Mid-Peninsula

High School

College Prep, Less Stress

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Ways to Give

There are many ways to give to Mid-Pen, many of which provide income tax benefits if you itemize your deductions. To ensure your gift qualifies for a calendar-year tax deduction, please postmark your envelope or make your online donation by December 31. To ensure your gift is recognized in the summer issue of Connections magazine, please make your contribution prior to June 30.

BY CHECK
Please send checks payable to Mid-Peninsula High School to:
 
Development Office
Mid-Peninsula High School
1340 Willow Ave.
Menlo Park, CA  94025
 
BY CREDIT CARD
Paying by Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or Am Ex allows you to take advantage of rewards programs. You can make a secure credit card gift through PayPal or by calling the Development Office.
 
RECURRING GIFTS
Many donors opt to make their gifts over several months, so they can make a larger total donation than if they made a one-time payment. If you would like to make your payments over time, contact the Development Office and we would be happy to set up a monthly or quarterly recurring gift.
 
APPRECIATED SECURITIES
Gifts of stocks or bonds offer two tax advantages to many donors. First, by contributing appreciated securities held for more than one year, you avoid paying capital gains tax on the appreciation. Second, you qualify for a charitable deduction on your income tax based on the value of the securities on the date you make a gift. A gift of securities is one of the more attractive ways of making a gift to Mid-Pen. 
 
Unfortunately, when stocks are transferred to our account, we have no way of matching you with your gift unless you notify us. Please use our Appreciated Securities Donation Form to ensure that your gift is processed quickly and accurately and that your gift intentions are honored.
 
If you are interested in donating mutual fund shares, please contact the Development Office for further information.
 
MATCHING GIFTS
You may be able to double – even triple! – your donation to Mid-Pen. Many employers sponsor matching gift programs to match charitable contributions made by their employees. Gifts from retirees and spouses may also qualify for a match. If you volunteer with us, your company may also provide a grant to us as a way to recognize your volunteerism.
 
 Larry Johnston
Beloved science teacher Larry Johnston, who passed away on December 9, 2015. He dedicated more than 35 years to Mid-Pen and was a huge part of the foundation of the school.

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MEMORIAL AND HONOR GIFTS

Any gift can be made to honor a loved one, friend, teacher, or in recognition of a special occasion. Please specify in whose honor or memory your gift is being made, and let us know to whom we should send notification of your gift.

 

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