Ways of Giving
Gifts to Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey help ensure the organization’s ministry of Hospitality, Healing and Hope far into the future while often providing income and tax benefits to you. Each gift is sincerely appreciated and helps us to continue reaching out to those in New Jersey in need of care and support.
Gifts by cash, check or credit card are the easiest and most direct way to benefit LSM/NJ and are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Gifts may be designated to a specific program or LSM/NJ general fund. Many contributors participate in the LSM/NJ annual appeals with outright gifts.
Please click here to make a secure Online Donation with your VISA or MasterCard.
If you prefer to mail your donation, the address is:
Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey
3 Manhattan Drive
Burlington, NJ 08016
Bequests are the simplest way to make a planned gift to Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey. There are many ways to include a bequest in your will to LSM/NJ. These include:
- Bequeathing a specific dollar amount or percentage of your estate.
- Indicating which assets (such as stock, real estate, etc.) will be gifted.
- Designating that the “remainder” of your estate (after expenses, bequests to family members, etc.) will go to LSM/NJ.
Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey’s new major-gift program lets you create an endowed fund to support any of our various program of Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey of your choosing. Learn more about establishing an Endowed Fund.
Honor & Memorial Gifts
You can honor or remember a loved one by making a tribute gift in their name and designating the gift to a specific LSM/NJ program. If you are looking for a way to celebrate or acknowledge a special occasion or event – a birth or birthday, anniversary or other celebration, you can make a donation in their name. Perhaps you would like to honor an employee or program.
Matching Gifts Programs
This is a great way to double your gift. Many corporations offer a Matching Gifts Program to current and retired employees. For more information or to obtain the proper forms, contact your organization’s Human Resources or Community Involvement Department.
Throughout our various properties and facilities, many naming opportunities exist to satisfy a wide range of donor interests for gifts both large and small.
New Jersey Employees Charitable Campaign
Employees of New Jersey state and local government have the opportunity to contribute to LSM/NJ by designating LSM/NJ as the charity of their choice. Our SECC code number is 6543. To find out more about making a payroll deduction through this program, visit www.njsecc.org or call 609.637.4901.
United Way Donor (UWSEPA)
By writing on your donor card: Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey, 3 Manhattan Drive, Burlington, NJ 08016, you can designate your gift to LSM/NJ or one of our many programs.
Looking for a way to give back to others. Support our mission of serving those in New Jersey who hurt, who are in need or who have limited choices by volunteering your time. We have numerous opportunities to serve seniors, immigrants and refugees, and the homeless. Gather your church group, your co-workers or your friends and family and lend a hand. View our current volunteer opportunities.