Ways To Give
Our Lady’s Inn is grateful for your support. With your gift, you participate in the mission to shelter and support homeless, pregnant women and their children.
Make a gift to directly benefit homeless, pregnant women and their children. You may donate with cash, check, credit card, stock or other marketable security. General donation gifts of $100 or more are eligible for the Missouri Maternity Home Tax Credit.
Memorial and Honorary Gifts
Pay tribute to friends and loved ones with a gift that supports the mission. An acknowledgement of your memorial or tribute will be sent to the person you designate. Memorial and honorary gifts of $100 or more are eligible for the Missouri Maternity Home Tax Credit.
Help to ensure our future, by making a gift to our Endowment Fund. Our Endowment Fund provides perpetual funding in support of Our Lady’s Inn mission. Endowment Fund gifts of $100 or more may eligible for the Missouri Maternity Home Tax Credit.
Make a planned gift today or a charitable gift as part of your estate. Email Amy Rager (or call her at 314-736-1544) about Estate and Planned Giving.
Many companies will match your donation to Our Lady’s Inn. Check with your HR office, obtain a matching gift form and send it to us with your donation.
Sponsor an Our Lady’s Inn signature event with a personal or corporate sponsorship. A corporate sponsorship allows you to promote your brand while investing in a better community.
Gifts of Stock, Bonds, and Marketable Securities
Using publicly-traded stock and securities to make a gift to Our Lady’s Inn can be a very tax-wise method of giving, especially if the security has appreciated in value since your acquisition of it. If the stock is held in a brokerage account, your broker may initiate a transfer to the brokerage account of Our Lady’s Inn. For instructions on making a gift of stock, email Joann M. Rich or call her at 314-736-1544.
Enjoy the convenience of online shopping at Amazon, while supporting Our Lady’s Inn. With Amazon Smile 0.5% of your purchase goes to Our Lady’s Inn. Sign up at smile.amazon.com and enter your Amazon account information to start today.
Schnuck’s eScrip Card
If you shop at Schnuck’s, you may request an eScrip card by emailing Katrina Becker. Each time you use it, 3% of your purchase price will be donated to Our Lady’s Inn.
Donate new or gently used baby items and children’s clothing; and other items from our Wish List!
Missouri Maternity Home Tax Credit
Who is eligible?
An individual, business, corporation or entity with a Missouri income tax liability.
What gifts are eligible?
Contributions to Our Lady’s Inn of $100 or more in cash or marketable security. The tax credit is equal to 50% of the donation.
How do tax credits work?
As with most charitable donations, the donor may claim a federal income tax deduction. With Missouri Maternity Home Tax Credits, the donor may also claim a tax credit equal to 50% of the donation amount, to the limit of his/her taxable income. Donors have up to five years to utilize the tax credits. Donors may claim up to a $50,000 credit per tax year.
How do I take advantage of the tax credit?
When you make your donation, please let us know that you would like to apply for the Maternity Home Tax Credit. We will include an application along with your donation acknowledgement. Once you have completed the application, please return it to Our Lady’s Inn along with appropriate documentation. We will review it and send it directly to the state for processing. You will receive a tax credit certification directly from the State of Missouri.
NOTE: Maternity Home Tax Credits are limited and are available on a first come, first served basis.