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  • Make a Donation: You may make an annual donation by clicking Donate Now or by calling the Foundation at 412-784-4215. Fund choices are listed on this page. Contact for information regarding Matching Gifts.

  • Join the Circle of Hope: You may make a monthly donation by choosing Monthly on our Donate Now page or by visiting this page.

  • Join the Delafield Society: The Delafield Society is St. Margaret Foundation's major donor society, recognizing significant charitable giving. Donors receive free parking by stopping into the Foundation office when on campus. You may make an annual donation by clicking Donate Now or by calling the Foundation at 412-784-4215.

    • Bronze Level - $1,000 to $2,499

    • Silver level - $2,500 to $4,999

    • Gold Level - $5,000 and above

  • Put St. Margaret Foundation in your will: You may designate St. Margaret Foundation in your will or estate plans and be recognized as a member of The Legacy Society. Here is sample language for your will: "I give the sum of $____ [or ____% or the residue of my estate] [or describe the real or personal property] to St. Margaret Foundation, 815 Freeport Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15215." For more information, reach out to Mary Lee Gannon, President at

  • Contact the President to Discuss a Gift: Contact Mary Lee Gannon who is happy to speak with you at 412-784-4277 or

  • Donate from Your Retirement Plans, Life Insurance and IRAs: If you name St. Margaret Foundation as a beneficiary of your IRA or Life Insurance Policy, the Foundation receives the full amount, tax-free. Conversely, if your IRA or life insurance is left to family members, the distribution is subject to taxes. If you are age 70 1/2 or older, and you have an annual IRA distribution, you can transfer up to $100,000 annually direct from your IRA to the Foundation tax-free.

  • Donate Stock or Appreciated Assets: Gifts of appreciated stock avoid capital gains tax. We recommend that you speak with your tax advisor first and give that person the following information to facilitate a gift. Contact Seth W. Silverman of Janney Montgomery Scott, LLC (412-562-8121 | DTC# 0374 | Account# 10664887 | Tax ID- 25-1520340

St. Margaret Foundation does not give tax advice. Please consult your tax advisor.

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