Ways to Donate
There are many ways to give to Lafayette Industries – and all are
Donate by Mail or Phone
Give in Honor/Memory
Mail a donation to: Lafayette Industries 179 Gaywood Drive Manchester MO 63011
If someone with affiliations to Lafayette has passed away, making a donation to Lafayette on their behalf is a thoughtful way to honor them. Lafayette will send a Memorial Card informing the family of the donation you have made in their loved one’s memory. Simply include with your donation the name of the deceased, the name and address of their family member(s) you would like the Memorial Card sent to and whether or not you would like the amount of the donation disclosed on the Memorial Card.
Donate Stocks or Securites
Employer Matching Gifts
Donating stocks or bonds eliminates capital gains taxes and the transaction is simple.
Inform your broker that you would like to make a charitable gift. They send you (by fax or mail) a simple form to fill out. You will need the following information for this form:
- Name of Stock and # of Shares to be donated
- Account Title of Charity – Lafayette Work Center
- Charity’s Tax ID# – 510173016
- Contact Person for Lafayette’s account
Susan Bruno, 314-726-5050 Wells Fargo Advisors DTC #0141
- Account #4009-2375
After completing the form and signing it, send it back to your broker and the transaction takes place. Once Lafayette receives the funds from the sale of the stock, you will receive a receipt for your taxes. The entire process takes less than a week.
Remember Lafayette in your estate planning! Bequests to non-profits are exempt from federal income tax. It’s a wonderful way to leave a legacy in honor of a special individual that has affiliations with Lafayette.
Corporate matching, sometimes called “Gift Matching”, is when companies will match any contributions that their employees make to non-profit organizations such as Lafayette. If you aren’t sure if your company offers matching, please be proactive and inquire about it to your Human Resources Department! It’s an excellent way to stretch your donations by 100% to up to 300% in some cases, with little effort on your part.
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