Ways to Give

Thank you to our donors and supporters. Through your generosity, the work of the Cristo Rey Network is made possible.

Gifts of all sizes to the Cristo Rey Network have an immediate and purposeful impact in providing a quality, Catholic, college preparatory education to young people who live in urban communities with limited educational options. Through your gift, you become part of the Network, joining 32 schools, 2,525 Corporate Partners, 45 University Partners, 38 Religious Sponsors, and other benefactors in providing the hope and the opportunity for college success to thousands of students across America today.

Gifts by mail, phone, wire, or electronic transfer

For gifts made by check or money order and sent through the mail, please make donations payable to "Cristo Rey Network" and mail to:
Cristo Rey Network
14 East Jackson Blvd., Suite 1200
Chicago, IL 60604

To make your gift over the phone, wire, or electronic transfer, call Seanna Mullen Sumrak at (312) 784-7216 or Brenda Morris at (312) 784-7208 Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5 pm CST. If unavailable, please leave a detailed message with your name and phone number, and your call will be returned promptly.

Gifts of Stock

To make a gift of stock, please ask your broker to wire transfer your stock gift by DTC to the Cristo Rey Network account at FIRST CLEARING, LLC.

Receiving Firm Information:
FIRST CLEARING, LLC
Attn: Physical Transfer - H0006-091
One North Jefferson Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63103
DTC #: 0141

Account Name: Cristo Rey Network
Account Number: 67207115

If you have questions, please contact Jazmin Fermin at jfermin@cristoreynetwork.org or (312) 784-7214.

Matching Gifts

If you are interested in doubling the impact of your gift, please ask your Human Resources office to see if your employer will match your gift to the Cristo Rey Network.

Tribute Gifts

In Memory Gifts
Memorial gifts are a special way to acknowledge a friend or a loved one who has passed away. A card will be sent to anyone that the donor indicates should receive an acknowledgment.

In Honor Gifts
Honor gifts are a meaningful way to commemorate special milestones—baptisms, confirmations, marriages, anniversaries, birthdays and more. A special acknowledgement will be sent to the honoree notifying them of your thoughtfulness.

Please share acknowledgment instructions when making a gift by mail, phone, or online.

Planned Gifts

Benefactors can make a lasting impact in many ways through planned gifts:

Bequests
You can establish a future gift to Cristo Rey Network by including a bequest provision in your will. Please contact us if we may provide any information that might be helpful to you and your attorney as you consider making a bequest.

IRA Qualified Charitable Gift
Donors 70½ years old or over can make charitable gifts of any amount up to $100,000 to the Cristo Rey Network directly from their IRA. This qualified charitable distribution counts toward your required minimum distribution (RMD) for the current tax year. The funds distributed are never included in your adjusted gross income. The distribution goes to the Cristo Rey Network tax-free. Even taxpayers who do not itemize their deductions enjoy a tax benefit from giving under this law. Contact your tax advisor or IRA provider for details.

Beneficiary Designations
Make Cristo Rey Network a full or partial beneficiary of your annuity or life insurance policy, 401(K), or IRA by requesting a beneficiary designation form for your plan administrator. Our legal name is Cristo Rey Network, and our tax identification number is 04--3730980.

To update your contact information, inquire about your donation or donating to Cristo Rey Network, please call Seanna Mullen Sumrak at (312) 784-7216 or Brenda Morris at (312) 784-7208 Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5 pm CST. If unavailable, please leave a detailed message with your name and phone number, and your call will be returned promptly.


The Cristo Rey Network is a 501(c)3 organization, and your contributions are fully tax deductible to the extent provided by law.

Financial Accountability: The Cristo Rey Network strives for full transparency in all interaction with our donors and friends. Please visit Guidestar for an independent review of the Cristo Rey Network. We never sell or trade any information about our donors and friends. View our 2015 Annual Report. The accounting firm of McGladrey LLC, conducts the annual audit of the Cristo Rey Network. Copies of our most recent financial statements are available upon request.

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