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When you give Morris Catholic, you are supporting our School’s mission to strengthen young men and women intellectually and spiritually so they can develop character, respect for community, and a lifelong commitment through the love of Christ. Since 1957, Morris Catholic has been a learning community motivated by academic excellence, artistic expression, athletic achievement, and the Catholic tradition of service to those in need. Through the generosity of our donors, Morris Catholic is able to fulfill its mission and make a direct, lasting, and positive impact upon the community. 

 

You can support Morris Catholic in a number of ways:

Cash, Check, and Credit Card Gifts:

Cash,check, and credit card gifts may be made through the mail by sending them to: Office of Advancement, Morris Catholic High School, 200 Morris Avenue, Denville, NJ 07834

Credit Card Gifts

Gifts made with a credit card can also be accepted by calling the Office of Advancement at (973) 627-6674, ext. 136.

In addition, you may make a gift to Morris Catholic in the following ways:

Matching Gifts:

Did you know that you can double or even triple the impact of your gift at no additional cost to you? Many companies match charitable contributions made by their employees. To find out if your employer will match your gift to Morris Catholic, enter the company name below. Search results will include the company’s matching gift policies, as well as downloadable matching gift forms. You can also consult your employer’s Human Resources Office to see if your employer, or your spouse’s employer, sponsors a matching gift program.

Securities:

Appreciated securities can provide an attractive means of giving. Through this type of gift, an individual can receive a charitable income tax deduction and avoid paying tax on the "capital gains" that would be due if the stocks were sold. A gift of securities may be made by transferring the stock to Morris Catholic. It should not be sold to a broker; it must be transferred, which is a simple process.

Life Insurance:

Morris Catholic may be named as the beneficiary of an insurance policy. If the ownership of the policy is transferred to the School, there may be attractive tax advantages.

Bequest:

Remembering Morris Catholic in your will or trust is a special way to ensure the continued excellence of Catholic education for future generations. A donor can indicate a certain item, an amount, or a percentage (the residue) of their estate - the remainder after all other heirs have been provided for.

Life Income Gift:

There are many ways that an individual can make a gift to Morris Catholic and receive income for life in return. Through one of a number of planned gift options, the donor can place cash, securities, or other assets in trust, for example, and continue to receive income from the trust. Upon the donor's death or that of a beneficiary, or at some predetermined time, the trust terminates and the fund is transferred to Morris Catholic. These life-income gifts often provide income as well as capital gains and/or estate tax benefits.

Real Estate and Tangible Personal Property:

An individual may donate real estate, artwork, a coin collection, jewelry or other tangible personal property and receive tax benefits. It may be something that the School can use or something that can be liquidated to provide funds for other purposes.

Tax Implications:

Donors should consult with tax advisors as well as legal and financial professionals regarding applicable federal and state tax law and to determine which planned giving vehicle best suits their estate plans. Morris Catholic is a 501(c)3, tax-exempt, non-profit charitable organization.

In-Kind Donations:

Morris Catholic always welcomes in-kind gifts and services. Contact the Advancement Office for information about the current needs of the School.

 

Upholding Morris Catholic’s excellence of Catholic education requires the ongoing support from parents, alumni and friends every year. For more information, you are welcome to contact our Office for Institutional Advancement, at (973) 627-6674, ext. 402.

 

Special Events:

Throughout the year, Morris Catholic hosts several special events, such as the Casino Night, the Spring Gala, and the Crusader Golf Outing. These events engage the entire Morris Catholic community and provide opportunities for alumni and parents alike to reminisce and reconnect with each other and the School, while raising funds that directly benefit our students. 

 

For more information regarding ways you can have a direct, lasting, and positive impact upon the lives of the students at Morris Catholic, please contact Jeffrey Knapp, Director of Advancement at jknapp@morriscatholic.org or (973) 627-6674, ext. 402