Ways to Give
Shepherds of Love Ministries, Inc. is a 501(c) 3 not-for-profit agency. The organization relies on our donors and receives no government funding.
Ways to donate to Shepherds of Love Ministries includes hosting a utility blessing tree at your church or place of business, or making a tax deductible financial contribution. Thru your PayPal account or by check or money order to the address below.
Shepherds of Love Ministries, Inc.
P.O. Box 5043
Edmond, OK 73083-5043
Contribution plans can also be set up on an annual, quarterly or monthly basis.
Other Ways to Give
If you have additional questions on how you can contribute to Shepherds of Love, call us at 405-348-1167.
Memorial and Honor Gifts
Make a gift in honor or memory of a loved one. Your contribution will be acknowledged.
Many corporations match employee gifts up to three times the original amount given. By providing Shepherds of Love Ministries with the proper return forms, your gift can be greatly maximized by taking advantage of the corporate matching gift monies.
Securities and Gifts
Significant tax advantages are available when a donor contributes stocks, bonds or other types of securities. In many instances, this type of giving allows the donor to avoid paying capital gains tax. Gifts of appreciated securities or stock can be one of the most advantageous ways of giving. The donor receives a tax deduction for the market value on the date that the gift is given. The gift of real estate and personal property also can benefit the donor through a tax deduction and an avoidance of capital gains.
Wills and Bequests
By naming Shepherds of Love Ministries in your will, you will also receive an estate tax deduction for the value of your bequest. With proper planning, you can also determine the use of the funds you are giving through your will.
Designate Shepherds of Love Ministries as a beneficiary of the remainder of your IRA, tax-sheltered annuity or qualified pension-sharing plan.
Deferred Planned Gifts
Many of these methods can provide immediate tax benefits and guaranteed annual income to you or those you name. After the lifetime of the named beneficiary, Shepherds of Love Ministries will then have ultimate use of the gift and carry out the provision set forth by the donor.
Life Insurance Gifts
Life Insurance Gifts of an old or new policy can provide an immediate tax deduction, as well as allow the donor to make a significant gift with little expenditure. To qualify, Shepherds of Love Ministries becomes the owner and beneficiary of the policy. Premiums are paid to Shepherds of Love Ministries by the donor, thus resulting in a charitable contribution. Or, the donor may choose to leave Shepherds of Love Ministries as beneficiary of the policy.