Giving

Ways to Give

Online: Click here to make a secure gift to the Rey of Hope Annual Fund.

Mail: Download a donation form and mail with your check payable to Cristo Rey Newark High School to:

Cristo Rey Newark High School
Development Office
239 Woodside Ave
Newark, NJ, 07104

Rey of Hope Annual Fund

The Rey of Hope Annual Fund provides vital financial support to Cristo Rey Newark High School and its students. Your gift ensures that students receive a rigorous college preparatory education and strong corporate internship experiences.

The actual cost to educate a student at Cristo Rey Newark High School is higher than the tuition we charge. The Rey of Hope Annual Fund helps to close this gap, allowing us to meet the day-to-day expenses of running the school, including hiring talented teachers, growing our corporate work study contacts and maintaining our school building and technology.

Gifts to the Rey of Hope Annual Fund can be made monthly, quarterly or annually. Make a gift now.

Matching Gifts

Double the power of your gift to Cristo Rey Newark High School with a matching gift from your or your spouse’s employer. Many employers sponsor matching gift programs. Check with your company’s personnel or human resources department to find out if they will match your charitable contributions. They will provide the details on how to apply.

  1. Make your gift to Cristo Rey Newark High School
  2. Check with your company to see if your gift is eligible for a matching gift
  3. Obtain the necessary matching gift forms from your employer and return completed paperwork to:
    Cristo Rey Newark High School
    Development Office
    239 Woodside Ave
    Newark, NJ 07104

You may need the following information to apply for your matching gift:

  • Cristo Rey Newark High School’s Federal Tax Identification Number: 06-1803490
  • Program Destination: The Rey of Hope Annual Fund
  • Phone: (973) 483-0033, ext. 305
  • Fax: (973) 900-5488

For further information, contact Jacqueline Ross, Director of Development, at (973) 483-0033, ext. 305 or jross@cristoreynewark.org.

 

 

See if your employer will match your donation!

Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) from your IRA

If you are 70½ years of age or older and must make a Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) from your IRA this year, you may want to consider using your distribution to make a gift to Cristo Rey Newark High School to avoid paying federal taxes on it. Many donors use this law to their advantage by reducing their Adjusted Gross Income (AGI), which could reduce their cost for Medicare and prescription drug coverage.  Please consult with your financial planner.

For more information about a Qualified Charitable Distribution from your IRA to satisfy your Required Minimum Distribution (RMD), please contact Jacqueline Ross, Director of Development, at jross@cristoreynewark.org or at (973) 483-0033, x305.

Stocks and Securities

Gifts of appreciated stocks and securities can be the best way to support Cristo Rey Newark High School, particularly if they have grown in value. Donating appreciated securities allows you to avoid capital gains taxes while earning a charitable deduction on the full value of the securities.

The Community Foundation of New Jersey accepts gifts of securities on our behalf. To make a gift of securities to Cristo Rey Newark High School, contact your broker stating your intentions. Here are the instructions and account information to transfer securities:

  • Name of stock to be transferred (call letters are helpful)
  • Number of shares to be transferred
  • Your account number (from your broker or financial representative)
  • Our name and address:
    Cristo Rey Newark High School
    239 Woodside Ave
    Newark, NJ 07104
  • Our Cristo Rey Newark High School Tax ID #: 06-1803490
  • Our brokerage firm:

Fidelity Investments
35 Morris Street, Morristown, NJ  07960
DTC#0226

Account Name:  Community Foundation of New Jersey
Account #:  X39-154555
Customer Service:  973-267-7518

When transferring securities, please notify Susan Soldivieri at ssoldivieri@cfnj.org or Patty Heath at pheath@cfnj.org or call Community Foundation of New Jersey at 973-267-5533.

Planned Giving

Planned giving provides you with opportunities to support Cristo Rey Newark High School while receiving tax and other financial benefits. Some options will provide you with income payments and a charitable donation. Consult with your tax advisor to determine which is right for you:

BequestsA bequest, made by allocating a gift to Cristo Rey Newark High School in your will, is a simple way to support our school and possibly reduce the taxes owed on your estate.
Charitable Gift AnnuitiesA charitable gift annuity allows donors to transfer assets to Cristo Rey Newark High School and designate a beneficiary (you, your spouse or another beneficiary) to receive a fixed income for the remainder of your lifetime(s). Donated assets can be in the form of cash or securities. The minimum amount is $10,000.
Charitable Lead TrustsCristo Rey Newark High School receives fixed payments for the term of the trust, with the donor or beneficiaries receiving the remainder.
Charitable Remainder TrustsThe donor receives regular payments from the trust, while Cristo Rey Newark High School receives the remainder of the trust at the end of the designated time period. Charitable remainder trusts can help you to avoid capital gains taxes, as well as reduce income and estate taxes.
Life InsuranceA donation of life insurance can provide Cristo Rey Newark High School with future income and provides no tax liability upon the donor’s death.
Real EstateA gift of real estate to Cristo Rey Newark High School supports our students, while providing you with a charitable income tax deduction, and possibly, a way to avoid capital gains tax. Your estate may also benefit, since the value of the real estate is removed from your taxable estate. There are several ways to make a real estate gift to Cristo Rey Newark:
• Bequeathing the property
• Giving the property outright`
• Transferring the property into a charitable remainder trust
• Establishing a retained life estate, which enables you to gift the property to Cristo Rey Newark, but reserve its use for your lifetime, or that of another beneficiary.
Retirement Plan AssetsMaking Cristo Rey Newark High School the beneficiary of your retirement account can potentially reduce the tax burden on your other beneficiaries.
For further information, contact Jacqueline Ross, Director of Development, at (973) 483-0033, ext. 305 or jross@cristoreynewark.org
Endowed Funds

Establishing an endowed fund is a great way to support Cristo Rey Newark High School. You can elect to establish an endowed fund for Cristo Rey Newark through the Community Foundation of New Jersey, providing support for the school in perpetuity or for a fixed period so that during that time, the gift amount and all earnings are expended in accordance with the terms of the endowment until no funds remain.  Endowed funds are an excellent way to leave your legacy at Cristo Rey Newark.  Please call our Director of Development, Jackie Ross, at 973-483-0033 ext. 305 or jross@cristoreynewark.org for help in creating this important resource for the school.

Recurring Gifts

Gifts to the Rey of Hope Annual Fund can be made monthly, quarterly or annually. Make a gift now.

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