today. So, take a moment, look around, and choose what impactful way you will help.
If you would prefer to donate by check, please make checks payable to:
The Women's Empowerment Series, Inc.
Merion Station, PA 19066
BENEFITS & PROGRAMS
* Appleseed: GEZ: Girls
Empowerment Zone (ages 7-17)
Funds 2 girls: Education enrichment workshops/classes, Art /Music, field trips & snacks/meals associated with engagements.
* Pearls: CWI: College Women Initiate (ages 17-22)
Funds 1 college student: includes meal services for Winter & Spring Break, Hygiene/Personal baskets, Apparel.
* Butterfly: WEW: Women Empowerment Work (ageless)
Funds 2 women: includes transition workshops & support groups
Program Sponsor (Annual) $20,000
* Funds 1 program with 15 participants
~ Multi Year Empowerment Partner (call for details)
~ Employee Matching Gifts
-Black Diamond Level: $50.000
-Pink Diamond Level: $20,001-$30,000
-Diamond Level: $15,000-$20,000
-Emerald Level: $10,000
-Pearl Level: $5000
~ Grace $1000-$4998
~ Believe $5000-9998
~ Achiever $10000-14998
~ Advocate $15000-24998
~ Ambassador $25000-34998
~ Benefactor $35000-48,999
~ Disruptor $49000+
A donor advised fund (DAF), gives you the flexibility to recommend how much and how often money is granted to the WOMENS EMPOWERMENT SERIES, INC and other qualified charities. You can recommend a grant or recurring grants now to make an immediate impact or use your fund as a tool for future charitable gifts. You can also create a lasting legacy by naming the WOMENS EMPOWERMENT SERIES, INC the beneficiary of the entire account or a percentage of the fund. With a percentage, you can create a family legacy of giving by naming your loved ones as your successor to continue recommending grants to charitable organizations. Contact your fund administrator for a beneficiary form
If you own an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) and are over age 70 and a half, you are eligible to receive tax benefits if you transfer up to $100,000 directly from your IRA to the WOMENS EMPOWERMENT SERIES, INC. The transfer will count toward fulfilling your required minimum distribution from your IRA and will not be considered part of your gross income for federal tax purposes. Contact the financial services company that serves as your IRA custodian and let them know that you would like to make a Qualified Charitable Distribution to the WOMENS EMPOWERMENT SERIES, INC from your IRA.
Securities and mutual funds that have increased in value and been held for more than one year are popular assets to use when making a gift to the WOMENS EMPOWERMENT SERIES, INC. Making a gift of securities or mutual funds offers you the chance to support our work while realizing important benefits for yourself. When you donate appreciated securities or mutual funds in support of our mission, you can reduce or even eliminate federal capital gains taxes on the transfer. You may also be entitled to a federal income tax charitable deduction based on the fair market value of the securities at the time of the transfer. * An outright gift. When you donate securities to the WOMENS EMPOWERMENT SERIES, INC, you receive the same income tax savings that you would if you wrote a check, but with the added benefit of eliminating capital gains taxes on the transfer, which can be as high as 20%.
Want to make a gift to the WOMENS EMPOWERMENT SERIES, INC without touching your bank account? Consider giving us real estate, such as a personal residence, vacation home, shore house, commercial property or undeveloped land. Such a generous gift helps us continue our work for years to come. And a gift of real estate also helps you. When you give the WOMENS EMPOWERMENT SERIES, INC appreciated property you have held longer than one year, you qualify for a federal income tax charitable deduction and you may minimize or eliminate capital gains tax. And you no longer have to deal with that property's maintenance costs, property taxes or insurance.
Another benefit: You don't have to hassle with selling the real estate. You can deed the property directly to WOMENS EMPOWERMENT SERIES, INC or ask your attorney to add a few sentences in your will or trust agreement.
Planning for the future and creating the legacy you wish to leave is one of the most effective ways to ensure a lasting impact. Making a gift in your will or living trust, known as a bequest, can guarantee that your legacy endures. Your gift may be a specific dollar amount, a percentage of your estate or the remainder after all other provisions are specified.
If you have named the WOMENS EMPOWERMENT SERIES, INC in your will or trust, please let us know so we can ensure that your gift is used according to your wishes. Notifying us of your plans will enable us to plan for the use of your future gift. However, if you prefer to remain anonymous, we will keep your name and gift in strict confidence.
Remember you can gift your Insurance Policies, Checking, Saving and Brokage Accounts can be transferred at death.
A transfer on death (TOD) account. By placing a TOD designation on your brokerage or investment account, that account will be paid to one or more persons or charities after your lifetime.