Ways to Help

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With the support of our donors, we are able touch the lives of more than 18,000 people each year. Donors are our agents of hope that help restore and rebuild the broken lives of veterans, families, and individuals served by Endeavors®. When you support Endeavors®, you have a direct impact on the lives of people.

Contact us at 210-431-6466 or email Trisha Ward at [email protected] to make a difference today.

Donations by Mail

Download the Endeavors® donation form HERE.

Mail to:
Endeavors®
Attn: Trisha Ward
Development
6363 De Zavala Rd
San Antonio, TX 78249

You make all the difference!

Your support, however you choose to help, makes a difference in the lives of individuals and our community. Here are several ways you can support Endeavors®:

Most Needed Items:

  • New blankets
  • New socks
  • Hygiene items
  • Canned food
  • Baby wipes
  • Winter jackets and flannels
  • New gloves and mittens

Please contact the Development Team at [email protected] to receive an In-Kind Donation form.

Corporate Matching Gifts

Did you know you may be able to double or triple your gift to Endeavors® through your employer’s matching gift program?  Matching gifts are donations employees make to match their employees gifts to charitable nonprofits. To find out if your employer participates in a matching giving program, please contact your Human Resources Officer.

Bequests by Will:

Planned giving options such as gifts of real estate, stock, and/or annuities provide the resources that create extraordinary opportunities and preserve our ability to provide life-saving services. If you are unsure about which option to choose, contact us. We can walk you through each option step-by-step. One of the simplest planned gifts is a bequest through your will, in which you designate either a specific dollar amount or a percentage of your estate after other disbursements.

How it works:

  • You can provide now for a future gift to Endeavors® by including a bequest provision in your will or revocable trust.
  • Endeavors® receives the gift, and applies it to the purpose(s) you specify.

Benefits:

  • The taxable amount of your estate is reduced, which can increase the amount available to your loved ones.
  • You can modify your bequest if your circumstances change.

Bonds, Funds, & Stocks:

  • You transfer securities to Endeavors®
  • Endeavors® sells your securities and uses the proceeds as you specify.

How it works:

  • The taxable amount of your estate is reduced, which can increase the amount available to your loved ones.
  • You can modify your bequest if your circumstances change.

Benefits:

  • You receive donation credit and an immediate income tax deduction for the fair value of the security.
  • You pay no capital gain tax on the securities you donate.
  • You can designate your donation for a specific program or purpose.
  • You can have the satisfaction of making a significant gift now or funding a life-saving program.

Real Estate:

Make a substantial gift to Endeavors® through a transfer of residential, commercial, or undeveloped real estate.

How it works

  • You deed your home, commercial building, or investment property to Endeavors®.
  • Endeavors® may use the property for its own purposes, or more likely, transform it into a lodge to accommodate more clients with mental illness and disabilities.

Benefits

  • You pay no capital gain tax on the transfer.
  • You can designate your donation for a specific program or purpose.
  • You can have the satisfaction of making a significant gift now or funding a life-saving program.

For informational purposes only. Please contact a CPA for detailed tax advice

We realize are many ways to support Endeavors®, and one size does not fit all. If you have any questions, please contact a member of the Development Team, and we will help find the perfect solution for you. ([email protected] or 210-431-6466)