Junipero Serra High School Co-ed Catholic College Preparatory

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Invest in Education

There are not many opportunities to invest in a young person and witness the results of your investment. Serra’s Invest in Education program gives you that opportunity.

 

Students at Serra have a record of producing stunning academic success. This is easily measured by our students annual College and University acceptance record.  

 

Our difficulty is getting many of our students through Serra. Each year we have students drop out not because they are unable to perform academically; they drop out because their households do not have the resources for tuition. All of our households pay to the level they can. However, 80% of our students have a documented need for tuition assistance.

 

Joe Cormier ‘81

Director of Development

jcormier@la-serrahs.org

(310) 324-6675 Ext.1017

 

 

 

Ways to Give

Junipero Serra High School is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Your gift may be tax-deductible.

 

Cash Gifts
Cash gifts to Junipero Serra High School program help enhance our school programs and facilities and may provide tax savings to the donor. Checks should be made payable to "Junipero Serra High School" and mailed to:

 

Junipero Serra High School

Development Office

14830 S. Van Ness Avenue

Gardena, CA 90249

 

Secure Online Gift

Junipero Serra High School accepts gifts through our website, www.la-serrahs.org, by clicking on the GIVE button.

 

Credit Card

Junipero Serra High School also accepts gifts via credit card. These gifts can be made by calling the Development Office at (310) 324-6675 Ext. 1017 or by returning a donation for with your credit card number to the Development Office. Serra accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.


In-Kind Gifts

Gifts of physical assets, such as technology, furniture, musical instruments, etc., can be given for Junipero Serra High School's immediate benefit, as well as your year-end tax advantage. Items must be either new or be in good, working condition. By law, Junipero Serra High School cannot provide the donor with the dollar value of an in-kind gift. Such valuations when applicable need to be professionally assessed and certified. This is the responsibility of the donor. 

 

Shop & Donate

When you shop at Target or Amazon, every purchase can benefit Junipero Serra High School.

 

Target: Support Serra by shopping at Target or Target.com and use your REDcard. Visit https://www-secure.target.com/redcard/tcoe/home register your REDcard to support Serra. The Junipero Serra High School code is 2917.

 

Amazon: You can support Serra every time you shop at Amazon.com. Go to https://smile.amazon.com/ch/95-1744360 and login with your Amazon account information. 

 

Matching Gifts
Many businesses and corporations match gifts of their employees, spouses, and retired employees. Your company's personnel office (or Human Resources office) will be happy to provide you with information about its matching gift program.

 

Serra currently receives matching gifts from the following companies: 
  • AT&T Inc.
  • Boeing Company
  • Edison International
  • Kroger Company
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Raytheon Company
  • Toyota Motor Company
  • Verizon Communications Inc.
  • Wells Fargo & Company

United Way Gifts
You may designate Serra as the recipient of your gift by writing “Junipero Serra High School Gardena, CA” on your United Way form.

Memorial and Honorary Gifts
Your memorial gift to Junipero Serra High School can help perpetuate the values that guided a loved one's life. Gifts may honor a person during his or her lifetime or commemorate a special event. Planned Giving Gifts provided through estate planning allow the school maximum flexibility in meeting changing needs and unanticipated opportunities. A gift of this kind also generates significant tax benefits for you.

 

Appreciated Stock

Gifts of appreciated stocks or mutual fund shares provide an immediate benefit to Junipero Serra High School. For more information, call the Development Office at (310) 324-6675 Ext. 1017 or follow the guidelines below.

 

Stock Transfer

All gifts of stock that are donated to Junipero Serra High School are done so through the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. 

 

To make a broker transfer, your broker needs the following written instructions:

Archdiocesan Broker: D.A Davidson for Crowell Weeden

Account Number (FTAO): 82117250

(For the account of the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Los Angeles)

Archdiocesan DTC Number: 0361

 

Upon notice to your broker to request the transfer to the account of The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Los Angeles: 

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles Finance Office, Attention Doreen Rodriguez, indicating you wish this donation be directed to Junipero Serra High School
 
In the same letter, please identify yourself and provide your mailing address so that the Archdiocese may credit your donation properly
 
Identify the number of shares transferred and the name/type of stock (i.e. 100 shares of ABC Corporation)
 
Please send a copy of this written notice to Junipero Serra High School.

 

You may send this written instruction to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles by one of the following methods:

Archdiocese of Los Angeles - Finance Office

Attention: Doreen J. Rodriguez

3424 Wilshire Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90010

 

Email: drodriguez@la-archdiocese.org

Fax: 213-637-6267