Ways to Give to Hammond Annual Fund
Thank you for considering a gift to Hammond School! Below you will find a number of methods by which you can contribute to the Hammond Annual Fund, the school's most important fund raising effort. If you have any questions regarding the information below, please don't hesitate to contact the Advancement Office.
Hammond School accepts and encourages pledge commitments to the Annual Fund. Pledges must be paid by June 30, the end of the school's fiscal year. To make an online pledge to the Annual Fund (Click here) or call Mahalie Moore, Director of Annual Fund at 803-695-4023.
The majority of gifts made to the Annual Fund come in the form of cash or check. A gift of cash receives the most generous federal income tax deduction available for charitable contributions. Gifts or pledge payments can be made online (Click here) by credit card or mailed directly to the school.
Gifts of Stock
Hammond School accepts gifts of publicly traded securities. A gift of appreciated securities held for more than one year is one of the most tax-wise ways to make a donation. You receive the immediate fair market value as a charitable deduction and can avoid capital gains tax. For detailed information about transferring securities to Hammond, please click here or call 803-695-4023.
Many employers will match and in some cases triple the amount of your contribution to Hammond through a matching gift program. Contact your Human Resources department or the Hammond Advancement Office to find out if this opportunity is available through your employer. You may also click here for our matching program.