There are a variety of ways to make a donation to the Annunciation – Our Lady of Fatima Parish.
WeShare is an automated giving program. WeShare provides you the opportunity to make prayerful, consistent gifts to our parish without using checks. Much in the same way you may use the internet to pay your mortgage, car and other bill payments, you can now use the same technology to make donations to our Church. WeShare is completely safe and easy to use. With the encouragement of the Archdiocese, we are pleased to oﬀer our parish family a greener, more convenient way to give.
For more information, please visit WeShare Online Giving. https://www.churchgiving.com/?
or call customer support at 800-950-9952
To speak directly to someone about your donation please call the rectory at (914) 779-7345.
To send a check, please make the check payable to Annunciation – Our Lady of Fatima Parish and note “donation” in the memo section and include a note indicating the intention of the donation if applicable. Our mailing address is:
Annunciation – Our Lady of Fatima Parish
470 Westchester Avenue
Crestwood, New York 10707
Memorial And Honor Gifts
You may wish to memorialize someone who is deceased or honor someone who is living with a special gift to Annunciation – Our Lady of Fatima Parish. We will acknowledge all gifts, and will notify the family of the person to be memorialized, or the person to be honored.
Planned Giving and Estate Options
A bequest is a gift from your estate, a transfer of cash, securities, or other property made through your estate plans. You can make a bequest to Annunciation – Our Lady of Fatima Parish by leaving a portion of your estate to the Parish in your will or living trust, or by designating the Parish as a beneficiary of your retirement account or life insurance policy. When making any estate plans, a qualified estate planning professional should advise you.
Gifts of Securities
Gifts of appreciated marketable securities afford donors an attractive means of giving. Donors receive a tax deduction for the market value of the securities they give Annunciation – Our Lady of Fatima Parish while avoiding payment of capital gains on the stock’s appreciated value. Donors of stock are encouraged to consult their brokers or advisors. Please call the rectory at (914) 779-7345 for stock transfer instructions.
Increase your gift by matching your gift through your employer. If you or your spouse work for a matching gift company, your gift to Annunciation – Our Lady of Fatima Parish could easily be doubled or tripled. Please check with your human resources department to see if your employer matches gifts.
Annual Parish Raffle
The Annual Parish Raffle is the one of the largest fundraisers for the parish. A limited number of chances are sold (600) for $100 each. The raffle drawing is held on the Saturday prior to Thanksgiving each November with a party for all raffle holders. We hope you will consider joining your fellow parishioners in this fun fundraising event. Parishioners will be mailed a solicitation and announcements will be made in the bulletin in the weeks leading up to the raffle drawing. You may call the rectory at (914) 779-7345 at any time for more information on how to purchase a raffle ticket.