Ways to Give

Thank you for your interest in donating to rAise the roof!

There are a variety of ways to make your gift for our rAise the roof capital campaign.


If you wish and are able, giving your “three-year pledge” all at once at the beginning of our rAise the roof capital campaign will help us begin various projects immediately.

Cash (pledged)

Paid over three years. Pledge payments may be scheduled according to your needs and placed in the offering plate or mailed to the church (write: “rAise the roof” in memo line of check).

Electronic Funds Transfer

No computer or technical skill is needed. Simply fill out the Electronic Funds Transfer form included in your rAise the roof capital campaign packet to set up automatic contributions from your checking or savings account. Monthly or quarterly giving options are available. A link to the EFT form is on the rAise the roof menu!

Credit/Debit Card

Credit and debit card payments are accepted via PayPal. Please find the Credit/Debit link on the rAise the roof menu!


You can fulfill all or part of your Capital Campaign pledge with a gift of stock. Simply have your broker or adviser contact David Mangs, 860-677-7720 or dmangs@mangsfinancial.com to arrange the transfer of shares as a gift to the Church. Please alert Donna Zapatka, our Campaign chair at 860-747-1990 that the gift is coming.

Distributions from IRA’s

For individuals aged 70-1/2 or older at the time of the gift, Capital Campaign gifts may be made by arranging tax-free distributions from IRA’s. This opportunity exists only through December 31, 2013. You must contact your IRA Plan Administrator and have the funds transferred directly to the Church from your IRA. A sample letter requesting a ‘transfer can be obtained in the Church office. For additional help with IRA transfers, contact the: Financial Development Ministry Team, United Church of Christ, Cleveland, (800)846-6822. Email: giving@ucc.org.

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