Ways of Giving
Gifts to St. Catherine’s affect every facet of the school day. Curriculum and building enhancements, faith life, student activities, service opportunities, athletics, technology, and faculty/staff development are all funded in part by your generosity. There are a variety of ways you can support the mission of Racine St. Catherine’s:
Click on an item in the list above for more information. Please contact Angie Peterson ‘99, Associate Director of Development, via email or 262-753-6799 with any questions.
Our online giving site is secure and easy to use. We accept MasterCard, Visa, Discover, and American Express.
Click here to make a gift now.
If you prefer to make your gift by mail, you may send your check, money order, or credit card authorization to the address below. Please do not send cash. Checks and money orders may be made payable to St. Catherine’s High School.
Our address is:
St. Catherine’s High School
1200 Park Ave.
Racine, WI 53403
If you wish to designate your gift to the St. Catherine’s High School Foundation, please indicate this in an accompanying letter or on the memo line of the check.
Call us at (262) 833-5511 to charge your gift to your credit card any weekday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Central time.
Gifts of stock or other securities can be a very advantageous way to express your support of St. Catherine’s High School. Here is the information:
Brokerage Firm: Baird
Account Name: St. Catherine’s High School (Note: this account handles stock gifts to all Siena Catholic Schools of Racine, including St. Catherine’s High School and the Siena headquarters.)
DTC Number: 0547
Account Number: 4224
Our representative is Kay Shalbrack: (262) 631-5013
The Securities (stock) being donated must have been held by the donor for at least one year and must have appreciated in value. Before transferring securities please call the Development Office at (262) 833-5511 to inform us the gift is forthcoming.
Closely Held or Privately Held Stock
Owners of closely held companies may also find significant benefits in gifting shares of stock in their company to St. Catherine’s High School, which is a public charity. Special rules apply for gifts of this kind. Please contact us for details at (262) 833-5511.
A gift through your will to St. Catherine’s High School can be in three forms:
a specific dollar amount or specific thing, such as retirement account or real property (home, land, etc.);
a percentage of your estate; or,
the remainder of your estate after other bequests have been made.
When making a bequest to us in your will, the following language may be used:
“I hereby give ( _____ dollars) (_____ percent of my estate) (a specific asset) or (the remainder of my estate) to St. Catherine’s High School, a Wisconsin not-for-profit corporation, for its general purposes.”
Contact us for more information on including a bequest to St. Catherine’s High School in your will or estate plan.
Donor Advised Funds
St. Catherine’s High School gratefully accepts gifts from all Donor Advised Funds. Simply contact your Fund manager for recommendation details.
Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA)
Donors age 70 ½ and older can transfer up to $100,000 a year directly to a qualified charity, free of federal income tax. The IRA Charitable Rollover is not included in the donor’s adjusted gross income, and counts towards the taxpayer’s required minimum distribution for the year. To count for the calendar year, this transfer must be completed by December 31.
To make an IRA charitable roll-over gift in support of St. Catherine’s High School, contact your IRA plan administrator and request a direct Qualified Charitable Distribution be made from your IRA account to St. Catherine’s High School, a 501(c)3 organization. Call us at (262) 833-5511 with any questions.
Other Gift Options
The Development Staff at St. Catherine’s High School would be pleased to meet with you and your advisors to discuss a gift from a Charitable Trust or other gift options that meet your needs. Please contact us to arrange a meeting.