PILLAR has a 2023 Guidestar Platinum Seal of Transparency.
Ways to Give to PILLAR!
Operations Donations: PILLAR needs regular donations, no matter how small. You can donate once or monthly.
King Soopers Community Rewards: Attach PILLAR as your designated charity to your King Soopers Loyalty card by going online to your King Soopers account. Go to: https://www.kingsoopers.com/i/community/community-rewards Enter PILLAR's number: WI736. (it is a W and an I, 736)
Safeway Community Rewards Cards: Pick up a card from PILLAR.
Best Practice & Key Take Aways when Performing a Reload:
1. Always request a balance inquiry before doing a reload.
* This will help avoid crossing the balance capacity of $500.
2. When Reloading, you must swipe the card in the Pin pad. Pin pad will then prompt you for a $ XX.XX amount. (You should never give the card to the checker for a reload)
* Max reload amount - $500.
3. Checker will then tender the Reload transaction.
4. Confirm "Approved" on the receipt.
RMD - Required Minimum Distributions: IRS rules mandate that individuals age 72 and older take RMDs from their IRA each year. These annual withdrawals are subject to ordinary income taxes. By making a charitable contribution from your IRA, you can satisfy your RMD amount without reporting additional income.
QCD - Qualified Charitable Distributions: A QCD is a direct transfer of funds from your IRA custodian, payable to a qualified charity. QCDs can be counted toward satisfying your required minimum distributions (RMDs) for the year, as long as certain rules are met.
Legacy Giving: PILLAR has established a legacy fund for the purpose of sustaining PILLAR's future. The interest earned in this fund will be available for annual operations; however the original principal contributions will be held to sustain PILLAR's programs and activities into the future.
Memorial Donations: Memorial donations can be made by designating who the person is that you would like to honor. A donation letter will be sent to the family with your name as the donor.
Wills and Estates: Leave a donation in your will for PILLAR.
Business Sponsorships: Businesses can donate to PILLAR through a sponsorship. Sponsorships include acknowledgement on the PILLAR website and in the PILLAR Preview class catalog for one year. Businesses can also donate through the Enterprise Zone. Contact the PILLAR director.
If your financial institution needs PILLAR's Tax ID Number, email firstname.lastname@example.org.