Ways to Give

Whether you would like to support the Annual Fund, the Sacred Heart Academy Endowment, or a fundraising event, gifts of any size will impact our students. There are numerous ways to make your gift to SHA.

List of 10 items.

  • Secure Online Donations

    Click here to make a secure online donation.
  • Checks

    Make checks payable to Sacred Heart Academy. Please accompany your donation with a note as to where the gift is intended and mail to President Sr. Sheila O'Neill, ASCJ, '71, Sacred Heart Academy, 265 Benham Street, Hamden, CT, 06514.
  • Stock, Appreciated Securities, and Mutual Fund

    Contact us to review procedures.
  • Life Insurance and Planned Giving

    Contact us for information on bequests, charitable remainder or lead trusts, pooled income funds, and other ways to include Sacred Heart Academy in your estate plan. For a donation of life insurance, Sacred Heart Academy must be named as both a beneficiary and irrevocable owner of a policy.
  • Real Estate

    Gifts of real estate may include developed property, undeveloped property, or donations subject to a prior life interest. Real estate may be given outright or through a bequest or may be used to fund a charitable trust or other life income plan. Contact us for further information.
  • Gifts in Kind

    Gifts to the school as always welcome. Whether books for our library, audio/visual equipment for our classrooms or sporting equipment for our athletic program, we accept most in-kind donations. The Academy is prohibited by law from appraising the value of gifts of tangible personal property in any form. For donations of personal property valued at $5,000 or more, the donor must complete the appropriate IRS forms for tax deduction purposes and obtain a qualified, independent appraisal.
  • Corporate Matching Gifts

    Double your dollars! Many companies offer matching gift support. Complete your employer's form and mail it with your gift to Sacred Heart Academy.

    Corporate Matching Gift Program (PDF) - A list of parent companies participating in corporate match giving, see if your employer is listed!
  • United Way

    If you give charitable donations through your employer, you can earmark funds directly to Sacred Heart Academy. Please speak with the director of human resources for the appropriate code for Sacred Heart Academy.
  • Stop & Shop A+ Rewards Program

    By taking just a few minutes to register your Stop & Shop card online, you can earn cash for SHA each time you shop at any Stop & Shop location!
  • AmazonSmile

    Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Sacred Heart Academy whenever you shop on AmazonSmile. To start shopping, click here.
For more information on making a gift to Sacred Heart Academy, please contact the Advancement Office at 203-288-2309, x318. Thank you for your support!