Ways to Give
Our Lady’s Inn is grateful for your support. With your gift, you participate in the mission to shelter and support pregnant women in crisis.
Make a gift to directly benefit homeless pregnant women in crisis. You may donate using cash, check, credit card, stock or other marketable security. General donation gifts of $100 or more may be eligible for the Missouri Maternity Home Tax Credit.
Keepers of the Inn
Please consider becoming a monthly donor. Your donation means the world to the expectant moms and children you will be helping.
Memorial & Honorary Gifts
Pay tribute to friends and loved ones with a gift that supports the mission. An acknowledgement of your memorial or honor 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, which provides perpetual funding in support of the Our Lady’s Inn mission. Endowment Fund gifts of $100 or more may be eligible for the Missouri Maternity Home Tax Credit.
Many companies will match your donation to Our Lady’s Inn. Check with your HR office to obtain a matching gift form.
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. A personal sponsorship demonstrates your commitment and encourages others to support Our Lady’s Inn.
Gifts of Stock, Bonds, and Marketable Securities
Using publicly-traded stock and marketable securities to make a gift to Our Lady’s Inn can be a 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, contact via email at Amy Rager or by phone at (314) 736-1544.
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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 state tax credit equal to 50% of the donation amount, to the limit of his/her taxable income. Donors may claim up to a $50,000 state 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.
Maternity Home Tax Credits are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.