Banner Christian School

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Giving

Giving to Banner Christian School

Dear Friends,

 

Thank you for your interest in and support of Banner Christian School. Your generosity will help Banner become a model for Christian education, not only in our community, but across the Commonwealth!

Banner Christian School is a non-profit IRS 501(c)3 organization, and therefore, all donations to Banner are tax-deductible. Below, I have listed several potential ways to give.  A tax-deductible receipt will be sent to you by mail. If you would like to mail a donation, it can be sent to P.O. Box 74010, Richmond, VA 23236. Thank you in advance for your generosity.

In His Service,

 

Thomas W. Burkett

Administrator

 

Planned Giving

Planned Giving: Planned Giving or Deferred Giving are giving opportunities that provide tax savings. Below are some other ways you can give to support the ministry of Banner Christian School.

 

Annuities: A gift annuity supports you and it supports us. It is a practical plan that supports your living needs by providing you with a regular return on your gift to the ministries of Banner Christian School.

 

Trusts: A trust is similar to an annuity in that it provides you with a regular return on your gift to the ministries of Banner Christian School. There are multiple variations of trusts, and one of our professional staff will be happy to meet with you to help you understand your options. A trust can be established at BCS with a minimum gift of $50,000.

 

Wills: Your will is a legal document that allows you to dictate the distribution of your assets upon your death. We provide extensive help in the establishment of your will by employing a confidential Will and Trust Planning Guide. This remarkable tool is free for the asking.

 

Appreciated assets/stocks: The donation of appreciated assets provides an opportunity for the donor to avoid capital gains tax, to make a significant gift to this ministry, and to take a charitable deduction. Appreciated assets can be used to fund both annuities and trusts.

 

Life Insurance: You can purchase a life insurance policy in which you name Banner Christian School as the owner of the policy. Premiums on the policy are tax deductible.

BANNER BRIDGE CONTACT INFORMATION

Banner Bridge Coordinator:

Angelika Vugteveen (Upper School)

eandavugteveen@verizon.net

What is Banner Bridge?

 

Banner Bridge (BB) is the organization by which our parents and teachers stay connected in an effort to provide an overall scholastic experience that exalts God above all else. BB is one of the ways our parents are able to serve in various capacities at Banner and use their gifts to glorify God. "Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit - just as you were called to one hope when you were called- one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all. Ephesians 4:2-6"

PARENTS IN PRAYER

Parents are invited to meet every Tuesday morning following Praise & Worship to pray for the school, teachers, students and our families.

 

 

UNIFORM SALE

Uniform sales enable you to buy or

sell used uniforms. The sales are

held three times a year. You can also donate your used uniforms to Banner Bridge. Please contact

Angelika Vugteveen with questions: eandavugteveen@verizon.net

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

We hope you will prayerfully consider how God would have you serve and be a part of Banner Bridge. Please sign up for any activities we sponsor throughout the year:

Here are some of the ways Banner Bridge contributes:

PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCE DAY LUNCHES

Bag lunches are provided for teachers and staff on parent -teacher conference days. Volunteers are needed to assist in packing the lunches.

 

GRANDPARENT'S DAY

A special day is held to honor our Grandparents (and those who are like Grandparents to our kids). Parents volunteer to assist with decorations, refreshments or hospitality.

 

CHRISTMAS AND SPRING PROGRAMS

Parents volunteer to assist with decorations, refreshments or hospitality.

 

K5 AND SENIOR GRADUATIONS

Each of these special events is followed by a beautiful reception. Volunteers are needed to prepare food, serve and clean up.

 

HOMECOMING

Food donations and volunteers are needed to stock and staff the concessions booth, with all proceeds benefiting our Banner Athletics department.  GO BEARCATS!!!

 

TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK~ MARCH.

Volunteers are needed throughout the week to serve and coordinate student efforts as we honor our teachers.

 

CARE TEAM

Volunteers may be called upon to prepare meals for other Banner families in times of illness or loss.

 

MONTHLY TEACHER LUNCHEON

Every month on the first Thursday, Banner volunteers prepare a lunch and perform lunch duty for the teachers and staff to give them a treat and a well-deserved break.

 

DON'T FORGET..SEND IN YOUR BOX TOPS

Clip these and send them in with your student throughout the year.

 

STORE PROGRAMS AND GIFT CARDS

'Link' Banner to your favorite participating grocery stores and retail stores' Valued customer cards and earn money while you shop!

Earn money for Banner using Scrip! When you buy Scrip gift cards from Banner Bridge, a percentage of the money goes back to Banner. Participating stores include Martins and Lands End.

 

 

Easy ways to support Banner

The Banner Benefits Scrip program is a great way to earn money for Banner because families don't have to sell anything!  Banner members produce revenue by making regular household purchases they would make anyway.  Check the list for your favorite stores, then put your shopping dollars to work for Banner Christian School!

 

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Link your grocery store savings cards to Banner

Store

Martin's

Kroger

How do I link my cards to Banner?

www.martinsfoods.com/aplus or call 1-888-448-4642

Take the Banner bar code to Kroger & scan it with your card (one-time set up)

 

Banner ID

3045

91045

Banner Christian School    |   1501 South Providence Road, North Chesterfield, VA 23236-4435   |   Phone: (804) 276-5200

 

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