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ways to give

There are many ways you can support the Imagine Foundation.

CHECK Please make check payable to OPRF High School Imagine Foundation. Mail to 1011 Lake Street, Suite 202, Oak Park, IL 60301

CREDIT OR DEBIT CARD Visa, Master Card, AmEx, Discover are all accepted. Click the orange "Donate Today" button to process your gift.

GIFTS OF STOCK Gifts of appreciated stock can be a very tax-efficient way to donate to Imagine Foundation. When you donate appreciated stock, you can avoid capital gains tax. In addition, if you’ve owned the stock for more than one year, you may be able to take a charitable deduction for the full fair market value of the stock if you itemize deductions. To process a gift of stock, please contact our Executive Director, Heidi Ruehle, for details. heidi@imagine-foundation.org

MULTI-YEAR GIFTS A pledge can be made for a multi-year period; for example, a multi-year pledge could be $10,000/year for five years (total of $50,000). Please contact our Chief Development Officer, Melissa Elsmo, to discuss your multi-year gift. melissa@imagine-foundation.org

EMPLOYER MATCHING Many corporations encourage their employees' community interests by matching some or all (usually up to a maximum amount) of employees' charitable gifts. Matching gifts from employers are an excellent way for you to leverage your gift to Imagine Foundation and receive credit for that matching gift in your gift record. We strongly encourage you to see if your employer has a matching gift program, and if so, to take advantage of it to increase your gift to Imagine Foundation! Please contact our Chief Development Officer, Melissa Elsmo, to discuss further. melissa@imagine-foundation.org

DONOR ADVISED FUND Did you know you can make one-time or recurring grants to the Imagine Foundation from your donor-advised fund? A donor-advised fund (DAF) allows philanthropically inclined individuals to make an irrevocable charitable gift to a public charity that sponsors a DAF program and take an immediate tax deduction for the contribution. The account holder specifies how the funds are invested in the DAF and recommends grants to nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations. You, as a donor, may need to provide the following information to recommend a grant to the OPRFHS Imagine Foundation: Legal Name: Oak Park and River Forest High School Imagine Foundation DBA: Oak Park and River Forest High School Imagine Foundation EIN: 84 – 1987439 Address: OPRFHS Imagine Foundation 1011 Lake St., Suite 202 Oak Park IL, 60301 To discuss further, please contact our Chief Development Officer, Melissa Elsmo. melissa@imagine-foundation.org

ZELLE Enrolled as: OPRF High School Imagine Foundation Associated email: info@imagine-foundation.org

*The OPRFHS Imagine Foundation does not provide tax or legal advice. Please consult your own tax and/or legal advisor before making any charitable gift. Imagine Foundation's federal tax ID is 84-1987439.

For more information about the various ways to give and/or any general questions about Imagine Foundation’s philanthropic efforts, please contact our Executive Director, Heidi Ruehle, at heidi @ imagine-foundation.org.

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