How You Can Help
St. Vincent’s relies on the generosity of donors and business partners to support our valuable programs and ensure our future for generations to come. Gifts of any size are greatly appreciated and will be used locally to help families in need.
HELP SUPPORT A FAMILY IN ST. VINCENT’S FAMILY
St. Vincent’s is dedicated to providing single mothers and their children with the full range of services and support they need to lead productive and fulfilling lives on their own. The actual program costs are about $425 per week ($22,000 per year). Support a mother and her children in St. Vincent’s Family Strengthening Program, and your donation will help ensure a brighter future for them. Make a gift. Change a life.
HELP SUPPORT A CHILD IN ST. VINCENT’S EARLY
CHILDHOOD EDUCATION CENTER
St. Vincent's provides quality, affordable childcare for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Partial and full tuition scholarships are available. Tuition costs range from $480 to $1,000 per child per month. Support a child in St. Vincent’s Early Childhood Education Center, and you can make a difference in the life of a child. Make a gift. Change a life.
WAYS YOU CAN CONTRIBUTE TO ST. VINCENTS AND
BECOME A PARTNER IN OUR TRADITION OF CARING
Cash sustains St. Vincent’s programs and services. Unrestricted gifts are directed toward the areas of greatest need. Donors may also choose to make a designated gift to benefit one of St. Vincent’s programs. Make a gift. Change a life.
Endowment Fund Gifts
The St. Vincent’s Endowment Fund exists to support the mission and operations of the agency over the long term such that both current and future residents and clients receive benefits from the endowment. Endowment funds are critical to the long term goals and growth of St. Vincent’s. Ensure the future livelihood of Santa Barbara’s longest continuously operating nonprofit charitable service agency to provide life-transforming programs and services to needy children, families, and seniors in Santa Barbara County. Contact us.
Non-monetary items of tangible personal property such as art, collectibles, books, equipment, automobiles, inventory, and other personal assets or materials that represent value to St. Vincent’s are greatly appreciated. We welcome many in-kind gifts and are most grateful when donors think of us with this form of philanthropy. Gifts of goods and services help reduce operating costs while aiding in our efforts to provide the highest quality services to our clients. Contact us.
Appreciated securities (stocks), bonds, and real estate can result in important tax benefits for the donor while providing critical financial resources for our life-changing services and programs that benefit children, families, and seniors in need. Contact us.
Memorial or Tribute Gifts
Friends and family members often make gifts through the memorial program to honor the memory of a loved one. A tribute gift can also be used to celebrate an occasion such as a birth or anniversary and at the same time support a particular program at St. Vincent’s that is of special interest to the loved one. Notification will be mailed to the honoree or honoree’s family that a memorial or tribute gift has been made in their name. Contact us.
Trusts, bequests, and gift annuities create a lasting legacy and provide excellent opportunities for making a gift to St. Vincent’s while also meeting personal financial and estate planning goals. St. Vincent’s professional advisors are available to work with you.