CONTRIBUTE MEANINGFULLY

Align Your Giving with Your Values
 
 If you value

  • practicing spiritual growth daily,
  • building healthy and more understanding communities
  • improving lives and well-being for the benefit of the common good,

and you want more opportunities like these for yourself, your family, friends, neighbors and others in the community,

you are in the right place. Your support helps spread the gifts of Bread of Life to more people who will not only make positive changes in their own lives but will help others do the same.

The virtuous circle of intentionally contributing to the common good starts with you and happens here at Bread of Life.

How your gift of resources makes a difference? Thanks to your support,

  • community members seeking spiritual growth are given the chance to engage in one-on-one sessions with trained spiritual directors;
  • individuals and groups yearning for real dialogue learn and practice skills for non-defended and non-aggressive communication and interactions.

 Your support makes all that and more possible. If you have any questions regarding philanthropic giving to Bread of Life, please email or call us at (916) 648-1803.

DONATE 
VOLUNTEER
   
DONATE FINANCIAL RESOURCES

Bread of Life is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization; Federal Tax ID #20-4538532. Your donations are tax-deductible and are critically important. Thank you for your trust!

You can support us by check or credit card (send your gift to 650 El Camino Ave., Sacramento, CA 95815 or call us at (916) 648-1803).

If you prefer to give online, click here, for an easy, quick and confidential way to put your support to work.

Matching Gifts

Regardless of how you donate, your gifts may be eligible for matching by your employer. Wouldn’t it be nice to know that your gift’s impact could be magnified? Contact the HR professional at the company or organization where you work and inquire whether they support their employees giving by matching their gifts.

Monthly Giving

Supporting Bread of Life monthly or quarterly is a generous and efficient way of joining us year-round in offering our programs and services to those who need them. Whether it's

· helping us offer scholarships for spiritual direction, Listen to Your Life, our internship program, or workshops and classes, or

· supporting young professionals from ethnically diverse and often troubled neighborhoods so they get a chance to sit at the same table and recognize their common humanity behind outward differences and disagreements,

your monthly gifts bring the energy of resources that make good things happen.

Read more about monthly giving, or commit monthly support to Bread of Life, as you fill out this form and send it to us. You can also call us and we’ll send you the form with our gratitude for driving programs and services forward at the steady pace of life. You can call us at (916) 648-1803 to make arrangements that make sense to you. If you prefer to give online? You can schedule a recurring gift through PayPal here.

Donations of Stock

Did you know that donating appreciated securities (stocks, bonds, and mutual funds) is a meaningful and mutually beneficial way to support Bread of Life? Such gifts fuel our programmatic growth and provide you with relief from capital gains taxes. Contact us via email or phone (916-648-1803) if you’d like to initiate such a gift to Bread of Life.

Leaving a Gift in Your Will

You can make a difference in the lives of generations of people coming to Bread of Life for spiritual growth and life-transformative skills and practices years into the future by including us in your will or other estate plans.

When making or revising a will or living trust, please consult with an estate planning attorney. The Development and Executive staff at Bread of Life are available to work with you and your attorney to ensure that your gift intention is properly structured to make an impact that is meaningful to you. We encourage you to speak with us if you are interested in making a bequest or other gift to benefit Bread of Life. Contact Sandra, via email or phone (916) 648-1803.

Here is sample language for leaving a gift to Bread of Life in a Will:

I give the sum of $_____________; or the following property: _________________; or ________ percent of my estate; or the residue of my estate to Bread of Life Center, a California non-profit public benefit organization located in Sacramento.

And here is sample language for leaving a gift to Bread of Life in a Living Trust:

The Trustee shall distribute the sum of $_____________; or the following property: _________________; or _____percent of the trust estate; or the residue of the trust estate to Bread of Life Center, a California non-profit public benefit organization located in Sacramento.

There are a number of other gift vehicles that may achieve your philanthropic intentions toward Bread of Life while ensuring your family’s future is protected. Discuss these with your estate planning attorney. You will be surprised how many options you have based on your needs and goals.

 
DONATE TIME & TALENTS

Volunteering with us is a gift you make to Bread of Life and to yourself at the same time. Our volunteer program is currently being reviewed and reassessed as we focus on program development and locating a new home for the organization.

In the meantime, we are looking for people interested in serving as members of the Board of Directors or Committee Volunteers. If you know of someone who might be interested, or you have ideas about how to help us with the 2 priorities discussed above, please contact Sandra at 916-648-1803 or via email.

We also need people who’d like to connect us with other community members and organizations; we need people who will be ambassadors of our mission. If you are a member of a professional or civic organization, and would like us to come to talk to your colleagues, send us an email or call us at (916) 648-1803.