Ways to Give - Individual

Financial Donations

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When you donate to Suits to Careers, Inc. you not only help individuals who are on the path to financial independence, you help their families.

Who are our clients?

  • 80.8% have at least one child and 77.31% of clients with children are single parents.
  • 37.56% have pursued postsecondary education, from some college credits to a masters degree.
  • 54.65% receive food stamps and/or welfare.
  • 30.47% live in homeless shelters, group homes or with relatives.
  • 42.44% are Anglo, 35.43% are African-American, 16.69% are Hispanic.

Workplace Giving

United Way #197282 (UW Capital Region)
America's Charities CFC #10359
America's Charities PA-SECA #5000-0015

Bank of America: Matching grant for volunteer hours
Others: IBM, Truist

Ask if your employer will match your monetary donation or offer a matching grant for your volunteer time.

How does your donation impact our clients?

  • Your donations help our organization to cover operating and program costs, allowing us to serve an increasing number of clients each year.
  • 84 cents of every $1 goes to program costs.
  • 1,910 clients served in the last year.
  • This year, we have exceeded our goal for serving men: 215 men served as of June '16 (double the number from 2015 - in half the time).

Prefer to Mail a check?

Other Options

Suits to Careers, Inc.
29 S. 10th Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Questions? 717-232-1333 (Corporate Office)

Planned Gifts

Do you want to have a lasting impact on future generations?

Planned giving is available for donors of any age. You can include Suits to Careers, Inc. as a beneficiary of your estate, qualified retirement plan, or life insurance. You can include a bequest in your will or set up a charitable remainder or charitable lead trust.

Please speak with a lawyer to determine the best course of action for your life and the legacy you want to leave behind.

Life Insurance

Qualified Retirement Plans

Request a change of Beneficiary/Ownership form from your Life Insurance Company. Transfer the policy's ownership to Suits to Careers, Inc.

Benefit: The gift comes from an asset and you, the donor receives an income tax deduction.
Request a copy of the Change of Beneficiary Form from your IRA or retirement plan administrator. Name Suits to Career Inc. as the full or partial beneficiary of the plan's balance.

Benefit: You can continue your regular lifetime withdrawls and the balance given to our nonprofit organization will be tax exempt, ensuring the full balance benefits other individuals without loss to taxes.

Bequests

Include a bequest to Suits to Careers, Inc. in your will or trust, designating a specific amount or percentage of the remaining balance.

Benefit: You can direct your gift to a specific purpose within the organization. There is no uppler limit on the estate tax deduction for charitable bequests. The bequest can be split between the organization and your heirs.

Charitable Lead Trusts

Transfer cash, securities or any appreciated property into a trust.

SELECT:
Charitable Lead Unitrust - Suits to Careers Inc. will receive annual payments based on a percentage of the assets for a fixed number of years.

Charitable Lead Annuity Trust - Suits to Careers Inc. will receive annual fixed payments calculated as a percentage of asset value as of the date the trust is funded.

Afterwards, the remaining trust principal will be distributed to whomever you designate as the remainderman.

Benefits: You will receive an income tax deduction
There will be no capital gains tax on the donated assets.

Charitable Remainder Trusts

Transfer cash, securities or any appreciated property into a trust.

SELECT:
Charitable Remainder Unitrust - you will receive annual fixed payments for life based on a percentage of asset value.

Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust - you will receive annual fixed payments for life based on a percentage of the asset value on the date the trust is funded.

Afterwards, the remaining trust principal will be given to Suits to Careers.

Benefits: You will receive an income tax deduction
There will be no capital gains tax on the donated assets.

Questions?

If you would like more information, or would care to discuss the details of your planned giving, please contact Liz Vincent, President and CEO of Suits to Careers, Inc at 717-232-1333 ext. 101.
Please be sure to speak with your lawyer about the benefits and tax implications of donating through any of these avenues.
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