Select “Stratford Friends School” as your charity on AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support SFS every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you will find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to SFS. To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device.
Note: if shopping from your iPad, there is no AmazonSmile app and you must go to the website smile.amazon.com.
You may also want to add a bookmark to smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile.
Make sure you are on the AmazonSmile page and Stratford Friends School is listed as your supporting charity at the top of the page.
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Gifts of cash/checks are the most direct way to support SFS. Checks should be made payable to Stratford Friends School.
Online Giving or Credit Card gifts are possible by calling the Advancement Office at 610-355-9580 or visiting our donation page.
Corporate matching gifts can double, or in some cases triple, the size of your contribution. Check with your employer to see if they offer matching gifts to elementary, middle, or special education schools. It is as simple as sending your gift to us and filling out the company’s matching gift form. We are happy to help you complete any required paperwork and provide documentation of our 501(c)3 status.
Gifts of appreciated stock offer tremendous tax incentives. Use these instructions to transfer securities to establish or add to an existing account.
- Shares should be delivered via DTC wire #2803 to U.S. Bank N.A., Institutional Code and Bank Agent #12278, for deposit into account #10996-01-J, Friends Fiduciary Corporation, Quaker Growth & Income Fund Participant Income Account. Custodian contact information: U.S. Bank N .A., Institutional Trust & Custody, EX-PA-WBSP, ATTN: Stephen Frattone, 50 S. 16th Street, Suite 2000, Philadelphia, PA 19103, (t) 215-761-9332 (f) 215-761-9414
- Contact the Friends Fiduciary office by phone or email to notify them that a securities transfer is in progress. Please provide the name of the institution initiating the transfer and a list of the securities and number of shares being transferred.
- After requesting transfer, please inform the Advancement Office of your gift with the name of the stock and the number of shares by emailing email@example.com. This will enable us to track the gift and to properly acknowledge it.
Gifts & Estate Planning
Planned Giving is a way to include Stratford Friends School in your personal investment strategy. A planned gift is a strategic charitable investment that can be designed to meet the individual needs of you and your family. Planned Giving can be structured to increase your income and they can provide compelling tax incentives while helping Stratford Friends School. They all help to keep Stratford Friends’ financially strong. Planned gifts include:
- Bequests (any donation made through a will or a trust)
- Charitable Gift Annuities ($5,000 or more)
- Charitable Remainder Trusts ($250,000 or more)
To learn more about the benefits and details of planned giving, please contact our Advancement Office at 610-355-9580.