Ways to Give
5 WAYS TO GIVE THROUGH MEANS
1. Give Online - You can now give through our secured online GIVE page. Just click on the Give Online icon below. Your gift will be subject to Online payment service fee of (Credit Cards: 3.95% + $0.25) or (eCheck/ACH: 1.95% + $0.50) plus the MEANS Administrative fee of 6% of the total donation.
Example 1: A donor with a credit card gift of $100.00; Online payment fee is $4.20, and the MEANS administrative fee of $6.00. The net gift of $89.80 goes to the your designated ministry.
Example 2: A donor with an eCheck gift of $100.00; will have an online payment fee of $2.45, and the MEANS administrative fee of $6.00. The net gift will be $91.55.
Benefit: No Check writing. No late missionary support. You can do this anytime at your convenience using Visa, Mastercard, and Discover credit cards or eCheck which you can setup as recurring donation weekly, bi-monthly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annualy or annually.
2. Personal check – Write a Check Payable to: MEANS – write us a note to tell us the designation of the gift. Option: send post dated checks for the whole year.
ATTN: CARMENA CRUZ
PO BOX 8434
BARTLETT, IL 60103
3. Bank Advise – if you do banking on-line, you can advise your bank to issue a check payable to MEANS. Let us know what information your bank requires for the initial set up.
4. Payroll Deduction – please send us the form from your company and we will comply with the requirements.
5. Automatic Monthly Giving – ACH (Automated Clearing House): This is simple to use. The donor signs a one-time pre-authorized payment form and a copy of a voided check; forward these documents to MEANS. Funds are debited directly from the donor’s bank account. The monthly pledge amount will then be paid automatically until the donor advice us to stop. Please request for Donor Authorization Form. The donor is charged 35 cents for each check issued. Charges: Donor gives a one time processing charge of $ 4.20 per year.
Benefit to the Donor: savings postage and check cost ($5.28 for postage)
Designation of gifts:
Please help us in processing your gift correctly. We will use the same designation as your previous gift, unless you notify us otherwise. If you have changes in the allocation of your gift, please send this information to firstname.lastname@example.org by the 10th of the month in order to get the processing done correctly. If you are a new donor, please email us a brief note the name of the recipient. Thank you.
MEANS Admin Fee Policy: The administrative fee is 6% applicable to all donations. The administrative fee will be capped at $1,000.00 per gift. Individual donations under $16,666.67 will have a rate of 6%. You will receive a receipt each month you send a donation to confirm your gift. All donations through MEANS are tax-deductible in the US.