There are as many ways to give as there are reasons.  No matter which option you choose, please know that your gift is helping to change lives. Below is a list of the most common methods of contributing to STVCC.  

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Ways to Give

1. Sustainable Giving

Join our Guardian Society!  St. Vincent Catholic Charities’ (STVCC) Guardian Society is made up of dedicated and compassionate individuals and families. By making a five year pledge to STVCC, Guardian Society Members embrace the importance of long term sustainable funding.  To become a member of our Guardian Society CLICK HERE.

2. Cash Contributions

CLICK HERE to make a one-time online gift.  Or mail a cash, check or money order gift to us directly at:

St. Vincent Catholic Charities
2800 West Willow St.
Lansing, MI 48917

3. Appreciated Securities/Retirement Plans

For information on making a gift of stock please contact Tamara Watson at (517) 323-4734 x1201 or by e-mail at

A gift of securities can be made with an electronic transfer of shares to St. Vincent Catholic Charities and can be a good option for accumulated stock that has appreciated in value and would be subject to capital gains tax if sold.

Whether making a stock transfer electronically, or by any other means, please contact Tamara Watson   explaining the intent to transfer (gift) the stock and to obtain information about our broker, account number and DTC number. Please notify us with the name of the stock, the number of shares, the donor’s name, address and broker information.

4. Planned Giving – Legacy Society

What is the best way to continue your compassion for the work we do?  If you have a heart for the mission of St. Vincent Catholic Charities, you may want to consider leaving a legacy.

Gifts of retirement plan assets can be a valuable tool in your planning.  You can leave your IRA or other retirement plans to STVCC and help provide services into the future for those in need.  And you can reap tax advantages!   Learn more at

Contact Tamara Watson at (517) 323-4734 x1201 or by e-mail at to JOIN TODAY!

5. Corporate Giving and Corporate Sponsorships

STVCC is grateful for the support of our community businesses.  There are many ways a company can support the work of STVCC from in-kind and direct involvement of employees to financial sponsorship of events.

For more information on event sponsorships please contact: Tamara Watson at (517) 323-4734 x1201 or

6. Monthly Giving – Faith Keepers

The Faith Keepers monthly giving society is one more way to support STVCC’s efforts to provide help and create hope so people can transform their lives. Simply schedule a monthly reoccurring gift through our online donation site and you’ll be on your way to helping children and families in our community. Learn more at

7. Special Collections and In Kind Gifts

Organizations, service clubs, groups or individuals can conduct a Special Collection to gather needed items for the children and families we serve.  Items needed include; gift cards for recreational activities and outings; basic household items; personal hygiene products; cleaning supplies & tools. Please contact Rhonda Abood at (517) 323-4734 x1205 or email to discuss options and current needs.

For additional information on household items we accept, please visit In Kind Gifts. You can drop off your donations at our campus (2800 W. Willow St., Lansing, MI 48917) or call us for large pickups: (517) 323-4734 ext. 1050

8. Donate Your Car

Vehicle Donation
Turn an extra car, truck, or RV into a tax deductible donation and help benefit STVCC by using V-DAC (Vehicle Donation to Any Charity), a trusted service to make sure your vehicle is properly handled. If you’re interested in donating your vehicle, contact Tamara Watson at or call (517) 323- 4734 Ext. 1201