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How to Give

Thank you for supporting St. Mary’s Academy. If you have any questions or you’d like personal assistance making a gift to SMA, please contact Kendall Murphy, Assistant Director of Development at or 971.256.9964.

Cash gifts

Cash gifts can be made by check or credit card and are put to work immediately. Gifts can be sent to:

St. Mary’s Academy
Attn: Development Office
1615 SW Fifth Avenue
Portland, OR 97201

Online giving

Make monthly or one-time gifts via our secure online giving page.

Credit card

Gifts may be charged to your credit card by calling 503-228-8306.

Monthly giving

Use our online giving page to make a monthly gift with your debit or credit card, or use the monthly giving enrollment form to make your gift via an electronic funds transfer from your bank account.

Stock and wire transfers

Contributions of appreciated stock, or other capital assets that have increased in value, can result in significant tax savings. The current full value of the gift can generally be deducted, and the capital gains tax on the amount of appreciation is avoided.

Download the St. Mary's Academy stock transfer form here.

Planned giving

Include a bequest to St. Mary’s Academy in your estate plans, make SMA a beneficiary of your life insurance policies or establish a trust that benefits the school and you.

Learn more here.

Matching gifts

Many companies offer matching gift programs that will double, even triple a donation's value. If you have questions about your company’s matching gift program, please contact your Human Resources office.

Donate your car

St. Mary’s partners with Volunteers of America Oregon to sell your car, motorcycle, truck, boat, motor home, etc. and have the proceeds of the sale benefit St. Mary’s Academy. The vehicle doesn’t even need to be running – we’ll tow within a 50 mile radius! If you're interested in learning more and beginning the process of donating your car to St. Mary's, please contact Volunteers of America at 503-239-7944 or