Invest in Our Youth
The Higher Things® organization relies on the financial support from individuals and congregations to support our mission of Daring to be Lutheran. If you have questions about how you can help support Higher Things® please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Making a contribution to Higher Things is easy with PayPal Giving Fund secure online giving. 100 percent of every gift will support our work!
Help a well-deserving youth come to a conference! Twenty sponsorship spots will be available – but first donors are needed to fund those spots. Donate by PayPal, credit, or check and support our conference scholarship program!
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If you are a member of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, you have a new, easy way to help support what matters most to you. Through Thrivent Choice (SM), a new charitable grant program, you can help choose where Thrivent Financial distributes some of its charitable funds each year. The program has two components: Choice Dollars and Voting Events. Eligible benefit members are designated Choice Dollars. By directing Choice Dollars, they can request funding for thousands of Lutheran organizations nationwide, including congregations in their chapter. Potential designated Choice Dollars amounts that can be directed range from $25 to $500 for each eligible member.
If you are eligible to direct Choice Dollars, you can direct them right now. Learn more and designate your dollars at: http://thrivent.com/thriventchoice.
Other financial ways to support Higher Things®
- Memorial and Honorarium Gifts Remember someone special with a memorial or honorarium to Higher Things®. This is a thoughtful way to show your love and concern on special occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries, promotions or graduations or to honor the memory of a deceased friend or relative. Please complete the Donation by Mail Form and indicate to whom you would like us to send a personal acknowledgement letter informing them of your thoughtful gift. Letters are sent on the day we receive the gift; the amount of your gift is never mentioned. Thank you in advance for expressing your feelings via Higher Things® memorial and honorarium program.
- Matching Gifts Many employers provide matching funds for their employee’s charitable donations. Please provide an employee matching gift form with your donation, and increase your support for Higher Things®.
- Congregational Giving Higher Things® continues to grow based on support from congregations. Please consider giving to Higher Things® through a congregational mission budget or offering. What better way to support Missions than to support the youth in your congregation and other confessional Lutheran churches.
- Planned Gifts Leave a legacy by naming Higher Things® in your will, estate plan, or life income agreement, such as a charitable remainder trust or life insurance policy. Planned gifts are a wonderful way for Higher Things to continue to promote and cultivate a Lutheran identity among youth for years to come to. Should you remember Higher Things in your estate, will, or life insurance policy, the correct name of the organization is Higher Things, Inc.